Ximenes Competition No. 184  Ximenes Slip  |  ◀  183  |  185  ▶  |  Other competitions
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
184 Jan 1952MEREST / WYOMING DLM28


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstK. ReedFreezing or snowing, my Yellowstone Geysers are renowned for a constant supply of purest hot water. Easy terms.—Eli Zinnerwaum, Bath 
SecondM. WoolfTo secure a state of union, I spread “Wigloo” on my wig-lining. Containing purest gum, it never blisters me 
ThirdMrs E. M. SimmondsShowing my age? laughs Fifi Donc, Star of “Old Glory,”—not me! Strenuous living plus Peptona Purest Parsnip-Juice keeps me youthful! 
HCE. S. AinIeyCranial expansion? My wig expands with you! State size, & if extremely bald. Easy terms. Ed. Swellyn Products, Ayr 
HCG. BownessMother: All is known. My G.I. is in a state! Clues found by purest chance in local R.E.M.E. Station. Flossie 
HCJ. G. BurtonGoing bald? Harmony Wig Co. Inc. (U.S. 1890) provide least obtrusive restorations. Moderate terms. Sole Agent—A. Coot, Loch Fyneincorporation of WY
HCF. A. ClarkHangar for hire, fairly roomy—wing span shd. be less than a Dakota’s. Neighbour has key. Moderate terms. Vacant by purest chance. BOX DK4U2C 
HCD. L. ClementsTrouble mowing your lawn? In a rough state with little grass under the trees? Mow with Rotacutta—this and nothing else! It’s superlative! 
HCW. M. EastherRe-union of Ex-Indian Land Army: owing to some very slight changes in plan, Officers meet at 6.30, not 7.00 
HCS. GoldieRemember “Goin’ My Way,” “Happy State,” “Out West”? How about your song? Simplest way to make a hit—submit MS. Treeblatt & Leafbaum 
HCC. P. GrantTravel in state by Dakota: roomy wing span ensures superlatively simple journey—makes Atlantic crossing seem trivial! 
HCS. B. GreenGrowin’ my way? Booklet free. State present height and age. Terms moderate. Simplest method ever—Prof. G. Raff, Uppingham 
HCP. J. HigginsIs your slip showing? My clients learn to state their thoughts unambiguously without the slightest anxiety for moderate terms. I. Mustapha, Coach Inn, Stantleigh 
HCL. JohnsonBuffalo is here! Order now my gigantic steaks, a superlative variety of pure red meat. You’ll pester me for more! B. Bill, Butcher, Bulminster 
HCJ. P. LloydPardon my wig!”—Don’t let it come to that! Try Gertrude’s Home Hair Reviver. Stem root decay now. Very simple to useCampbell, Gertrude of W.
HCA. D. MitchnerMowing your lawn? Satisfied users state “O’Hara’s ‘Green Grass’ mower is superlative. This and nothing else for us.” Hire purchase terms availableO’H., Green Grass of W.
HCF. E. NewloveTry “Geyserland” Showrooms (Economy Wing) for the least expensive, most handsome modern heaters—easy on the eye and gas meter. H. & C. Laydon, Bath 
HCI. W. PhillipsDisillusioned wishes dispose of 1st edns. “Left Wing Myopia” and “The Equality States.” Would exchange for set Meredith or simplest book Ximenes Crossword. Box X-RED 
HCH. C. PilleyThe state needs cash. In go my wages. Send yours too. You think me stern but it’s simplest—Tax Collector 
HCF. H. C. PodgerAvoid alimony—wig restores that young look. State size. Very simple terms arranged. Perry Wigs Ltd., Newpate, Glam 
HCMiss V. R. PressmanLadies! You will want one of 48 American models in my gown collection. Purest silk only. Janette, Mayfair, where wise shoppers meet 
HCMrs J. RobertsonGrowing my way? If not, try my “Green Grass” for novel results—most simple to cultivate. The Verger, Upper Gum-trees. Much WeedingO’Hara, Green Grass of W.
HCW. K. M. SlimmingsIs your lawn in a state? Buy a Makehay Mowing Marvel, most simple to operate: You just steer. Makehay’ll shear 
HCE. W. TullochMy hot water’s flowing, my ‘State’ range is glowing. Buy only this heater. Discard the gas meter. Instate a ‘State’ 
HCP. W. TwiningWhy owe short-term State call money in dollars, now my gilt-edged stock is available? Superlatively simple terms—B. A. Straddler, E. C. 2Wyo
HCE. WainwrightVenus: Let us go in my wain. It offers us a state of purest delight to steer midst the milky way for ever. Charles. 
HCK. V. WhitingJohn B.—Scheme ripening, your Uncle’s state mellowing, my share secured, all rest mentioned in will, suggest old lace offers simplest solution now.—Bill 
HCJ. S. YoungGoin’ my way? Then you’ll travel in state. Knight’s Tours Ltd. make it superlatively simple. Moderate terms 

Runners-Up in competition 184:

F. AllansonMrs J. O. FullerH. LyonC. S. Roberts
J. F. A. ArcherP. Glennie-SmithE. L. MellershMrs L. M. Robertson
F. A. J. ArmstrongRev J. G. GrahamT. W. MelluishA. Robins
C. A. BakerR. R. GreenfieldJ. P. MernaghW. E. C. Robins
F. R. BallG. K. GriggD. P. M. MichaelA. J. C. Saunders
E. H. F. BratcherB. A. GunnerC. J. MorseI. F. Scott
J. F. B. BuntingD. HawsonD. MurrayW. M. Sewell
Dr A. CannisonR. H. HearnM. NewmanMrs I. G. Smith
E. CartmelT. HeathC. J. OberstA. J. Souter
G. H. ClarkeJ. HooperA. P. O’LearyL. T. Stokes
A. H. CockayneJ. G. HullRev E. B. PeelF. B. Stubbs
G. H. S. CrosbyE. M. Furnival JonesMrs D. M. PittmanDr M. Swete
W. DarbyC. KoopH. W. W. PollittC. Theophilus
P. A. DavenportR. LaurenceMrs M. G. PorterF. L. Usher
J. M. DaviesMrs J. H. C. LawlorR. PostillJ. E. Ward
N. L. DaviesG. G. LawranceH. RaingerMrs C. Whyman
F. E. DixonR. H. LemonP. B. RandelB. G. J. Wood
H. H. ElliottC. J. LoweD. W. Reeds 
R. FinlaysonR. LumleyH. Ingram Rees 
A. P. FrenchMiss J. S. LumsdenA. Rivlin