Ximenes Competition No. 188  Ximenes Slip  |  < 187  |  189 >  |  Other competitions
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
188 Mar 1952Beware the Ides of March Anagram30

 

AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstC. M. BrownShow Cimber the deaf ear 
FirstC. J. MorseShow Cimber the deaf ear 
ThirdRev B. ChapmanHear the wife bode? Scram! 
HCC. A. BakerHeed wrath: Cimber’s a foe!or similar
HCR. BryanWe fear Cimber’s hot head 
HCA. N. ClarkHeed wrath: Cimber’s a foe!or similar
HCG. M. ClarkeFear Cimber, what he doesor, Fear what he, Cimber, does
HCW. W. CoveChief, Rome weather’s bad 
HCV. F. DixonFear Cimber, what he doesor, Fear what he, Cimber, does
HCB. L. H. FordChief, Rome weather’s bad 
HCMrs D. FullerFear Cimber, what he doesor, Fear what he, Cimber, does
HCS. B. GreenBred for it, he came, he saw … 
HCR. R. GreenfieldFear Cimber, what he doesor, Fear what he, Cimber, does
HCMrs M. HendersonFear Cimber, what he doesor, Fear what he, Cimber, does
HCF. G. IllingworthEach dream bothers wife 
HCE. IrvingHeed wrath: Cimber’s a foe!or similar
HCH. JoyceHeed wrath: Cimber’s a foe!or similar
HCG. G. Lawrance… which Rab seemed to fearref. R. A. Butler, Chancellor in recently-elected government
HCC. J. LoweFear Cimber, what he doesor, Fear what he, Cimber, does
HCJ. McCannC. has had it: we free Rome. B. 
HCM. B. McIlroyHeed Cimber—or was he fat?“Let me have men about me that are fat”
HCF. E. NewloveWe fear Cimber’s hot head 
HCE. R. PrenticeR. A. B.’s feat—Do we cheer him?ref. R. A. Butler, Chancellor in recently-elected government
HCMrs J. RobertsonBad weather for chemise!“Enter. Caesar in his night-gown”
HCA. J. Rushworth-LundFear Cimber, what he doesor, Fear what he, Cimber, does
HCS. P. ShanahanFear Cimber, what he doesor, Fear what he, Cimber, does
HCH. G. TattersallChief, Rome weather’s bad 
HCJ. ThompsonFear Cimber, what he doesor, Fear what he, Cimber, does
HCH. S. TribeWhich fears debate more? 
HCW. H. VictoryHeed it, we—“Cash for me.—R. A. B.!”ref. R. A. Butler, Chancellor in recently-elected government
 

Runners-Up in competition 188 to:

E. S. AinleyJ. C. FrostR. H. LemonW. Rodgers
J. A. BlairMrs D. GardinerMrs LevickMrs E. Shackleton
J. P. BowyerC. E. GatesA. R. MeredithJ. C. Smith
J. BrownDr E. S. HawkesD. P. M. MichaelJ. Steele
Mrs CraibP. J. HigginsR. J. MunningsCapt W. A. T. Synge
F. E. DixonH. C. HillsA. C. OkellL. W. Titman
L. L. DixonP. HoltbyJ. D. P. O’LearyD. J. Wade
J. DuffillRev H. M. JamiesonM. G. Powell-DaviesW. H. Weightman
W. M. EastherD. S. JohnsonG. W. PughI. Young
J. A. FinckenH. KingH. B. RidleyJ. S. Young