Ximenes Competition No. 19  Ximenes Slip  |  ◀  18  |  20  ▶  |  Other competitions
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
19 Mar 1946SCREENINGS normal20


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstT. E. SandersRefuse showings of films as they have not been passed3 mngs.
SecondS. B. GreenKind of eclipses in which the stars are visible? Rubbish!3 mngs.
ThirdF. A. ClarkCinemas have always shown this rubbish. (Mix in “A Hundred Sinners,” for example!)anag. incl. C, e.g., 2 defs.; ref. Tom Mix, matinee star
HCF. W. BakewellThe “abject orts and imitations” turned out by Hollywood2 mngs.; ref. J. Caesar IV.1
HCMiss M. B. BubbMammy incorporated shortly in coal-dust. No wonder she is blackanag. of negress inc.
HCSub E. D. ChesshireFilmstardust?2 mngs.; i.e. films, tar dust
HCE. J. CollmanThere’s an engine of sorts in the ship, and half a crew, but it’s quite worthlesscr(ew) + anag., all in SS
HCCapt P. M. CoombsSeen what Monty will be shortly? R.N. Rubbish, you’ve got it mixedanag. of seen CIGS RN; Montgomery, Chief of Imperial General Staff from 1946
HCG. H. DicksonSouthern Rly. parted by the hundred with wrecked engines as rubbishC in SR + anag.
HCJ. M. DoultonHas the Southern Railway about one hundred damaged engines, which should be converted into scrap?C in SR + anag.
HCMrs GriffinWhat’s on at the flicks? “The Riddle,” followed by “Tangled Snares.” It’s all rubbish!screen + anag. of gins, 2 defs.
HCMaj J. J. HilaryOnce they were silent: do they now talk rubbish?2 mngs.
HCA. HoskinThe Scottish regiment’s standard is ruffled by the breezeSc RE + anag. of ensign; breeze = coal-refuse
HCJ. S. MarksChange scenes, ring down the curtains, the show’s rubbishanag. of scenes ring, 2 defs.
HCP. NicholsMixed drinks after a coarse riddle lead to shots at a studio partyscreen + anag. of gins
HCR. C. PaynRefuse to make an improper sign after a coarse riddlescreen + anag.
HCMiss B. C. PhillipsonChange scenes, ring down the concealing curtains, or you throw away the effectanag. of scenes ring, 2 defs.
HCJ. A. PlowmanEnough waste coal for a hundred Southern Railway enginesanag. incl. C, SR
HCA. E. SmithRefuse to be had by the riddlecryptic def.
HCW. H. J. WheelerTrashy film shows? The scenes ring false, anyhowanag., 2 defs.

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