Ximenes Competition No. 195  Ximenes Slip  |  < 194  |  196 >  |  Other competitions
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
195 Jun 1952WALLABAS normal16

 

AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstCdr H. H. L. DicksonBy degrees the feller gets us downwalla, BAs, & lit.
SecondRev E. B. PeelBombay agent wants Paris stockings—they’ve a nice shade for S.A.walla, bas (Fr.)
ThirdC. J. LoweIndian workers have absorbed a certain degree of learning: they put the South Americans in the shade!BA in wallas
HCT. E. BellTo get these, British America requires all-round fellers. Very high standards essentialB, A in wallas; standard = standing growth
HCW. C. CartnerPalisade down at Devil’s Island? Build it up with these!wall, à bas, & lit.; D.I. in French Guiana
HCF. A. ClarkFan-palms sway from right to left: They’re trees with a Red streak, you seesabal + law (all rev.); sway (n) = rule [see comments]
HCC. E. GatesWe have an agent down in Cayenne, and branches all over the Guianaswalla + bas (Fr.)
HCS. GoldieIndian feller, him clever, has degrees: him go chop-chop with us in Guianawalla BAs
HCA. R. M. HooperThey’ve got branches in Guiana and agents around British AmericaB, A in wallas
HCF. G. IllingworthThey will give Lana Turner tough parts!cryptic def.; lana = tough wood of the Guiana tree; turner = wood turner; ref. film actress [see comments]
HCL. W. JenkinsonThey are liable to kill you if they fall on you—a vice that is found in Rugby touristsa for i.e. in Wallabies; vice3
HCG. G. LawranceWe could provide lining for camel hair jackets, or at least a pair of trunks!wall, abas; wall = lining of organ [see comments]
HCR. PostillIt’s possible—if unusual—to get us down by letting a feller have one short bash!walla, bas(h)
HCE. R. PrenticeFellow bathes without the trunks—and leaves!walla ba(the)s [see comments]
HCMrs E. M. SimmondsWe have reddish colouring and abound in S.A.—just what all the nice girls love in fellowsAB in wallas; “all the nice girls love a sailor”
HCT. G. WellmanFence down in Cayenne! Get trees from local Forestwall, à bas (Fr.)
 

Runners-Up in competition 195 to:

C. Allen BakerMrs N. FisherJ. P. LloydMiss D. W. Taylor [see comments]
Miss M. BehrendtS. B. GreenT. W. MelluishJ. Thompson
B. G. H. CleggMrs L. Jarman [see comments]C. J. MorseW. E. Tucker
F. E. DixonH. W. Jenkins [see comments]Rev H. D. Owen BrownJ. Vallely
W. M. EastherC. KoopE. G. PhillipsG. H. Willet [see comments]
Mrs E. M. FearonJ. W. LawtonC. P. Rea