Ximenes Competition No. 203  Ximenes Slip  |  ◀  202  |  204  ▶  |  Other competitions
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
203 Sep 1952WEATHERS normal26


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstD. JonesThey teach poor Britons the rudiments of Earth’s violence to our kind.WEA + the Rs, we + anag., & lit.; Workers’ Educational Assoc.
SecondJ. F. N. WedgeWhere’s Attlee’s lead? It’s taken a buffeting—but survives!anag. incl. At(tlee); ref. Labour’s slender Commons majority
ThirdR. J. HallGets through sound, although involved in a rough seaanag. of ‘threw’, sea, & lit.
HCC. A. BakerWe have the wet share!anag. & lit.
HCJ. W. BatesDecays outside—the inside laststhe in wears
HCR. J. BowenThese raw unsettled seasonsanag.
HCR. N. ChignellAltered hats were features of the seasonanag.
HCMrs N. FisherDisplays hardiness about the raw S.E. windsthe in anag.
HCC. E. GatesBreasts in which we must anticipate broken heartswe + anag.; breast vb.
HCT. O. HughesCorrodes the inside? No, the outside!the in wears
HCJ. G. HullHolds out against these raw windsanag.
HCE. G. IllingworthSeasons the uncouth swear aboutthe in anag.
HCG. InnesHere you’ll find these rawanag. & lit.
HCMrs L. JarmanEnglish grouse—we must have these raw!anag.
HCL. W. JenkinsonA shifty waster, he changes colour when exposedanag.
HCD. P. M. MichaelSwear horribly about the above conditionsanag.
HCC. J. MorseThe sound of rams goes to the heart of the ewe at her silly seasons‘wethers’, hidden
HCMiss O. B. ParksBraves get the top of their headdress wrongchange first letter of feathers
HCRev E. B. PeelStands up to eat in The Taming of the Shreweat in anag.
HCT. H. PooleGets to windward of a container of hare stewanag.
HCMaj J. N. PurdonGets discoloured from exposure, so the inside is worn outsidethe in wears
HCH. RaingerWe get an unfair wet share of themanag. & lit.
HCA. RivlinWe get a wet share of theseanag. & lit.
HCD. J. SkipperThe inside lasts, and so does the outsidethe in wears
HCT. H. WalshWe certainly get our wet share of them hereanag. & lit.
HCR. F. ZobelThese raw elements!anag. & lit.

Runners-Up in competition 203:

E. S. AinleyC. K. FosterT. W. MelluishF. Smith
T. BilsboroughA. L. FreemanG. M. MercerR. Smith
J. A. BlairMrs D. FullerJ. MillerMiss R. E. Speight
F. H. BondMrs J. O. FullerJ. G. MilnerW. Steinberg
P. BracelinC. P. GrantA. D. MitchnerE. B. Stevens
D. H. BridgesV. L. HarrisonF. E. NewloveJ. Thomas
J. C. BrookeSurg Capt J. M. HayesA. P. O’LearyL. E. Thomas
V. E. BrookeP. HoltbyJ. W. ParrE. W. Tulloch
Rev B. ChapmanR. P. IrvingE. G. PhillipsG. F. W. Turner
Miss K. G. ClarkF. W. IvesR. PostillCapt C. Tyers
B. G. H. CleggA. L. JefferyE. R. PrenticeJ. Valely
J. ColebyH. W. JenkinsC. P. ReaW. H. Victory
F. CropperL. JohnsonE. W. RichartE. Wagstaff
Cdr H. H. L. DicksonH. JoyceH. B. RidleyH. D. Wakely
Dr J. M. B. DonaldsonMrs D. M. KissenMrs M. RobinsonH. Washam
Mrs D. M. D’EathA. F. LerrigoH. RotterR. Wells
W. M. EastherR. LeslieL. M. RowW. D. Wigley
W. EiteJ. P. LloydF. SamsS. E. Wilson
Mrs E. M. FearonC. J. LoweT. E. SandersM. Woolf
T. W. FinnettT. A. MartinJ. C. ShawA. J. Young
R. N. FlaygarthE. L. MellershW. K. M. Slimmings