Ximenes Competition No. 206  Ximenes Slip  |  ◀  205  |  207  ▶  |  Other competitions
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
206 Nov 1952PIEPOWDER normal22


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstL. C. WrightPasty? Then use make-up! It’s an old remedy for disorders of the fairpie1 powder
SecondJ. ThompsonA fair cop here? Half pint on top of wee drop—hopelessly intoxicated!pi(nt) + anag.
ThirdD. P. M. MichaelWhere once was fair payment for dirty work, here’s money and food to do a little dustingpie5 and pie1 + powder
HCE. S. AinleyHere a miscellany of types might take the consequences of petty infractionspie2 powder & lit.; i.e. small particles
HCJ. W. BatesAntique bench—“period pew” as a wag might style itanag.
HCJ. A. BlairIt provided a fair hearing for a lot of mixed types having some matter to settle quicklypie2 powder & lit.
HCV. E. BrookePeriod pew, antique form or mediaeval benchanag.; i.e. antique form = old/worn appearance
HCMrs N. FisherA course on make-up is advisable, in place of crude trialspie1 powder
HCR. M. GraceRiotous types on a charge find fair justice herepie2 powder & lit.
HCR. R. GreenfieldDisorderly types with explosive used to settle trade disputes in the old dayspie2 powder; ref. Luddites
HCMrs J. H. C. LawlorSuggesting make-up to the pasty? It was rude trying!pie1 powder
HCP. W. W. LeachUsed to settle a shine for the fair types beforepie2 powder & lit; shine = shindy (old sl.)
HCJ. P. LloydCourt that could give a copper authority to take loose characters into custody—and vice versa?i.e. d. in pie2 power, & lit.
HCC. J. LoweIs it fair justice when only one copper in the force goes after disorderly types?pie2 + d. in power
HCD. A. NichollsCourt where givers of short measure were tried—and wiped, perhaps, with a knotted rope!anag. of wiped, rope
HCM. G. Powell-DaviesFair referee awarding Rovers penalty on the spot, Orient bit the dustpie5, powder; ref. football
HCE. J. RackhamDisorderly type, having had a wee drop, tipsy, appears in ancient courtpi2 + anag
HCC. P. ReaOne got a fair trial here. Certainly no suggestion of “hard”—pound fine, perhapspie1 (= easy thing) + powder
HCE. W. RichartPasty cosmetic resorted to by the fair for soothing inflamed chapspie1 + powder
HCMrs E. M. SimmondsOld rustic bench, where disorderly types might confront the copper in authoritypie2 + d. in power
HCJ. A. L. SturrockPound fine to a lot of types is no longer a fair way of punishing people, for traffic offencespie2 powder; traffic = passing to and fro
HCMiss D. W. TaylorHere, one just tried to keep the mop clean—that is dust under the piano!p + i.e. + powder; m. = fair

Runners-Up in competition 206:

C. Allen BakerJ. A. FinckenC. J. MorseH. S. Tribe
Mrs F. BeggT. W. FinnettMrs A. M. OsmondCapt C. Tyers
T. E. BellMrs J. O. FullerMaj J. N. PurdonJ. Vallely
H. BernardC. E. GatesR. SellersJ. A. Watson
Rev L. BlackburnS. GoldieMrs E. ShackletonC. E. Williams
L. G. ChasteyR. J. HallF. N. ShimminS. E. Wilson
R. N. ChignellE. W. HandleyE. T. SmithM. Woolf
J. C. R. ClaphamJ. J. HollowayO. Carlton SmithM. Yellow
C. P. DearnleyE. IrvingMiss R. E. SpeightA. J. Young
P. A. DrillienVery Rev N. M. KennabyL. T. StokesH. T. Young
W. M. EastherC. KoopF. B. Stubbs 
Dr J. N. FellE. L. MellershE. Thomas