Ximenes Competition No. 227  Ximenes Slip  |  ◀  225  |  229  ▶  |  Other competitions
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
227 Apr 1953CATEGORIES normal15


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstJ. S. YoungChancellor is eager to content all classesC + anag.; content, noun
SecondT. E. BellFor example October, Aries—anyhow, parts of a whole comprising twelve divisionsanag. incl. e.g., Oct; ref. year, zodiac, Kant
ThirdJ. A. L. SturrockWhat follows tax cut (25%) by the Chancellor? Wild orgies!—the fruits of class distinctionC + (r)ate + anag.
HCE. S. AinleySee the highest classes—thinker, monarch, writer—all absorbed in Tit-bits!ego, R, I, in cates; popular magazine
HCDr S. H. AtkinsThe cost, I agree, spread unevenly will give rise to class distinctionsanag.
HCV. E. BrookeIn short, cognate and seriate arrangementsanag. incl. cog. & lit.
HCBrig W. E. DuncanThe Ego (‘I’) reacts, making orderly conclusionsanag.
HCH. H. ElliottFor the Upper Classes, I agree, cost is fantasticanag.
HCMrs N. FisherReduced cost, I agree, should bring in ordersanag.
HCP. W. W. LeachThe whip for all and you’ll get orderly classes instead of those images!cat for all in allegories
HCC. J. MorseAristotle first discovered the predicaments that an erotic sage might get intoanag.
HCR. J. MunningsFor classification in a thesaurus the ace is Rogetanag.
HCE. W. RichartCost, I agree, must determine what orders should be placed hereanag.
HCW. I. D. ScottSections are required to elucidate a puzzling goitre caseanag.
HCE. O. SeymourOrders of singularly dainty food as a prelude to Bacchanalian orgiescate + anag. [see comments]

Runners-Up in competition 227:

Mrs F. BeggJ. A. FinckenH. LyonA. Rivlin
Rev L. BlackburnMaj A. H. GilesN. A. H. MaitlandT. E. Sanders
J. A. BlairMrs K. N. GrahamT. W. MelluishMrs E. M. Simmonds
D. L. L. ClarkeS. B. GreenD. P. M. MichaelW. K. M. Slimmings
Cdr H. H. L. DicksonG. T. HerringR. A. MostynH. J. Snelgar
D. A. DoddsE. L. HillmanF. E. NewloveF. L. Usher
W. J. DuffinJ. G. HullJ. W. ParrI. Young
T. DwyerD. S. JohnsonE. G. Phillips 
L. E. EyresC. KoopR. Postill