Ximenes Competition No. 31  Ximenes Slip  |  ◀  30  |  32  ▶  |  Other competitions
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
31 Aug 1946APRIORIST normal17


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstR. PostillWanted. Reasonable performer for Paris Trio. Experience not essentialanag.
SecondS. B. GreenNo doubt the judgment of Paris, confused with the trio, would have a German philosopher’s approvalanag.; i.e. Kant
ThirdMaj D. P. M. MichaelFollows logically after Mar. 1 or 31stApr 1 or 1st
HCJ. ChubbI look askant at philosophycryptic def.; i.e. as Kant
HCJ. M. DoultonI can perceive the trio, Paris judged, without resort to experienceanag.
HCMrs D. FullerCanon to right of me? Canon to left of me? Kant is my führeri.e. I between a prior and St
HCL. JohnsonDisorderly rip in the past, now attached to a reputable German schoolanag. of rip in aorist
HCMrs J. KennedyA religious head is branded thief by one who reasons from known factsa prior is T; i.e. thief marked with a T
HCC. KoopA spirit or otherwise, I’ll follow my leader anywhere in reasonanag.
HCLt R. H. LemonPhilosopher shows two ways to write All Fools’ DayApr 1 or 1st
HCC. R. MalcolmA philosophical disciple is a religious leader firsta prior 1st
HCW. RennieFollower, in Paris riot, finds leader in overturned tankanag.; i.e. anag. of Kant
HCW. O. RobertsonPhilosopher’s disciple alternatively expressing All Fools’ DayApr 1 or 1st
HCH. L. TinklerA wrecked German tank has taught him not to put the cart before the horsecryptic def.; i.e. anag. of Kant and pun on Descartes
HCP. Walton“Is’t not All Fools’ Day, or is’t?” “Kant say”Apr 1 or is’t
HCE. F. WatlingAs a previous winner (or first after less than a month) I naturally believe in intuitiona prior 1st, Apri(l) or 1st
HCW. H. J. WheelerHis knowledge comes direct from Heaven, or a spirit maybeanag.

No Runners-Up in competition 31