Ximenes Competition No. 50  Ximenes Slip  |  ◀  49  |  51  ▶  |  Other competitions
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
50 May 1947APOSTLE normal17


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstP. H. TaylorNo wooden spoon for the champion!2 mngs.
SecondC. KoopHaving cause to prop a gate that’s closed he upholds it: see holdercrytic def.; i.e. propagate, bishop’s see
ThirdA. J. C. SaundersThe sort of spoon to make you slop tea all over the placeanag.
HCD. AshcroftOne of a touring company who acted before the Romanscryptic def.; ref. NT books Acts, Romans
HCH. P. ChubbHe stood up to the XI and was bowled! Broke slap on his toe!anag. of slap, toe; bowled = put in bowl; ref. 12 Apostles
HCC. G. C. FarmerThe preacher is a holy man even in an extremitya + St in pole
HCS. B. GreenKind of spoon to stir up weak spirits?2 mngs.
HCS. HolgateIf such a disciple were to lapse it would clearly be his undoinganag.
HCC. R. HowardHe backs up well, but is apt to make a stir when he is bowled2 mngs.; bowled = put in bowl
HCC. B. JoynerHalf filling a post letter bag—fan male perhaps!hidden; apostles usu. men
HCRev W. McEntegartThe sort of spoon for use at St. Andrews?2 mngs.; golf club
HCD. A. NichollsOne Simon (pre-Stylite) sat spread-eagled on a broken poleanag. of sat, pole
HCRev E. B. PeelThe St. Andrews type of spoon?2 mngs.; golf club
HCMiss D. W. TaylorOne who has cause to act before the Romans?cryptic def.; ref. NT books Acts, Romans
HCA. L. TilleyHe is not necessarily a publican. but his job is in beerpost in ale; ref. St Matthew
HCCapt C. Tyers, RNOften finds the course difficult and has had to accept strokes. Sometimes takes a spoon, especially in 16th and 17thcryptic defs.; i.e. centuries; ref. golf
HCFO R. A. WalkerA light carrier, he believes, engaged in late opsanag.

No Runners-Up in competition 50