Ximenes Competition No. 521  Ximenes Slip  |  ◀  519  |  525  ▶  |  Other competitions
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
521 Jan 1959SOUP normal18


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstF. D. H. AtkinsonOriginally came from good stock, but has deteriorated since coming into a packetcryptic def.
SecondW. K. M. SlimmingsThough I’ve had many spills, I’m all right on a horse that’s taken to fencesso up; s. = stolen plate
ThirdS. B. GreenWell, riding a horse can be good for you—but take it quietly!so up
HCLt Col P. S. BainesAugustus declined it with increasing vigour—previously very good, thereafter in revoltso up & lit.; ref. Struwwelpeter story
HCP. R. ClemowProduit anglais des viandes ou poissonshidden & lit.
HCDr W. M. EastherIf non-U, dip your bread in iti.e. so(U)p, & lit.
HCV. JenningsTaken on a special plate, and well mounted, but is vulgar material for a photographso up; s. = developer
HCP. W. W. LeachWell-mounted for this course? The fence might take me, not vice versa!so up, 2 defs.; s. = stolen plate
HCMrs E. McFeeA bob to join St. Andrews? That’s just the course for a beginner!s. oup
HCD. P. M. MichaelIt’s such good manners getting quietly drunk at the beginning of the mealso U p
HCC. J. MorseGet well to windward! This meat extract is very highso up, twice
HCD. A. NichollsTo dunk bread in this will he non-Ui.e. so(U)p, & lit.
HCMrs A. M. OsmondMy foundation’s in stock: the difficulty lies in getting in it!2 mngs.
HCS. PlumbI used to be considered second to Grace, and with the inner circle superioro in sup.
HCA. RobinsIt can bring you round, when swallowed by the small mouthful, getting you well and out of bedo in sup, so up, & lit.
HCMiss D. W. TaylorNon-U, it would be to dip your bread in it.i.e. so(U)p, & lit.
HCM. A. VernonTo dip your bread in it wouldn’t do: it would be non-U!i.e. so(U)p, & lit.
HCJ. F. N. WedgeVery best sort of people take it quietlyso U p, & lit.

Runners-Up in competition 521:

R. B. AllnuttL. E. EyresA. F. LerrigoE. G. Phillips
J. W. BatesC. C. M. GiffinR. K. LumsdonW. J. Plumb
J. R. BurtonJ. GillJ. MannE. J. Rackham
Mrs J. ChalkleyE. GomersallDr J. K. MarshallW. Rodgers
R. F. S. ChignellR. McD. GrahamB. J. McCannMrs E. Shackleton
R. N. ChignellA. E. HamersleyE. L. MellershMrs E. M. Simmonds
A. N. ClarkW. HeatonT. W. MelluishJ. B. Sykes
J. ColebyMrs L. JarmanP. H. MorganL. E. Thomas
T. DaviesRev R. JarvisK. Neale 
F. E. DixonA. LawrieW. H. Pegram