Ximenes Competition No. 55  Ximenes Slip  |  ◀  54  |  56  ▶  |  Other competitions
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
55 Jul 1947NAUSEANT normal22


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstT. E. SandersThe reappearance of the sun before the first of April will bring back the swallowsanag. of sun ante A
SecondW. T. CliftUpsetting effect of choppy North Sea on aunt!anag. incl. N
ThirdJ. H. LewisEffect on aunt of becoming involved with a choppy North Seaanag. incl. N
HCC. Allen BakerEffect of the North Sea on aunt: no wonder, with her head in and her feet out!anag. incl. N
HCInst Lt J. BurtonThe choppy Tunan sea?anag., & lit. [see comments]
HCF. A. ClarkTwelve o’clock. and Aunt drinking deep—bound to be queasysea in n aunt; n = noon
HCP. L. M. DayGenus ipecacuanha nut senna—fiat misturaanag.; L. make mixture
HCMrs M. KidnerA mixed dish of banana and suet would be this to a degreeanag. less BA
HCMrs D. M. KissenExciting food project: rations to be raised!cryptic defs.
HCMiss W. Lawson12 a.m.—Aunt swallows large quantity of salt water: 12.1 p.m.—Aunt wishes she hadn’t!sea in n aunt; n = noon
HCR. H. LemonNebraska, America: volcanic eruption promotes ill-feelingNa US + anag. of Etna
HCC. R. MalcolmQuality of the North Sea, where Aunt is concernedanag. incl. N, & lit.
HCMrs B. A. MallettAunt finds the North Sea internally upsettinganag. incl. N
HCD. Marsh-SmithSome of the poison victims of Messalina use antidotes for reliefhidden; wife of Nero
HCR. PostillUnpleasant result of crossing the North Sea with a lady from Tauntonanag. incl. N, (T)aunt(on
HCN. RolesTo bite a water insect sounds horrible‘gnaw sea ant’
HCMiss N. ShooterUnited States Navy eat an hors d’oeuvre, producing queasinessanag. of USN eat an
HCO. Carlton SmithLike the North Sea when aunt swallowed a large dose of itanag. incl. N, & lit.
HCJ. E. Smith WrightUse an antidote, if upset—something to make you sick. You don’t need to die in convulsionsanag. less anag. of to die
HCMrs StevensonEven a calm sea during aunt’s trip to the north might have a sickening effectsea in N aunt
HCMrs H. TarryerTwelve pies mixed with suet will be a cause of sicknessanag. of anna (= 12 pies) suet
HCW. H. J. WheelerFollowing the direction. Aunt swallows salt water—producing the desired effectsea in N aunt, & lit.

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