Ximenes Competition No. 624  Ximenes Slip  |  ◀  621  |  626  ▶  |  Other competitions
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
624 Xmas 1960PSYCHIATER DLM24


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstJ. S. YoungTry Space Highways Ltd.—expert in moon visitationslunacy
SecondJ. W. TaylorGet with it on a Hep-Cat syrinx—a “must” for crazy kids! 
ThirdMrs L. JarmanCrème de Pistache ryebased liqueur, for the man who cares for the nutty aroma 
HCC. Allen BakerBuggo deals with bugs! Don’t just suffer the itch—spray with Buggo now! 
HCMrs A. L. BoormanHyper-stic, an absolute must if your trouble is a loose screw 
HCR. BrainIf your cat is hyper-sensitive he must have doctored neurosis. A-Tom powders restore confidence! 
HCB. BurtonHead Inspector advises every teacher: “It pays to take a course of Usher-Pep” 
HCR. F. S. ChignellA smash hit—Carey’s port; just what’s needed with those nuts and crackers 
HCP. G. W. GlareDrones recommend Tuppy’s Theriac—just the one for Barmy!P. G. Wodehouse, Drones Club: T. Glossop, B. Fotheringay-Phipps
HCR. R. GreenfieldA Jugular Jalopy is the car I prescribe for you, if you’re crazy about vintage models 
HCLt Cdr R. F. HattonCome to Penelope’s Charity Ball—always good for a crazy party 
HCH. J. KilpatrickHead curer recommends “Porkicillin,” the great physic for all bacon pigs 
HCDr T. J. R. MaguireNoo-Gloo mends chairs, typewriter ribbons or a crack on the head! 
HCD. P. M. MichaelEvery cyclist a trick cyclist. The Spiracycle is guaranteed unfalloffable! 
HCC. J. MorseBuy “Beachmaster” deck-type chairs, the 20th century type with couch extension 
HCDr C. NicholsonTonight! At Boffin’s Circus. Cypria the world-renowned lady trick cyclist 
HCMrs M. RobinsFor smoothly set hair, “Pycno-Tress”—straightens out kinks 
HCE. L. RussellConsult the “Saphety” Circus Suppliers—everything for everybody from the trapeze artiste to the trick cyclist 
HCB. W. SayerG.C.E. Head Examiner recommends “The Will Hay Script Evaluator” 
HCJ. M. SharmanThe man with a couch should contact Nancy, the Paris Model Agency 
HCMrs E. M. SimmondsDog-lovers! I treat offensive mites, bugs, etc. Stop itchy ears with Luggolene! 
HCJ. ThompsonAre you a cypher? “Stimulo” removes your inhibitions! 
HCH. S. TribePurchase “Y-Pit”—helps you get rid of those dark patches on the couch 
HCG. H. WildeWith Psyche restorer new hair appears, itchy scalp, dandruff, vanish like magic! 

Runners-Up in competition 624:

R. P. AbellG. H. DicksonA. H. JonesRev E. G. Riley
J. M. AndersonW. J. DuffinE. L. JonesA. Robins
D. AshcroftL. A. T. DuthieG. KirschMrs M. Robinson
Miss A. W. BaldyT. H. EastA. LawrieH. Rotter
H. M. BarclayJ. EdwardsJ. LeeceJ. R. Scarr
S. BarnettH. H. ElliottG. A. LinsleyJ. Shaw
S. BealeD. FairburnH. LyonR. A. Sladden
P. BestJ. A. FinckenLt Col J. W. MaddenW. K. M. Slimmings
J. M. ff. BirminghamMrs N. FisherA. W. MaddocksMiss B. Smoker
C. O. ButcherA. G. FlemingA. A. MalcolmL. T. Stokes
R. N. ChignellJ. FloodH. C. MarshallT. L. Strange
A. N. ClarkRev D. FordR. A. MostynJ. A. L. Sturrock
Miss J. O. ClaytonJ. H. GawlerW. G. MowforthH. G. Tattersall
P. R. ClemowS. GoldieF. E. NealeMrs J. E. Townsend
J. ColebyJ. GoldmanT. N. NesbittM. A. Vernon
P. M. CoombsS. B. GreenJ. T. PearceA. D. Walker
J. CorderyS. HolgateR. V. PenycateJ. Walton
R. M. S. CorkJ. A. HydeG. PerryG. R. Webb
A. E. CrowB. J. IliffeE. J. RackhamJ. F. N. Wedge
W. DarbyF. G. IllingworthG. H. RavenorI. Young
Mrs W. J. DennisonL. W. JenkinsonK. Reed 
N. C. DexterV. JenningsA. E. Renwick