Ximenes Competition No. 89  Ximenes Slip  |  ◀  88  |  90  ▶  |  Other competitions
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
89 Nov 1948SEASON normal21


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstMrs CaithnessNoah tussled with the ass for a time after the waters came onanag. of Noe ass, seas on; alt. sp. of Noah
SecondA. P. O’LearyCYCLOPS. Shown twice daily at The Gatei.e. sea son; ref. Polyphemus, son of Neptune; s. ticket
ThirdMrs L. JarmanNips of punch are wasted on me, but I often get drunk with a bowlfulcryptic def.; i.e. s. ticket is not ‘nipped’ with a punch; seasoning in soup
HCE. S. AinleyTime and Tide’s no revolutionary!sea’s + no (rev.)
HCCanon W. E. BeckClose it and you save the gamecryptic def.; shooting s.
HCE. E. EvansEach child must succeed if society is to become matureS + ea. son
HCA. R. FraserTempting flavour that led to the Fall, perhaps2 mngs.
HCW. E. GreenPeriod piece (any year), required by collector2 mngs.; s. ticket
HCS. B. GreenMain disciple shows temper—yet follows in the train?sea son; shows ticket
HCK. J. HardingThe young salt flourished at Waterlooi.e. sea son; s. ticket
HCH. C. HillsSuitable time to suggest “Water-boy”—in case a song is requiredi.e. sea son, hidden
HCMrs D. M. KissenA boy for Elizabeth next Sunday? Some time, no doubt!S + E a son; next = next to
HCF. C. MacIntoshSwell, a boy! Just the time for it!sea son
HCG. M. NeighbourConstant travellers should employ Cook’s agent for a more attractive farecryptic defs.; s. ticket; food seasoning; ref. Thos. Cook
HCE. G. PhillipsTo see what a riotous ass one may be, think of Pickles!anag.; ref. Wilfred P., comic radio presenter
HCH. J. PhillipsThat’s the ticket for soup!2 mngs.
HCA. A. RussellLet the boy follow a sailor’s calling to maturei.e. sea son
HCA. J. C. Saunderse.g. chilli for the time of year!2 mngs.
HCE. O. SeymourCry of the regulars as they storm the barriercryptic def.; s. ticket
HCO. Carlton SmithTemper displayed in Hosea’s onslaught on his wifehidden; ref. Hos. 2:9
HCJ. WaltonIn due course, as only time will showhidden

Runners-Up in competition 89:

A. S. AllenM. FooksT. E. S. JobsonD. P. M. Michael
H. W. BristerC. K. FosterC. B. JoynerR. G. Mizel
Maj CaterMaj GilesC. KoopG. W. Robinson
H. ChownG. M. GwynnCapt LanghamM. R. Sampford
H. P. ChubbDr HartiganK. F. LawtonT. E. Sanders
A. E. ClaytonJ. D. HastingsR. LumleyJ. C. W. Springbett
G. N. CollinsC. HelmeMiss MalcolmJ. A. Stafford
W. DarbyS. HolgateRev W. McEntegartC. Theobald
Cdr DicksonC. H. HudsonA. R. McInroyJ. Thomas
Dr FellL. W. JenkinsonA. McIntyreMiss Westrup
Mrs FisherA. Y. JessimanE. W. MerryweatherC. E. Williams