Ximenes Competition No. 28  Ximenes Slip  |  ◀  27  |  29  ▶  |  Other competitions
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
28 Jul 1946HELCOSIS normal16


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstA. E. Wynne“This is giving me sheol (sic),” said Jobanag. & lit.; ref. Job 7:5
SecondMrs M. B. CaithnessHow to solve ulcer trouble: try an outsize chiselanag. of OS chisel
ThirdC. KoopThe Way of All Proud Fleshcryptic def.; proud = raised; cf. Samuel Butler title
HCH. G. ButtersHis inside is close but upset, hence inflammationanag. in his
HCT. A. L. CairnsIf you dabble in ice-slosh, you may, it seems, get an ulcerationanag.
HCG. N. CollinsThe hoss is upset with lice. You’re bound to get sorenessanag.
HCJ. M. DoultonOchlesis is endemic in Mysoreanag.; o. = morbid condition due to overcrowding; pun on ‘my sore’
HCC. E. GatesRoughly close his open soreanag
HCP. IrvingHis close disposition is a sore pointanag.
HCT. W. MelluishPlain, flat, square member rising in his inflammatory statesocle (rev.) in his
HCA. E. NorthThis unhealthy condition might be the result of overcrowdinganag. of ochlesis
HCE. H. PascoeA chisel so manipulated is sore to the skinanag.
HCD. I. RandellO for a Lachesis to resolve this sore problem!anag. with O for a
HCT. E. SandersThe inflammatory process by which, I hear, Hades warms itself‘hell coses’
HCR. C. ShorterSome disturbance in Chile! S.O.S.! Will it matter?anag.; matter = exude pus
HCW. H. WheelerShe is cold, penniless and distraught; a sore condition indeed!anag. less d

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