Ximenes Competition No. 60  Ximenes Slip  |  ◀  59  |  61  ▶  |  Other competitions
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
60 Sep 1947HEEL normal21


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstH. C. HillsSupply dollars in the eleventh hour? Just the spur we need!2 defs., hidden
SecondE. H. EvansMust we come to this—for U.S. to provide cash as a spur?come to heel, 2 defs.
ThirdR. C. ReevesLean as a rake2 mngs.; rake = cad = heel
HCD. AshcroftFoot the bill and tip2 mngs.
HCC. BarkerVariation on c. Turnersmall C: w.-heel [ref. to Theme and Variations in grid, not explained]
HCE. A. C. BennettKnave! Get to the back of the pack2 mngs., rugby
HCP. E. BuggePack backs to backs when so orderedrugby
HCF. A. ClarkSecret list of the Electhidden
HCR. A. W. CohenFrequently the sole survivorref. predominant wear in shoes
HCL. E. EyresWhere does gin catch the wicked? In the elbowJob 18:9 and hidden
HCMiss J. FraserRecovered at last, after wearing indispositioncryptic def.; shoemaker’s last
HCB. J. HazzardGreek warrior’s soft spot for a cad—his sole companion in the Elysian Fields3 mngs., hidden; ref. Achilles’ heel
HCW. A. JesperIncline—by which many a woman has risen2 mngs; ref. high heels
HCA. S. KingTake heed! The last is ten times too big for the footL for D in heed
HCD. G. C. MockridgeIt may be turned on, but this tap is not for drinkingturn on one’s heel, heel-tap
HCE. H. MorrisThe Navy Listcryptic def.
HCF. E. NewloveMake an ink-lined ’plane? No ink! Then make an inclined planeHe(ink)el
HCRev P. H. OppermanKeep close behind; keep your head or it may slip awayheel losing head = eel
HCW. O. RobertsonThe tilt of the elbowhidden
HCA. Robins“The Rage of Paris” (Paramount) scored a hit here, despite that elusive 75 per cent!Achilles’ heel, (h)eel; ref. film tax and 1938 film ‘The R. of P.’
HCP. H. TaylorNavy-list in the Elizabethan erahidden

No Runners-Up in competition 60