Ximenes Competition No. 155  Ximenes Slip  |  ◀  154  |  156  ▶  |  Other competitions
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
155 Dec 1950LYTERIAN normal15


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstP. M. CoombsEnding disease is an awful trial with Nye interferinganag. of trial Nye; ref. Aneurin ‘Nye’ Bevan, Min. of Health
SecondH. B. RidleyThe epileptic lay inert, indicating that the attack was overanag.
ThirdMrs L. JarmanAn arty line in new patterns, ending the reign of distemper!anag.; d. = illness, paint
HCRev B. ChapmanIt nearly makes me sick stopping here!anag.
HCCdr H. H. L. DicksonCuring cancer? Bevan trial may so resultanag. of Nye trial; ref. Aneurin ‘Nye’ Bevan, Min. of Health
HCD. GoddenIs it a bent nail in the back tyre that ends the trouble? No, exactly the oppositei.e. anag. of tyre in nail (rev.)
HCS. B. GreenI’m settling the complaint, and it nearly ruins me!anag.
HCG. G. LawrancePutting Nye on trial might result in stopping the rot, according to the doctorsanag. of Nye trial; ref. Aneurin ‘Nye’ Bevan, Min. of Health
HCA. F. LerrigoIf you need this treatment, give Nye a trial—quite free!anag. of Nye trial; ref. Aneurin ‘Nye’ Bevan, Min. of Health
HCE. L. MellershWhen the thermometer falls gradually in this manner, is it broken? It nearly isanag.
HCC. J. MorseHealing is a word that makes the hymn-writer almost gayLyte rian(t); ref. Henry L., writer of ‘Abide with me’
HCMrs D. M. C. PrichardTyler revolt ends in a massacre, putting an end to disorderanag. of Tyler in a; ref. Peasants’ Revolt
HCA. RobinsI’m just finishing an illness—a year’s agony through careless application of lintanag. of year lint
HCW. K. M. SlimmingsMaking better tea in small railway buffets—postponing use of urns!anag. of tea in Rly; buffets, vb.; i.e. urns for ashes
HCJ. ThomasDescription of end of N.H.S.; Nye, on trial, is greatly upsetanag. of Nye trial; ref. Aneurin ‘Nye’ Bevan, Min. of Health

Runners-Up in competition 155:

C. A. BakerD. L. L. ClarkeR. C. MacfarlaneE. J. Rackham
E. P. BarrettF. L. ConstableF. E. NewloveW. Rennie
Mrs CaithnessT. DwyerMrs A. M. OsmondN. Roles
J. A. Carr-ArcherC. B. JoynerR. PostillO. Carlton Smith
F. A. ClarkCapt G. LanghamE. R. PrenticeL. D. Wakely