New user? Register here:
Email Address:
Password:
Retype Password:
First Name:
Last Name:
Existing user? Login here:
 
 
Articles > 2014 > 14 November > Features > Crossword >

Crossword 1291

 by Margaret Irvine

Click to enlarge

Across
1 Bolt key on desktop (6)
5 Clement redressed foul crime, having nothing to lose (8)
9 Old mime artist's held back on edge (8)
10 Winner deprived of gold in Montreal primarily a scapegoat? (6)
11, 21 Dummies going after work an unhelpful trio (4,10)
12 Divine influence in meal without starter, calorie-reduced (5,5)
13 Most of Aussie troops on street showing regular line of feet? (6)
14 Son going for gold in stiff dictatorship (8)
16 One type of wine taken by writer in a sorry state (8)
19 Lack of care always hampering the way forward (6)
21 See 11
23 Lispingly express affection for friends (4)
24 Short account given by father, one of 11,21 (6)
25 Private cries out, nursing broken toe (8)
26 Room for cleaning woman having a row with leader of youth (8)
27 Patriarch crossing small stretches of bog (6)

Down
2 Doctor aids zoo fetching lion, amongst others (4,2,3,6)
3 Mechanic from Hobart is annoyed (7)
4 Lover once cattier, struggling free (9)
5 Lady adored food sent down when hosting party (7)
6 Tees perhaps provided by golf club lacking capital (5)
7 Less settled, more malicious with bishop away (7)
8 Man with ewe-lamb assigned prominent position by king (5,3,7)
15 Instructs class, failing to keep one convert (9)
17 Saracen maybe in playing area, last to move up (7)
18 Touching book introduced to other folk by such means (7)
20 Workers catching deer up - they clutch lower parts of legs (7)
22 Irish saint stripped, revealing wrinkle (5)

Last week`s solution

Click to enlarge
Most popular
Plan to groom ‘talent’ for high office in C of E

Plan to groom ‘talent’ for high office in C of E

A RADICAL overhaul of the Church of England's leadership...

Are these the leaders that we really want?

Are these the leaders that we really want?

THE Church of England is a complex and demanding institution, and...

Readings: 3rd Sunday in Advent

Isaiah 61.1-4, 8 -end; 1 Thessalonians 5.16-24; John...

Appointments

ADAMS. The Revd Mark Adams, Vicar of St John with...

Appointments

BEAUCHAMP. The Revd John Beauchamp, Rector of Beccles...

Job of the week

Director of Mission and Ministry

South West

DIOCESE OF EXETER Growing in prayer Making new disciples Serving the people of Devon with joy DIRECTOR OF MISSION & MINISTRY The Diocese of Exeter is committed to ensuring that its parish...  Read More

Signup for job alerts
Top feature

Putting church life in the picture

Putting church life in the picture

Paul Handley celebrates the beauty, warmth, and accomplishment of our competition entries  Subscribe to read more

Question of the week
Do you approve of the plan to create a talent pool of people to be trained for high office?

To prevent multiple voting, we now ask readers to be logged in. This is free, quick and easy, honestly. Click here to login or register

Top comment

By their fruits ye shall know them

Our attitude to the needy reveals our true values, writes Tim Thornton in a new report  Subscribe to read more

Wed 17 Dec 14 @ 18:08
In case you missed it: The Revd Libby Lane to be the Church of England's first woman bishop http://t.co/8GF7zArD1H

Wed 17 Dec 14 @ 14:07
In case you missed it earlier: The Revd Libby Lane to be the Church of England's first woman bishop http://t.co/6hrrMzvy1Z