Crossword 1185 by Bernard Murray

19 October 2012


1 Matrimony? Man reacts badly (9)

9 Like a straight plot at home to intercept crazy king (6)

10 Conservative is behind proposal for collection (9)

11 Queen leaves former PM with mop (6)

12 So dieting improved the process of absorbing food? (9)

13 Work changing into something one might choose (6)

17 The blue mask you will hide (3)

19 Last book, somewhat minimal achievement! (7)

20 Old record is the last evidence, initially, for Ephesians, perhaps (7)

21 Sister heard nobody, either way (3)

23 Gold is applied to a reverent petition (6)

27 Divine words for the play by Ultravox singer? (9)

28 Has slept without exercise - that's a problem! (6)

29 I urge list to be prepared for forms of public worship (9)

30 Elder of the chosen I ordained (6)

31 Have a tendency to give away where escaping prisoner is burrowing reportedly? (9)


2 A very loud aviation event (6)

3 Navy top found aboard Tiree ferry (6)

4 Mass with Old Testament set out for religious choral works (6)

5 It's all about Walsingham (7)

6 See diagonal piece on brick's core (9)

7 Tiny trace reviewed to obtain conviction (9)

8 Michael, maybe, discovers revolution in Arab League (9)

14 Most flat signs, at first, low on the street (9)

15 Nips along excitedly for Gregory's music? (9)

16 Young cricketer, perhaps, in form? (9)

17 Crime hidden by Kissinger could be original (3)

18 Desire for money in Osaka (3)

22 Convert count in anointing ritual (7)

24 Very little time (6)

25 Produces party men with inner energy (6)

26 Unpleasant experience with soldiers needing understanding (6) 



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