New user? Register here:
Email Address:
Password:
Retype Password:
First Name:
Last Name:
Existing user? Login here:
 
 
Features >

Crossword No. 1084 by Margaret Irvine

Apart from 4 and 19, all the Down answers may be sung in church

Across

 8 Men enthralled by country view (8)

 9 Poetic mount not recorded in scriptures (6)

10 Record book (4)

11 Disciples’ equipment for securing curtain at top of stairs? (7,3)

12 Knowing song is to be given new arrangement (6)

14 Priest turns aside, ignoring women snobs (8)

15 Council cleaner receives award (7)

17 Religious leader’s parent repeatedly touring Derby, perhaps (7)

20 Late addition modifies choir’s requirement for evensong (8)

22 Holier Neapolitan setting for architectural feature (6)

23 Occasion for self-funding — trip to look at the bulbs? (5, 5)

24 Trace church backing on to house (4)

25 Foolishly talked behind journalist (6)

26 Scholarly interpretation of six geese flying (8)

Down

 1 Plain prophet’s mother heading off after son with Bible (8)

 2 See bowl (a special delivery) (4)

 3 One soprano supporting unlikely composer (6)

 4 Spoilt young hoodlum commonly isn’t arrested (7)

 5 Friar leaving North Island (8)

 6 Priggish girl disturbed Wise Man’s journey (10)

7, 21 Bit of London that’s strange, queer, odd (6, 6)

13 Innocence taken for granted within Surrey’s borders (10)

16 Spectacle on fateful day cut short when the light fades (8)

18 Machineman (not a catholic) converted German city (8)

19 In posh building Queen is escorted (7)

21 See 7

22 Reformer possibly ruthless doing away with saints? (6)

24 ‘Original plot’ not entirely unprecedented (4)

Last week's solution

Job of the week

Director of Chaplaincy and Spirituality

East Midlands

Appointment of Director of Chaplaincy and Spirituality MHA is a charity providing care, accommodation and support services for older people throughout Britain. MHA is one of the most well respected c...  Read More

Signup for job alerts
Top feature

Deliver us from evil

Deliver us from evil

Pat Ashworth explains the Church of England’s guidance on deliverance ministry  Subscribe to read more

Top comment

How Smyth justified the abuse

Linda Woodhead and Andrew Brown consider the causes of the Iwerne Trust scandal  Read More

Wed 22 Feb 17 @ 16:55
The list of how @synod members voted on last week's debate on sexuality has been published: https://t.co/V2qePwLhRV

Wed 22 Feb 17 @ 13:20
Anglican Ordinands in the UK and Diocese in Europe - apply for your FREE Church Times subscription here:… https://t.co/2MmRuNPUOV