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Crossword No. 1005 by Patricia Cerrone

by
20 April 2009

Across

 1 Safe place he restored with love - church in remote part of parish? (6,2,4)

 

 9 Certifies sailor amidst outcries (9)

 

10 Prayers coming from you ulitmately welcomed by boys (5)

 

11 Rude brat up to rioting (6)

 

12 Allocate suitable part to model model (4-4)

 

13 Retreat among trees and shelter without husband (6)

 

15 Mischievous adventure? Avoid circulating publicity (8)

 

18 Like certain fruit not highly ranked (8)

 

19 Eastern scriptures bringing greetings to voluntary soldiers (6)

 

21 Freed, like a bald man? (8)

 

23 Fashionable pose socially acceptable, not out of place (2,4)

 

26 Do well as old lover going to church at 50 (5)

 

27 I, Brian, curate, not half fantastic expert in liturgy! (9)

 

28 Old book left, with parting word, to saint in difficulty (12)

 

Down

 

 1 Music in place of miracle is rubbish! (7)

 

 2 Essential oil that tarnishes hides (5)

 

 3 Delight by blending pure nectar - not roughly (9)

 

 4 Drive out from university on to street (4)

 

 5 Writer using various sites to convey opinion (8)

 

 6 Soothe with form of greeting (5)

 

 7 Fugitives use landing-strips outside capital of Albania (8)

 

 8 Fly with jet set - seriously! (6)

 

14 Mr Fawlty in charge of a sacred building (8)

 

16 Strangely deviant saint, member of religious sect (9)

 

17 Run through beginning and ending of rite with coffin bearer (8)

 

18 Money lender certain to be in old city (6)

 

20 Greek character in a terrible slum who returns for college reunions? (7)

 

22 Alice - a different woman after conversion (5)

 

24 Jones giving commentary on his entry (5)

 

25 Up-ended instrument to lean against (4)

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