Crossword 1440

13 October 2017

by Bernard Murray


8 Get Om mantra art cast in form of mystical symbol (14)

9 Part of church concert finally organised before end of summer? (8)

10 Collection of books belonging to the woman or different people? (6)

11 Hunter gets game with stick (6)

13 North Eastern male, him, a zany rebuilder (8)

14 Dummy railway by the metal workshop (7)

16 Fellow Christian in stock US medical drama, perhaps (7)

19 Fan showing what Prince Philip has to do during walkabouts (8)

21 Charge troublemaker that’s astute, not half! (6)

24 Article left at front of hollow recess (6)

25 Usher in one gallery around lunchtime? (8)

27 Last-choice goal developed at the last crucial time (14)



1 Leader of the Magi? (4)

2 He who will make amends is in total agreement with rector (6)

3 About to loan a royal wall chart? (8)

4 Said to be rectifying the text (7)

5 Get even, without bitterness (6)

6 British inclined to keep domestic idol? (8)

7 The label we are given in wine contest (10)

9 Number one love! (3)

12 Destroyer of religious images in cool acts here and there (10)

15 A record set up about invader in place of suffering (8)

17 Balustrade not in a good state in Royal Society (8)

18 Maybe the thing (7)

20 Water poured out on top of her flower arrangement (6)

22 Royal person’s money paid for keeping knight (6)

23 Reverend’s first wife (3)

26 Work a short time — then get unwell (4)

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