Crossword 1432

by
18 August 2017

by Don Manley

Across

1 Women at wedding of saintly female associated with London church (6)

5 Vicar perhaps, bloke outside home (8)

9 Kirk charged man disrupting well-known worship leader (6,8)

10 Pair in Noah’s rescue vessel doing a job (2,4)

11 Cries surrounding idiot in lively celebrations (8)

12 Little man getting small fortune (7)

14 Changes church features reportedly (6)

16 Miscellaneous collection in uni charity event, second-rate silver (6)

19 Heating engineer maybe quietly getting bits and bobs (7)

22 Material to wilt behind church instrument (8)

24 Possibly midnight group of disciples? (6)

25 After short time holy padre errs, spouting words in service (3,5,6)

26 Deeply involved, as Baptist entering adulthood? (8)

27 Ran from rudimentary pavilion after game? (6)

 

Down

2 Sequence provided by playwright editor corrected (7)

3 5As offering headless notion leading to tricks (7)

4 Like some water in Surrey’s foremost recreation area with fish (9)

5 Move, as requested by 9A, in a garden location in month of spring (4,3)

6 Hour of prayer in town one Saturday (5)

7 9As description of king mingling in taverns (7)

8 Exceptional calories one avoided with fish (7)

13 For instance, good food only good in parts for curate? (3)

14 Grown-up to sin admitting vice finally as breaker of commandment (9)

15 First woman from among seven (3)

17 One OT character or another needing a form of support initially (7)

18 What gives some a feel for language (7)

19 ‘This is my beloved Son, in whom I am well ____’ (Matt. 3:17, AV) (7)

20 At least three extras for children’s sleep (3-4)

21 5A on lake in state of abstraction (7)

23 After party gentleman upset lady (5)

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