Crossword 1415

18 April 2017


1 Girl full of love starts to whisper and mumble in church service (3,4)

5 I’m clear about what happened on 6D, 20D (7)

9 Items of white goods, three going missing from front of famous store (7)

10 Mark is one of those applying new gloss around gym (7)

11 This carol, I fancy, is from the past (10)

12 What the tomb was with restriction gone finally (4)

14, 18 Whose rent bleeding heart is restored by message sung on 8D, 20D? (3,3,5,5,6)

21 Time in little house to the west of old city (4)

22 Academic hugs man in charge at one religious ceremony (10)

25 Idea met with difficulty? Intercede (7)

26 Beautiful female in song performed with nothing left out (7)

27 Celebrates, having a yen to absorb Proverbs? (7)

28 Smuggling clergyman, terribly grey, in combined action (7)



1 Abandoned worker is sinister (4-4)

2 Ship was beginning to wobble badly? Tools needed (8)

3 One sadly giving GB no help, a source of odium? (10)

4 Muddy-looking stuff left out on one exotic dish (5)

5 Dame angel excited? (9)

6 What Jesus did for girl (4)

7 Short hairy fellow in vehicle is Roman leader (6)

8, 20D A nurse stayed around for a time of rejoicing (6,6)

13 Sign of 22A with two new leaders provided (10)

15 Lacking goodwill, giving no thanks for meal? (9)

16 Puzzle that could be created by weird belief, not half (8)

17 Northern church gets cautious about court of law (8)

19 Winners and Prime Minister turning up to be entertained by Charles (6)

20 See 8D

23 This person’s coming with a script for prayer leaders (5)

24 Early time of day for woman to appear (4)

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