Crossword 1428

by
21 July 2017

By the Revd Robert D. Carter

Across

1 Wicked to see a cat slain so cruelly (9)

9 Additional convert on earth (7)

10 His Excellency uncultured and not caring (9)

11 Bishops in dilemma at break of day moved awkwardly (7)

12 One in a canoe moved around area with many islands (7)

13 Food giving revolutionary energy to get through finally (3,6)

14 Member of religious group could make chaplains dither (15)

18 Be nostalgic about cars before church (9)

23 European resort with wickedness around, a suggestion of hell (7)

24 Church in which man houses cardinal (7)

25 Musicians could create a stir with song (9)

26 End fuel being wasted, as a must (7)

27 Liturgical form — I learnt somehow to embrace it (5,4)

 

Down

1 Train children en masse (6)

2 Ridicule opening of the afternoon service (3,3) 

3 One little creature supporting another frenziedly swimming (6)

4,7 lace I hear pal is going around, holy location noted for confession of faith (8,8)

5 Fastened securely and thoroughly punished (6)

6 Come quickly to have a large drink at university (6,2)

7 See 4D

8 Rod and I ring around to find American sports venue (8)

14 Outpouring of mercy, one in formal act (8)

15 Stories about end of time appearing in Paul’s letter (8)

16 Fancy it’s complex to consecrate (8)

17 Vision of seeing rowing crew accepting positive input (8)

19 Thus learners will get hold of Mirfield document of years ago? (6)

20 Leading cleric is reported — one to be fired? (6)

21 Biblical character in action — I’m shielded (6)

22 Pure characters in hats, mingling in church (6)

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