Crossword 1416

by
28 April 2017

By Philip Marlow

Across

3 Boy with variable group of journalists in part of church (4,6)

8,9 Youths in B-movie mangled hymn (2,4,2,6)

10 Teaching completed about court with religious instruction (8)

11 Number with drink consuming hot meal? (4-2)

12 Group held in respect backed fine plant (10)

14 Boy with father many get mistaken for Lazarus’s sister (4,2,7)

20 Story about reception not quite within reason? (10)

22 Rector getting to excel outside devotional site (6)

23 Continue endeavour as poor batting side might do? (6,2)

24 Theological concept in loose legal document (4,4)

25 Thin cotton right for one at work (6)

26 What could create niggle–bile that can be ignored (10)

 

Down

 

1 In France I wander, old boy hiding bottle (8)

2 Following holy week, Frenchman’s taken up additive in drink (8)

3 Raised in family in a wolfish manner? (6)

4 Head for feature of St Paul’s? (4)

5 Old-fashioned chap meeting new worker in religious engagement (8)

6 Saint staying in unchanged island, saint’s home (6)

7 Sacred book for going out? (6)

13 Piece brought up on alien Asian country (5)

15 Collection is cancelled before curate’s latest call (8)

16 A lot in a stew about a region where Paul preached? (8)

17 Sensational leaders of evangelical drive that’s jaundiced? (8)

18 Church gear represented a financial liability (6)

19 Some Ursuline allegiance regarding descent? (6)

21 Monastic type, not perfectly rounded (6)

23 Fat female left with a bishop (4)

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