Crossword No. 1249

28 July 2017

By Patricia Cerrone


3 Canon to kneel in prayer incorrectly (10)

8 Little relation gets the smallest amounts (6)

9 Dutch house, close to transport, is perfect for cultivation of fruit (8)

10 Organised mission providing temporary quarters plus a mixed gin (8)

11 Concise newspaper offers perfect examples (6)

12 Task of archdeacon, working at it in imagination (10)

14 Supply learner with a tatty old agreement (7,6)

20 A maiden shall cry wretchedly in fits of weeping (10)

22 Lady taking part of Mass (6)

23 After end of game, chaps have meeting, correct? (8)

24 Championed with intuition and love, then exploited (8)

25 Positive aspect of university team with inner power (6)

26 Priestly, possibly making a lot scared (10)



1 Parson’s in a civil war, sadly leaving wife (8)

2 Define measure to protect fashionable flower (8)

3 Film shown during gap at inauguration (6)

4 Dark tree, originally Egyptian, bearing oily nuts (4)

5 Inspector to dismiss upstanding person laying charges (8)

6 Set idol up where road changes direction (3-3)

7 Artist goes to bank not very often (6)

13 Having super-human properties, though not British-Greek (5)

15 Drunk asleep in road became ill again (8)

16 This contains donations? Smash lid somehow (8)

17 By the sound of it, you will diet strangely in festive season (8)

18 Prophet in Bethel is heard (6)

19 Narrow track in copse — nothing allowed to enter (6)

21 Regretting ridiculous rule, fun being cut short (6)

23 Change when Nurse Cavell abandons hospital (4)

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