Crossword No 1408

by
03 March 2017

By Geoff Millin

Across

1 Marine fog swirling by a lake — I shelter where Jesus taught (3,2,7)

8 Old minister returning with everyone in general (7)

9 English saint in circle taking it easy (7)

11 Was recumbent, but not as an incumbent (3)

13 Boredom of nun cycling between Spain and Italy (5)

14 Disciple embraces sinner initially in trouble (6)

15 Monster briefly appearing in robe (6)

17 Unfeeling Greek character with mark of the Beast (4)

19 English historian’s old prayer (4)

20 Saint has a month in the East (9)

21 Poet’s divine love returned (4)

23 A resounding sound from the choir (4)

25 Revolt in Isaiah flags (6)

27 Former church saints — more than enough (6)

29 Paul’s epistles initially missing a heartbeat (5)

30 Vegetable supplied regularly by a pieman (3)

32 Cart in which an acrobat changes hands (7)

33 Abbot, maybe, or prior quietly leading marriage guidance organisation (7)

24 A fast time — now one can get going (3,9)

 

Down

1 Bone in back starts to upset minister (7)

2 A heartless teacher with cold language (6)

3 Unloved doctor collapsed (4)

4 Ethereal winged sprite loses her crown (4)

5 Children going out (5)

6 Palestine rejecting an awful form of communication (7)

7 One of 13 RC leaders upsets opponent in CE (4,8)

10 End of dream almost shattered in Genesis — Paradise lost? (6,2,4)

12 Truce — it’s set up roughly with fight forces around stopping short (9)

14 To glorify God, asks earnestly and reverently we hear (6)

16 Like ugly old woman leaving husband a Scottish dish (6)

18 Partaking of brandy regularly is sinful (3)

19 A letter for a queen possibly (3)

22 Moneys received in company — endless muddle (7)

24 Mounted soldiers — fifty ascending a hill near Jerusalem (7)

26 Padre’s prepared a feast (6)

28 Content of manger — small tot initially naked (5)

30 Tread heavily as some diplodocus (4)

31 Primate goes round south part of church (4)

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