Crossword 1443

03 November 2017

By Geoff Millin


4 Bible book with one man and last traces of Jewish temple he rebuilt (8)

8 Escape around church spire (6)

9 Footballer is put off, letting goal in (8)

10 Like family members having lost leader, cheered up (6)

11 The apse of a basilica, with the centre missing, maybe ruined (4)

12 Devout leader of parish leaves debts (4)

13 Catholic cap many want ultimately in the Church of England (7)

14 Rector needs a good cloth (3)

15 Peculiar holy person on mountains (7)

18 Cold room with a hard sort of bread (7)

23 Everyone participating in Hallelujah! (3)

24 Get back dog that’s gone around city area (7)

25 Cleric in study penning article (4)

26 Given wrong directions, ignoring borders, land in the sea (4)

28 King or son upset Greece’s supreme god (6)

29 Someone who favours action words in an OT book (8)

30 Bear witness during a trial (6)

31 English parson translated Latin in private (8)



1 The sins of those who receive stolen property (8)

2 A tradesman concerned with an outfitter, we hear (8)

3 Give warning of danger awfully near the time (8)

4 A French resort accommodating English relative (5)

5 A high priest greeting monarch with cunning (8)

6 Song from girl after ridiculous Religious Instruction (8)

7 Umbrella’s left in a well-kept church vestibule (6)

11 A historian’s old prayer (4)

16 Renounces party in a church proclamation (8)

17 Gather round a boxer, one from region of Holy Land (8)

18 A foreign priest whose accent’s not on healing (4)

19 A Catholic clergyman with no errors (8)

20 Finish covered in seaweed or another plant (8)

21 Other bits of apple, spices, herbs mixed in this Passover food (8)

22 Name of archbishop seen in a place of worship (6)

27 Tag line given to third man (5)

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