Crossword 1469

by
11 May 2018

By Patricia Cerrone

Across

1 Singers stop in their seats (11)

9 Reportedly you are to receive decoration for discovery of natural pigment (5)

10 Peculiarly rum spillage from water dispenser (11)

11 Servant leading a dance (6)

15 Happens to be commander in league with scoundrels (6)

16 Language of ecstasy ultimately I had meeting attractive person (7)

17 Mounted attendant taking part in classy 

ceremony (4)

18 Only a lake (4)

19 Baby Bronwen being bounced around (7)

20 President losing time gets behind (4)

21 Prophet right to back diocese (4)

22 Harvest prayer (7)

24 Nectar possibly associated with ancient 

civilization (6)

25 Dashing cavalryman starts with horses usually seen speeding along racetracks (6)

29 Miners about to play instruments (11)

30 Musical composition when man has party (5)

31 How one could get parts for rickety vehicles (11)

 

Down

2 Biblical writer in house overlooking water (5)

3 Man holding short service — it doesn’t happen often (6)

4 Fit out half of three-hulled boat (4)

5 Lie around being a bit short of money (4)

6 Total number joining a church plant (6)

7 Old boys joining French priest on loch in gloom? (11)

8 Angry beast ahead of the Queen, leader of procession (11)

11 Parish officer secretly working after 5, right before end of week (6,5)

12 Deputy making men lust once, sadly (5,6)

13 Agitated duck in real flap (7)

14 Nonconformist and old bishop dance (7)

15 Bird laying egg on street — ridiculous (7)

22 Star with actors in play (6)

23 Expression of disapproval about blunder ascending part of castle? (6)

26 A father upset about explosive piled up (5)

27 Salacious pictures causing revolution in corporations (4)

28 Style of music presented by leading duos from southern Ulster (4)

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