Crossword 1491

12 October 2018

By Patricia Cerrone


1 Biblical figure to show great fondness for a piece of silverware (7,5)

9 Ten run wild around exceptional virgin (9)

10 Silver with a border of turquoise stone (5)

11 See 2D

12 See 2D

13 Forwards briefs (6)

15 Foreign guide’s a pain in the neck leading old fellow (8)

18 Adherents showing troubled air during elections (8)

19 Note member of choir sounds (6)

21 Accompanying upper-class girl on circuit (8)

23 Happy little woman, the second person beginning to sing (6)

26 Part of what bride wears in coach (5)

27 Fervent leader of evangelical movement attracting a learner (9)

28 Prophets of doom terrorise traders (12)



1 Centre of giant star turning red, evolving into parts (7)

2 11A, 12A Words of militaristic hymn could be: ‘Go to win! Fear not fiend!’ (3,2,6,3,2,3)

3 Vehicle we treat so badly (9)

4 Applied dynamics limits this current (4)

5 Protective clothing — safety item at the front? (8)

6 Animal in book — a pig (5)

7 Religious songstress? Not one ordained (8)

8 Humble cleric eating half-portion of meat (6)

14 New twelfth man being dull has to admit minimum of intelligence (8)

16 Papal type of chant from one man or another (9)

17 Member of delivery crew reporting wet conditions on river run (8)

18 Cellars with barrels containing superior litres (6)

20 Consequences — lusts controlled after Religious Education (7)

22 Series on origins of Iceni according to mystic symbols (5)

24 Weight of wild cat (5)

25 Big noise in a time of prosperity (4)

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