Crossword 1457

16 February 2018

By Peter Chamberlain


7 Paper about itinerant workman becoming a king (8)

9 Stand in church here and crush the thing (6)

10 Means business (6)

11 Judge of musical intrument (8)

12 Predicted support the man would get joining new side (10)

14 The lady married one who was rescued (4)

15 Fresh eulogist could become holier-than-thou (4-9)

17 Some chose Erasmus as one looking into the future (4)

18 Rock inhabitant in pub repeatedly, getting to chat with energy (7,3)

20 George gets yours truly to attempt some mathematics (8)

21 Prophet confuses me with Saul (6)

23 Sensation from sting left (6)

24 Rebuke salesperson with fish (8)



1 Caretaker having the edge over rector initially (6)

2 Disciple — dear one getting letter? (4)

3 Revolutionary period for remission from sin (4,4)

4 Bill has rushed outside at intervals (6)

5 Ely rector’s converted part of church (10)

6 Set to receive a message? (8)

8 Priory men gran upset in service (7,6)

13 Holy learner has dire time making special journey (10)

15 Satanic lady dropped wrongdoing (3-5)

16 Fancy patterns, a church feature (8)

18 The Babylonian sun god goes round Palestinian town (6)

19 Pair — one and the other talk in church (6)

22 Disposition with disaster coming up (4)

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