Crossword 1492

by
19 October 2018

By Peter Chamberlain

Across

1 Holy container a particular colour (6)

4 Make lively music at university (4,2)

8 Form of rule to grate, on reflection (3)

10 Part of church up to a point (7)

11 Puts up rafters, some as above (2,5)

12 Test now in the afternoon? (4)

13 How parts of an electrical circuit may function simultaneously (2,8)

16 Military band working for charity? (9,4)

18 Blessed young children relocated in the colony’s inn (4,9)

20 Day trailer gets into trouble ­— this having to be replaced? (6,4)

21 Almost cheat woman abroad (4)

23 Where heretic was burnt, making supporter sore distressed (7)

25 Person saw description of Cyclops (3-4)

26 Clear screen (3)

27 Title of man embracing showy victim (6)

28 A hundred and fifty terribly grey ministers (6)

 

Down

1 Relation who works in hospital? (6)

2 Julius is one of the boys providing food? (6,5)

3 Catch sight of eastern agent (4)

5 Not voting for keeping off the booze? (10)

6 Sound of bullet or fastener (3)

7 Problem with seeing maverick leaper in front of you (5-3)

8 Restrain plant to get fresh beginning (13)

9 Disco aria just played to signify traitor (5,8)

14 A special supplication ­— one in the Upper House? (5,6)

15 Finally, Lily ate with tum rumbling (10)

17 Chubby-faced types cooked much brie (8)

19 Report of confection that lasts for 24 hours (6)

22 Bishop’s clanger (4)

24 Fairly insect-free atmosphere (3)

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