Crossword 1494

by
02 November 2018

By Margaret Irvine

Across

7 King’s bible translator failing to finish — pierced by snake (8)

9 A duck going in low on the water (6)

10 Sure to abandon recreation for prayer (4)

11 Once-married person got on with Imams after moving (10)

12,22 European in sanctuary favouring submission — don’t let it happen (6,6)

14Assign holy status to cleric needing views heard (8)

15 A lob trapping a No.1 for Lancashire, stumped (2,1,4)

17 Brood on Garbo’s initial brilliance (7)

20 Formidable swimmer, good sort soberly clad in America? (5,3)

22 See 12

23 Cheeky one getting bishop and queen captured in game (10)

24 Loathe Derby, perhaps, before end of race (4)

25 Cake from Arab nation, label attached, taken to West (6)

26 Wasted MP is sent all over the place (8)

 

Down

1 Determined underworld criminal (4-4)

2 Some inspirational place of pilgrimage (4)

3 Young disciple? (6)

4 Insignificant constituency? Not at all (8)

5 Critical encounter involving second of lions and lion-tamer (10)

6 Sins evident in large sections of church (6)

8 Bully troops with marches taken regularly (6)

13 Capricious loved one penning note, God willing (7,3)

16 Provided work for Protestant party (6,2)

18 Living is within bounds (8)

19 Where can one find tuition? My clue’s terrible! (6)

21 8 which includes touching (6)

22 Early Christian symbol covering alien totem (6)

24 Long jump athlete’s foot (4)

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