Crossword 1484

24 August 2018

By the Revd Robert D. Carter


5 Church chant heard with dreariness? (2,4)

6 Journalist, one keeping quiet about divine intervention (6)

9 Gloria rewritten by church for an exclusive ruler (8)

10 High Principles one shares out (6)

11 Gun dog destroyed mammal (6)

12 Faith I learn about going to church (8)

13 Plain princes don’t work (11)

18 Christian arrow-maker? (8)

20 Former archbishop’s place of worship (6)

22 Found in Gaza — leafy shrub (6)

23 Additional comment that may come from organist down below! (8)

24 Regrets having to go back inside exposing wrongdoers (6)

25 Father takes part in bringing captives release (6)



1 Musicians’ go-slow? (6)

2 A true God ludicrously violated (8)

3 Devil liable to go astray (6)

4 Sacked a member producing hazardous material (8)

5 Endless discussion over something very unclear in religious code (6)

7 Semitic idol doctor floats on Scottish lake (6)

8 Brief confession to priest gets summary treatment (5,6)

14 An element of philosophy evident in cricket side gaining record during play (8)

15 A liar not, possibly, capable of reasoning (8)

16 Garment bishop, with misplaced zeal, placed on rector (6)

17 Reluctant to enter church in cloak (6)

19 Bliss curate finally obtained in retreat (6)

21 Experienced and trusted adviser suffering torment endlessly (6)

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