Crossword 1493

by
26 October 2018

by the Revd Robert D. Carter

Across

3 Loves sin — is possibly lacking the gift of prophecy (10)

8 Odds on this place being an area of action (6)

9 Policy-makers more certain to be caught in terrible sin (8)

10 Renounced a creed spuriously based around New Testament (8)

11 Fish where snow fell according to psalmist (6)

12 Bad things resulting from Andy’s slide unfortunately (6,4)

14 Waggish one, chap tried changing church dignitary (13)

20 Goddess embracing Liberal and Conservative in part of church buildings (10)

22 Learner giving evidence of perfection? (6)

23 A doctor that is new to church creating an atmosphere (8)

24 Like legal investigation involving totally heartless sinner in C of E (8)

25 Rector took ill, and complained bitterly (6)

26 Connie and two saints somehow in agreement (10)

 

Down

1 Nasty ape here squashing male insect doomed to die soon (8)

2 Emblematic goddess starts to look delightful in charge (8)

3 Sty Rev converted into church room (6)

4 Seabird regularly disappearing, it’s stated (4)

5 Strange bods going about being preoccupied (8)

6 Behold, Rural Dean, lofty in extremis and aristocratic (6)

7 Talk from pulpit offered by wiser monk (6)

13 Visible impression given by one wise man (5)

15 Enrages, having smoke on Sunday (8)

16 Fearless, I printed anyhow (8)

17 New creed in church ultimately improved? (8)

18 Morocco’s bizarre interior style of architecture (6)

19 Several underwater explorers (6)

21 See monk greet sozzled bishop coming in (6)

23 Measure of port in Israel (4)

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