Crossword 1480

by
27 July 2018

by Geoff Millin

Across

6 Crown given by Academy in a ceremony cut
back (5)

7 Priests on island in the beginning returned as monks (9)

9 Ministers as father confessors, dismissing Detective Inspector (7)

10 A girl and queen of the stars (7)

11 Cathedral that could be a modern temple with no characters inside (5,4)

13 Form of religion seen in parade is magnificent (5)

14 In Oxford I need someone who can conduct a marriage service (7)

16 A city that’s British with a great many Irish to the west (7)

18 Schools accommodating English sports (5)

20 King goes in the quiet ancient entrance (9)

22 A bishop and saint possibly avoid drink? (7)

24 A mother with spirit is incredible (7)

25 An invocation of the Holy Spirit with Latin pieces is translated (9)

26 Sign of times? (5)

 

Down

1 A lucky charm mothers will have where baby sleeps (6)

2 One elevated European close to French Emperor (8)

3 A Michaelmas service perhaps, or part of it (4)

4 Parades reorganised without feast (6)

5 David’s son taken in by fortune teller (8)

6 ‘Let us therefore come boldly unto the _____’ (Hebrews 4,16 AV) (6,2,5)

7 Section of Bible cheers people in trial (9)

8 Sauntered say in staff common room, grammar school, getting some breakfast? (9,4)

12 Part of several months, 24-hour periods, times of fasting (5,4)

15 Medic keeps assorted items relating to the home (8)

17 An example of a moment shortly before church (8)

19 A good person with means to provide improvised shelter for a newborn (6)

21 Prayer of soldiers, one offered to Jesus? (6)

23 Comfortable residence, fair, no small house (4)

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