Crossword 1476

by
29 June 2018

By Peter Chamberlain

Across

1 Feature of church that’s holier but sadly lacking love (8)

6 Joseph’s with Hugh, we hear, a different biblical character (6)

9 Priest has disturbed prophet (6)

10  Marion’s converted male to strict adherence of RC doctrine (8)

11 Companion with daughter accompanies this converted believer (8)

12 Somehow he likes not to have one bit of money (6)

13 Church officer’s pipe (12)

16 Churchgoers study revised going rate (12)

19 Drink offering no body? (6)

21 Showing indecision when arranging the satin (8)

23 Great performers — one on our TV is dancing (8)

24 Man going to the Spanish church (6)

25 Cleric shortly before worship (6)

26 This person left choir, awfully wise chap (8)

 

Down

2 Endure robbery (4,2)

3 Taken down or put up in the auditorium? (5)

4 Saying words of encouragement to diner in Cornish resort (9)

5 Heather almost trapping deserter wandering (7)

6 Difficult situations involving English saint (5)

7 Sheridan translated name for Jewish court (9)

8 Not amongst top-ranked players, with no opportunity for growth? (8)

13 It’s sometimes tipped, but doctors do not recommend it (9)

14 Fanciful claim, wish unrealistic (9)

15 Moan when adult’s denied having energy for service (8)

17 His team unfortunately showing lack of belief (7)

18 Divine messenger having nothing for Italian man (6)

20 Floating voter’s treasure? (5)

22 Reckless after short time, producing rubbish (5)

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