Crossword 1485

31 August 2018

By David Cockerell


9 See 7D

10 Ask Disciple, male, buried in holy hill (5)

11 Taken aback by native’s musical production (5)

12 Literary collection of a knight — study of 19A, not English (9)

13 Forgive sailor’s false love (7)

14 The French bird to disappear? Relax! (3,2,2)

17 Bolt runs, one to check (5)

19 See 7D

20 Retract story about Charlie getting success (5)

21 The reverse of excellent society in island city (7)

22 Piece of glass in lab making inventor upset (4,3)

24 Monk needing to reform — this person is unable to (9)

26 Mercy shown by good people (5)

28 US University about to get prestigious headgear (5)

29 No sinners in this festival? (3,6)



1 See 7D

2 Ducks finding gap in a stream initially (6)

3 One serial set around country folk (10)

4 Would-be monk died recently (6)

5 The remainder went ahead after an unknown character called again (8)

6 Regarding a saint with halo (2,2) 

7, 9A, 19A, 8D,1D ’m human, popular — as you can see — holy, stopping working, having learned hymn (8,9,3,4,4)

8 See 7D

13 A protective garment not initially provided for traveller from Egypt (5)

15 Scholar giving genial hoot when excited (10)

16 Swimmer in hot territory (5)

18 Six popular in Rome, say — or the area around (8)

19 African troubled again about Chinese group (8)

22 Misery surrounding abstainer in struggle (6)

23 Little woman, a prophet, a supporter of Jesus (6)

24 Operatic girl repeated note (4)

25 Something I encountered going up (4)

27 Direction given when big dinner, say, doesn’t start (4)

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