Crossword 1490

05 October 2018

By Geoff Millin


1 A name for several little creatures — material for the ark? (6)

4 Choose to get wealthy — not entirely thrilling (8)

10 Muslim beginning to dance and shiver, whirling? (7)

11 Hippodrome? See heartless performance in that place (7)

12 Follower of Christ includes bits of Bible regularly in a marginal note (9)

13 Tranquillity — but only a bit, we hear (5)

14 When agitated, Adam ran, fast (7)

16 River rubbish with old bit of food (6)

17 Hill where Mosaic Law is presented without a cry of surprise (3)

19 First of 5D, first-class adult in island hospital (6)

21 Middle of 5D, nothing terrible with one attending a hospital (7)

24 A symbol of love — in this world, the last shall be first (5)

25 Apart from that, there is endless woe around (9)

27 Last of 5D with a church in West African republic (7)

28 Traveller to an ancient city is beginning to tire (7)

29 Two notes about corrupt soul showing determination (8)

30 Bird in summer, lingering (6)



1 Ground by church animal upset — not entirely holy (8)

2 Title for a man of cloth turning up to act (7)

3 Order preserved in the dictionary (5)

5 Modern stage equipment to accommodate the assorted biblical books (6,8)

6 Queen has arranged palace tour not for the top people (9)

7 Change one’s view regarding a religious pamphlet, say (7)

8 Having a high IQ — but it’s always below 150! (6)

9 Humanitarian could be another St Philip without a trace of enmity (14)

15 Believing in the existence of God, I remain fixed endlessly in covenant (9)

18 Menace with earth breaking all the commandments (8)

20 Where horses are kept, in the East a blessing (7)

22 First letter — not just to the Corinthians! (7)

23 A robe for Bishop Bell? (6)

26 Noises, we hear, to wake one up (5)

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