Crossword 1460

09 March 2018

by Don Manley


1 Samuel’s mother twisted ankle with shout of surprise (7)

5 Search for artist showing Jesus with lantern (4)

8 Catholic saint idealises in absurd manner some church features (4,6)

10 Report of holy city travel in informal style (4)

11 Hint of excitement after daughter’s gone into female band (6)

12 Stretch in gaol with teen becoming reformed (8)

13 Schismatic Christians could be so distant (9)

15 Some property refurbished in biblical city (4)

16 Quick opportunity to participate in Lent? (4)

18 Clumsy mother and boy leading riot badly (9)

21 Priest so funny making snappy replies? (8)

22 Time to squash system of belief bringing consternation (6)

23 ‘Country not totally good’ according to archbishop (4)

24 Eleven to do fantastically, if heaven allows (3,7)

25 Relax when in the middle of Greece (4)

26 Poet from south joins writers meeting Her Majesty (7)



1 Spiritually strengthened English theologian stifling one expression of disgust (7)

2 No king’s daughter worked with biblical bread-making equipment (8-7)

3 This person entering part of church is simple and unaffected (5)

4 The man left, person not getting on? Samaritans needed maybe (7)

6 See son hurting us terribly, revealing an ungodly quality (15)

7 Evangelistic leaflet given to soldiers in vehicle (7)

9 Married a long time ago, without children, old and exploited (7)

14 Tried to set a little time aside, like Jesus in the wilderness? (7)

17 Liven up a chum going round part of the UK (7)

19 The French boys may be heard in church (7)

20 Kitchen appliance rotates freely (7)

22 Lorna maybe finished admitted love (5)

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