Crossword 1495

by
09 November 2018

By Chris Leyland

Across

1,12,10 9 to begin with could make a waiter out of breath cower, Eve (3,4,2,3,5,2,7)

6 Pope is away giving bread in Lourdes as before (5)

9 Old Peruvian banged up (5)

10 See 1A

11 Endless warm feeling recalled song in Vivaldi’s work? (6)

12 See 1A

14, 25, 30, 23 9 ends with this silly sulky tantrum halfheartedly: ‘Um, OK’ (3,3,4,4,2,5,8)

16 Saint always seen as wise person (4)

18 Grand primate making one yawn (4)

20 Like story — possibly it is cut if overlong
initially (10)

23 See 14A

25 See 14A

28 Retell, nay with excitement, how John says believer will live (9)

29 This lady gives good account in lessons on faith (5)

30 See 14A

31 What’s played by Ron twice, the brass instrument (5,4)

 

Down

1 ‘____ Wide the Gates’ — see loud learner sing out with Stainer’s No.1 (5)

2 Preacher’s address referring to a pair of Conservatives (7)

3 Bride’s last 1D, a bird thing, wild (3,5)

4 Drams, wee ones (4)

5 In awe one may get time off for sin (5)

6 Female ace, unordained person up for beauty treatment (6)

7 ‘Fatty’ — a female model! (7)

8 Makes a fuss about Sumerian city beasts (9)

13 Elements of fraternal dissent in store (4)

14 This gem — it could be most enormous (9)

15 Pity a girl working in the corn (4)

17 Guide getting under way for foreign visitor (8)

19 Converted Paul seals letter to Corinthians up, it’s plain (7)

21 Some for e.g. another herb here read hyssop in Bible? (7)

22 Could bar in heaven serve such as latte? (6)

24 Dark one, about 50 (5)

26 Tangle results from transgression half kept hidden (5)

27 That man heard something musical in church (4)

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