Crossword 1505

by
01 February 2019

By Don Manley

Across

1 Graduate taken aback by hypocrisy of Cambridge (6)

5 Female campaigner to obstruct leaders of English society (6)

10 Move faster than dithery curate, getting round first (7)

11 More work (6)

12 Decline free ticket to climb tower? (4,2)

13 Madly in love with church, showing intensity (8)

14 Heretics in a blessing beginning to act weirdly (12)

18 Heretical spy destroyed containers of Scripture (12)

21 Set off from school hugged by boyfriend? (8)

23 Pilgrim who once edited the Church Times? (6)

25 Hound in risky operation circling round donkey (6)

26 Policeman, one man fleeing wicked place, fellow who may be in control (2-5)

27 Ingredient of incense kept in stony chapel (6)

28 Get hold of e.g. Sussex parish priest from France (6)

 

Down

2 A second meeting lacking reference to ethical issues (8)

3 Groan maybe as recipient of epistle (5)

4 Helps ma out by restricting that profane utterance (9)

6 Report of honest bank maybe in cathedral city (5)

7 Edward, say, being in favour rather than against university don (9)

8 Change effected when clever person is brought into school (6)

9 Assists in church acts of worship (not in charge) (6)

15 Mischief-maker attached to one old university, like a fox lacking holiness (9)

16 One papist may be disturbed by such rival claimants to be head of church (9)

17 Agent to come in as one wishing for absolution? (8)

19 Newspaper customarily contains such a brief outline (6)

20 Smooth member at opening of oratory (6)

22 Letter conveying a desire (5)

24 I call about something garden centre may supply (5)

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