Crossword 1519

by
10 May 2019

by Margaret Irvine

Across

1 Hotel — good use of converted church? (5,2,3)

6 Cardinals collectively stitched up (4)

8 A ribald prelate could possibly be exposed (4,4)

9 Enrolled Nurse engaged in extremely lustful pursuit (6)

10 Material taken from court by lawyers, primarily (4)

11 Workplace to reserve service manual (6,4)

12 Restriction on the enemy (4,5)

14 Fifty percent of brother’s currency (5)

17 Breaks in current schedule (5)

19 Union supporter smartens up staff (9)

22 Religious leader’s primary talk cut short (5,5)

23 Father to the Parisian housewife (4)

24 Priest telling stories is carrying on (6)

25 Bird is unexpectedly nesting in Italian port (8)

26 Solitary duck beside lake in New York (4)

27 Confirm catch? (3,5,2)

 

Down

1 Bear scrutiny, as font should (4,5)

2 Standard varsity class (7)

3 Old men cutting baseless allowance for Elijah, perhaps (8)

4 Faithful dog with copper on the track of aged brothers (10,5)

5 Machine died, engine ultimately failing (6)

6 Lad with grand proposals impressing King’s pipers (9)

7 Green revolutionary in two minds, devastated by conflict (3-4)

13 Tip from old lover ­— attempt to get inner release (9)

15 Stunning result potentially upsetting to nuncios (9)

16 Island where brother’s docked (8)

18 Formation of military church in centre of Geelong (7)

20 Acts of compassion close to those stopping violent crimes (7)

21 Careful game played at Twickers amid flag-waving (6)

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