Crossword 1541

11 October 2019

by Philip Marlow


1 Song-writer in dismal spot, upset (10)

6 Claim amenity not wholly there for leader in prayer (4)

9 Hate rift in re-gathering, characterising ecumenicism? (10)

10 Slight noise from drinkers ignoring quiet (4)

12 Casually visit doctor with view I rejected (4,2,2)

13 Restrains Eastern Europeans in audience (6)

15 Facility getting liberal artist’s support (5)

16 Angels in sermon not feasible for entertaining a Greek character (8)

18 Teaching completed about court before religious instruction (8)

20 Wading bird starts to establish growing rookery easily there (5)

23 Body of water in left-wing diocese, it’s said (3,3)

24 Article by former Conservative politician for judicial centre (3,5)

26 Vessel for water put among stuff on table (4)

27 Being serene, doubt rule created about heart of synod (10)

28 Grass with animals that graze, having retreated (4)

29 Obtain sun in border fronting a new English garden (10)



1 Chair that is facing inspector in Peru possibly (4-4)

2 A heathen god encapsulated by American writers (7)

3 Theologian mobilising realm in truth (6,6)

4 Trouble China posed for church office (10)

5 Group hear, without attention, Adam’s son (4)

7 Holy book from a church in African country (7)

8 Pious Catholic is seen in marketplace (6)

11 Section of cathedral school with right power (12)

14 Liberal companion with sudden pitch dismissing line in nonconformist organisation (4,6)

17 A minister in support, one present (8)

19 Dire one unsuitable to be candidate for ministry (7)

21 Excellent beer knocked over ceremonial dress? (7)

22 Like first priest, always captivating female (6)

25 Dean depressing everyone to some extent? (4)

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