Crossword 1524

14 June 2019

By Philip Marlow


1,13 Convey your motet with revised hymn (1,3,2,4,2,7)

6 Some disdain a vestry in main body of church (4)

10 Authoritative figure, quiet member of neighbourhood (9)

11 Devil lies awfully about bishop (5)

12 Baghdad citizen, say, one with a question in religious instruction (5)

13 See 1A

14 Area with vices enthralling a group of Thais? (6)

16 Company kept by cathedral officials ­— or other ministers (7)

18 Pair with motto needing no introduction for activity in church? (7)

20 Fragile and fearful imam suddenly needing vacation (6)

22 Fire precaution, one often seen by beds? (9)

23 No artist, a backward looking priest (5)

25 Clothing in padre’s sanctuary (5)

26 Key class ignores a line characterising shape of some churches? (9)

27 Speaker’s to betray small monastery (4)

28  Change of a stance in a people from the Levant (10)



1 Young troublemaker with broadcast produces damage (6)

2 Element in Pope raised in musical production (5)

3 Christian doctrine requiring breakdown is main irritant (14)

4 Mother’s sorted out container for hot drinks (7)

5 Tempted to get part of hospital decorated (7)

7  A book with answers to problems so overlooked in ceremonial washing (9)

8 Academic writer for instance enters varied sites (8)

9 Tenacious liars mobilised for downgrading of religion? (14)

15 What’s opening near flights? (9)

17 In this way leaders of diocese interfere in long film in stages? (8)

19 Good woman in Spanish region (7)

20 Set of words from stubborn person not stopping in meetings (7)

21 A minister upset American, showing hostility (6)

24 Perch in front of shrine in beginning (5)

Last week's solution

Lift up your hearts download

Weekly spiritual sustenance from the Church Times. Download the free PDF to print at home:

No. 10 | 29 May 2020

Latest Cartoon

Welcome to the Church Times

​To explore the Church Times website fully, please sign in or subscribe.

Non-subscribers can read four articles for free each month. (You will need to register.)