Crossword 1503

18 January 2019

By the Revd Michael Callaghan


1 Hebrew character loses heart attending a church course (5)

4 Priest’s first contribution to Church Times? There’s not much to it (8)

9 Minister’s expression of surprise leaving part of church (7)

10 Fantastic map book held by a former Lib Dem leader (7)

11 Believer has to stop first son being sacrificed (5)

12 Bet that man’s daughter will attend a chapel (8)

14 Numbers of Americans making contact by phone (4,5)

15 English nun suffering, one showing boredom (5)

17 Musical word sequence found in Colossians (5)

19 Turns away from Latin with ease surprisingly (9)

21 Sister to upset poet (8)

23 Prepare again to follow Catholic teaching (5)

25 Course as part of feast in Germany (7)

26 Reportedly posted a brief promise to provide money (7)

27 Outrages dispersing niceness (8)

28 Last symbol of resistance (5)



1 I can do research about ecclesiastical areas (14)

2 Standard, one understands, involves hospital group in Jerusalem (9)

3 A doubter losing heart, solitary type (7)

4 Corporal’s almost friendly (4)

5 Church official’s cool with bookish audience (10)

6 Russian man, weed, in book (7)

7 They many need girders! (5)

8 Upset, you sit in gaol, left with a saintly leader (8,6)

13 Notice five periods in which worker gets assets (10)

16 One dreamt fitfully in cathedral (5,4)

18 Man and his partner killing 1000 fish (7)

20 A party without beer? It’s not possible (2,3,2)

22 Girl seen in Jesus’ ancestry (5)

24 Information female ignored in book (4)

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