Crossword 1529

19 July 2019

By Margaret Irvine


1 Person wielding rod is restrained by virtuous rector (9)

6 Third child chose those sandwiches (4)

10 Wrongdoing bound to occur in church (5)

11 Galilean town’s frivolous activity disheartened prophet (9)

12 Entering ruined castle, first of horses bolts (7)

13 Ten housed in unusually large lofty byre (2-5)

14 Latin mass, possibly, for Government department (7,6)

17 Model ensign certain to show tenacity (13)

21 Revive bondsman returning with female in tow (7)

22 Eminent former journalist holds the key (7)

24 Pale tutee designed uniform trimming (9)

25 Benefactor’s name included in entry (5)

26 European synod, an evangelical taking part (4)

27 Long-lasting case of little account (9)



1 Cold people sitting up in bed in highest part of house? (8)

2 Most sought-after boxer heads for sports tournament (1-4)

3 Little boy in nativity play? (3,6-5)

4 Severely tempts second Catholic in country? Wrong! (5,2)

5 Criticism coming from top of theatre (7)

7 Male alien slaughtered in battle (2,7)

8 I’m getting up in the middle of pious address (6)

9 Street worker thwarting church officer (8,6)

15 Create instruction for parents in Eden? (5,4)

16 Like loose dog causing relatively little contamination? (4-4)

18 Amateur acting badly is related to Dad (7)

19 Beast from East in home of biblical queen and king (3-4)

20 Abandoned intention to sin (6)

23 Subject bearing note for prince shot in the arm (5)

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