Crossword 1531

02 August 2019

By the Revd Michael Callaghan

Several words are contained within a verse from the New Testament (RSV)



9 Criticise pilgrimage site (5)

10 Neglected to give up return of final profit (9)

11 Army officer wearing flimsy protection (7)

12 Left image unfinished in colonnade (7)

13 Cut of meat missing a lump (5)

15 Brief street greeting (3)

16 Priest leaving married partner in pickle (5)

17 Merchant Navy acquires advanced ship (3)

19 Idle, occupying a mother country (7)

20 Worry each time (3)

22 Pop back in vehicle to get cod (5)

23 Maybe queen discards king and knave (3)

24 Disorganised study is dirty (5)

26 Campaign for righteousness? (4,3)

28 By whom shame is transformed (7)

31 Extends part of journey around Norway, followed by Sweden (9)

32 Express love when beset by wickedness (5)



1 Sister protecting Kelvin’s sporting equipment (4)

2 Enter with commander and a German (4,2)

3 Play with small baby ferret (4)

4 A group of pilots coming up from a distance (4)

5 Foretold of abandoned hopes with pride (10)

6 In the entrance one gets cross, upset (4)

7 View gift Penny leaves for team’s leader (8)

8 Somebody with Newcastle postcode reportedly (6)

13 Queen touring India with that man (3)

14 Tries removing seat from funeral car (5)

15 Final word on difficult situation in street near St Paul’s Cathedral (4,6)

16 Put up with viewpoint (5)

18 Irritating laughter when nationalist usurps first government (8)

21 Play with Hector finally leaving ancient city (3)

22 He turns up wearing impudent look (6)

25 Courage from fortified alcohol (6)

27 Wife joined by Italian husband alongside (4)

28 Service in American state (4)

29 Rescue one in bondage, left to go free (4)

30 The male editor gives attention (4)

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