Crossword 1525

by
21 June 2019

By Geoff Millin

Across

1 What sounds like glorification is communing with God (5)

4 An assistant bishop and a doctor Judges briefly get confused (9)

9 New record with music for a sea-god (7)

10 Tower encountered housing retired Indian queen (7)

11 Place of biblical wind? Start to shelter in porches (8)

12 English Conservative bound by this system of morals (6)

14 Wander round a city where all roads lead to, we hear (4)

15 Confused chorist in a Greek vestment (10)

18 African oil redistributed in an American state (10)

20 Fashionable Moslem leader can be heard (4)

23 Bring under control soon after transport returns (6)

24 Holy person, having turned over and over, ambled nonchalantly (8)

26 Papal messengers, clad in orange originally, received by sisterhood (7)

27 Touching, mostly silent, Mass (7)

28 Sinner Paul converted right away in territory going out to sea (9)

29 Borders — rows of bushes in the East End (5)

 

Down

1 Gay prince coming out in hymn of praise? (9)

2 In the morning extract a holy vessel (7)

3 Brainboxes have special abilities, with bit of ignorance replaced by bit of understanding (6)

4 Upper floor of church ­— plain account is given for listeners (10)

5 In general man’s essence (4)

6 Little woman meeting prophet, friend of David (8)

7 Extreme positions held by better ministers (7)

8 I rest after arranging ceremonies (5)

13 Pilgrim’s pouch with first-class nonsense turned up in writing rooms (10)

16 A Pharisee after end of abstention is eating fish and bird (9)

17 Baptism forming a fine close union (8)

19 The first murderer turned up, not one wanted by this country (7)

21 Contributing towards the success of part of meal (7)

22 Queen embraced by Jewish leader endlessly in a temple (6)

23 Jokes about university rising when day breaks (5)

25 Biblical character’s beginning to swim in foreign water (4)

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