Crossword 1534

23 August 2019

By the Revd Robert D. Carter


4 Call for salt pots to be shaken (4,4)

8 Pain again developed around front of neck (6)

9 Cry out having been in debt, looking jaundiced (8)

10 Strange ideas about odd bits of genius in part of the Mass (5,3)

11 Critically discriminating of a tune played around end of Matins (6)

12 Occupying the crease, Lancashire’s opener gets stuck in, putting up a brave fight (8)

13 Works in musical entertainment with new set (8)

16 Coins are tossed to discover how plot will emerge (8)

19 Father with one sign indicates religious establishments (8)

21 Fig tree is given curse, no looking back (6)

23 A leader of diocese choosing a child-care system (8)

24 Wild giant scotsman becomes a Jesuit (8) 25 A departure from the book (6)

26 Journalists outside home caught member of the royal family (8)Down 1 Yearned as one for deanery, maybe! (7)


2 Job’s place (9)

3 Social reformer heading off to expel English (6)

4 No fan saying hold off an admission ceremony (6,2,2,5)

5 Division created by unorthodox priest starts to look nasty (8)

6 Religious pope, with nothing to hide (5)

7 Perverse respect for emblem of monarch’s authority (7)

14 Fuss over permitted part in worship (9)

15 One-time novice given amount of money outside hospital department (8)

17 Mistake leads to constant lambasting and rage (7)

18 Hellish in-house scrambling (7)

20 Smooth press chief coming to club (6) 

22 Long story about start of 25A (5)

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