Crossword 1535

by
30 August 2019

By the Revd Robert D. Carter. Click on the image for last week’s answers

Across

                8              Big reference work covers book showing Ruth’s son (4)

                9              Spaces in a ground by a body of water (7,3)

                10           Venerable duo’s aptly adapted Anglican hymnodist (8,7)

                12           Second hour in confines of enormous places of pilgrimage (7)

                13           Writer with religious instruction shortened article in Cumbrian town (7)

                15           Tree recalled in patriarch’s arboretum (3)

                16           Part of body also associated with site for conversion (7)

                18           Dandy starts to find outfits pretty (3)

                19           Stalemate that is restricting politician with fool (7)

                20           A significant trouble for David’s third wife (7)

                21           Works hereby to lighten hymn (5,2,3,5)

                24           Firm with economic problem first off in mix-up? (10)

                25           Problem combing tin with silver (4)

 

Down

                1              A couple of notes for piece of furniture (4)

                2              Uppity priest? He’s prig sadly in office of church official (10)

                3              Rates costs (6)

                4              Pithy comments for late types? (8)

                5              Find fault, going into Joseph’s profession (12)

                6              Huge landmass brought up in Joshua is apocryphal (4)

                7              Boy and man wearing colour, not vulgar, in section of church (4,6)

                11           Demented uncle blasts first of special features of a Catholic Mass (7,5)

                12           Godly person is probing lofty places for numerical information (10)

                14           Popular fellow, artist in good shape, getting some waves? (10)

                17           Patience, say, about priest ultimately encapsulated by a poet possibly (8)

                20           Request for quiet party in commercial site in the Holy Land (6)

                22           Devotional island protected by educationalists (4)

                23           One gentile set up as practitioner of Hindu system? (4)

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