Crossword 1522

by
31 May 2019

by Peter Chamberlain

Across

1 Speech author delivered violently in meeting-room (12)

8 Builder not beginning to go round a nuclear device (7)

9 Excited orator outside a university in New Zealand town (7)

11 ‘Soul music’? (9)

12 Malachi the Parisian ignored sadly as a book (5)

13 Calling twice for toy (2-2)

14 Description of hotel in map Terence redesigned (10)

17 Name of island having change of diet for period after festival (10)

19 I study religious picture (4) . . .

22 . . . that is this, showing one of the wise men? (5)

23 Clan gains revolutionary Christians (9)

24 Flowering plant has no umbel, strangely (7)

25 Good girl somewhere in north-east Spain (7)

26 Bird munched pretty morsel (6,6)

 

Down

1 Organisation requesting money? Get cautious about it (7)

2 Arrive at a time with volunteers getting in (6)

3 Blurt tune out that’s tumultuous (9)

4 Country’s description of dean once (5)

5 Use wits to beat silly MA tutors (8)

6 Races about with an Arab (7)

7 Church member who respects his elders? (12)

10 Fast start (3,9)

15 Quiet editor very eager wanting superior English, pedantic type? (9)

16 One revisiting uncle? (8)

18 Try to get everyone to eat vegetable (7)

20 Opportunity left for part of the church (7)

21 One turning up the country (6)

23 Go in some great pain (5)

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