Crossword 1540

04 October 2019

by Michael Callaghan


1 Maybe 5D lacks posh messengers (6)

4 Emetic extracted from organ-pipe cactus (6)

9 Father welcomes the Parisian 5D (4)

10 Italian sausage a lad cooked with Merlot (10)

11 Rescuer briefly embraces archdeacon in 5D (6)

12 After six balls Rose ran riot (8)

13 I’m involved with add-ons for jewellery (8)

15 Issue of American magazine gone over (4)

16 Promise of love at beginning of hymn (4)

17 Fashionable position for example (8)

21 Define exactly code’s purpose (8)

22 Clooney lacks space for 5D (6)

24 Priests excited by moon rising (10)

25 Flyer heading off from Swiss city (4)

26 5D of independent boy joining soldiers (6)

27 Got off with some 5D (6)



1 Everyone getting informed with nothing omitted? (3,4)

2 Good people for 5D (5)

3 A gumboil, not one somehow giving pain (7)

5 Rector always found in a devotion (6)

6 Family without a bit of work upset my minister (9)

7 Gather for 5D (7)

8 Determining in advance at a time for retreat? (3-10)

14 Maybe Herod has this regularly for starters (9)

16 Litter collector is a banker (7)

18 Boundaries set in Rochester ministry (7)

19 Holding unorthodox views, English bishop has capricious opinion loudly dismissed (7)

20 Leave to acquire one new Greek tree (6)

23 Salvation Army includes fringe in 5D (5)

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