Crossword 1527

by
05 July 2019

By the Revd Robert D. Carter

Across

1 Archbishop as a disciple hauling men in? (6)

5 Bizarre introduction to a church scheme to gain new members (8)

9 ‘More Holy’ supporter?! (4)

10 Choir takes ill — it’s the vegetables (10)

11 Personal claim of carrier, one bringing goods from abroad (8)

12 ‘And they shall beat their swords into plowshares and their ____ into pruning hooks’ (Isaiah 2:4, AV) (6)

13 One of a pair seen in east window (4)

14 Bishop as one who provides ratification? (9)

17 Disturbing realities for one who confronted Goliath? (9)

19 Short account on inceptions of theological scholarship in book (4)

20 Course with faster running (6)

22 Jack gets sorted out and forgiven (8)

25 Eloquent laity endlessly engaged with curate (10)

26 Priest takes long time to embrace unknown character (4)

27 Setback getting completely heartless reactions in show (8)

28 Reformer amending most of the rule (6)

 

Down

2 Expression made by one not bright — nothing in it (5)

3 Tuneful object that’s perplexed a choirman (9)

4 Severely scold troubled pastor losing his head (5)

5 Performing, a trio travelling province (7)

6 Mark positively and thus loudly rebukes (5,3)

7 Vengeful king heading off east to get worn down (5)

8 Uninspiring revolutionary queen pursued by the French secret service (9)

13 Time to request church working party (4,5)

15 Don’t forget about prayer (9)

16 Everyone in Langham Place church? (3,5)

18 Journey around Virginia to find work (7)

21 Not all feel it essential to become best (5)

23 Enchanting words from gospeller (5)

24 Creepy Eastern lake (5)

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