Crossword 1506

by
08 February 2019

by Paul Henderson

Across

8 Crowd circling a Biblical territory (4)

9 Mature tirade about end to some corrupting influence (10)

10 Minister’s access to the internet? (7,8)

12 Recuperation? Most suitable to bring in European doctor (3-4)

13 Crazy nutcases dismissing English part of Mass (7)

15 Individual boulder abandoned by Saint (3)

16 Be nosy about something bad round place of punishment (7)

18 Run a meeting to put out church broadcast (3)

19 Cleaner to frustrate University event (7)

20 I see doc wandering around Exeter maybe (7)

21 TV reveals faiths at odds in seasonal service (7-8)

24 Temptation that makes ten naughty I fix (10)

25 Religious picture very popular around company (4)

 

Down

1 Way of working adopted by a second prophet (4)

2 A sign of embarrassment after small container reveals religious nature (10)

3 One impression gathered around start of vivid church season (6)

4 Adjusted for scale in the open air (8)

5 Angels have honestly transformed (8,4)

6 Praise in two ways after being upset (4)

7 Smug resort wrecked in intense coastal event (5,5)

11 Lack of knowledge diminished awkward niece at work (12)

12 Publication shows ways horticulturist initially invested in vegetable (10)

14 Difficult question over sin set to be handled with a cuppa (3-7)

17 Line, say, to confound bowler’s target? (3,5)

20 Expected names given to a chaperone (6)

22 Service about to embrace magnetic quality (4)

23 Inclined to overlook a part of church year (4)

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