Crossword 1532

09 August 2019

By Peter Chamberlain


1 Indicated nothing has to be written around inscription (10)

6 With other people included in the talk (2,2)

10 Face rotten packs — misshapen confections (10,5)

11 Coming late in the year (6)

12 Afflictions in short drama with visitor wasting time (7)

14 Bird call ending (8)

15 Cause trouble with acting finished (4,2)

17 Garment protecting doctor in struggle (6)

19 Care to go in front of French priest, offering remedy (4-4)

22 Red sore breaking out, screen needed (7)

23 Chaplains going round old city place of worship (6)

25 Hymn’s eighth note Beryl jazzed up (5,2,3,5)

26 Sounds like very small brook in Welsh resort (4)

27 Relaxed to be not having an accent (10)



1 Information that may be sought by drug squad (4)

2 Carol in battle showing joy (4,4,7)

3 Gentle line included among some hard stuff (7)

4 Monstrous tirade to burst forth (8)

5 Take up space in hold (6)

7 Unexpectedly sparky with courteous challenge asking for sacrifice (4,2,4,5)

8 Meal endures — description of its room (4,6)

9 Son to make slow progress may be with poor handwriting (6)

13 In favour of museum superintendent becoming lawcourt agent (10)

16 Act as substitute and hamper success (5-3)

18 See patron saint wander around (6)

20 Addict in terribly rude gig (7)

21 A grave behind (6)

24 Reportedly I’d seen (4)

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