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Crossword No. 1562

13 March 2020

by Revd Michael Callaghan


1   Settle what Jesus was to the Gentiles (6)

4   Spies old volunteers eating club bread (8)

10 Agreements in a set of books kept by gatherings of witches (9)

11 Symbol of love making one angry (5)

12 Pins down source of Nicodemus’s troubles (5)

13 Ready to receive current church training worker (9)

14 Hermit comes back from nice time reflecting (7)

16 Bank subsidiary (4)

19 Prevent someone holy meeting Dominicans (4)

21 Trust British First Lady to entertain priest (7)

24 Twice Old English Guild banished dogmatist (9)

25 In Paris I may have issues regularly with Emmanuel? (5)

26 Reportedly part in silence (5)

27 Pacify one cleric put out (9)

28 Agnostic Dutch bishop caught by revelation (8)

29 Somehow handle female chorister heading off (6)



1   A special constable finished with Rose (8)

2   Accounts of icons I’ve redesigned (8)

3   Workers also found in outskirts of Hastings (5)

5   Maybe flies home with dissenters? (7)

6   Withdraw from second market, we hear (4-5)

7   We returned leaving somewhat disturbed with disciple (6)

8   Possessions of a group held by saints (6)

9   University worried a church member (6)

15 Understanding military report, reader has withdrawn soldiers (9)

17 This may follow Lenten discipline after entering beginning of Easter (8)

18 Store department’s promise to support just under half the UK population (8)

20 Forger may use this code to hide means of payment (3,4)

21 Break gets rector entering seaside location (6)

22 Slept and missed son departing (6)

23 Strange feeling against stopping break up of Judea (4,2)

25 I start to jump up outside pub — that’s the spirit! (5)

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