Crossword No. 1572

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22 May 2020

by the Revd Michael Callaghan

Can you identify the passage in Acts (NIV) that contains several of the answers?

Across

1 Most sensible point about Isaiah (6)

4 Rogue artist pinches the bishop’s throne (8)

10 Show indifference in some of British rugby (5)

11 Commander once more not at home (3)

12 Jesuit’s leader united with the German traitor (5)

13 That lady in second half of OT book (3)

14 Benedict’s order (5)

15 Transport returning sanctimonious Home Secretary (4)

16 International company given new image (4)

18 Sarah organised modern girl’s retreats (7)

20 Follower of Jonathan Livingston oddly becomes king (4)

23 Bring down a set of organ pipes (4)

25 Bring back facility for keeping Religious Education artefacts? (7)

28 Follow story on the radio (4)

29 Way a tree is pollarded (4)

30 What a bishop uses to ordain workers (5)

32 Look over John (3)

33 Leaves without Italian soprano (5)

34 Head of independent church shows reserve (3)

35 University musical about husband sent into battle (5)

36 Can-cans capturing good displays of colour? (8)

37 Contemplative brother leaves granola? (6)

 

Down

1 Methodist converted Wayne and Les (8)

2 Right hand (8)

3 Display form of art stolen from 2D (5)

5 A female relative’s embracing one High Priest (7)

6 Special journey from Hungary with a couple of judges (4)

7 Gather tailless bird is in river (6)

8 A bishop dispatched, is missing (6)

9 Under-secretary supports sailors in Turkish city (6)

17 Religious Poles entertaining peacekeepers (4)

19 Needs to remove weak workers? (4)

21 Cry with alarm over a merry dance (8)

22 He runs school with the Spanish astronomer (8)

24 Asking rector to be involved in making amends (7)

25 Staggered back in when denied form of therapy (6)

26 Passage of holy person clutching elder? (6)

27 Seeing six on holy hill (6)

30 Family call to stop milk (5)

31 Wine stored in Castile (4)

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