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Crossword No. 1574

05 June 2020

by Don Manley


1 Bits of various denominations that troubled Lyte (6)

4 German songs being heard ­— who’s in charge? (6)

8 Composer’s second-rate bit of work (4)

9 Make aggressive move as saintly woman, wife, imprisoned by beloved (7,3)

11 I do revel naughtily as wicked person (8)

12 Half of the bishops having little internal energy experience pain (6)

13 Sightseers on wander to find biblical people (11)

17 Loving to have argument about activity that is subject of forecast (11)

19 Archbishop of yesteryear to turn pale (6)

21 A holy heretic involved in beekeeping (8)

23 Start of revival with new rescued church to break out again? (10)

24 Vessel taking archdeacon around island (4)

25 The one very holy person who is a believer (6)

26 Match officials? (6)



1 A vac taken with glee, fantastic break (8)

2 Messenger from within Evangelicalism (5)

3 Woman who goes to church taking her dog Tom out (9)

5 Tests no longer requiring a manuscript (5)

6 Isis feted? Possibly, on such days in Rome (4,5)

7 Church person, 4 changing sides initially (6)

10 No Christian upset in a group upbraided by Paul (11)

14 Baron Williams joins number in Ireland to get something growing (5,4)

15 Sites spin around — when one is in this state? (9)

16 Saint spilling a gin on suit unfortunately (8)

18 Prince in white garment joins queen on throne initially (6)

20 A shed rebuilt in a hellish place (5)

22 Minister with superior English making a show (5)

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