A Catholic Monthly Magazine

November Crossword

 

Across

1 Fondue drips rescued from out of the depths according to Latin Vulgate version of Psalm 129! (2,9)

8 An Italian movement to refresh the Church, or I got Orangeman! (13)

9 "A habit does not a _____ make. " Fran├žois Rabelais (4)

10 A shadowy shadow at the edge of an eclipse (8)

12 A large wading bird which is both divine and a comic! (6)

14 Rogue takes talons from Gladstone bag! (3,3)

16 I rue mild confusion in disturbed state of mind! (8)

17 "The jailer called for lights, rushed in and fell trembling before ___ and Silas." Acts 16:29 (4)

20 Destructions cause disruption of oblation rites! (13)

21 Nicer things prepared for Baptism! (11)

 

Down

2 Encourage Georgians to lose airs! (3,2)

3 European crow on board with chess? (4)

4 An American mudguard (6)

5 Bantu elm provides well known barbiturate! (8)

6 Lacking honour or social status (7)

7 American movie capital corrupt, alleges son! (3,7)

8 Rod managed chaos of end of world battle! (10)

11 Out of sorts tribe lit opera scripts! (8)

13 "Why why why ___", Tom Jones (7)

15 Tank top (6)

18 Lilac ornament hidden by squirrel! (5)

19 Flabbergast by scattering nuts! (4)

Solution for October

Across: 1 Save, 3 Theology, 9 Abraham, 10 Angel,
11 Cheap, 12 Litany, 14 Likely, 16 Lavabo, 19 Oblate,
21 Vibes, 24 Cruet,
25 Synonym, 26 Nazareth,
27 Rome.

Down: 1 Scarcely, 2 Verse, 4 Homily, 5 Orant,
6 Organza, 7 Yale, 8 Chapel, 13 Consomme, 15 Kibbutz,
17 Advent, 18 Bedsit, 20 Altar, 22 Banjo, 23 Icon.

The winner of the Marist Messenger prize for the September crossword was Jean Lundon of Tawa, Wellington


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