A Catholic Monthly Magazine

August Crossword

 

Clues

Across

1 “Who has measured the waters in the hollow of his hand, or with the __ of his hand marked off the heavens?” Is 40:12 (7)

5 Untie taped expert! (5)

8 Strangely Ma helps by speaking sacrilegiously about God! (9)

9 Mischievous child loses cat from impact! (3)

10 Boney fracture becomes black! (5)

12 Arthropods found in breakaway religious groups! (7)

13 Win the big prize - strike the upturned cooking container, little John! (3,3,7)

15 Sadly not a use for Priest’s cassock! (7)

17 Longing looks from 50 egos! (5)

19 “Foolery, sir, does walk about the __ like the sun; it shines everywhere.” Twelfth Night (3)

20 Strangely trial is up concerning sacred matters! (9)

22 Slav removed from Valkyries’ religious petition for mercy! (5)

23 Drowsy ringer hid injection apparatus! (7)

Down

1 British capital leads Israel’s best leading export! (5)

2 A strange ear for the age! (3)

3 Pithy CD strangely combines a pair of pictures on hinged panels! (7)

4 In 1926, Louis Armstrong and his Hot Five, become nervous and apprehensive. (6-7)

5 Remove me from embassy and discover a deep chasm! (5)

6 Aesop clip adapted to the manner of a bishop! (9)

7 Classify group as ready for printing? (7)

11 Overwhelm by exposing numeral? (9)

13 A cushion for kneeling on. (7)

14 Eradicators lose data in confusion to find Bishop’s crook! (7)

16 Ale is spilled in church! (5)

18 Hail (Latin) (5)

21 Receive cash, I hear, for Ashes vessel ! (3)

Solution for July

Across: 7 Excommunicate, 8 Straggle, 9 Lots, 10 Calypso, 12 Canon, 14 Grace,
16 Diocese, 19 Amen,
20 Long-life, 22 Intercessions.

Down: 1 Exit, 2 Rosary, 3 Imagism, 4 Angel, 5 Scylla, 6 Stations, 11 Acrimony,
13 Witness, 15 Censer,
17 Calvin, 18 Pluck, 21 Font.

The winner of the June Crossword prize, from a large number of  entries, was Tom Davis of Hobsonville, Auckland


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