A Catholic Monthly Magazine

September Crossword

Across

1 Sounds as if a servant girl has found her fortune! (4)

3 A deacon’s vesment confused Malta CID! (8)

9 A monk’s shaved head produces a sore nut! (7)

10 Remove loom from chaotic lunch room and install butter maker! (5)

11 Deranged emu ain’t have a clue of 50th Anniversary of Encyclical! (7,5)

14 Potassium removed from twisted and looped string - that’s a negative! (3)

16 Scribble a note to make reparation for sin! (5)

17 Anger breaks out in Ireland! (3)

18 Regular church goers of this locale consume Harrison pies! (12)

21 To start at Blenheim and end on ship make a sign of the cross over someone! (5)

22 Symbol of archbishop’s authority made from ill puma? (7)

23 Short commercial before match is sufficient! (8)

24 A disorganised Dane aids the bishop! (4)

Down

1 Corresponding forms of “can” and “might” (8)

2 Casual fabric not properly mined! (5)

4 A pint may make you ill, I hear! (3)

5 Equipment such as lathes upset coal mine host! (7,5)

6 I am nuts resulting from devastating wave! (7)

7 Scene of Jesus’ first miracle (4)

8 West African country where iguana busies madly! (6-6)

12 Re-constructed Holy place loses ally for a period of time! (5)

13 A Cardiff resident appears when alms are distributed! (8)

15 Role reversal followed by a half a sneeze for acrobat act! (7)

19 “Your punishment will end, Daughter Zion; he will not prolong your ___.” Lamentations 4:22 (5)

20 Title of a Syriac or Coptic bishop (4)

22 “God has delivered me from going down to the ___, and I shall live to enjoy the light of life.” Job 33:28 (3)

Solution for August

Across: 1 Breadth, 5 Adept,
8 Blasphemy, 9 Imp,
10 Ebony, 12 Insects, 13 Hit the jackpot, 15 Soutane,
17 Ogles, 19 Orb, 20 Spiritual, 22 Kyrie, 23 Syringe. 

Down: 1 Bible, 2 Era,
3 Diptych, 4 Heebie-jeebies,
5 Abyss, 6 Episcopal,
7 Typeset, 11 Outnumber,
13 Hassock, 14 Crosier,
16 Aisle, 18 Salve, 21 Ur

The winner of the Marist Messenger prize for the July Crossword was  Sid McCann of Napier


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