A Catholic Monthly Magazine

October Crossword

 

Across

1 Otis left mosquitoes for Islamic place of worship! (6)

4 Kind of beetle (6)

9 Samson’s temptress held Ali roughly! (7)

10 A song in a park? (5)

11 Food from heaven (5)

12 Taking tub from Canterbury organisation shows fallibility! (7)

13 Acolytes hog altered doctrine of afterlife! (11)

18 No tunic upset anointing! (7)

20 All musicians play together for part of an Italian dessert? (5)

22 Fear and apprehension as adder writhes! (5)

23 Stressed over sun jumping around! (7)

24 By all means remove ball for the flunky! (3-3)

25 Henry Head, manly sort, produces book of worship! (6)

Down

1 Possibly a crazy woman? (6)

2 Reviewed loans for beauty parlour! (5)

3 Set dog free Leah; sun fluctuating! (7)

5 Exalt archbishop hidden in sanctuary! (5)

6 Peg Finn discovered an old German coin! (7)

7 Unusual DIY tee - a garment of irregular patterns! (3-3)

8 Change of heart in gent can be ominous! (11)

14 “___ is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” - Winston S. Churchill (7)

15 Righteously remove shoe for public worship! (7)

16 Unadvisedly removes devil dubiously at the beginning of the week! (6)

17 Prayer book retrived from abrupt sacking! (6)

19 Reorganised aid in Asian continent! (5)

21 Barb found in north! (5)

Across: 1 Made, 3 Dalmatic,
9 Tonsure, 10 Churn,
11 Humanae vitae, 14 Not,
16 Atone, 17 Ire,
18 Parishioners, 21 Bless,
22 Pallium, 23 Adequate,
24 Dean. 

Down: 1 Matching,
2 Denim, 4 Ale, 5 Machine tools, 6 Tsunami, 7 Cana,
8 Guinea-Bissau, 12 Epoch,
13 Welshman, 15 Trapeze,
19 Exile, 20 Abba, 22 Pit. 

The winner of the Marist Messenger prize for the
August Crossword was Robert Thomson of Sydney, Australia


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