A Catholic Monthly Magazine

November Crossword

Across

1 Sheila disrupted a Biblical prophet! (6)

4 Liturgical book could almost be used as a projectile, I hear! (6)

9 Fragrant gum may anger some? (7)

10 Having an addiction to religious dress? (5)

11 Soybeans lost one down bottomless pit after sorting! (5)

12 Retrain trainer over stretch of land! (7)

13 The conventional symbols and images associated with a religious subject. (11)

18 Where sisters secretly take part in music on venture! (7)

20 Jihad upset Pilgrim to Mecca! (5)

22 Tape I remade of Michelangelo’s masterpiece! (5)

23 It is clear that English 6 left a mark! (7)

24 Resist strange religious woman! (6)

25 Be deprived of vaster improvement! (6)

Down

1 Prophet who anointed 1 Across (6)

2 Disturbed Hyacinth removed Han; a rash annoyance! (5)

3 Take epistle from distressed Shetland ponies in a fully involved and practical way! (5-2)

5 In Greek mythology is describes the fluid that flows like blood in the veins of the gods. (5)

6 Bash bat disturbingly on a day of rest! (7)

7 A long list of prayerful invocations? (6)

8 The go-getter disturbed the party! (3,8)

14 “The face is the mirror of the mind, and eyes without speaking ___ the secrets of the heart.” St Jerome. (7)

15 Tangled hat ties indicate a non-believer! (7)

16 Reconnoitres damaged copses! (6)

17 A good quality of character opens with a six and is not false when distressed! (6)

19 Avoid strange Eve ad! (5)

21 A distraught loved one ends mid- March in gloomy aspect! (5)

Solution for October

Across: 1 Mosque, 4 Carpet,
9 Delilah, 10 Theme,
11 Manna, 12 Errancy,
13 Eschatology, 18 Unction, 20 Tutti, 22 Dread,
23 Nervous, 24 Yes-man,
25 Hymnal. 

Down: 1 Madame, 2 Salon,
3 Unleash, 5 Altar, 6 Pfennig, 7 Tie-dye, 8 Threatening, 14 Success, 15 Liturgy,
16 Sunday, 17 Missal,
19 India, 21 Thorn. 

The winner of the Marist Messenger prize for the September Crossword was Joyce Taylor of Wigram, Christchurch


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