A Catholic Monthly Magazine

July Crossword

Across

1 Pious requests from menu taken by minister! (4,6)

6 Mao destroyed ancient bird! (3)

7 Advanced in time of penance! (4)

9 A son discoverd in the centre of the temple! (4)

10 Tin deity reveals distinct personality! (8)

11 Applauded strange plea removal, to make sense! (3,2)

15 Cupid’s communication device (5)

16 A tax to access a coral island! (5)

17 The devil upset Father Christmas! (5)

19 A quick encounter with danger in the scrub? (5)

24 Untie goodly ox for final prayer of praise! (8)

25 It wells up to rip apart? (4)

27 A mad arrangement to be the first man! (4)

28 “An election is a moral horror, as bad as a battle except for the blood; a ___ bath for every soul concerned in it.” George Bernard Shaw (3)

29 Rosy tonics upset a solemn assembly of Cardinals! (10)

1 A greeting, I hear, for a saint’s head! (4)

2 Abominable snowmen (5)

3 Riled, upset about altar curtain! (5)

4 Teresa is excited about most important Christian festival! (6)

5 Saints to reorganise brief devotions! (8)

6 Ma Ann cooks up heavenly food! (5)

8 Isaac’s eldest crosses out “hurts” from thesaurus! (4)

12 I lob acid recklessly. An evil act! (8)

13 A greek god represented as a man with goat’s legs and horns and ears. (3)

14 Spared by God when Sodom and Gomorrah were destroyed. (3)

15 A white vestment found in a converted lab! (3)

18 Made alert, now kea disturbed! (6)

20 Church tribunal upset Croatian by removing Cain! (4)

21 Biblical king upsets horde! (5)

22 Russian writer using extract from Browning or Kipling! (5)

23 First name of Earp and Crockett (5)

26 Harlem mystery prize for secret entertainment! (4)

Solution for June

Across: 1 Chaplet,
5 He-men, 8 Rerun,
9 Pallium, 10 Apostles’ creed,

11 Hi-tech, 12 Employ,
15 Parish Council, 18 Droplet,
19 Inept, 20 Psalm,
21 Canings. 

Down: 1 Curia, 2 Airport,
3 Lunatic asylum, 4 Tepees,
5 Holy Communion, 6 Maize,
7 Name day, 11 Hyped up,
13 Lectern, 14 Acetic,
16 Rioja, 17 Lotus. 

The winner of the Marist Messenger prize for the May Crossword was Jo O’Connor of Lower Hutt.

 

 


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