A Catholic Monthly Magazine

February Crossword

Across

1 "The angel of the LORD ___ around those who fear Him, And rescues them" Ps 34:7 (7)

5 ABC is kind of simple! (5)

8 "____ ____ is the shortest and safest way to heaven." Pius X (4,9)

9 Take ding out of disking equipment for the snow! (3)

10 Happy Cora upset about disputed Biblical books! (9)

11 Curb is left damaged! (6)

12 Unwrap oil rag and discover ancient hymn of praise! (6)

15 I'm nature's strange method used to build immunity! (9)

17 Plant fluid can reduce energy? (3)

19 Without due formality, strangely on cue Monsieur! (13)

20 With the weight of the world on his shoulders (5)

21 Eve's tempter in an unusual present! (7)

Down

1 Eightieth Oscars reveal embodiment of cultural values! (5)

2 Repaints illicit canvas in the style of a type of Protestantism! (13)

3 Don't start chemical reformulation named after archangel! (7)

4 Omens I circulated about a prophet in the Temple! (6)

5 Battle cruiser leaches citrates forming a darker-coloured ocean! (5)

6 Unclear sloppy replies may lead to disaster! (8,5)

7 Hiding pick transforms panic attack to a style of choral composition! (7)

11 It's said that the shoulder blade is covered by a short monastic cloak! (7)

13 Alarm in construction of layered type of material! (7)

14 Let us pray in Latin (6)

16 Can be preceded by 'good', 'bad' or 'all' - a variety. (5)

18 Propose I stop by arrangement! (5)


Solution for December

Across: 1 Atomic bomb, 7 Baba, 9 I'll, 10 IHS, 12 Lectio divina, 14 Aroma, 17 Organ, 20 Saint, 21 Faith, 24 To-dos, 28 Last Judgment, 32 Lot, 33 Moa,  34 Unto, 35 Apocalypse.

Down: 1 Able, 2 Talcum, 3 Merit, 4 Caddy, 5 Oliver, 6 Bosnia, 8 Ail, 11 Hi, 13 Waif, 15 Obi, 16 Ash, 17 Ott, 18 God, 19 Nosy, 22 Azalea, 23 Tattoo, 25 Oremus, 26 Dulia, 27 Agony, 29 So, 30 None, 31 Tat.


The winner of the Marist Messenger prize for the November Crossword was Carole Brajkovich of Bucklands Beach

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