A Catholic Monthly Magazine

September Crossword

Clues

Across

1 Feel optimistic that metal will be removed from home plate! (4)

3 It seems correct that mischievous fairy is legal! (8)

9 Ah, rant about ten causing dangerous disease from farm animals! (7)

10 Small wine container cuter damaged! (5)

11 Sharpie trips ungainly local clergyman! (6,6)

13 Myanmar tyranny hides murdered believer! (6)

15 Worshipper roared chaotically! (6)

17 Eventual Bible changes, omitting middle of Leviticus? Out of the question! (12) (12)

20 I laud unusual veneration of the saints! (5)

21 Develops undergarment when not married before Tuesday! (7)

22 Lore myth exceptionally maternal! (8)

23 Army arising from Our Lady! (4)

Down

1 HP team up, generating device to raise temperature! (4,4)

2 Apostle may fade out? (5)

4 Confusions around Sump IX! (3-3)

5 Spiritual reading rejuvenates inactive idol! (6,6)

6 Hunter of small animals takes pet from aberrant persecutor! (7)

7 Theatre removed her for London art galleries! (4)

8 Spare tyre bet upset clergy group! (12)

12 Unconventional lady rent with passion! (8)

14 Self-catering without cafes makes hair curl! (7)

16 Islam’s upset by Mass text! (6)

18 Lightweight wood without my abysmal fabrication! (5)

19 First palindrome: “Madam I’m ___” (4)

Solution for August

Across: 1 Imprimatur, 6 Jar,
7 Ordo, 9 Cana, 10 Tribunal,
11 Butte, 15 Devil, 16 Virgo,
17 Burse, 19 Cross,
24 Prophecy, 25 Ilia, 27 Esau,
28 Kin, 29 Tabernacle. 

Down: 1 Iron, 2 Riots, 3 Merit, 4 Triune, 5 Rosaries, 6 Jacob,
8 Rapt, 12 Usufruct, 13 Eve,
14 Urn, 15 Doc, 18 Superb,
20 RCIA, 21 Spain, 22 Peter,
23 Hyena, 26 Luke. 

The winner of the Marist Messenger prize for the July Crossword was Fr Bruce Bolland of Ponsonby, Auckland


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