A Catholic Monthly Magazine

May Crossword

Across

1 Produce two fifties or a little loaf! (4)

3 “A Christian should be an ___ from head to foot”, St Augustine (8)

9 Disorganised purveyance loses yen in asset division! (5,2)

10 In high spirits, Egyptian leader is tardy! (5)

11 Mutated army ants race over liturgical book! (12)

13 "There's ___, no doubt, so much the spirit calms as rum and true Religion", Lord Byron (6)

15 Start with 500 and 50000 for a spell in the Caribbean! (6)

17 Sacristy shop arranges for star study! (12)

20 Remove fuse to vouchsafe organised chaos! (5)

21 Damaged Iran hit out of nowhere! (4,3)

22 By arrangement, didn't log leisurely walking! (8)

23 Meg's broken precious stones! (4)

Down

1 Dishevelled centaurs refused to attend Church of England services because they were Catholic! (8)

2 Cyril misread an emotional poem! (5)

4 Kind of pleads for an ex-Catholic! (6)

5 Toeless Cyril ordered to alter chemical solution with a current! (12)

6 Produced but not broadcast, now stale? (7)

7 Strange name for a prayer ending! (4)

8 Figurative expression for unusual camelhair top! (12)

12 Monks haircuts upsetting to nurses! (8)

14 Unredeemed loses mitre in chaotic misadventure! (7)

16 Leading spy peers over the old newspaper; perfect! (4,2)

18 Explosive anger disrupts a rite! (5)

19 Fired at a short drink! (4)

The winner of the Marist Messenger prize for the March Crossword was Maria O’Flynn of Masterton.

Solution for April

Across: 7 Oriole, 8 Mouser,
9 Host, 10 Miracles, 11 Acolyte, 13 Doric, 15 Evict, 17 Delight, 20 Ink stand, 21 Diva,
23 Unseat, 24 Relics. 

Down: 1 Ordo, 2 Mortal,
3 Hermits, 4 Ambry, 5 Nuncio, 6 Nehemiah, 12 Covenant,
14 Readers, 16 Cashew,
18 Indult, 19 Laity, 22 Vice. 

 

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