A Catholic Monthly Magazine

May Crossword

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Across

7 Turn an oven on for a prayerful time! (6)

8 A recitation of Psalms on a Jewish festival, almost exultant! (6)

9 Dies unusually, neither on the front or the back! (4)

10 If I cat be, after a fashion, it is holy bliss! (8)

11 Fine aplenty when badly behaved! (7)

13 Pinched a vestment and walked away quietly? (5)

15 Conniving son of Rebecca ends up with a corn husk after a German affirmation! (5)

17 Let near upheaval which never ends! (7)

20 A natural sugar upsets desert ox! (8)

21 Cain left Croatian distraught at Church's court! (4)

22 Mass book reduced to slim as! (6)

23 Distraught Archbishop's crops destroyed during Jewish period of mourning! (6)

Down

1 Five on ice join as new religious! (6)

2 Bring and Buy sounds like it might determine your future! (4)

3 South American bishop going to spa for day of relaxation! (7)

4 Comanche apothecary discovered with bargain-basement prices! (5)

5 Reposition relics to private section of the monastery! (8)

6 An evil alternative for a minor sin! (6)

12 Renunciation of faith? Cook pasta with soy! (8)

14 Non believer hates it somehow! (7)

16 Lethargy causes first day of the week to be cancelled in Macedonia! (6)

18 Strange: a cult recruits head of Amazon. It's real! (6)

19 Word fifty spun the earth! (5)

21 One urn found in archaeological site! (4)

The winner of the Marist Messenger prize for the March Crossword was Marie Prescott of Tawa, Wellington

Solution for April

Across: 2 Deuteronomy, 7 Lei,
8 Sofa, 11 Tappet, 14 Escargot,
16 Axe, 17 Tiara, 18 Esther,
20 Tomtit, 22 Lambda,
25 Zephyr, 28 Snipe, 30 Lad,
32 Ionising,  34 Redeem,
35 Gets, 36 IHS,
37 Forgiveness. 

Down: 1 Sleeve, 2 Disc, 3 Unfriend, 4 Rat-tat, 5 Napalm, 6 Yet, 9 Oath, 10 Agar, 12 PX,
13 Eerily, 15 Or, 19 Stable,
21 One-piece, 23 Bad egg,
24 Asimov, 25 Zing, 26 Pest,
27 Rugose, 29 No, 31 AD,
33 Isis, 34 RAF. 

 

 

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