A Catholic Monthly Magazine

August Crossword

 

 

Clues

Across

1 A very old CIA arch destroyed! (7)

5 Capone's acidity with a dominate position! (5)

8 The track of a mushroom seed, I hear! (5)

9 Decorative fabrics presented in drabs! (7)

10 There is no room there at Christmas time. (3)

11 Unusual schematic presentation of the Catholic faith! (9)

13 Delivered in a church on Sunday, and in a cruiser, Monday! (6)

14 Despite renewed pleads, faith fell into disuse! (6)

16 My senator destroyed a religious house! (9)

17 One politician who's likely to cause trouble! (3)

19 Halt elf discovering Original Sin! (3,4)

21 Captain of the Golden Hind. (5)

22 Head of state with some transformation becomes a prophet! (5)

23 Hard to understand how my tyres flattened! (7)

Down

1 Musical notation shows Aquinas said 'very' in Italian! (5)

2 New corn crisps demolished by heir to throne! (5,8)

3 Crooked actor's IOU appalling! (9)

4 An assistant priest may organise a collection? (6)

5 White liturgical robe found in disorganised lab! (3)

6 Roman procurator in Judaea 26-36AD, throws out Paul's petition! (7,6)

7 Medusa's transformed and taken up into heaven! (7)

12 Scylla's partner is cautious, with beady eyes, it is said! (9)

13 A medical indication Tom discovered after half of an orchestral performance! (7)

15 A fine parchment marvellously revealed when royals were expelled! (6)

18 First type - random devotion! (5)

20 Balaam's mount (3)

The winner of the Marist Messenger prize for the June Crossword was Carole Brajkovich of Auckland

Solution for July

Across: 7 Christ the King,
8 Festival, 9 Naos, 10 Atheism,
12 Kyrie, 14 Curse, 16 Opus Dei,
19 Vice, 20 Ceremony, 22 Fear of the Lord. 

Down: 1 Shoe, 2 Virtue, 3 Atavism, 4 Shale, 5 Skinny, 6 Unionise,
11 Thurifer, 13 Eparchy, 15 Shears, 17 Simple, 18 Sci-fi, 21 Nerd. 

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