Saints in Hocktober

29 10 2012

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Across

1. Can Sir F. sort out the holy man? (7)

7. The squashed cicada I recognised as the lazy noon-day demon. (7)

13. Be informed about renal trouble. (5)

14. A fourth of a gallon in the headquarters. (5)

15. Squinting see a place of leisure. (4)

16. Prowl right away to the front of the boat. (4)

17. Lease payment in current accounts. (4)

19. Go across with Nemo on the lunar body. (4)

20. This lady in adaptation. (3)

22. This decorated gentlemen in desired position. (3)

23. I will contract disease. (3)

24. Act strangely like a pet. (3)

25. Punctuation in Commandment. (5)

27. Joint Intelligence Office briefing. (3)

28. I ran, vain to be taken up into the divine life. (7)

32. Various re-orderings of the title of Jesus. (7)

36. Fickle Senate left the capital to be consumed. (5)

37. I fear being taken up in flames. (5)

38. Lost and broken in aperture. (4)

39. Begin reader voice overs. (4)

40. Ethiopian New Testaments initialled. (4)

42. First murderer on cocaine. (4)

43. Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission. (3)

45. Long fish in wheel. (3)

46. Dispose of an article from the raid. (3)

47. Definitely in eyestrain. (3)

49. 500 avid for a king. (5)

51. Twice in a bishop! (3)

52. Firmly built animal shelter. (6)

53. ANE Hippy shaken by manifestation. (8)

Down

1. Sinful mandates upturned by religious extremists. (15)

2. Bale left off for beer. (3)

3. Earn puzzled place close by. (4)

4. Legal matters breathless from chases. (5)

5. Wire Nick for peaceful output. (6)

6. A little tin. (2)

7. Little water in Antarctica on line? (2)

8. Lo, a cup poured out in the Dome. (6)

9. I lost in car oil while singing at Christmas. (5)

10. Hair on cross is elemental. (4)

11. Depth to water at edges. (3)

12. He’s noble by birth, or a tract is torn. (10)

18. That’s confused rot, Jan. It’s the nationality of Rome’s legendary founder. (6)

19. The Imam so re-ordered the wattle tree. (6)

21. Soared in prayer , worships in love. (6)

24. Wild oceans with small boats. (6)

26. I’m back on the third note of the scale. (2)

29. Go well, hollow. (4)

30. Crossed tomato newly sorted to reconcile. (5)

31. Ensnared with no energy for détente. (6)

33. Fearing little African assistance. (6)

34. 6 plus 6 plus 500 brilliant Romans. (5)

35. Nor I back off from the clothes press. (4)

41. Albs folded on bench. (4)

42. Fresh, unwilted twist of scrip. (5)

44. Can a miracle come across this town? (4)

47. Goya reveals breathing practice. (4)

48. Nimble, he prays without an article. (4)

50. I’ve turned to struggle for primacy. (3)