Lenten Raj

9 02 2015

The blank for the February puzzle Lenten Raj can be found by clicking February 15 blank:

Clues:

Across

1 and 8 across. English bishop, companion of honour, in common era (early centuries). (4)

7. Express sorrow in taking sleep from the pirates in G & S. (7)

8. See 1 across.

10. Be out of the banal; see into it that it flow through it. (5)

11. Wager in between. (3)

13. A worn twisted sacred ash for the previous Archbishop of Canterbury! (5)

16. Make a dash with the 14th letter. (2)

18. We are out of the upturned brew and woven in. (3)

19. Laughing a lot in glossolalia! (3)

21. Me to be on ABC morning radio?

22. Ossia re-pitched for wilderness watering hole. (5)

24. Edify out of turn to rank of God. (5)

26, Is read wrongly as resurrected? (6)

28. I learn crooked in a straight line! (6)

29. Gnu right off to Great Southern town. (2)

30. See 12 down.

32. Rajneesh began on Radio National? (2)

33. Dares falteringly and interprets. (5)

34. Initiates of the Spiritual Support Group. (3)

36. Questioned a thousand left off the masked. (5)

39. Look out! See!

41, and 42 across. Tory confused about Indian peasant. (4)

44. The Arabic aluminium. (2)

45. Nearest point obscured at Candlemas. (12)

Down

1, and 9 down. Commanding officer and district attorney make tail-piece. (4)

3. India’s Electoral Commission. (2)

4. Indian vice-roy to spin a bob an instance. (5)

5. Wane irregularly over again. (4)

6. Twenty krona Talmud comes across a birth. (5)

7. Communion and Liberation inaugurated. (2)

9 down. See 1 down.

12, and 30 across. Great priest-poet goes head-over-heels to greet berg hero. (6,7)

13. Five taken from the untidy reserve by one who views again. (6)

14. Twisted drains have reached the bottom. (6)

15. The yarn Ms spun in Polycarp’s diocese! (6)

17. Nana turned out Indian bread. (4)

18. Desire in newish object. (4)

20. Loaned for a season. (4)

21. A long way off in safari. (4)

23. Italian so yes! (2)

25. Hinglish – Indian English that is. (2)

27. Energy drawn from confused Seders at Passover for lady’s gown. (5)

28. Quadrupled genuflections across the altar step. (5)

31. Could the task be upturned into a cane container? (6)

35, and 44 across. Institute for the study of modern Hebrew: i.e. not Pauline interweaved. (5)

36. We are out of one tangled year – and voting in favour! (3)

37. Department of Transport has a point. (3)

38. See 43 down.

40. Alternatively French gold. (2)

41. Short course in Religious Studies. (2)

43, and 38 down. Plough up to the time. (4)

44. See 35 across.