Well-Juned Music

1 06 2015

The blank for the June puzzle (Well-Juned Music) can be found here: June blank.

This puzzle should delight not just the wordsmiths, but also the lovers of church music….

Clues:

Across

1., and 8 across. Sounds like him to sing a sacred song. (4)

2. Moving forward bent — and rows. (7)

8. See 1 across.

10. A cracked groan from the musical instrument. (5)

11. Consent among the shyest. (3)

13. Arboreal senior layperson? (5)

16., and 21 across. Dies untimely on the 13th. Or 15th? (4)

18. Speak in sayonaras! (3)

19. Put to music in The Mousetrap. (3)

21. See 16 across.

22. Fluctuating onset of musical sounds. (5)

24. The oval I circled to play a stringed instrument. (5)

26. Why not the greyest confusion making salutation? (6)

28. I, a real ethereal and lofty spire. (6)

29. Early music. (2)

30. I,  one certain musical bar! (7)

32. New music. (27)

33. Hu out of the rhubarb starts rhythm, blues and resurrection beats! (5)

34. Started to pray, left off, turned onto Scandinavian rug. (3)

36. Gales blowing for the Irish? (5)

39, 41, 43 & 45 across.

Books not in Old or New Testaments copy a harp untuned. (9)

46. On second thoughts, carelessly hew the author of many hymns. (7,6)

Down

1., and 9 down. Brought to a sharp edge in honey. (4)

3. Not any on the piano. (2)

4. Dowry lyrics drolly put across. (5)

5. The elderly among the advantaged! (4)

6. It flares, sears scratches. (4)

7. Little  Daniel. (2)

9. See 1 down.

12. Maker of vocal music burns the surface!. (6)

13.Reseat eaters for the resurrection! (6)

14. In short, the Religious Education action word is to echo. (6)

15. Postscript: offerings for the poor are songs to God. (6)

17. Across the corridor musos find the sleeping room. (4)

18. Across there the universe emerges to appear to exist. (4)

20. Exhaust by ordered rite. (4)

21. Lane turns with enthusiasm? (4)

23. Short theological education. (2)

25.Oxfam International. (2)

27. Visa brandished by cross Israeli. (5)

29. Laura bent her ear to hear. (5)

31. Take tea from the stayers to write Anglican detective stories. (6)

35. Little bag for sacrament. (3)

36. Generous Christian living. (3)

37. Senior Year Experience. (3)

38. Month permit. (3)

40. per hour. (2)

41. Otherwise, Olympic record. (2)

44. Palestinian psalms. (2)

45. Hebrew masculine pronoun. (2)

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Officetober

26 09 2014

The grid for this puzzle can be found by clicking here: October 14

Clues

Across

1, & 8 across. Let it flourish a little with the beast for the astronaut to mix fuel. (4)

2. Will the icon let mixing a portion of scripture? (7)

8. See 1 across.

10. Noah of old is stirred up. (5)

11. Of no notoriety in short Romansch year. (3)

13. A beer mug transformed into St Teresa Benedicta? (5)

16. Hindu Tom left off meditating. (2)

18. Wildcats Ice Hockey Club. (3)

19. Enclosed vehicle made from cabbages. (3)

21, & 32 across. Initial degree in Religious Education is uncovered. (4)

22. Motet rescored for Aboriginal’s sacred animal partner. (5)

24. The Bethesda video transcended his reputation for writing psalms. (5)

26. Praying mantis kneels at morning prayers? (6)

28. The unrepentant take tea from the upset interns. (6)

29. Gin immersion! (2)

30. He is in denser, revises and delivers a new version. (7)

32. See 21 across.

33. Wild duels fought for mediaeval serfs. (4)

34. Saga left off cast-iron cooker. (3)

36. Ski on holy images? (5)

39 & 41 & 42 across. Respray eremites across their God-talk. (6)

44. See 37 down.

45. Repaying nerve frayed with worship at the end of the day. (7,6)

Down

1. Flying Angel sings the fourth note. (2)

3. Beginnings of Evangelical Fellowship. (2)

4. Fabric clot hung across? (5)

5. Note re-tuned for mode in Gregorian chant. (4)

6. Be out of the bionic to count syllables in poetry. (5)

7. Little Opus Dei. (2)

9. Eleven Romans with Chinese energy. (2)

12. Burning blend for asphalt. (6)

13. Stir elms in cake for Mothering Sunday. (6)

14. Rinsed drains at low points. (6)

15. Chaplains spread haphazardly? (6)

17. Am on a fitful utterance of pain. (4)

18. Wire looped to dam stream. (4)

20. Nabs awkwardly those times of prohibition. (4)

21. Rabbi eruditely crosses the stretcher for the corpse. (4)

23. Titus and Timothy – tag team? (2)

25. Little Viet Nam. (2)

27. As Ken stealthily tries to creep away … (5)

28. The confused deans ended up in the 4-door car. (5)

31. Gundog adapted for marine environment. (6)

35. Primate left off cape. (3)

36. If you insist. (3)

37, & 44 across. Turn verse to obey and worship God. (5)

38. Belongs to the lady among the heretics. (3)

40. Revised Version. (2)

41. Anglican notes. (2)

43, and 44. Be delirious in travelling. (4)





Song for September

5 09 2014

The grid for the September puzzle can be found here. September blank

In the printed version in the September issue of the Anglican Messenger, Clues 7 – 44 down were missing. They are included here.

Clues

1., & 8 across. Melody, therefore, for little New Guinea. (4)

2. Can he claim to confuse the chief of the angels? (7)

8. See 1 across.

10. It is hard to come across a sliver of an ancient pot. (5)

11. In short, age not important in Armenian city. (3)

13. A messenger to glean messily. (5)

16. Identity card for Iesous Christos? (2)

18. Craft in drawing charts. (3)

19. Eucharistic robe folded in science room. (3)

20. See you in little Syria? (2)

22. Crane circling for mother-of-pearl. (5)

25. I have designs to get off the plains. (5)

26. Wild rats go for whole grains! (6)

28. So stir Yiddish sorrows. (6)

29. Alien left off the set. (2)

30. The apostle met what disturbing end? (7)

32. Italian river with mail service? (2)

33. Sure as no exclusion in Koranic verses. (5)

34. Grown-up males among the catechumens. (3)

36. Rugged peaks talked long ago. (5)

39, & 41 across. Crumpled pound right away above the surface. (4)

41. See 39 across.

42, & 44 across. Fifty-one Chinese above the big cat. (4)

44. See 42 across.

45. Great bishop of Rome unsteady to reform gory ego. (7,2,4)

Down

1., & 9 down. Wise man Herb from, initially, Society of the Atonement has green end. (4)

3. Iesous Soter. Let it be! (2)

4. Sing Bach antiphon across the choir. (5)

5. Suspend in archangel. (4)

6. Silly to rile a heavenly messenger called the Lion of God. (5)

7. Briefed on Evangelical doctrines. (2)

9. See 1 down.

12. Benign mixture of mystical saint’s home country. (6)

13. The King of the Nabateans misdirected a stare! (6)

14. Clap sestet for crossing into apostasies. (6)

15. Anarchic ops shy of pungent herb? (6)

17. Take nothing from the confused actor for the wagon. (4)

18. A ram assembled near Biblical Damascus. (4)

20. Bowl stirred to strike suddenly. (4)

21. Pins up backwards and cuts. (4)

23. Founding of the Congregation of the Oratory. (2)

25. Anno Resurrectionis. (2)

27. The little saint, small referee is a remnant. (5)

28. Breathe into the tank with gratitude. (5)

31. Could the covenant be left off the crushed battery? (6)

35. Drag along in the deluge. (3)

36. Saturday night out. (3)

37. Sprite in the belfry? (3)

38. Unity in tone. (3)

40. Praying regularly to start with? (2)

41. Old Guildfordians. (2)

43. Indian Railway. (2)

44. One mantra begins the Hindu god. (2)





Augustine Saintly

3 08 2014

The blank for this puzzle Augustine Saintly is here: August blank

Clues:

Across

 

1, and 8 across. Saintly French vicar to see you shortly in religious education? (4)

2. Dim icon broken for founder of friaries. (7)

8. See 1 across.

10. Seams burst on table mountains. (5)

11. Really left-handed to begin with. (3)

13. Sure I bow to the French knight. (5)

16. And alien French? (2)

18. Corpulent in fatigues. (3)

19. Begin music un-tuned. (3)

21. Mother right away in Anglican charity. (2)

22. Width, height and length around the Indian Railways to cause a flurry.

24. Mothers’ Union tangled acreage in Ottoman Empire. (5)

26. So Imam turned to wattle tree. (6)

28. Unfold the Radio National Robe and enjoy spiritual regeneration. (6)

29. Like a Roman penny. (2)

30. Mad gala in Mary’s great tower. (7)

32. Yes, you, old you – right away! (2)

33. The ocean at the Murray River is sordid. (5)

34. A brief goodbye to this little twisted island. (3)

36. And a longer salutation to a halo which has slipped. (5)

39. Inside the tea left off the tin. (2)

41. Or written ouch! (2)

42. Science fiction. (2)

44. Of course – the Carmelites! (2)

45. Fear is social’s turbulence for Italian saint. (5,2,6)

 

Down

1., & 9 down. Key is short class education in the faith. (4)

3. Mystic breath out of ohm? (2)

4. Deserving of folded mitre. (5)

5. Lies around in the ocean. (4)

6. Human spoiled to write in the Bible? (5)

7. Exists as sin reversed and any number removed. (2)

9. See 1 down.

12. Novel person for cardinal. (6)

13. Cross reversals as she dances in the Spanish style. (6)

14. Crazy wry duel left off with bad manners. (6)

15. See 21 down.

17. Hits out wildly at such a thing. (4)

18. Pontiff Romanises with the provenance of it? (4)

20. But a curved musical instrument… (4)

21, and 15 down. My mare runs erratically to found women’s group. (4,6)

23. Sing third tone backwards – is God’s name? (2)

25. Nihil obstat. (2)

27. Stir glacé with 150 year-old Roman? (3,2)

28. Harm a disturbed locale where Rachel weeps. (5)

31. Holyday officiants rostered across the Sabbath. (3,3)

35. Twitching in canticle! (3)

36. Reverence in drawers. (3)

37. Small braying horse in assumption? (3)

38. The French are here in monasticism. (3)

40. New liturgies from Holland. (2)

41. Alternatively, the Vatican newspaper. (2)

43. Federation Starship! (2)

44. Old Syriac in Outer Space? (2)





June solution

30 06 2014

The solution for the June puzzle, A Pleasing Sent, can be found here.





A Pleasing Sent

27 06 2014

The blank for the June crossword, A Pleasing Sent, can be found by clicking here: June Blank

Clues:

Across

1., & 8 across. Was Ma’s partner under Lystra the first to preach to the Gentiles? (4)

2. Top ales brewed for a disciple! (7)

8. See 1 across.

10. Strangely, I, a lax characteristic of an axle? (5)

11. Best of luck in Bolivia! (3)

13. Muffled onset of particular qualities of sound. (5)

16. Abraham Lincoln, in brief. (2)

18. Start of Christian health and welfare. (3)

19. Little Saint Thomas Aquinas. (3)

21. Beginning to Green Australia. (2)

22. One who splits apart into the stream! (5)

24. A light at right angles to the keel. (5)

26. Sticky tee off! (6)

28. A crumbled alb in short alphabetical order energised to be on fire! (6)

29. Fingers crossed, we’re close friends. Why not? (2)

30. Set strokes for a hole in golf competent as a story of Jesus! (7)

32. Canaanite god ever lauded. (2)

33. Try round Underwriters Laboratories initially in a factual manner. (5)

34. Left off here before. (3)

36. Much bother concerning devotion? (5)

39. Beginnings of an established church. (2)

41. Me to be in the morning. (2)

42. Six Latin Voices International. (2)

44. Green Earth in Genesis! (2)

45. Headlong, come! Greet a nun for support and reassurance! (13)

Down

1., & 9 down. Circle ratio the French lump! (4)

3. Dad perhaps again?

4. Cattle bend at the waist in the billabong! (5)

5. Why not noisy back to the Jerusalem? (4)

6. The least complicated of the stories. (5)

7. Shall shortly! (2)

9. See 1 down.

12. The mother of Jesus around to translate briefly for a witness to the faith. (6)

13. The mad hatter is a menace. (6)

14. Why blast firmly? (6)

15. Abraham’s animals arrived in their fifties twisted. (6)

17. Lino unrolled for the big cat. (4)

18. Initiates Clean Energy Future Plan. (4)

20. Possible to be gone from falling Babel? (4)

21. Contemplation in gazebo. (4)

23. Vicar forane? (2)

25. A little each. (2)

27. Gone astray in red religious education? (5)

28. More adept in diableries. (5)

31. The first light of day is one who roars, I hear. (6)

35. Bishop’s patch in hayseed. (3)

36. Initiates Arab Maghreb Union. (3)

37. Given to Adam in reverence. (3)

38. Collection in the mousetrap. (3)

40. Christian names in China? (2)

41. Alpha and Omega. (2)

43. I am briefly in the Isle of Man. (2)

44. Good night, Geraldton – or Gnowangerup! (2)





Vain Coots to Call

1 06 2014

The blank grid for the May crossword puzzle Vain Coots to Call, is found by clicking May grid.

You will not be surprised to learn that the theme for the May Messenger was “Vocation”.

Clues

Across

1, & 8 across. Alternatively back the French in the job. (4)

2. What makes Al cling to his vocation? (7)

8. see 1 across.

10. The Waterloo sestet went across to be relaxed. (5)

11. Yellow Danish gull flies right away! (3)

13. The ballots have changed so vet carefully. (5)

16. Behold! Laugh out right away! (2)

18. European encore in bishops’ word. (3)

19. Trinity Church, Narrogin, in short. (3)

21. Alternatively French gold. (2)

22. Legendary antipodean warrior in an article for sixpence. (5)

24. A hit I made near Santo Domingo. (5)

26. Energy from the bent equator on the large page. (6)

28. Does the slippery oil age stop forwards from shooting at goal? (6)

29. We, the American people? (2)

30. To choose the right person: stir cinders. (7)

32. Start Christian studies. (2)

33. Contrary demo helps him perform circumcisions. (5)

34. By any standard reporting GST! (3)

36. Requested a desk. (5)

39. Like a Roman penny. (2)

41. Appropriate technology for Austria? (2)

42. Left wok off, all right? (2)

44. Indian 2.54 cm! (2)

45. Aggravations in favour of invitations to consider God’s calling. (12)

 

Down

1. Rhythm ‘n’ blues. (2)

3. The Arab in Alabama. (2)

4. The Word adds nothing to ship’s record books. (5)

5. Troublemaker from wild

Tolù. (4)

6. The small cay is let. (5)

7. Nor’east. (2)

8. Former in context. (2)

12. Inscribed brass tablet attached to surface of tooth? (6)

13. Civic timekeepers offered across as a sacrifice. (6)

14. Black gemstone will take alpha from an unstable scholar. (6)

15. The minister could be a free-spirited sprite! (6)

17. Culpability has left off a bonus. (4)

18. The minstrel takes nothing from the board. (4)

20. Nana has broken bread. (4)

21. Auricular confession for abbot icon? (4)

23. South Africa online. (2)

25. 49 Romans in Israel? (2)

27. Ottershaw School Old Boys Society (4)

28. See General Electric mixer for honking poultry! (5)

31. Why get centre of spiritual energy off the bent hayrack? (6)

35. Lay hands gently on a faucet. (3)

36. Tao subverted to receive revenue? (3)

37. I do turn to little David of Israel. (3)

38. Theistic narration to note. (2)

40. Slow release of Strontium. (2)

41. King James version? (2)

43. Kojonup. (2)

44. In stasis. (2)