A bent for giving?

1 07 2013

 

Click July grid to download the grid for this month’s puzzle.

Across

1. Belonging to the short Oblate Fathers? (2)

2. Lob veal butchered is endearing. (7)

8. Thank you to all initially. (2)

10. Take 100 from the confused cleric for the remains of the saint? (5)

11. A little devil in a wimple! (3)

13. A  broken stein infixed. (5)

16. Little upkeep in England. (2)

18. Energy from hens for the Holy Name society. (3)

19. Dravidian languages abbreviated in draft. (3)

21. Starts General Assembly. (2)

22. Philanthropist with no energy to grieve. (5)

24. Orthodox bowing across the yoke. (5)

26. Amount ruefully crossed is false. (6)

28. Across the hull oscillates greetings. (6)

29. Religious dialogue begins on a short road. (2)

30. Teethes decaying for a lover of beauty. (7)

32. Little German gets Diplôme d’Etat. (2)

33. Disturbed a hunt to resort to the same place. (5)

34. Pontifical Biblical Commission inaugurated. (3)

36. Fifty off the quavering treble for the modern biretta. (5)

39. Really bright jazz combo? (2)

41. Therefore someone ought to start. (2)

42. Carmelites, of course! (2)

44. A little between the Authorised and Revised Standard versions! (2)

45. Having a tender heart: a monastic pose? (13)

 

Down

1. Alternative in pastoral ministry. (2)

3. Orthodoxe russe to begin? (2)

4. Blood vessels in twisted vines. (5)

5. Offertory slam dunk. (4)

6. Two-footed rabbi pedestals. (5)

7. A left-wing Christian to begin with! (2)

9. I … a little prophet? (2)

12. A guru’s turning to those telling fortunes. (6)

13. Make his run crooked on the rapid turn in. (6)

14. Tea for the tutor in the Missouri town. (6)

15. The rope was her downfall. (6)

17. Generous species. (4)

18. In this place among those gathered. (4)

20. The oblique tax-led recovery the pivot? (4)

21. Go, do likewise like Jesus. (4)

23. View to the original French Hebrew scriptures? (2)

25. Be a little blessed! (2)

27. White tapers across the French stage. (5)

28. From here, Chicken Little, Church of England? (5)

31. The brush I twirled in my pride. (6)

35. Car turned in a curve. (3)

36. A snake takes a thousand from the curved ambo. (3)

37. More than enough in the footstool. (3)

38. Have left off to greet the Mother of Christ. (3)

40. US President initiates Biblical observance. (2)

41. Founder of the Sisters of Providence. (2)

43. Christian network started. (2)

44. Inceptive retreat. (2)

 





Solomon Minds

2 06 2013

Click June grid to download the blank grid for the June puzzle, Solomon Minds.

Clues

Across

1, & 8 across. We are out of the group that climb. (2,2)

2. King on his own, monk right away. (7)

8. see 1 across.

10. Glide away freezing. (5)

11. Dan turns up any day now shortly. (3)

13. Malicious fire-starting beams off sonar. (5)

16. Like French Salvos. (2)

18. Run around the vase. (3)

19. Proceed smoothly in trundle. (3)

21. Is as if French. (2)

22. Chronicler crossed out French priest. (5)

24. Transient padre believes those who resist authority. (5)

26. Say by heart the modulated tierce. (6)

28. State you belief while being despatched. (6)

29. Mr Sullivan led off left. (2)

30. Mend its presuppositions. (7)

32. Tea right away for theistic evolution! (2)

33.  Herb used in ancresses’ prayers. (5)

34. Unity in commissioned rector. (3)

36. Tile least mended. (5)

39. French and Latin. (2)

41. Industrial relations shortly upset for religious instruction. (2)

42. Superimposed left off ton. (2)

44. In the direction of the Third Order. (2)

45. I sent diocesan disturbances to the very end of Easter time. (13)

 

Down

1. Garden of Israel in little Gibraltar? (2)

3. Advance backwards to the Amorite king. (2)

4. Why not nearly convoluted enough to acquire knowledge? (5)

5. Sold to the elderly folk. (4)

6. The norm I bent for the Franciscan friar. (5)

7.  Little Latin work of God. (2)

9.  Cover pit right away with mathematical constant. (2)

12. Holy twisted cedars. (6)

13.  Cold place makes bow twitch. (6)

14. I get out of the exploding sunrise with those caring for the sick. (6)

15.  Leaning until tedium passes. (6)

17.  I hear the slay in aisled places. (4)

18.  Rum I spilt as high priest augury. (4)

20. The stone stands across the refuge. (4)

21. You out of tunes are delivered. (4)

23. Common era upturned in Europe. (2)

25. Ebb right away back to existence. (2)

27. Register through the catechumen role. (5)

28. Seats taken by possession. (5)

31. Rained wildly on Greek coins. (6)

35. Ocean starts in south-east Asia. (3)

36. Transgression in blessing? (3)

37. One turned up in an age. (3)

38. Owe curse. (3)

40. Short theological studies. (2)

41. What are left off are concerning. (2)

43. Begins New Testament. (2)

44. Little telephone directory. (2)





Scriptura Solva

5 05 2013

To download the grid for the May crossword puzzle Scriptura Solva, click May grid.

Clues:

Across

1. Make tonic. (2)

2. Bend in respect for his royal staff. (7)

8. In short, being. (2)

10. 50 on the spinning gyro reveals the divine presence. (5)

11. Don’t lie about the old priest. (3)

13. Where does the law go astray when it is shining? (5)

16.  Little Oliver likes short ordered lists. (2)

18.  Take Noah’s boat from the sparky and inspect secretly. (3)

19.  Don’t mistake the sherry for timid! (3)

21. Little leading star. (2)

22. Us, pun badly early Easter morning? (5)

24. We are not intending opposite meaning in the Greek style. (5)

26. You out of the crumpled soutane makes reparation. (6)

28. Sorted untidily, paced on. (6)

29. That is, Ireland online. (2)

30.  Puzzled, I allege it was at Tiberias. (7)

32.  In short, functioning. (2)

33.  Taken up by thorough rinse. (5)

34. Beginning of the Perth Centre for Photography. (3)

36. Perhaps share with Jacob’s son. (5)

39.  Instinctual identity. (2)

41. Starts with Biblical literacy. (2)

42. Equal to measuring social intelligence. (2)

44. Short life of a mathematical constant. (2)

45. Rebel actions turn to solemn rites. (12)

 

Down

1. The medico owes money. (2)

3. The initial Christian group. (2)

4.  Funeral oration with eye right away around leg? (5)

5.  Stake vote, I hear. (4)

6.  Threes together may be out of their orbits. (5)

7.  Religious yearnings to begin with. (2)

9.  Short note to St Cecilia. (2)

12. Confused coma is like Moses. (6)

13. Turn up at tea off the crashed parapet. (6)

14. Blanch, we hint. (6)

15. Dances frantically as he will arise. (6)

17. Play tune on stolen treasure, I hear. (4)

18. Guns turned on chants. (4)

20. Long time ago in the mayoress’ era. (4)

21. Idol smashed at pleasure pool. (4)

23. Negative, obviously. (2)

25. Not over and over. (2)

27. Lisps awkwardly and slides back. (5)

28. Sleep fitfully in old St Ives. (5)

31.  A chi is the three pelvic bones twisted. (6)

35.  Compulsive twitching in agnosticism. (3)

36.  Lab in uproar over vestment. (3)

37.  Misplaced ire over Portuguese cent. (3)

38.  Biblical inerrancy goes both ways. (2)

40.  Little Deutschland. (2)

41.  Is dissected honey-maker. (2)

43.  Quick! Open Ecclesiastes. (2)

44.  Shorter Psalms. (2)

 





SighLent Prairie

4 03 2013

You can find the grid for March’s puzzle SighLent Prairie by clicking here.

Clues:

Across

1. Enacts joyful rites with best cereal mixture (10)

9. Exact length shortened for God Most High (2).

11. Superimposed – or not. (2)

12. 50 on the paten stirred a world. (6)

13. Cats curled up by deeds of early Christians. (4)

14. Oh! Cog might turn for clam-shell. (5)

17. Taken en passant. (2)

19. Made bagpipe noise with twisted red silk. (7)

21. In short, that means the confused deist. (2)

22. Large scale cam or coil. (5)

24. The leavening agents are out of the compromised stayer. (5)

25. Assume that the pope’s purse is turned inside out. (10)

28. Actually Rome, briefly, was a Moabite city. (2)

29. Voter turnout for a hoard of objects. (5)

30. Rage overhauled by aging agent. (4)

32. Libation rite for Bonaventure’s Latin pilgrimage. (4)

33. Echo from tenets resounds under canvas. (5)

35. Heaven open – a little! (2)

37. Exist before everything? (2)

38. Dad shortly in Pittsburgh. (2)

40. Nomadic truce brokered without majority acceptance. (12)

Down

1. Does the cross deacon tempt one to despise? (8)

2. A nurse half the height of the font. (2)

3. The European Community’s lower house. (2)

4. But a lock turned out the lights. (8)

5. A little royal automobile club of the inland. (5)

6. Got in? Preach no conversion brought about by human beings. (13)

7. Stole folded by teaching English to speakers of other languages. (5)

8. And an alien?

10. Behold Hosea and Gomer’s little daughter! (2)

15. Orangey seraph transferred to boiling spring. (6)

16. Rare test of times of prayer apart. (8)

18. Rap around the equivalent. (3)

19. Short and simple random sample. (3)

20. A penny letter indeed. (3)

21. Is a Muslim Jesus. (3)

23. Anglican – to begin with! (2)

26. Taper bent with much foolish speaking. (5)

27. Apparent in poverty. (5)

31. Kopje hurdled by speeding charioteer. (4)

32. Inherit embossed cross detail. (4)

34. Pa’s Jacuzzi. (3)

36. Abbreviated Old Norse. (2)

37. Buddhist era. (2)

38. Archaeological team in place. (2)

39. In Washington area. (2)





July Upset

30 06 2012

To download the grid for this crossword puzzles, click here.

Across

1. Am I not up to turn up for an ideal society? (7)

7. Has on an alteration to cry “Please save us” in Hebrew. (7)

13. Those like Mary are into services of matrimony  (5)

14. With soul Urubus cross Ayers Rock. (5)

15. Cask unplugged shortly at Alice Springs Kennel Club. (4)

16. Damaged coin has images of saints. (4)

17. Can he confuse Tsar Nicholas as he fixes it in place? (4)

19. Raved wildly without energy because starting acute viral respiratory disease. (4)

20. Jute cloth spread out at tea. (3)

22. Game cube may cease to exist. (3)

23. Working group in Frisbee throwing. (3)

24. GPS software in semaphore. (3)

25. Cheats cradles. (5)

27. Water frozen in chalice. (3)

28. Sure, not broken in shaving crown for religious vows. (7)

32. Therefore, French day lengthens so we can stay over. (7)

36. South-east ocean grows stormy then calms. (5)

37. Less a turning than keeps secure. (5)

38. Backed dual canticle for praise. (4)

39. The Muslim people in consummation. (4)

40. Calibre determined cross-cultivated. (4)

42. Soirees belonging to Adam’s wives. (4)

43. Beer left off sale. (3)

45. By main airport in Western Australia. (3)

46. You rest seldom in short years. (3)

47. Conquered in wonderland. (3)

49. In the film I move in twitches. (5)

51. Pointed brass in Chopin. (3)

52. Gives in to fluttering eyelids without energy. (6)

53. The Tau sign I twirl for Jesuit father. (8)

 

Down

1. Furiously atone tin Nun Lilly? Not on purpose! (15)

2. Gran on my Alsatian side to begin with. (3)

3. To die in the passage. (4)

4. The RE kid stirred and got on my nerves. (5)

5. The infarct ticker crossed the far northern parts. (6)

6. Any short letters for New York? (2)

7. Hurry up to Hebrew University. (2)

8. Green fruits from drinking tea from crushed violets. (6)

9. Curse broken with French sweetener. (5)

10. Dora comes back with one sceptre. (1,3)

11. Religious women in annunciation. (3)

12. Cape accent turned on for assent. (10)

18. Number in succession a breath away from the confused heiress. (6)

19. Head sister to get you out of damaged sub base. (6)

21. Let nun burrow? (6)

24. The Gorgon is wildly amused. (6)

26. In charge, I see briefly. (2)

29. Remove the bee from the abba’s smashed motor-car. (4)

30. Why does usury right away take its place? (5)

31. Purchase back a twisted little Middle Eastern reed? (6)

33. Our Eve turned out for work in France. (6)

34. Ninja messenger carried over to the brother of the Lord. (5)

35. I exit the broken down limos for cave-dwelling amphibians. (4)

41. Prod around for a globule. (4)

42. Looking into obeying. (5)

44. Crossed geysers to the limit. (4)

47. West Australian detective inspector briefly stirs the Biblical creek. (4)

48. The burden changes for intellect. (4)

50. Seven Romans in Reduviidae beetles! (3)

 





Off-June

1 06 2012

To download the grid for this month’s puzzle, click here.

Across

1. Dealt ex-shuffle and lifted high. (7)

7. Who rips awkwardly into prayer and praise? (7)

13. Holy folded satin. (5)

14. The prefatory remarks are into the poem. (5)

15. Paradoxical milk in philosophy. (4)

16. Close pair cross lady adjudicator. (4)

17. I get out of the adieu resolving at the National Park in NSW. (4)

19. A lab raided for chief Canaanite god. (4)

20. Why Hebrew begins its names for Jesus and THE LORD. (3)

22. First Saint George’s College. (3)

23. In law, in short, the thing speaks for itself. (3)

24. Pious Franciscan priest. (3)

25. Firstly how really uninitiated entrants notice the World of Warcraft character! (5)

27. Pray or a cross Roman will! (3)

28. Biblical book burns me topsy-turvy. (7)

32. Three-in-one try about short initials. (7)

36. Donkeys in classes! (5)

37. Conceals cow-skins. (5)

38. Salt unloaded at the end. (4)

39. The Mede turned away from the Greek town. (4)

40. Turns, aids Egyptian port. (4)

42. Soutane atones the fastidious cross. (4)

43. Initiates Humanity in Action. (3)

45. Firstly your neighbourhood office. (3)

46. I’ll return shortly in choirs. (3)

47. Pitch stirred for craft. (3)

49. Wombat lashed across map book. (5)

51. One turned up in the Age. (3)

52. Caring little volume of gin – both stirred. (6)

53. Can I be of puzzled servants a saint? (8)

Down

1. When stirred, I levy red nun hell for English spiritual writer. (6,9)

2. Fire residue in midrash. (3)

3. Turn the dial put to rest. (4)

4. Clay slabs turned up on islet? (5)

5. Enfold one hug: it is sufficient. (6)

6. Doctor of Theology initially. (2)

7. Little worship place. (2)

8. Take 500 from the disassembled android to make a priest. (6)

9. Lay, or kingly? (5)

10. Fasten aquatic mammal with wax? (4)

11. Mark Holocaust Memorial day. (3)

12. Got help, pry loose the rock carving. (10)

18. From one side to the other of one gibbet. (6)

19. Bend the bar: a single respiration. (6)

21. Gloomy as mild mixture. (6)

24. Aspire to laud. (6)

26. You are the original city. (2)

29. Bishop sees adoration story to begin with. (4)

30. South Australia, I hear, to try composition. (5)

31. Retain damaged eye membrane. (6)

33. Brewed red, sir, for those on horseback. (6)

34. New notions turn aside. (5)

35. Meant a lesser National Emergency Management Team. (4)

41. O, Ted, mixed up and foolishly fond! (4)

42. Not in a new oratory to begin with. (5)

44. A Jewish month in Israel’s second city. (4)

47. Father of Swedish pop band? (4)

48. Coastal Biblical city for a car wheel. (4)

50. Drop heavily into globe. (3)





An article among my puzzling clues (3)

3 05 2012

To download puzzle grid for this crossword, click here.

Across

1. Tangled biz tape to initiate. (7)

7. Pour a tin Pym’s right away into ear-drums. (7)

13. Leans crazily in the narrow ways. (5)

14. Bizarre, wired badly. (5)

15. Bishop enters across the candid. (4)

16. Wane curiously again. (4)

17. Maria left off singing. (4)

19. Puzzling tory from W.A. state government. (4)

20. An article from the redeployed aide for the end of Ramadan. (3)

22. Ta-ta for now smaller by 4, I hear. (3)

23. Will land regeneration begin to work in NSW lakes region?

24. Invisible fluid melody. (3)

25. Short holy year about one sweet food. (5)

27. The French island does lie crooked. (3)

28. Estimation of onion about 3.1416. (7)

32. Travel on spilled oil to African capital. (7)

36. In attempting to lead into evil. (5)

37. Do sin tangled in Middle Eastern coastal town. (5)

38. We are out of orbit with a death notice. (4)

39. Pile for burning in copyreaders? (4)

40. Dog items cross first the office of Government Internet Technology. (4)

42. Protocol to cross a young horse. (4)

43. Anger in a biretta? (3)

45. Small printers’ measures  for Episcopal News Service. (3)

46. Bass left off donkey. (3)

47. Animal coat in unfurling. (3)

49. Yoga muted across range. (5)

51. Sparkling rill right off Religion in Life. (3)

52. Praised mixed dual short edition. (6)

53. Can deeds be raised to heaven? (8)

Down

1. Rig calico oblate crazy to be involved in the study of bacteria. (15)

2. Plod right away to Palestinian party. (3)

3. Stir, pat a plate of hors d’oeuvre. (4)

4. Take an electron from the entire mix; it will be inactive. (5)

5. Hit Zen uncertainly at the highest point. (6)

6. Even small Spain is on the Web. (2)

7. Short of terrawatts? (2)

8. Buy Earl Yarlborough’s annual crossing. (6)

9. The Little Brother dropped third. (3)

10. Hear supplication sempre yawing. (4)

11. Brief the assistant deputy warden. (3)

12. Train thief transgresses many religions. (10)

18. Nation bent to make Messiah. (6)

19. We test off-key bird songs. (6)

21. Snake excavated twisted neck-wear. (6)

24. Put energy into annoy one taken at random. (3,3)

26. Not leaving the Netherlands, in short. (2)

29. Anti-Christian Emperor lives in generosty. (4)

30. Icon in the pilgrimage. (5)

31. Giving preference to adopt ingenious traverse. (6)

33. Puzzled, I sport a quick retort. (6)

34. Why slid awkwardly into short poems. (5)

35. Carry strong wine. (4)

41. Rats scattered before Russian king. (4)

42. Little Aussies immersed in centilitres of  net head coverings. (5)

44. Cure until unbleached colour. (4)

47. US car to cross river. (4)

48. Deer backed away into marsh grass. (4)

50. I am Aboriginal shelter for MU. (3)