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)

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Pass School Celebrations

9 04 2013

To see and download the grid for the April puzzle Pass School Celebrations, click here: April grid

CLUES:

Across

1. Therefore stitch, I hear! (2)

2. Base cue damaged, for this reason. (7)

8. Shortly un-praised aloft. (2)

10. If yesterday, today, forever: in brief the length of Easter. (5)

11. Cistern used in salvation. (3)

13. Kindled, if red. (5)

16. Take nothing from the mixed Tao in this place. (2)

18. Afghan cent found in pulpit. (3)

19. Badly rue religious education for undergraduates, in short. (3)

21. Of the French in Duke University. (2)

22. A bee from the mixed-up abbot’s clog. (5)

24. Rents upturned in the back of the boat. (5)

26. Fractious ministry outside the test run. (6)

28. Crossed épée led to being skinned. (6)

29. Cast end-times shortly into the nets. (2)

30. Twisted ears pry on those talking to God. (7)

32. Awe backed right away for our State. (2)

33. Index ultraorthodox translations to rejoice before God. (5)

34. The pet turned down the initial evangelism protest text. (3)

36. Seeps dissolved to short educational and School Psychology and Special Education. (5)

39. Like a Roman penny. (2)

41. Higher degree in Massachusetts? (2)

42. Cleaver in pax? (2)

44. Publicity for the year of our Lord. (2)

45. Is the upset rector sure in the doctrine of Jesus rising from the dead? (12)

Down

1. Short saint on short street! (2)

3. Iron reversed by the sixth letter. (2)

4. Bocci villagers crossly polite. (5)

5. A long way in safari treks. (4)

6. Speak absolute! (5)

7. Short Seasonal Year. (2)

9. Initial parabolic story added after writing. (2)

12, 15. Uneasy treads sideways the first day of the Paschal season. (6,6)

13. Crashed ute fur will come to pass. (6)

14. Rested uneasily in the wilderness. (6)

15. See 12 down.

17. Acerbic pastry. (4)

18. Tempo opens across the rear deck. (4)

20. Dispute started between small trucks. (4)

21. Sketched in Andrew. (4)

23. Per little Bunbury? (2)

25. Most High God in Bethel. (2)

27. Texas shaken down for levies. (5)

28. Throws hides. (5)

31. Boyup pies put together by young career-minded citydweller. (6)

35. Pitcher in Jared. (3)

36. Initially extra-cranial aural receptor? (3)

37. Left off heat to consume. (3)

38. Double-dealing doctor of divinity! (2)

40. Direction of the Eucla from Perth. (2)

41. Greek letter for Anglican women. (2)

43. Nine Romans turned back for Chinese energy. (2)

44. And right off – article! (2)





Quinqua-guess-ima

3 02 2013

Note: the new 13 x 13 grid for the Messenger crosswords can be found by clicking here (Grid 13×13).

Clues:

Across

1. In place back from little Tambellup! (2)

2. Quick spirits stirred when refraining from food and drink. (7)

8. Conditional in faith. (2)

10. Curious scare in the area. (5)

11. Briefed on uniform of the day. (3)

13. Truce broken to fill with wine or water. (5)

16. Short masters-at-arms? (2)

17. Fiddles for the unmade lad beds. (7)

19. Briefed for unnoticed evangelism. (2)

20. Welder left off for presbyter. (5)

21. Canonised in creased satin. (5)

22. Sponsors entrap dogs run wild. (10)

25. Alternatively French gold. (2)

26.  State defeated by flavour. (5)

27. Hagar in no wild rush to bring her son here. (4)

29. Disturb one a long period of history. (4)

30. The dregs of a short doctor overseas. (5)

32. Zap pea out from little South Africa. (2)

33. The French turned God back. (2)

34. You are in the oldest city. (2)

37. The smashed atom thinness is a wonder. (12)

Down

1. Ma backed down in the early hours. (2)

3. Two articles for the addicted. (2)

4. Scour bush. (5)

5. Fixes to bother souls. (13)

6. I hear false gods start in ever decreasing expert levels. (5)

7. Small Canadian province. (2)

9. A note for soccer’s peak body? (2)

12. Render me a go at the last. (5)

13. Overturn a cart to weigh gold. (5)

14. One who tries the pulpit canopy. (6)

15. Did Judas eat berry? (8)

17. In brief: don’t ever preach in Deptford. (3)

18. Donkey turns out for special forces. (3)

19. The onus fell right away on international organisation. (3)

23.  He flattens everything in ultraseriousness. (5)

24. Never to usurp Nazareth’s sons to begin with. (5)

28. Palestinians are where you put the article where you gaze right away. (4)

31. The total in the consummation. (3)

33. Behold the Spaniard! (2)

35. Concerning anger left out. (2)

36. The thing in Italy. (2)





Crispmass

17 01 2013

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Clues

Across

1. End rows stirred by miracles. (7)

7. The jube Eli squashed was for the celebration. (7)

13. The son shortened Authorised Version looking for new stars. (5)

14. An eel twisted in the ancient anointing. (5)

15. The elderly in the tragedy. (4)

16. Pin lyre across the inward way. (4)

17. Reverse pins and cut. (4)

19. Greek letters upset sips. (4)

20. But reversals have him over a barrel. (3)

22. Very much in platoons. (3)

23. Small particle in abbreviation. (3)

24. Are you at back of the Hebrew letter? (3)

25. Strict at the back. (5)

27. Wings in alabaster. (3)

28. Coach monarch to sing for coins. (7)

32. An article from the “Gallican” turned to a calling. (7)

36. Inane insane cow-girl! (5)

37. A hundred away from lunacy sorted magnolia. (5)

38. Regional Ordination Seminary Commencement. (4)

39. Confused Gran called. (4)

40. Lament for chimneysweeps. (4)

42. To my place in the tachometer? (4)

43. Place to stay in the Pinnacles. (3)

45. Set up for Anglican poet initially. (3)

46. Roman altar for parrot. (3)

47. Our Lady of the Capes turns to the liturgy of Chrysostom initially. (3)

49. At least switch to designer of AC current. (5)

51. Priest, in short, in it forever. (3)

52. Lemons thrown in ceremonial. (6)

53. It and IT in the navy to represent the birth of Christ. (8)

Down

1. Low blessing with turns of disclosing wrongdoings. (15)

2. Initially need not apply in annals. (3)

3. Crazy gods for canines. (4)

4. First lady in the Northern Territory is a happening. (5)

5. Ordains assortment – less a number – of receivers. (6)

6. Little saints on big boat. (2)

7. Germans say yes to small Japan. (2)

8. Discordant unions singing harmoniously in octaves. (6)

9. Be ninth across Africa. (5)

10. Calamities in mills. (4)

11. Overturn Ely for Sabbath fallow year. (3)

12. Use grace on sorting when it heartens. (10)

18. Clay vessel cure for Esau’s soup. (6)

19. Buccaneering takes five Romans from disturbed privacy. (6)

21. The bent bars you are briefed on by monastery treasurer. (6)

24. I get out of pitying exemplifying character. (6)

26. The French are backward on God Most High. (2)

29. Realise right away: back to front and wonky! (4)

30. Upend stein for insertion. (5)

31. Most dainty insect squashed. (6)

33. Dawn made by aura around French gold. (6)

34. Cross to cull amazing animal. (5)

35. Fallen angel lost gravity in the strait way. (4)

41. To look curiously for the Lord. (4)

42. Paschal vases contain Middle Eastern sweet. (5)

44. One hundred fewer cloned right off for Christmas. (4)

47. Priests’ assistant turned from evil. (4)

48. Like Bethlehem in perspicacity. (4)

50. Japanese coin in ginseng. (3)





Holy Saints

7 09 2012

You can download the grid for the crossword here.

Across

1. Met what twist in the Gospel narrative. (7)

2. Taco Cat turned in up-tempo keyboard piece. (7)

13. Ran in small great endowment. (5)

14. Aside from concepts. (5)

15. In imbibing Israeli PM. (4)

16. I am before the cross with a poetic foot. (4)

17. We, Legion, are out of the twisted sprig. (4)

19. Italian things in glucose. (4)

20. Fled in assurance. (3)

22. Starts in the Middle East. (3)

23. Repent for left off true. (3)

24. Lay across the sofa during the fashion. (3)

25. Turn, arise as zodiac ram. (3)

27. Chaotic din in short sub-continent. (3)
28. An act as revised as a card game. (7)

32. Which leg can I pirouette like heavenly beings? (7)

36. Normal at disordered Hawaiian feasts? (5)

37. Scholar godmother crossed herself in slow movement. (5)

38. Jodhpur linen cross-stitched? (4)

39. Maritime owl to make animal noise. (4)

40. Powdered crystal cross. (4)

42. Is prone; tells untruths. (4)

43. Cambodian temple backed by marble. (3)

45. Like this in classical music. (3)

46. Lodging house in any number. (3)

47.The Spanish should not be in crumpled albs. (3)

49. Wings oscillate. (5)

51. Top gun in space. (3)

52. Galling circling into Biblical place. (6)

53. Empowering upset angel bin. (8)

 

Down

1. The monastic ritual I mess up does not fit well together. (15)

2. Little Taiwan Golden Bee scooters! (3)

3. Stumble on a voyage in pinstripes. (4)

4. A practice bi in a hat.(5)

5. Puzzle in game. (6)

6. Nett weight. (2)

7. Up-end it and sing a third. (2)

8. The harmonised duo I so find hateful. (6)

9. Put energy into the case to bring things to an end. (5)

10. Did I arrive out of the folded amice? (4)

11. BAS turned up for Advertising Standards Bureau. (3)

12. The curved arc once assisted the diocesan bishop. (10)

18. Complex realism right off one after the other. (6)

19. Rock the cradle to do with belief. (6)

21. Can the confused nun nap in Western Australia? (6)

24. Ol’ Wolf around to be a disciple. (6)

26. Within Indiana. (2)

29. Commence Association Suisse d’Usagers de Télécommunications. (4)

30. Right off, sure, like Quranic verses. (5)

31. How extra high stands the English composer? (6)

33. The staggering gin man is giving titles. (6)

34. Uncertain genre for the environment. (5)

35. Goes around with big-heads. (4)

41. One hundred Country Women’s Associations starts off a state inter-denominational body. (4)

42. Twisting Egyptian river braiding any number of flaxen materials. (5)

44. Fifty and the law up-ended to divide rooms. (4)

47. Untangle the veil of the Temple assistant. (4)

48. Made melodious sound in blessing. (4)

50. Frozen water in the chalice. (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

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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)