Crossword

Prize crossword 0562

Cryptic across

5 Bringing one to believe in lyric poet’s works (10)
6 Terrier needs drink after getting exposed (8)
7 Native Americans welcome work that’s involved (4)
9/14 Majorcan is Minorcan inhabited by the stars (5,5)
11 He wrote it’s odd, for instance, the French getting involved with Resistance (5)
12 Body like 4 appearing in Ulster’s ghoul masquerade (5)
14 See 9
15 Indian deity, type that returns to ensnare one (4)
16 Disney created, in yours truly, imagination (5,3)
18 Feature of Lloyd’s instrument that’s fashionable to put through the ringer (6,4)

Cryptic down

1 Pronounced drift to Catholicism (4)
2 Chap’s an integral part of the French race (2,4)
3 Divine sort of characters from Attic (formerly Arab) race enthral Greece in the end (6)
4 State of gin Micah
distilled (8)
5 Woman missionary rips off Miss Black (9)
8 Left kind of blue after
Pirates of the Caribbean played here (4,5)
10 Sub-mollusc of the same name? (8)
13 Family house with trendy basement needed focus (4,2)
14 One who runs place without a dining facility (6)
17 Noah’s boy’s close to the edge (4)

Quick across

5 Capital of a Mesopotamian country in the OT (10)
6 Wife of Caesarean governor Felix who imprisoned Paul (8)
7 Bartholomew —-,
Portuguese navigator, the first to sail around the Cape of Good Hope (1488) (4)
9 Self-evident truth (5)
11 (French) lagoon, sea-water lake (5)
12 Object of many prayers (5)
14 Gurkha blade (5)
15 In a while (4)
16 One living, brought up, along the banks of a major European river (8)
18 3, 5 or 8? (10)

Quick down

1 Nile wader (4)
2 Winter Olympics event (6)
3 Of Catholics in Eastern Orthodox Churches (6)
4 Usually the first animal listed in any dictionary (8)
5 Converted, evangelized 18 (4,5)
8 18 called Episcopalians in USA and elsewhere (9)
10 Gilbert and Sullivan comic opera, alternatively named The Peer and the Peri (1882) (8)
13 German name of saints canonized in 1267 and 1997; Harry Potter’s owl (6)
14 Nationality of Heber, husband of Jael (6)
17 Obed’s father (4)


Crossword answers

Cryptic answers to No 0560: Across: 7 Maon, 8 Apollyon, 9 Rephidim, 10 Styx, 11 Etonian, 13 Shrek,
15 Elihu, 17 Barbuda, 20 Imam, 21 Claudius, 23 Anatolia, 24 Elam. Down: 1 Yale, 2 Inchon, 3 Sand bar, 4 Tommy, 5 Elasah, 6 Holyhead, 12 Telemann, 14 Galahad, 16 Hamath, 18 Badger, 19 Scull, 22 Utah.

Quick answers to No 0560: Across: 7 Tate, 8 Caesarea, 9 Ramayana, 10 Nash, 11 Iapetus, 13 Choux, 15 Micah, 17 Hawk-eye, 20 Jair, 21 Act of God, 23 Nazarene, 24 Amos. Down: 1 Zama, 2 Hecate, 3 Oceanus, 4 Menai, 5 Hannah, 6 Dewsbury, 12 Abinadab, 14 Matthew, 16 Airman, 18 Kaftan, 19 Fates, 22 Oxon.


Crossword winners

Winners (0559 Cryptic): Sue Marsh, Tunbridge Wells, Kent; Dr Gregory Porilo, London SW17.

Winners (0559 Quick): Ursula Donnelly, Waringstown, County Down; John Geary, Romford, Essex.


Sudoku 0562


Solution 0561

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