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Prize crossword 0570

Crossword


Cryptic across
5 Let drugs into Hen night – that’s a bit hairy (9)
8 In favour of tea, they say, the garrison (4)
9 Wild spree from dissolute heirs apparent, being from this part of Iran (8)
10 He plunged from the sky, Iraqi, taking the first American motorized unit to invade (6)
11 Former authority in, for instance, military craft (6)
12 Fastenings uncle at sea provides (6)
15 After times with nothing, later find deity in a primitive image (6)
17 Privy Councillor, one protected by a former master race (8)
18 Timothy’s grandmother is the first among ladies or immensely snobbish (4)
19 Ended up ejected (6,3)

Cryptic down
1 After Lent one’s bound to to eat more quickly (6)
2 Mary’s husband cut into upsetting cyst (6)
3 Sunny on board, it brings masses of bugs (6)
4 Apostle church and pub like (6)
6 Harry’s arrest is a choker for the clerical worker (3,6)
7 I’m a deacon converting Thessalonians where they live (9)
13 He predicted the subsequent transportation range (6)
14 Mysterious Egyptian’s wrecked ship and number get cross (6)
15 A Daniel, switching Vietnamese money around the Khan residence (6)
16 Batsmen’s position when no one gets in? (3,3)

Quick across
5 Seventh Sunday after Easter (9)
8 Son of Isaac and brother of Jacob (4)
9 Teacher of Paul (8)
10 Sister of Lazarus (6)
11 Aggravate (6)
12 Heavy overcoat: part of the island of Ireland (6)
15 Norway’s second city (6)
17 East African country (8)
18 Juxtapose (4)
19 Lamech’s son by Zilpah (9)

Quick down
1 Member of a religious order founded by Loyola (6)
2 Mark of infamy (6)
3 Shrewdness (6)
4 Irish bride of Cornwall’s King Mark (6)
6 Descendant of Jacob (9)
7 Variation on a name for the Devil, as it appears in Matthew [TJB] (9)
13 Foil; trick (4,2)
14 Immediate broadcast of some action just shown (6)
15 Make white; turn pale (6)
16 Someone who drives and handles equipment for travelling entertainers (6)

Entries to Crossword 0570,
The Catholic Herald, Herald House, Lamb’s Passage, Bunhill Row, London EC1Y 8TQ or email editorial@catholicherald.co.uk
(Answers in by Dec 5)

Cryptic answers to No 0569
Across: 5 Demerara, 7 Bass,9 Epaphras, 10 Cognac, 12 Shinto, 13 Asa, 14 Sniper, 16 Hermes, 18 Herodias, 20 Cant, 21 Star Trek.
Down: 1 Nelson, 2 Hebe, 3 Hadassah, 4 Vashti, 6 Pantheon, 8 Anointed, 11 Carnival, 15 Proust, 17 Rachel, 19 Sots.

Quick answers to No 0569
Across: 5 Pericles, 7 Loki, 9 Issachar, 10 Cantab, 12 Ealing, 13 Alb, 14 Pindar, 16 Albion, 18 Shadrach, 20 Ugli, 21 Claudius.
Down: 1 Vedist, 2 Kiwi, 3 Elisheba, 4 Eshcol, 6 Tawny Owl, 8 Obadiahs, 11 Barnabas, 15 Deduce, 17 Brutus, 19 Hadj.

Winners (0568 Cryptic) Fr A Dearman, Prestwich, Greater Manchester; Michael Bickers, Leominister, Herefordshire.
Winners (0568 Quick) Alan and Anne Smith, Walsall, West Midlands; David and Theresa O’Neill, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear.