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Prize crossword 0571


Cryptic across
7 Extract of reporter’s acclaimed banter is re-used, giving one the hump, twice! (8,5)
8 Scandinavian monarch, the sixth to lead (6)
9 Cluster of flowers on stem from seed US doctor supplied (6)
10 Like to go boating to row (6)
11 Aristocratic sleuth’s reported odd activity (6)
12 High country wherein housing’s taboo (6)
15 Old Anatolian capital African politicians take a year to introduce (6)
17 My navy stuff among Sally Army clothing is for the Asian church (6)
18 Chap’s about to go to Lincoln; mother to Paris (6)
19 Carol is dead set, if else fails (6,7)

Cryptic down
1 Dubious timeshare dude who ruled Babylon (6,3,4)
2 He devastated the French, shunning small returns among those refraining (6)
3 Have a breather going round Georgia’s OT shrine (6)
4 Coming into land, rewarded, is the fisherman (6)
5 Martial art of Taiwan China’s only half accepted (3,3)
6 Resemble sails all aflutter for show (3,10)
13 Song bird runs through quiet section after tenor’s opening (6)
14 Consumer’s name is put above, making less of a mess (6)
15 Old Greek region where a church temperance movement smothers one (6)
16 Gilt-edged stock’s higher
status (6)

Quick across
7 Exclude from a church or a religious community (13)
8 Father of Sheba who rebelled against David (6)
9 Spurn; knock back (6)
10 Lambert ——: pretender to the throne of Henry Tudor (1487) (6)
11 Sudanese region which rebelled in 2003 causing many thousands to die or be displaced (6)
12 Hero of certain ‘Arabian Nights’ stories (6)
15 Richard ——: Bernard Cornwell’s dashing Peninsular War rifleman (6)
17 Greek island of the southern Aegean (6)
18 Ex-county town on the River Clyde south-east of Glasgow (6)
19 Concerned with, or denoting, physical diseases having a psychological origin (13)

Quick down
1 Show-off (13)
2 Town where Joseph was sold by his brothers to the Ishmaelites (6)
3 Leader of the tribe of Dan, sent into Canaan as a spy (6)
4 Accustomed; hardened (6)
5 Father of Baal-Hanan, king of Edom before the Israelites (6)
6 Self-restraint shown in the expression of emotion, as in fear or grief (5,5,3)
13 OT book, part of the Apocrypha to many non-RC Christians (6)
14 Cruel, oppressive dictator (6)
15 Discharges; volleys (6)
16 Paralyzed man cured by Peter: escapee from Troy (6)

Entries to Crossword 0571,
The Catholic Herald, Herald House, Lamb’s Passage, Bunhill Row, London EC1Y 8TQ or email editorial@catholicherald.co.uk
(Answers in by December 12)

Cryptic answers to No 0570
Across: 5 Hallowe’en, 8 Fort, 9 Parthian, 10 Icarus, 11 Sussex, 12 Cleats, 15 Xoanon, 17 Marathon, 18 Lois, 19 Turned out.
Down: 1 Faster, 2 Clopas, 3 Swarms, 4 Cephas, 6 Dog collar, 7 Macedonia, 13 Agabus, 14 Sphinx, 15 Xanadu, 16 All out.

Quick answers to No 0570
Across: 5 Pentecost, 8 Esau, 9 Gamaliel, 10 Martha, 11 Needle, 12 Ulster, 15 Bergen, 17 Ethiopia, 18 Abut, 19 Tubalcain.
Down: 1 Jesuit, 2 Stigma, 3 Acumen, 4 Isolde, 6 Israelite, 7 Beelzebul, 13 Trip up, 14 Replay, 15 Blanch, 16 Roadie.

Winners (0569 Cryptic)
Liam Ó Briain, Prestwich, Greater Manchester; Sue Marsh, Tunbridge Wells, Kent.
Winners (0569 Quick)
John Geary, Romford, Essex; Peter Cates, Leicester.