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Prize crossword 0585

Cryptic across
5 African country where a carp repelled an intrusive horse (5)
6 Descendant of Ephraim’s incitement to wavering Liverpool fan (5) 8 Babylon leader’s desideratum he condemned (6,3,4)
9 Various sheep Uncle Sam sent to Diana’s shrine (7)
10 Pagan priest is an odd fake, receiving religious instruction throughout (5)
12 Poet, a name forgotten in this movement (5)
14 Battle to get out of part in puerile pantomime (7)
17 Outline Papist plot to make Roman official (7,6)
18 There’s nothing to see in an Indian city market place (5)
19 King William at first recruited unreliable feudal underling serfs (5)

Cryptic down
1 Amen to saint if untrue, this revelation (13)
2 Conspirator put a bag over you and me, heads of secret intelligence (7)
3 Aaron’s lad, Jack, made welcome going up to university (5)
4 Mormon doctrine of ill fame report perverted (9,4)
5 Get the hang of blowing raspberries, entertaining a few (5)
7 Eleazar’s dad and Welsh chap who’s propping, perform (5)
11 They scoot, so they say, to service in church (7)
13 Look to heroin with lava flowing around address in Honolulu (5)
15 Paul’s associate American bird is all over (5)
16 Pilgrimage tips over taking in United Kingdom (5)

Quick across
5 Holder of office in certain religious orders (5)
6 Rarefied fluid said to flow through the gods’ veins in Greek myth (5)
8 Member of that part of the C of E that exalts the sacraments and the authority of the priesthood (4,9)
9 Ancient Egyptian city south of Cairo, home to the pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx (7)
10 Disciple of Socrates and the teacher of Aristotle; founder of the Academy in Athens (5)
12 Amorite ally of Abram, along with Eshkol and Aner (5)
14 Follower of Paul who gave up the position of ruler of the synagogue in Corinth (7)
17 Gestures common in the religious practices of all the major Christian churches (13)
18 German town, centre of Roman power in northern Europe (5)
19 Longest river of France (5)

Quick down
1 Hen-pecked cleric in Trollope’s Barchester Towers (1857) (6,7)
2 In Hinduism, one of the highest among the four varnas (7)
3 Ruler of Israel for just one week, deposed by Omri (5)
4 One of the Trinity whom Jesus promised the Apostles he would send after his Crucifixion and Resurrection (3,4,6)
5 One of the cardinal sins enumerated by Thomas Aquinas in the 13th century (5)
7 Subject to laughter, criticism or ridicule (5)
11 Novel by Bram Stoker; film by Francis Ford Coppola (7)
13 007, perhaps (5)
15 Bones of the forearm (5)
16 Manifestation of God to the blessed in heaven (5)

Entries to Crossword 0585, The Catholic Herald, Herald House, Lamb’s Passage, Bunhill Row, London EC1Y 8TQ or email [email protected] (Answers in by March 27)

Cryptic answers to No 0584
Across: 6 Faith healing, 7 Cannes, 8 Darius, 9 Skipper, 11 Cocci, 13 Anzio, 14 Pig’s ear, 16 Nereid, 17 Arctic, 19 Islamization.
Down: 1 Xi’an, 2 Chester, 3 Hen do, 4 Clarions, 5 Annunciation, 6 Frankincense, 10 Phinehas, 12 Micaiah, 15 Admit, 18 Cain.

Quick answers to No 0584
Across: 6 Apollophanes, 7 Attlee, 8 Ortega, 9 Gorgias, 11 Croat, 13/16 Rhode Island, 14 Hirsute, 17 Albert, 19 Kidron Valley.
Down: 1 Coll, 2 Blue Jay, 3 Ephod, 4 Hatteras, 5 Sergeant Troy, 6 Antiochus VII, 10 God’s acre, 12 Cicadas, 15 Ident, 18 Bela.

Winners (0583 Cryptic) Margaret MacMillan, Millport, Isle of Cambrae; Dr Gregory Porilo, London SW17.
Winners (0583 Quick) Alexander Bardash, Irkutsk, Russia; John Geary, Romford, Essex.