Life & Soul

Prize crossword 0600

Cryptic across
5 City of Macedonia in Amos Philip rebuilt (10)
7 Jerahmeel’s significant other one sailor’s taken to hospital (6)
8 Mix-up sodium in lead for the Ammonite king (6)
9 Reportedly caught by police is a sect member (4)
11 I am the Spanish waiter in Messiah! (8)
13 Rigs include revolutionary new galleys (8)
14 In the middle of the morning a day later (4)
15 What are left when religious fanatic’s heart is gone (6)
17 OT butcher accepts luncheon vouchers, being a reforming type (6) 19 Faith’s pi naturism when stripped down (10)

Cryptic down
1 Incentive to bluff? (4)
2 Period of jollity, being on drugs, to exude over (4,4)
3 Immersed in Gozo, another alternative to Tanis (4)
4 Place in Acts to inhabit freely across the years (8)
5 Like KJV contributor to pass over inclusion of last letter? (10)
6 Seismic act, changing belief (10)
10 Timothy’s companion has measures of beauty, chic, usefulness (8)
12 PA, in part, is needed to introduce American boy, one who plays in a band (8)
16 Address oriental lives is, in, some say, Edom (4)
18 Eunice’s mother, last in call to Sunni prayers (4)

Quick across
5 Relating to (Highland) Scotland (10)
7 Gnostic doctrine that worshipped serpents as the symbol for Eden and the Tree of Knowledge (6)
8 Barely make last (3,3)
9 Towards, as written in the KJV, for instance (4)
11 Saint of the Orthodox Church whose martyrdom is also celebrated by Western Churches (feast day, 16 September) (8)
13 The ‘Altar’, ‘Sacring’ or ‘Sanctus’, perhaps (4,4)
14 Horse of a certain colour: bookbinding leather (4)
15 South Asian, mostly Muslim, honorific for women of high status (6)
17 —— Fringe: mainly non-English parts of Britain (6)
19 Allan ———-, Haggard hero (10)

Quick down
1 French city, capital of the Tarn department, where the Cathar movement took hold (4)
2 Mary Ann Evans’ first novel, published in 1859, her first work as George Eliot (4,4)
3 Last Stuart monarch of Great Britain, 1702-1714 (and Ireland after 1707) (4)
4 North Carolina headland spawning two eponymous films noirs (4,4)
5 European capital (10)
6 Characteristic of an imaginary country (10)
10 Saeculum ——–, a period of alleged papal corruption and immorality between the 9th and 11th centuries (8)
12 Greek bishop of Smyrna martyred by pagans in the 2nd century (8)
16 Brother and murderer of Osiris, sharing a name with an antediluvian patriarch of Genesis… (4)
18 …and a matriarch of later generations (4)

Entries to Crossword 0600, The Catholic Herald, Herald House, Lamb’s Passage, Bunhill Row, London EC1Y 8TQ or email [email protected] (Answers in by July 10)

Cryptic answers to No 0599
Across: 3 Apocrypha, 7 Oboe, 8 Elsinore, 9 Agorae, 10 Adoram, 12 Ankara, 14 Aisles, 15 Menelaus, 17 Text, 18 Ephesians.
Down: 1 Aotearoa, 2 Cain, 3 Albigenses, 4 Reeve, 5 Pasha, 6 Artaxerxes, 11 Ossetian, 13 Asaph, 14 Assos, 16 Eden.

Quick answers to No 0599
Across: 3 Alexander, 7 Adah, 8 Red River, 9 Jordan, 10 Elohim, 12 Pindus, 14 Joseph, 15 Wulfstan, 17 Dali, 18 Etruscans.
Down: 1 Ben-Hadad, 2 Arni, 3 Andronicus, 4 Aaron, 5 Dodge, 6 Heliopolis, 11 Obsidian, 13 Soter, 14 Janus, 16 Fief.

Winners (0598 Cryptic) Mrs RT Grafftey-Smith, Malmesbury, Wiltshire; Sue Marsh, Tunbridge Wells, Kent.
Winners (0598 Quick) Anselm Figeon, Wicklow Town, Ireland; Fr Nicholas Paxton, Manchester.