Crosswords

Clues

 Across 

1           (8)         Eurasian woodland plant of lily family, also called wild hyacinth or harebell

5           (6)         Stops sleeping

9           (8)         Another name for honeysuckle

10         (6)         Made amends or reparation

12         (6)         Happy and optimistic

13         (5)         Flat structures used as boats

16         (6)         Groups of eight musicians

17         (8)         Inclined or willing

20         (4,4)      The open ocean

21         (2,4)      Too

23         (5)         English racecourse

25         (6)         Very cold compartment of refrigerator

28         (6)         Walked aimlessly

29         (8)         Angelic

30         (6)         Ancient Hebrew dry measures.  Ruth gleaned about one.                                                      Ruth 2

31         (8)         Aromatic herb used in perfumery and medicine

 

Down 

1           (4)         God said one of these is the token of the covenant made between Him and the earth         Gen 9

2           (4)         And I say also unto thee, That thou art Peter, and …………..                                                                Matt 16,18

3           (9)         Short Robert wearing cricket outfit hits new world quails

4           (6)         Mainly brown and grey finch with a reddish breast and forehead

6           (5)         And a river went out of Eden to ………………………                                                                   Gen 2,10

7           (10)       A regal angler catches the bird

8           (10)       Style of riding usually by a woman wearing a skirt

11         (5)         Paul found her with other women praying by the riverside                                                                 Acts 16

14         (6,4)      A yucca, tall woody shrub named after the Israelite leader who succeeded Moses

15         (10)       18th and 19th century large horse-drawn vehicle used by passengers and for mail

18         (9)         A simple musical play with a rural subject

19         (5)         An aromatic culinary herb

22         (6)         Plant of the genus that includes catmint

24        (5)         Parts of a comb

26         (4)         Place where garden tools are kept

27         (4)         Deciduous tree of genus that includes maple and European sycamore