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Articles > 2014 > 3 January > Features > Crossword >

Crossword 1246

By Don Manley

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Across
1 Ignore stupid theologian (6)
5 Singers thrown by objectionable person beginning to intone (8)
9 Presented with some pride, Anglican scheme (4)
10 Miles to travel over valley (9)
11 Little man given external attention is better again (6)
12 Wild nature restricts this person having had element of good education? (8)
13 Leftie endlessly full of humbug gets people in church (12)
17 Foreign city beasts must keep quiet - they contribute to diocesan finances (6,6)
19 Man's man? One faces calumny (8)
21 One who took his ass in the morning to Welsh town (6)
23 Goddess could make padre hot, bothered, I gathered (9)
24 Hymnist contributing to statement (4)
25 Let off badly behaved rip held by magistrate (8)
26 Section of the choir sounding notes (6)

Down
2 Israelite finally dares to move - to cross this? (3,3)
3 Special cup possibly found in good bar (5)
4 I'd come with sun out? Yes and no! (9)
5 'Witches aren't awfully evil' - start of sermon in that Methodist act of worship! (8,7)
6 Musical sound coming from various trumpets (5)
7 Shuffle back over mountains (9)
8 The thing coming up in revamped Easter paper (8)
14 Prayer conveying love with hurt and fear dissipating (3,6)
15 Most bad-tempered religious teacher in church, person deemed holy (9)
16 Ex-believer, a female troublemaker securing job (8)
18 Musical director is incompetent with men (6)
20 Individual under the doctor is someone relying on the work of others (5)
22 Language learner, also a coin collector? (5)

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Sat 25 Oct 14 @ 10:55
'Moribund churches get the HTB treatment' http://t.co/Ul0Ya2u35j

Sat 25 Oct 14 @ 9:35
@alansc Hi Alan, We've done this for years. People wanted advance col for time to work on sermons. Col for 26/10 Readings is just below. HS