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Articles > 2014 > 10 October > Features > Crossword >

Crossword 1286

By Philip Marlow

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Across
1 Holy person occupying exceedingly small room in church (6)
4 Source of religiosity in subject for global circle? (6)
9 Centres in Islamic world amass numbers, being this? (4)
10 Carrying hint of dosh, rich male's converted in festival (10)
11 Department in old city blocking boyfriend (6)
12 What sounds like more elevated place for storing things of a priest (8)
13 English bishop with energy tucked into indistinct fruit (9)
15 Prophet found among those admired (5)
16 Choose section of the lectionary (5)
18 One who leads a number at sea (9)
22 European capital in this way keeps a rule set by leading pair of evangelicals (8)
23 Protestant leader, 55, enthralled by OT figure (6)
25 Consecration of a number determined, Mass being held (10)
26 Type of church vessel (4)
27 Religious education followed by retired leftist making comeback (6)
28 Bird found round black biblical setting (6)

Down
1 What might be quickly spread about you in Lourdes online (7)
2 Weapon held up in former basilica (5)
3 Hermit in park and college bordering university (7)
5 Atone for judge further? (6)
6 Try a group that's disrupted a late Catholic state? (9)
7 Prince in charge among Anglicans getting cup in service (7)
8 One in pack following religious instruction and beginning to comprehend difficult theologian (7,6)
14 Sacrament is shown in Brussels diagram? (9)
17 Seminarian, say, getting pound with job that's rewarding (7)
19 US band that helps make a man look smart? (7)
20 Papal residence once? Good number boarding plane there (7)
21 Minister or executive dismissing inspector (6)
24 One for a long time inside chapel I fervently embrace (5)

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@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