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Crossword No. 1056

by Philip Marlow


1 Source of cash in job cut — place for revelation? (6)

4 An easy task to select chip, we hear (6)

7 Absalom’s daughter in river (5)

9 I cut girl off concerned with worship (8)

10 Female, one a Northerner snubbed, a failure (6)

11 Reportedly, studied timeless mansion — it’s associated with a parting (3,3)

13 Meat left out by one woman — superb food (8)

15 Yorkshire ruin could be buyable, Xavier worked out (8,5)

18 Radical English lines penned by father, establishing platform (8)

20 Saint rousing Le Mans (6)

23 First visible only after rains, ark rested around there (6)

24 Mass follows fatal time in hospital for church official (8)

25 ‘I made you to go up out of _____’ (Judges 2:1, AV) (5)

26 Severity theatre employee reported? (6)

27 English bishop: ‘A part of the Bible is not as fundamentalists think it is!’ (6)


1 Parting formula about everybody raised support in church? (6)

2 Powerful people could be so glum (6)

3 Shameful signs at AGM? It’s in uproar (8)

4 Quiet official with a book in house? (6)

5 Burial-place caught by a bishop touring most of US city (8)

6 Dome excited a couple no end (6)

8 Old archbishop deploying charm easily — me? (7,6)

12 Slip hidden by chorister or rector on reflection (5)

14 Daughter close to tragedy in unfortunate rustic tale (5)

16 Gold could be kept by loaded eccentric in a place of plenty (2,6)

17 Article I’d later repaired with resin (8)

18 Musician Charles, say, coming in for each part of service (6)

19 Theologian has wicked desire — no saint with that woman! (6)

21 Nun in distress is terrified (6)

22 Dance tune I’m playing (6)

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