Crossword 1220

by
28 June 2013

By the Revd David Cockerell

Across
6 Feature of 26 - pet we blame wrongly (3,4)
7 Peter perhaps finding a job with the French (7)
9 Priest detained by Bill returning for girl (5)
10 Summon bad crooks? I'll give a judgement (9)
11 A PC involved with vice makes an apology (7)
13 A hundred US agents to protect a tree! (6)
15 Fellow embraces girl after advance with fizzy soda - excellent fellow of 26 (4,9)
19 Period of mourning and quiet, a brief hour around four (6)
20 Book group (7)
23 Being in special seat then excited two boys (9)
24 Broadcaster starts to speak of wanting equal rights - another fellow of 26 (5)
26 Soft, like some ground in story (7)
27 They feature in 26 stories across Scripture (7)

Down
1 Dreadful-sounding composer (4)
2 Criticise a mother country (6)
3 Bad, bad boy keeping order in and about a corporation (9)
4 I came with rod, possibly, for Jewish saviour (8)
5 A little man leading service for scientific unit (6,4)
6 Cockney chap's robe? Get away! (6)
7 A pound's put down for clerical garb (4)
8 Group of nine near end - playing not right (6)
12 Choir rests in Fall - singers wanted! (10)
14 Silver collected by Goth had restored Jewish service-books (9)
16 Lecture to help upwardly mobile people (8)
17 Retired US General bitten by snake (6)
18 Great goddess or god (6)
21 Home the French cherish (6)
22 Stake breaking a net (4)
25 White perhaps to achieve history with mate finally (4)

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