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No. 1080 by Revd Robert D. Carter

Across

 1 Some men chant in Greek? It’s charming (10)

 6 In France I may get directions to find ancient religious race (4)

10 Greek character and US lawman combine to find damsel (5)

11 Leper band in distress relative to canon (9)

12 Bony minced steak left — the Spanish will tuck in (8)

13 Hauled in to marry! (5)

15 One inspiring a bishop crossing Yorkshire river (7)

17 The only Scotsman in the Bible?! (7)

19 News brought by wandering dignitaries (unsigned) on Sunday (7)

21 Gangster leaving one country for another (7)

22 Relation wants dirty article finally removed (5)

24 Chaotic muddles involving Latin Liberal (8)

27 Narrow-minded father has choir trained by a sort of novice? (9)

28 Keen-eyed supporter of the scriptures! (5)

29 Trust the king to go to East Anglian cathedral (4)

30 Revolutionaries who could be converted to arch-saints (10)

Down

 1 Sort of linen brought in by the Crusaders (4)

 2 Book old vessel to go over river crossing (9)

 3 Be of use as a part of nun’s habit, it’s reported (5)

 4 Course adviser gives little time to troubled priest (7)

 5 Pointed indicators are almost completely unnecessary (7)

 7 Give money to old women after the finish (5)

 8 Christian quality fills a need after a fashion (4-6)

 9 Not the 6 who provide information on roof coverings (8)

14 Memorable meal survives at high level (4,6)

16 Punishment pronounced in a few words? (8)

18 Matches played in grim areas (9)

20 Part of religious faction taking one on (7)

21 Endless distress about a lowly home having no columns (7)

23 Slavonic saint noted for his letters? (5)

25 Disrobe a heretic holding magical divination (5)

26 Members, say, accepted by Linnaean Society (4)

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