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Crossword No. 1084 by Margaret Irvine

Apart from 4 and 19, all the Down answers may be sung in church

Across

 8 Men enthralled by country view (8)

 9 Poetic mount not recorded in scriptures (6)

10 Record book (4)

11 Disciples’ equipment for securing curtain at top of stairs? (7,3)

12 Knowing song is to be given new arrangement (6)

14 Priest turns aside, ignoring women snobs (8)

15 Council cleaner receives award (7)

17 Religious leader’s parent repeatedly touring Derby, perhaps (7)

20 Late addition modifies choir’s requirement for evensong (8)

22 Holier Neapolitan setting for architectural feature (6)

23 Occasion for self-funding — trip to look at the bulbs? (5, 5)

24 Trace church backing on to house (4)

25 Foolishly talked behind journalist (6)

26 Scholarly interpretation of six geese flying (8)

Down

 1 Plain prophet’s mother heading off after son with Bible (8)

 2 See bowl (a special delivery) (4)

 3 One soprano supporting unlikely composer (6)

 4 Spoilt young hoodlum commonly isn’t arrested (7)

 5 Friar leaving North Island (8)

 6 Priggish girl disturbed Wise Man’s journey (10)

7, 21 Bit of London that’s strange, queer, odd (6, 6)

13 Innocence taken for granted within Surrey’s borders (10)

16 Spectacle on fateful day cut short when the light fades (8)

18 Machineman (not a catholic) converted German city (8)

19 In posh building Queen is escorted (7)

21 See 7

22 Reformer possibly ruthless doing away with saints? (6)

24 ‘Original plot’ not entirely unprecedented (4)

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