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Crossword No. 905


 1, 28 Work involved bother and hurt among followers in Christian group (8,8)

 5 Indulge padre fussing about end of sermon (6)

 9 Perform with short skirt on to display authority! (8)

10 Glass paper (6)

12 Fanciful notion to strike a chord with artist (7)

13 Dean unexpectedly inspiring love in New York is given aggravation (7)

14 Spiritual father in pub — a pub! (4)

15 Rash Scots coming to grief in part of their country (9)

18 Leader of rebellion with points of view holy man first suppresses (9)

19, 25, 7 Down Henry lands no job — unfortunate leader of 1 Across, 28 (4,6,5)

21 Begin, say, to be such a person? (7)

23 Fighting outside university — lots may be seen there (7)

25 See 19 Across

26 I assess claims only held by a retired radical (8)

27 Pitch of Saracen campaigners (6)

28 See 1 Across


 1 I paced around — bishop gets a vehicle! (7)

 2 I pump York converts in Jewish celebration (3,6)

 3 Inside old church there’s a French cat (5)

 4 Source of motets? His last a lot for playing (6,6)

 6 Heretical doctrine in song is evident in New Mexico (8)

 7 See 19 Across

 8 Fancy rose on the outside of crimson screen (7)

11 With which angels got rung up in a pre-telephone

   age! (6,6)

16 New rector is keeping hymn’s opening for boy singer (9)

17 A mentor moved around first of ordinees in waiting  area (8)

18 Eddy’s responsible for Christian anticipating such knowledge (7)

20 No need to decrease an outfit if it’s this? (3-4)

22 Priest taken in by Catholic saint’s bone, maybe (5)

24 Tribunal is understood, we hear (5)

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