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Crossword No. 906 by Paul Henderson

by
17 May 2007

Across

 9 Hymn book for festive season (1, 9, 5)

10 Is threatening weavers (5)

11 Treasury figure no longer on board? (9)

12 Regular attenders, English, blocking part of door in church (9)

13 One with second account about a patriarch (5)

14 Where Samaritan found patient lay, say, injured — generous offering protection (7)

16 Uncomplaining Saint’s vision’s having no point (7)

18 Divine power of Greek character followed by people (5)

20 Informal greeting given to a rector, casual priestly leader (9)

23 Deacon is upset about name enrolled in list of saints (9)

25 Philosopher not quite secure (5)

26 Late service for island is making a killing (8, 7)

Down

 1 Fish has inadequate taste? This adds flavour (6)

 2 Those people penning poetic vindication of God’s ways (8)

 3 Sin? Does sin indiscriminately to show antagonism (10)

 4 Goddess identifying sequence of first two vowels (6)

 5 Organ’s note drowned by saint (8)

 6 Great service, including Mass as highpoint (4)

 7 Misrepresentation of usual end to martyr and saint (6)

 8 ‘Head of Chapter’, I recall vaguely, describing minister (8)

13 I study leaders of old church and continue as a breaker of images (10)

14 Get prize of various cakes and a supply of booze (4, 4)

15 Recipient of epistle collapsing in heaps after end of it? (8)

17 Copper hurries to arrest one doing for ministers’ offices (8)

19 Threaten blokes going to a church (6)

21 Salad vegetable, the last I have (6)

22 Believer? One blocks the way (6)

24 Biblical river turning up in these lines (4)

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