Crossword No. 955

by
29 April 2008

by Roy Dean



Across

 1 Head of priory rather coarse ? Quite the reverse! (7)

 5 Pitiful person lived like a nun (7)

 9 Machine from which Bishop’s getting in grub (5)

10 Admitting charge, county withdraws crop protector (9)

11 He had an end that was novel (6)

12 Musician and painter specialising in 17 (8)

14 Give a reminder, say, to demand money back (5)

15 Guidance with scripture teaching maybe, in a manner of speaking (9)

18 Not out to harm one new to religious order (9)

20 Device to measure the ear’s absorption of pressure (5)

22 Preventive medicine — review date on it (8)

24 Place on motorway in right environment (6)

26 Figure ruined by fish, we’re told (9)

27 Old letter circulating in North (5)

28 Puzzle requiring deduction? (7)

29 Innocents, if wise, would dance to Walton’s tune (7)

Down

 1 Some bird over a classical temple (9)

 2 Upright, like the head of Henley (7)

 3 Committal during period with hospital department (9)

 4 Entertainer may be seen during service (4)

 5 They forecast an amount of heat will penetrate a little North (10)

 6 Non-European value raised is satisfactory (5)

 7 Seductress learning flower arrangement (7)

 8 Welsh rebel shrugging off depresssion makes house for widow (5)

13 Sat and gave out rewards (10)

16 Rhetoric’s tricky for young person in church maybe (9)

17 Romantic music, playing tunes with corn (9)

19 Vessel I preserve in palace (7)

21 Stumble on oil spilt in port (7)

22 Woman turns up following a bearded priest (5)

23 Speak slowly to encourage learner (5)

25 Fuel that’s somewhat undervalued (4)

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