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Crossword No. 941 by Canon Richard Tydeman

by
22 January 2008

Across

 1 Crumpled black dress I keep for converts who sin again (11)

 9 Such players need a lot of pluck (7)

10 Warmth shown by female without religion (7)

11 One taking advantage as terrible ruler (4)

12 Abraham’s father’s broken heart (5)

13 A household deity with wings (4)

16 He brought in treat at that place (7)

17 The French graduate has strange moral standard (7)

18 Beloved of Cleo tho’ hugged by Anny! (7)

21 College cleric — not a funny man! (7)

23 In urn I left a flower (4)

24 Trophy of the Christian era with fighting involved (5)

25 Last to be seen of the rabbit? (4)

28 Eat in Paris entertaining a firm’s executive? (7)

29 Confused nobleman loses a thousand in the country (7)

30 Write in ‘lass resulting from new union’ (6-2-3)

Down

 1 Cannonade caused by losing temper at the local? (7)

 2 Those under captain’s command boasted (4)

 3 American quietly entering party is likely to have offended (7)

 4 Offspring of Abraham — his male being illegitimate (7)

 5 Cheese made the wrong way (4)

 6 A student who couldn’t be commoner (7)

 7 Hiram’s ancient, terribly — too ancient to be such a label! (9,4)

 8 Batting, getting caught on boundary, batting a short time? Then batting little good — such may be the evidence! (13)

14 Drank up in the station (5)

15 A ray across the ship (5)

19 Stories about New Testament aptitudes (7)

20 What may be seen by church as growing — yet we’re troubled (3,4)

21 He produced music from viols or celli possibly (7)

22 Somewhere in India getting good fortune currently (7)

26 Manage so many years inside (4)

27 Able to turn into a mountain (4)

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