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Crossword No. 1013 by Philip Marlow

by
16 June 2009

Across

 1 and 16 down Join loud man, war chief, masquerading as a mystic (4,6,2,7)

 6 See holy person crossing river (4)

10 Figure embracing divine female in capital (7)

11 Previously, punctual around start of Eucharist (3-4)

12 Hard court later disbanded major place of worship (5,9)

14 Architect contributing to plan as hoped (4)

15 Service, say, containing meat I rejected (8)

19 Pollutant, maybe, from European religious settlement? (8)

20 Heavy responsibility making address to students? (4)

23 Various priests came to accept measure creating choir directors (14)

26 See retired cathedral official around bishop, chap in familiar style? (3,4)

27 A fault that consumes a Bunter ultimately? (7)

28 Scottish island missing single source of rings? (4)

29 Tory half perplexed about explosive religious figure (4,6)

Down

 1 Service is dull, lacking heart (4)

 2 Spiritual teacher with dishevelled hair among assorted Amish (9)

 3 A dozen put in a trying atmosphere? (6)

 4 Woman concealing name, a very foolish form of behaviour (6)

 5 A tiresome chap penning note with verse? It’s not successful (8)

 7 Senior figure in order, a busybody reportedly (5)

 8 I study religion, disturbing this lot with ego (10)

 9 Men with seed to scatter in area by manor house (7)

13 Part of church short of credit? Frequently in the past (10)

16 See 1 across

17 Pressure on one to preserve book in church (7)

18 Scholar after mass found in US property, a campaigner? (8)

21 Form of prayer inspired a US city (6)

22 An engineer set up south of old capital (6)

24 Home concerned with chaplain (5)

25 Beloved cathedral dignitary not quite right (4)

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