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Crossword No. 1096

by
02 February 2011

by Revd David Cockerell

Across

 1 Notice ready talent for being flexible (12)

10 A small number corrupt in part of 17 house (9)

11 Church feast provided by a good primate (5)

12 Ten to consume element (6)

13 Angry member, one who won’t sit down? (8)

14 One making picture — it ain’t bad (6)

16 Princesses, stars in a play (8)

19 Elymas perhaps beginning to speak with fault, we hear? (8)

20 Prophet in Israel is harried (6)

22 Supply weapons to leader of military subdivision, one getting forward (8)

24 Steer clear of disorderly region (6)

27 The Spanish father and elder (5)

28 17 buildings offering soldiers tea with Rosie, mostly stewed (9)

29 Loving, hugging a girl, is getting sugary (12)

Down

 2 King’s dead keen (this setter too!) (5)

 3 Strong tea brewed for ruler (9)

 4 King’s expression of surprise over first two letters (4)

 5 Plan to record ‘Dreamer’ (8)

 6 Patriarch is angry at children initially (5)

 7 Sing early to rouse the young ones (9)

 8 Smear — in a 17 way (6)

 9 Singer’s broken rules (6)

15 Nod thrice being upset in lamentation (9)

17 Faithful brother or sister? (9)

18 King and Queen heading north tramp over America (8)

19 Priest confusing 26 with me (6)

21 Destroyed images, showing a form of prejudice (6)

23 Royal house’s organised tour accommodating 500 (5)

25 Over and over I swallowed vegetable (5)

26 King Paul of earlier times (4)

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