Crossword No. 1127 by the Revd Michael Callaghan

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06 September 2011

Across

 7 Like unsung service in port? (4)

 8 Answerable to community for organised crime (10)

10 Chivalrous every evening, so it’s said (8)

11 Acknowledgement of presence in home for wolf (6)

12 Silly, totally heartless, gesture in assembly (5)

14 Rogue returns around 1st of October to describe a 6th of 9 (4)

15 Regular helpings from patronne for composer (4)

17 Hectic operators supply firm guidance? (9,6)

21 Cathedral by river bank (4)

22 Forecast captain’s return (4)

23 Bird’s expression of surprise about French art (5)

27 Drunk hack perhaps embracing wife (6)

29 Negligent virgin heads off for spy (8)

30 Light blue shellfish (10)

31 Feeling of discontent evident in men vying (4)

Down

 1 Nuts about a French leader of Ypres to describe a 5th  of 9 (6)

 2 A lawyer and soldier love slow music (6)

 3 Refer to Cervantes’ knight leaving Roman square behind (5)

 4 Henry V’s flagship’s a deuce rig at sea (5,4)

 5 Note taken from sermon to describe a 7th of 9 (4)

 6 Ideal fashion for saint in PVC perhaps! (8)

 9 How key defeats represented seven described here (4,2,3,4)

13 Neither component of piano recital (3)

15 Money not beginning to describe a 4th of 9 (3)

16 Appalling dean and prior will in advance (9)

18 Showing little piggies suffering in one depot (4-4)

19 Intercede when denied right reward (3)

20 One leading the church is very cold (3)

24 Orient’s monarch describing a 2nd of 9 (6)

25 Hovers furiously, describing a 3rd of 9 (6)

26 Soldier rented a waistcoat (5)

28 Ball finishing early describes a 1st of 9 (4)

 

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