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Crossword 1162 by Don Manley

04 May 2012


 1 One church person stifling a word of woe (7)

 5 Poem about little child, a descendant of Esau (7)

 9 Eye could pose severe problem for this animal! (5)

10 Animal that has to depart, cast out in the environment (9)

11 David was described as one, making journey carrying his weapon around (9)

12 See 24 Down

13 Goliath, armed, set out for city (6-6)

16, 22 Across A new kid involved with charities — time for him to collect for one of them? (9,3,4)

23 ‘Thou ____, first cast out the beam . . .’ (Matt. 7:5, AV) (9)

25 Fast times (5,4)

26 There are four lines ____ but only one in an I, stupid! (5)

27 Notice lake — and inside there’s fish (4,3)

28 Trial in which English politician appears creating a storm (7)


 1 With lips sealed they won’t be seen spouting ‘No crisis!’ (8)

 2 It’s boring and stuffy, no one having a drink (7)

 3 What would grow into a bigger problem for Elisha when dealing with children? (4,5)

 4 Words of encouragement to choir, but soprano’s caught sleeping (7)

 5 Gospel has upset part of the church set (7)

 6 Old chicken enclosure not secure from prowling foxes? (4)

 7 Ridiculing one little fellow in charge (6)

 8 Suggest heroine? You’ll find one here (6)

14 One sort of political doctrine is embraced by an artful male (9)

15 Disciple terribly ardent, explosive inside (8)

17 Who may be recollected in Islam? He! (7)

18 Sort prepared to be put in print (7)

19 Upset when army invades a holiday home? (7)

20 The north-country mourner’s attire, a particular type of clothes (6)

21 Tribe about to go to university on a high in Scotland (6)

24, 12 Across A name for Jesus, one used in new venture (4,4)

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