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Crossword 1251

by
07 February 2014

by David Stickley 

Across

1 Church accommodation housing Father and a recalcitrant (10)

6 Poet's scheme to convey religious title (4)

9 Statement of belief is read missing a part in company (5)

10 Expert picture about the tortured visionary (9)

12 All people in sight of distraught tot should be helping (9)

13 Cryptic solver, with 5 down, confessed failure? (5)

14 Sentimental internet post missing last character (4)

15 Particular way crew shortened trail (8)

18 Inner tube is right against chain inside bus (8)

20 Encourage theatre worker without son's external influence (4)

24 Call up fine accepted by first offender (5)

25 Agent backing church features reacts to doing hard work (9)

26 Shot played against Swann's spin? (4,5)

27 Release relatives out of bounds (5)

28 Reduce a system's components in plentiful supply (4)

29 Charade worked to trick a minister (10)

 

Down

1 Ethnic coach upset one and all mostly (6)

2 Pedestrians marched around old cultivated area used to fatten stock (7)

3 Sect deplores a translated statement of Christian belief (8,5)

4 The prophet - he and priest getting lost in hellish valley (6)

5 Supportive people fencing small farm birds (8)

7 Club ties fashioned in fine fabric (7)

8 Faithful act not completed by member of the church (8)

11 Love in representation of Christ purely shown in this literature? (4,9)

16 Missing person posted in a detailed complaint? (8)

17 Provider left with one partway through meal (8)

19 Tramp, losing head, is hugging street musicians (7)

21 Unpredictable crater erupts, covering island (7)

22 Wood blocking bowler's last delivery that's awkward (6)

23 A really firm behind (6)

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