Crossword 1431

by
11 August 2017

By the Revd David Cockerell

Across

8 Extreme characters beginning to argue in pub in market-place (6)

9 Lots of prayers in Latin translated by one English scholar originally (8)

10 Gates, man disturbing big business leaders (8)

11 Old American swallowing overdose in book (6)

12 Immaculate tea set damaged (6)

13 At English University, European not right about Church historian (8)

15 A fake journalist is really sorry (7)

17 I am nuts about main drama (7)

20 Men having a brief hour after service for Bible-study (8)

22 Lots of singers at church — nothing I’d rather see, for starters (6)

23 Chief priest getting strange mail (6)

25 Fuel soldier very loudly brought to home (8)

26 Second team see something to secure wire? (8)

27 Polish revolutionary leads a little angel (6)

 

Down

1 A chap’s excited about excellent senior cleric (8)

2 Drunk, say, isn’t sad when there are celebrations (6,4)

3 See 4

4,3,24 Good news for humble heirs to great fortune (7,3,3,4)

5 Non-believers attending criminal activities (8)

6 Data found in rainforest (4)

7 Unable to dispel mist (6)

14 Theologian who wrote letters in pen (10)

16 Men losing head went round to be signed up (8)

18 4,3,­_______? hanks to the French, find undying love initially (8)

19 Church needs more suitable group of clergy (7)

21 Group of drivers aboard ship providing exotic drink (6)

22 Ministry of Truth not accepting initial account (6)

24 See 4

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