Crossword 1497

by
23 November 2018

by Philip Marlow

Across

6 Sanctimonious rector in sides of shrine elevated part of church (5)

7,13 Date old horn is played around fine church for hymn (4,2,3,5)

9 Musical piece during run enthralling one (7)

10 The fellow in charge retains support regarding ancient language (7)

11 Article and record in Oxford University beginning to engage US religious student (9)

14 Rifle and a gun for one from Kampala? (7)

16 Salvation Army rejected drink taken by excellent military retainers (7)

18 Large crowd reported in store (5)

20 Icons lady shifted to do with a church meeting? (9)

22 European revolutionary capital having academic dropped in rank (7)

24 Imprecise account I later restricted (7)

25 Cycling event first person came across entering rough trail (4,5)

26 Some exalt a revered place for communion (5)

 

Down

1 Changing ritual with a line removed in verse and prose lastly — goodness! (6)

2 Religious education cold, i.e. misjudged ­— one’s shrunk aghast? (8)

3 Leading protest with leader absent (4)

4 Ban car carrying bishop on island (6)

5 Second instructive figure shown in screen? (8)

6 Rattiest bunch disturbed holy hermit (5,8)

7 Contenders in suits? (9)

8 Organise easier collect for one overly admiring church tradition (13)

12 It’s key to be in Rome with form of Latin (9)

15 Trio of articles by arts scholar getting denunciation (8)

17 Old-fashioned evil dame converted (8)

19 Greek character with hat lifted gets to expand (6)

21 Charles keeps holy books for religious intonations (6)

23 Secure end to dissension with trouble (4)

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