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22 November 2019

Crossword No. 1547 by Geoff Millin


1 All chaps dance exotically in something wicked at Easter (7,6)

10 An apostle gives mother a bowl for mixing (11)

11 A venomous creature when beginning to pounce (3)

12 Smouldering remains in November sunshine (5)

13 Eclipse is mistakenly used in an invocation of the Holy Spirit (9)

14 Clown, crazy fellow that takes fair hit? (7)

15 Ultimately divine Three-in-one, everlasting (7)

17 Old city’s protecting wise Nonjurors (7)

20 Choices of medicines, two characters initially rejected (7)

22 Examine last word, last bit of ancient set of books (9)

24 Concerning the Pope’s cathedral church, a knight must go out in the near future (5)

25 Naomi’s daughter-in-law’s endlessly tedious routine (3)

26 Confused deist holds endless discussion meeting to broadcast (11)

27 A ringer who could disturb monastical quiet and go? (13)



2 Like some exercises I endured, turning up in a cold environment (7)

3 Cheer once going round in act of sticking together (9)

4 A disease, mental one possibly (7)

5 Associate with company doctor in Spain (7)

6 Festival with a bit of snow, elves etc. (5)

7 A clandestine affair with a lion is ridiculous (7)

8 Snobby curate gets excited about English pilgrims’ tokens (5-8)

9 Job in old festival writing religious document (8,5)

16 Praising highly without ringing a bell (9)

18 A sanctuary for debtors and criminals and a dog without tail (7)

19 Tramples over spouse’s boy (7)

20 Powdered grain — nothing to have at dinner? (7)

21 Lout was mixing with bandits (7)

23 Sum a learned cleric raised (3,2)

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