Crossword 1530

by
26 July 2019

By Don Manley

Across

1 Range of metrical psalms (4)

3 Like a holy messenger relocated in cell again (9)

9 Muddle in a Sicilian port (7)

10 Old Bob munching in the pews? (7)

11 Country, one in international organisation never ever leaving (6)

12 Dance in orderly biblical location (8)

14 A messy lot who upset cardinal (6,6)

18 Dear mourner is seen as one person like David attending Saul (6-6)

21 Immoral characters seen in bunch as terrorists (8)

23 Channel not deviating by the sound of it (6)

25 Caster-out of rogue ultimately, one achieving success (7)

26 Sort with alb wandering round institution once (7)

27 See 28A

28, 27A A medal Germany struck for female saint (4,9)

 

Down

1 See enemy in OT emit moan when destroyed (8)

2 Place for antagonism when work has disappeared (8)

3 King has a custom — it is got rid of (4)

4 Preachers as active people keeping allure (10)

5 Priest under 50 seen as a beast (5)

6 Church that’s ailing you initially found to be unfriendly (6)

7 Pope’s representative, for example, coming in after due time (6)

8 Big noise, somehow a sour old-fashioned type (8)

13 Minimal gathering for Jesus there to row unfortunately (3,2,5)

15 Muscles revealed by English ministers of religion (8)

16 Maiden comes in to make a light meal (5,3)

17 Like a savage, not sweet when meeting friend (8)

19 Mother gets employment in heritage centre (6)

20 Deputy dissembling? (6)

22 Worker and artist coming together in hollow spaces (5)

24 Skilful shepherd, from what we hear (4)

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