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Crossword 1526

by
28 June 2019

By Paul Henderson

Across

9 Very late edition (5)

10 Gun powder, say, a bit at a time (9)

11 One’s death may see this sculpted? (9)

12 Try to understand clergyman not working by end of service (5)

13 Biblical drama unfortunately so against men and so sad initially (6,9)

16 Rebellious son beaten up by mob, alas (7)

17 Tend, following a row, to accept introduction of curate (7)

20 Learner and I led knight and lady unsteadily in hymn (4,6,5)

22 Go over sources of comparative religion and over origins of Sunday Schools (5)

23 Holy person hurried back, going round Scottish town (9)

26 Transgression linked to church and bank — honestly! (9)

27 Anglican, I’m agreeing, may contain soul (5)

 

Down

1 The bed as, possibly, a place of healing (8)

2 Volcano turning up in Italian territory (4)

3 Excludes means of repairing pub fixture (8)

4 Working on university instruction to readers (2,2)

5 Ritual of the people involving no simple standing up (10)

6 Source of prophecy guided rising Greek character (6)

7 Marrying is a risk, beginning to rile love object (10)

8 Changes church features, we hear (6)

14 End our Mass with a flourish and become frivolous (4,6)

15 Notice one of the clergy run (10)

18 California to wind up with a Republican for a range of dates (8)

19 Superficial times, going on for ever round about (8)

20 Place and time for contributor to plague of Egypt (6)

21 Fate is encountered after end of luck (6)

24 Communes with God, seeing no initial light (4)

25 Times is supporting a political grouping (4)

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