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Crossword No. 1579

10 July 2020

by Philip Marlow


1 Something worn with extremes of religiosity in part of church (6)

4,11  A relative so excited about following a noted nun (6,2,5)

10 Old archbishop is awkward among locals, not a liberal (5,4)

12 Discuss a little something? (5)

13 Aim embraced by fantastic trio in performance (9)

14 Measure of intelligence in old Conservative being indirect (7)

16 Site that tempted characters in cases of exalted expression? (4)

19 Service held in Christmas season (4)

21 Rob gets degree, especially valuable commodity in economic terms? (7)

24 Modern seat replaced with no end of fuss in cathedral (5,4)

25 Arrangement for group of monks (5)

26 Plea made by one in heretical site in France (5)

27 Unlicensed taxi largely grabbed by academic fellow as a man of habit? (9)

28 Religious gathering when there’s terrible loss, maybe, love being poured out (8)

29 Quietly elevate worship (6)



1 Mission in very small place left abandoned (8)

2 Leader of retreat in style is somehow like a nun? (8)

3 Settle down in kangaroo’s territory  (5)

5 Energy and spirit about posh princess (7)

6 Second book remains suspect for those making an inspection (9)

7 A group of police in charge having a sour nature (6)

8 Show off French article in apartment (6)

9 Scottish author is uncovered accepting religious instruction (6)

15 Friends share this religious outlook (9)

17 Revised credo, aim for biblical hero (8)

18 Fine learning shown with note on church in Italian city (8)

20 Land’s contaminated around California, a disgraceful thing (7)

21 Lovely medic, English woman (6)

22 A new alcoholic drink turning up in capital city (6)

23 Gets active going about area — alternative to getting a lift? (6)

25 One who has miserable experience with day gone (5)

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