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Crossword No. 1558

14 February 2020

by Paul Henderson


1 Certain good coming out of sudden increase (4)

3 Old theologian counts us out among sources of divine suggestion (4,6)

10 The order, mostly confused by cross dissident (9)

11 Reject and rebuff nasty look, keeping quiet  (5)

12 Account includes name for intruder in Eden? (5)

13 Subsequent Muslim ruler imprisoned in secret? Not half (9)

15 French are engaged in sudden effort with a festival (6)

17 Hymn tune’s edge on being involved in recording (7)

19 Newspaper feature about to probe headgear given to a Queen (7)

20 Cancel opening in the Newcastle area? (6)

22 A difference in wings of regal messenger from heaven (9)

24 Always getting behind Father, offering greater liberty (5)

25 Dispute is to go to court (5)

27 Nobly working with him, fixing time every fortnight? (9)

28 Representation of moon is held by those people as form of belief (10)

29 Pole almost unemployed? (4) 



1 Church is engaged in odd bits of some disagreement (6)

2 I curtail it actively, stifling hint of surprise following ceremony (11)

4 Tackle funeral attendant? Not entirely (9)

5 Endless gender discrimination upset small numbers (5)

6 Leaders of congregation are very wealthy, supporting Christmas service? (9)

7 Time and work needed for circus tent (3)

8 I lost out, sadly due for some time alone (8)

9 Hazel, perhaps, runs in support of drivers (4)

14 Preacher’s role, delivering spiel with pathos, possibly (11)

16 Dispatched to secure bit of alternative stuff for service event (9)

17 Arrangement of slam-dance festival (9)

18 Man is distraught after opening up to display belief in heathen gods (8)

21 One spending money to secure right religious text (6)

23 Old Hollywood star is good and skilful (5)

24 Church feature, short one in newspaper (4)

26 Name is written upside-down? That’s wrong (3) 

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