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Crossword No. 1591

02 October 2020

by Don Manley


1 Archbishop managed to join me in religious community (7)

5 Holy day sees salvationists beginning to bless city (7)

9 Doesn’t give up and finishes crossing river (7)

10 A word of negative response is troubling in there (7)

11 Hymnodist making sunny sound? (4)

12 Church ceremony address interrupted by awful noise (10)

13 Clandestine religious organisation about to hide (6)

15 Good quality associated with cardinal? (6)

18 Put up with bad practices, ignoring sir wrongly (6)

20 Beds dumped outside old city in open spaces (6)

23 Something charged after prayer to give church money? (10)

25 Festival that’s alcoholic to some extent (4)

27 Some of them in a retreat or place of prayer (7)

28 Described as family members (7)

29 Opening numbers with tremulous sound mostly (7)

30 Jewish group possesses one not very bright (7)




1 What anglers use — a hundred of their attachments (6)

2 Some of Benjamin’s family involved in sad rite (7)

3 Holy woman to wed, having given heart away (4)

4 Waited again maybe, being shy (8)

5 Scotsman is climbing biblical mount (5)

6 Officer with pipe, the first person taking tribe into hiding (9)

7 One denying Christian faith hates it possibly (7)

8 After rushing you turned up in place where Billy held mission (8)

14 New pub career for one such as Nehemiah (3-6)

16 Guards — want ‘em let loose around church? (8)

17 Grand Old Man leading soldiers with shout of joy in biblical city (8)

19 Accountant set up loans the first day of the month (7)

21 Seen to be blemished? (7)

22 Solomon had this endless desire and finally gained honour (6)

24 Entire time a learner needs to comprehend a part of Scripture (5)

26 Vestments too short for bishop to wear (4)

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