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Crossword No. 1568

by
24 April 2020

by Philip Marlow

Across

1 Cathedral dignitary keeping company with priest’s assistant (6)

5 Mark vice that’s troubled nonconformist? (8)

9 Retired celebrity fronts clubs, say, in posh outfit? (4,4)

10,11 Hymn, one that’s elevated love and optimism about biblical event (4,2,3,11)

12 Note way of working about leaders of evangelical movement (4)

13 Institute ruffled Times journalist getting put in a list (8)

16 Book written by female novelist for consecration (8)

17 Standard part of Benediction or Mass (4)

19 Start to notice uncommon act in strange person avoiding church ritual? (3-11)

22 Endless drink taken by right-winger in Welsh town (6)

23 Source of inspiration in a second unconventional bishop (8)

24 Unaccompanied woman enters bank in a negligent way (8)

25 Increasing rebellion (6)

 

Down

2 Perhaps, wide person in back of a shot? (5)

3 Names clad wrongly for church festival (9)

4 New currency associated with new part of a body? (6)

5 Astounding rhyme broadcast for family celebration (9,6)

6 Predatory types in very limited civilisations first off (8)

7 Some admirer uncovered series shown again (5)

8 Feature of a church with shaft of light? It supports a roof (9)

12 Spice Girl with individual touring old city, Australian one (9)

14 Rite loads tinkered with as worshippers (9)

15 Items of value in a suit? (8)

18 Strength shown by six confronting awful rogue shortly (6)

20 Desert plants? Tom, maybe, takes in a hundred on island (5)

21 Somehow I want to be an author (5)

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