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Crossword No. 1577

by
26 June 2020

by Peter Chamberlain

Across

7 Inappropriate act — I’m close, manoeuvring alongside son (8)

9 A prop on dry land (6)

10 Like church officer given sign of approval mostly (6)

11 Beach sometimes covered — it’d upset wild animal (8)

12 Admission of fault from criminal going to Moroccan city, then Jerusalem (10)

14 Army’s repeated farewell (2-2)

15 Believer from Antioch mixing with Mo and Carl (5,8)

17 Wildfowl appearing regularly is something to be revered (4)

18 One praying confused pupils with jargon (10)

20 Show a bit of backbone! (8)

21 Keen army officer accepting the last word (6)

23 Make disclosure about meat (6)

24 Member of clergy from Bodmin is terrific! (8)

 

Down

1 Right round with repeatedly firm art style (6)

2 Bible passage formerly included by Rechabite (4)

3 One among new deacons in ecclesiastical area (8)

4 Lay officer in bunker? (6)

5 Greek character formerly left in charge of one type of collection (10)

6 Wildly excited female meeting Frenchman and twitching (8)

8 Church song Templar claims to be original (8,5)

13 The growth of genealogy (6,4)

15 Looking embarrassed always, this writer embraced Saviour (8)

16 Sacred territory in Netherlands unknown character enters (4,4)

18 Not immediately obvious, it is discarded from secondary name (6)

19 Ann set out from French city (6)

22 Mother’s second service (4)

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