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Crossword No. 1564

30 March 2020

by Geoff Millin


1 In the morning there’s new duty in temple’s most sacred part (6)

5 Like chief nun, pious, err unusually (8)

9 Learner with affected posture giving up time to make allowance (8)

10 Bury with love, surrounded by hospital department and medical graduate (6)

11 Furious driver with wild hue meeting judge (4)

12 Anger with a shop being converted into homes (10)

14 A Jewish ascetic in a German city to the East (6)

15 Old city dweller — he’s one getting an epistle first (8)

17 Send out St Martin’s broadcast (8)

20 A relation of Angelica with silver given in adoration (6)

22 Joan maybe heading off into one seat of learning (10)

24 A flower decapitated surreptitiously (4)

25 Delicate girl gets biblical books for a shilling (6)

27 Spectral colour endlessly on new church produces outrage (8)

28 Followers of Christ, a pastor and stable workers, but not king (8)

29 Provoke relations getting led astray (6)



2 Distorted, as an editor’s arrangement of the gospels (11)

3 Roman magistrate in peculiar rite eating food item (7)

4 Gold fish in quiet tomb (9)

5 Priest in sword dance ultimately a high point of the church (7)

6 Two Greek characters make a holy work of art (5)

7 Ceremonies with instruction to slow down music upset Saul (7)

8 Old monarch showing some resistance (3)

13 Type of Christian calling ‘Ave’ unexpectedly round end of service (11)

16 Girl given wine and plant (9)

18 Periods of prayer for nine days a month — reasonable on reflection (7)

19 These four from Rome could be wicked men (7)

21 Blood vessel cut by sick serf (7)

23 Secular old rector exalted like a king (5)

26 Electrical unit used in campaign (3)

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