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Crossword No. 1587

04 September 2020

by Philip Marlow


7 Eastern fellows in playing music aim for interfaith unity? (9)

8 English bishop facing extremists in order is a mistake (5)

10 Chap inspiring group backed EU language (7)

11 Examination of a party after departure? (7)

12 Dishonest figure heard in part of church (4)

13 Flip action surprisingly regarding a supreme sacred authority? (10)

14 Museum employee showing restraint mostly with work schedule upset (7)

16 Solitary sort concerned with the latest in spasmodic, seasonal employment (7)

18 Noted plumber subsequently a fervent Catholic? (10)

21 Prophet starts to join elders having understanding (4)

22 One tearing into food is popular type mostly around the Channel Islands (7)

23 Little old dupe is manipulated in conservative religious group (4,3)

25 Leading sect not half making a din (5)

26 One holding vessel organised worship around the north east (9)



1 Go to the side of the road in top gear? (8)

2 Education graduate beginning to engage church historian (4)

3 Work of order to install first of illuminations in emergency exit (4,4)

4 Effect made by young troublemaker on a court (6)

5 Attend island with leader of Franciscans in charge making one very happy (8)

6 Subject covering river in hot area? (6)

7 Jesuit priest represented in due command retaining power (6,7)

9 Two boys out of the ordinary in St George’s Chapel, say (5,8)

15 Stolen goods brought up and got rid of in garden building? (4,4)

16 Chorister moved with no end of this persuasive speaking? (8)

17 Global body inclined with time passing to be lacking in resolution? (8)

19 Shrink from park with environmental pollutant? (6)

20 Catch rector in a break (6)

24 Posh academic gets Japanese dish (4)

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