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Crossword No. 1570

08 May 2020

by Peter Chamberlain


1 A Catholic hotel shows an architectural feature (4)

3 A rash distraught lady (5)

6 It’s mostly easy and comfortable for Noah’s grandson (4)

8 What’s organised all by a messenger in old-style church gathering (7,8)

9 Address adviser monsignor includes (6)

10 Cola, a cup poured out in Mexican port (8)

11 Like football team conspiring with others? (2,6)

13 Tool for traders (6)

15 Skilled person no longer saucy (6)

17 Like movement from biblical village back to top of hill (8)

19 Dearly beloved relatives? (8)

21 Disconnect a French source of power with heave (6)

22 Getting rid of former lover, writing a letter? (15)

23 Report of commercials getting the axe (4)

24 Nearly everybody a short time in American fortress (5)

25 Joy in church area when bishop leaves (4)



1 Guise aunt disguised as saint (9)

2 Check joystick? (7)

3 Men getting together on the eve of the match? (4,5)

4 Booze making you stagger and be sick, we hear! (4,3)

5 Footwear on a prophet (5)

6 One entering remarkably uncommon service (9)

7 Penny takes knife round — it’s used for joining film (7)

12 Pole chosen made a journey (9)

13 In favour of sister, one in company, becoming papal ambassador (9)

14 Place of worship reporting wickedness in a state of eagerness (9)

16 Copied old king getting upset, cross man (7)

17 Bishop on a ‘new South Africa’: ‘It’s a blessing’ (7)

18 Hostility produced by bad legal document (3-4)

20 Strange graduate in Cuban dance (5)

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