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Crossword No. 1616

10 September 2021

by Geoff Millin

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1 Two Greek characters as a representation of mother and son (5)

4 Butcher carved up last bit of meat for northern saint (8)

8 Traveller wants candid row cut short (8)

9 Traveller unwell in French sea (6)

10 Traveller Norm accompanied by boy (6)

11 More than one oration that is found in European Union records (8)

12 Be charmed surprisingly when bishop enters upper room? (10)

14 Traveller is primate only going two-thirds of the way (4)

16 Contribution to nasty eye (4)

17 Rep is quite excited, getting a fringe benefit (10)

19 Traveller to sing by lake endlessly (8)

21 Traveller beginning to sing with old-fashioned choir (6)

23 A sound quality, right for one making amends (6)

24 Lower limb traverses dad bending over for boisterous party game (8)

25 Traveller formerly on Eastern ship (8)

26 Bishop of Crete restricted us when speaking (5)



1 What could make wicked man repent —­ it’s lasting (9)

2 Birds appearing in summer nests (5)

3 Worker probing short map book to find capital city (7)

4 Extraordinary battle cry near us — different stories being told (10,5)

5 Glass provided by butler moving round end of room (7)

6 Blame gals playing certain sports (4,5)

7 Traveller about to meet woman in garden (5)

13 Place closing early with expression of belief outside getting louder (9)

15 Our sin too bad, scandalous (9)

17 Plain publicity that is full of expression (7)

18 Good person appears in posh region, one of the nouveau riche? (7)

20 Come in please then shut the door finally (5)

22 One fine on the inside? Not if this! (5)

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