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Crossword 1601

12 February 2021

by Revd Robert D. Carter. Click on the crossword below to see recent solutions


1 Greeting holy person with a collection of sacred writings (6)

4 Veteran returning from crusade gallantly (4)

8 Sailors joining you and me in Saul’s place (6)

9 Holding first in 11A, is persuaded to be brought in by bishop (8)

10 Bad crime area in old kingdom (6)

11 Study of religion in old record kept by those people (8)

12 Group of clergy in part of book (7)

13 Archbishop of lower degree broadcast (4)

15 Loud musical piece rather mediocre? (4)

16 Small bit of extra money to finish off minister’s pay (7)

18 Early pope, a man of note (8)

20 Revised creed, one finally resulting from judicial decision (6)

22 Heated argument that’s generated in the belfry? (4-4)

23 Scholar gets behind, collecting low grades (6)

24 The lady married survivor from flood (4)

25 One for making changes rioted violently (6)



1 Maxim of commercial era (5)

2 You could somehow get achier, say? Relax in this! (4,5)

3 Examination on biblical book? Such favoured C of E types (4,4)

5 Old tribe to acquire new-fangled device (6)

6 Lord’s praise soaring up round front of church (5)

7 Four couples getting married outside, carrying an extra burden? (8)

9 At home, trying to take in religious teaching that’s stimulating the mind (11)

12 Little church with a no-nonsense priest? (8)

13 Keen number gathered round front of rectory to sing (9)

14 Unorthodox DD in here becomes inhibited (8)

17 Sing one part of the Bible, performing introduction to evensong (6)

19 A smug unconventional priest (5)

21 Ruler always enthrals me (5)

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