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Crossword No. 1615

27 August 2021

by Philip Marlow

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1 John, a mysterious biblical book (5)

4 Large multitude for part of the Eucharist (4)

6 Old man in street in minor row (4)

9 Priest contributing to novel initiative (3)

11 Woman that’s first among Poles, single figure (5)

12 One minute taken by old American in queue to see posh car (9)

13 150 entering rear of the church’s main part in San Marino? (7)

14 Winding road inspiring Northern artist in principality (7)

15 A cool priest’s right away excited close to statue in Rome? (9,3)

20 Prince is given robust footwear by hard army founder (7,5)

23 Boy keeping good newspaper round is slow sort (7)

25 Something avoided by a moderate tip (7)

27 Convert we think now almost is initiated (2,3,4)

28 Answer concerning a court (5)

29 A game played indoors in the past (3)

30 Old actress with no love for clothing (4)

31 Sacred house lately vacated (4)

32 Interminable bore next to archbishop (5)



1 The writer in Paris having rest disturbed is one fond of quips (6)

2 Recent convert showing a lack of faults? (6)

3 Dye giving uplift to woman with minimum of hair (5)

4 Liberal in busy site overlooking last of chapels in odd Dutch city (9)

5 South American male graduate in a local dance? (5)

7 Religious woman from Brazilian city seen in crowd (8)

8 Adolescent endlessly generated riots (8)

10 Objection about theologian and that man’s Eastern devotee? (8)

16 Pressure on Religious Instruction disturbed team’s senior clerics (8)

17 Wayne soon getting fidgety en route (2,4,3)

18 Residence kept in old Wellington (8)

19 Bishop with less weight is wretched type (8)

21 Top revolutionary accommodating Greek character in small part (6)

22 Church room true saint is seen in (6)

24 Attempt after racket to get dog (5)

26 Project worth being reviewed (5)

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