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Crossword 1600

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29 January 2021

by Margaret Irvine. Click on the crossword below to see recent solutions

Across

8 Disciple going around about with church candlestick (6)

9 Tributes from European Union I ultimately place in records (8)

10 Wine-loving Brit oddly uncertain, avoiding North East (8)

11 Perversion I’d recalled during Mass, trembling (6)

13 Ancient symbol last used in the Baptist Church (3)

14 22s in great trouble when going outside (8)

15 It could cause seasickness too (2,4)

18 Adolescent Mark describing Apocalypse’s last horse (7)

19 Most sacred tales with new popular binding (7)

23 Former partner given fresh authority (6)

26 Holiday with substandard stop (5,3)

27 Depart westward for religious festival (3)

28 Prophet and priest facing judge – how surprising! (6)

31 Fine tombs with gold only found in Morocco (8)

32 Patriarch’s plain hat replaced (8)

33 Report of remote places where worshippers may congregate (6)

 

Down

1 Jottings in British Library penned by Jewish doctor of law (8)

2 Historical papal remission for lack of temperance (10)

3 Making copies of two crosses, ignore cracks (8)

4 Briefest expressions of doubt during trial (7)

5 Prophet from Israel struggling hard to oust king (6)

6 Eastern tribe’s minced oath (4)

7 Report of wildebeest making the headlines? (4)

12 Passion let out in Bow (3)

16 See 18D

17 Biblical character’s fate (3)

18,16  A SIGNIFICANT NO. 1600 FOR US! (3,5,5)

20 Visionary artist concerned with viewers going around? (8)

21 Father initially refused to change and was miserable (8)

22 Woman unmatched in card game (3,4)

24 Shilling pocketed by self-righteous character abroad (3)

25 Oscar driven out of another shocked capital (6)

29 Biblical wife in meadow with husband (4)

30 King Henry enthralled by French game (4)

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