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Crossword No. 1607

07 May 2021

by Philip Marlow

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1 Service, say, with archdeacon so close to deacon making entry (8)

6 Bug Mary disturbed when clearing good place to keep items in church (6)

9 Leaders of Sunday school with inner impulse in Wells (6)

10 Produce two points on the basis of sexism? (8)

11 One studying unorthodox belief, excited to go, relishes touring India (13)

12 Pope’s style?  It is with the ultimate in papacy for smoothness (8)

13 Leaders of schools’ policy have elevated Religious Education in region (6)

14 Jolly lot enthralled by one’s unconventional address (6)

17 Church period completely lacking strong presence according to hearsay (4,4)

20 The writer’s written about a German lady converted to become a follower of Jesus (4,9)

22 By the sound of it, vital set of players feature in a port? (4,4)

23 Naturally appreciate popular Italian entertaining you abroad (6)

24 A set mobilised behind church free of corruption (6)

25 Number of characters in seminaries study conscientiously on vacation — that’s the trend (8)



2 Witness a gift? (7)

3 Recall a hot feeling before drink in African country (7)

4 Thing shown by outside broadcast before period in court (9)

5 Pope in retreat groggy, suffering — he must stay in (7,3,5)

6 Troublesome behaviour in the past involving Greek (5)

7 After short day Saul’s father is like a brother (7)

8 Again penetrate some green terrain (7)

13 Rescue Sarah on vacation — California abandoned (9)

15 Former spokesperson in Devon resort (7)

16 Title of woman shielding crafty people suffering for their faith (7)

18 Swelter terribly in fight (7)

19 Mournful English set brought up one account (7)

21 Scholar in Spain — or part of the US (5)

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