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Crossword No. 1605

09 April 2021

by Don Manley

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1 Bishop has to preach on ‘salt’ (6)

4 Saint joining religious festival, one with an integrated approach (6)

8 Character about to be entertained by Arab ruler, one withstanding the heat! (8)

10 Padre getting upset — time to leave (6)

11 Like Jacob keeping quiet in debate? The opposite (6)

12 Rebuke a church, offering proof first (8)

13 See at least three containers of water (4,3,5)

16 Legendary son transformed church organisation (7,5)

20 Monster in hotel beset by two insects (8)

21 Abraham was one such fellow, pressing (6)

23 A log is possibly something to burn as fuel (3,3)

24 Composer, one outside a mainstream religion in India (8)

25 Stop rude sister splitting sides (6)

26 Secrets of a famous wedding location by a river (6)



1 Unconventional home, strange one captured by  outlaw (8)

2 Medium of communication for a diocese only partly used (5)

3 Drink, prominent feature in educational session (5-2)

5 Father grabbed by weird oldie — it’s to do with  relationship (7)

6 Simply devious when concealing acknowledgement of debt in immoral way (9)

7 The short people in an old country (6)

9 Prior — how’s he involved in form of idolatry? (4,7)

14 Protestants embrace us — mood rises inside (9)

15 Fellowship in a nook I arranged (8)

17 Bits of food. Any number? Lots! (7)

18 Chair left on one rug in tatters (7)

19 A learner interrupting group is a bringer of news (6)

22 City, one gilded in silver being erected (5)

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