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Crossword No. 1630

by
01 April 2022

by Don Manley

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Seven answers belong to a group. These are not further defined in their cryptic clues.

Across

1 Takes comfort when urgent message conveys reprimand (7)

5 Little girl crossing a road (6)

10 Obscure leader of church making a lot of noise (5)

11 Ban professional religious teacher (9)

12 Fantastic singer holds sway (6)

13 That airy drunk (8)

14 Various pals met truth — a significant wake-up call (3,4,5)

18 Greek character — I help a lad in trouble (12)

23 Father and mother collecting a bit of work (8)

24 Gosh — sailors being entertained by salvationists! (6)

26 Notice in new introit something the ‘old guard’ love (9)

27 No difficulty with learner getting support (5)

28 Minority wanting some question on agenda (6)

29 She’s pure evil — no hint of remorse (7)

 

Down

1 Protection of biblical community within Canterbury, say (8)

2 Acid ale, nasty — nothing to be drunk (8)

3 Piece of music making one dance around South Africa (7)

4 Old Irish group lurking in transepts (4)

6 Applaud an assertion audibly (7)

7 Divine edifice almost falling apart (6)

8 Month in queen’s home overlooking lake (6)

9 Troubled parent heading off into resting-place (8)

15 I’m adult troubled about description of religious writings (8)

16 Jobs in which you’ll find us rendering bits of hymns? (8)

17 Note about type of land in Bible stories (8)

19 The fellow on a call getting the message? (7)

20 Innocent creature joining the crazy archbishop’s home (7)

21 Disciple should hide big belly? Exactly! (4,2)

22 Consecrate men leading tribe, having to cross island (6)

25 Dean formerly campanologist, not the first or last (4)

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