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Crossword No. 1635

by
10 June 2022

by Margaret Irvine

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Across

1 Genuflects, entertaining posh bishop in digs (7)

5 Queen to stop working in afternoon every day (3,4)

9 Leader of Jebusites, being renowned king’s father (5)

10 On the offensive, shifting position after a time (9)

11 Characters in silent nave distributed messages of love (10)

12 Ancient city of extremes in Georgia (4)

14 Chemist’s neat fluid for purging (12)

18 Bound occupants of Sheol tormented, with heads ringing (12)

21 Sculptor’s faceless Norse deity (4)

22 Attendant crossing Israel’s borders, determined to make such a journey? (10)

25 Good Shepherd, or one of his charges? (4,2,3)

26 Concise report about ending of choir (5)

27 Makes key adjustments to play, going to a higher level (5,2)

28 Witness irritable when brought in (7)

 

Down

1 Job very distressed, wanting right and goodness! (2,4)

2 Take stock, perhaps, Welsh philosopher said (6)

3 Individual at home with prime aspect of Trinity (3,2,5)

4 Revered Hindu graduate rising in Westminster region (5)

5 Like rotten stuff in fire I’d put out (9)

6 Stagger Simon Peter, using Jesus’ words (4)

7 I married without it and took off (8)

8 Motorway concessions for long-distance travellers (8)

13 Intimate young ladies in close calls (4,6)

15 Making an appearance can be embarrassing (7,2)

16 Came aground after deluge unnaturally bright (8)

17 Protector from Long Island retained by latter-day Abel (8)

19 Current schedules set up, bringing enlightenment for Buddhist (6)

20 Holy person with true biblical clothing here? (6)

23 Deity associated with books of Scripture, one long awaited? (5)

24 Disadvantages for those behind bars (4)

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