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Crossword No. 1631

14 April 2022

by Paul Henderson

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1 Perception of copper evident in last thing said? (6)

5 Fen very fluid, cold internally? Here’s some heat (8)

9 Strain isn’t dealt with in unruly school (2,8)

10 Mysterious rescue vessel appearing after end of flood (4)

11 Some real evidence for biblical tribe (4)

12 Priestly credo at last cut short after upset (10)

13 Inappropriately mention newspaper in the course of party in NI (4,2)

15 Follow round dance, discussing work (8)

17 Everyone recalled Dean’s debut in unfashionable 2 (8)

19 Take off and travel around Eastern Mediterranean, initially (6)

21 A saint about to hope is transfigured in glorification (10)

24 No source of sparkle in old-fashioned service (4)

25 Preserve a location of miracle (4)

26 Chap going round a short distance to church — the best opportunity (4,6)

27 Starts to feel tacky once it gets scattered ­— at a wedding? (8)

28 Church is involved in odd features of some split (6)



2 Place of worship starts to care about the stuff turning up (9)

3 Funeral activity you ultimately avoided in first half of the day (7)

4 Some confusion in establishing baseball teams (5)

5 Italian saint: ‘Old French money is of help — not half! — given to capital of Italy’ (7,2,6)

6 River rose, shifting amount of water (9)

7 Last demon wandering around on street (7)

8 Copper with elevated attitude in religious court (5)

14 Philosopher entertained by drunken tramp in a sort of carpet (6-3)

16 Challenging book for Bible study? Endless merriment is evident around Christian Union (9)

18 Absolutely reduced by 50%? (3,4)

20 Hebrew version of Old Testament appearing in spots? (7)

22 Scotsman in musical work picked up instrument (5)

23 Wallops hose (5)

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