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Crossword No. 1627

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18 February 2022

by Michael Callaghan

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Across

8 Nothing held back by healthcare volunteer (4)

9 Rescue a large tank in Jerusalem (9)

10 New start for fruit seller going from place to place (6)

11 Heal ten surprisingly in underground river? (7)

12 We must leave Winchester travelling to baptise (8)

15 Old nurse and uncle with bishop in Bury (6)

17 Chaste priest certainly no saint (4)

18 Call on and take a seat after six (5)

19 Pay attention and finally launch rescue vessel (4)

20 Search for saintly person (6)

22 Mark’s embracing the French virgin (8)

24 Oscar follows son performing with rap singer (7)

26 Continually seen in every direction we hear (6)

28 Old clique in government initially doing very well (9)

29 Fashionable Kansas tattoos? (4)

 

Down

1 Approach church used to keep order (4)

2 What Lord Sugar will do as severe punishment? (4, 4)

3 Liveliness of drunken priest (6)

4 Zealously making regular sacrifices in Jewish month (4)

5 Rector’s article during Lent maybe becomes most extreme (8)

6 Outspoken guide (6)

7 Soon given a negative response from across the Channel (4)

13 Time with single beautiful woman (5)

14 Sheltered places used by Ernest Shackleton (5)

16 Short sermon slammed traditions (5)

18 It’s possible to accommodate contrasting points, as can be seen (8)

19 Worthy learner, I translated Scripture (4,4)

21 Influence of independent politician introducing law (6)

23 An ogre changed colour (6)

24 Origin of river’s rising (4)

25 Pass over note in part of the Bible (4)

27 Tyranny all right for you to bear? (4)

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