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Crossword No. 1636

24 June 2022

by Philip Marlow

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7 Series of invocations in varied Latin close to sanctuary (6)

8 Western animals of a hybrid nature producing noises in a field? (8)

9 A pose I shot is represented in elevated form? (10)

10 End of competition on board for friend (4)

11 Trouble for an observer detained by fusty evangelical (4)

12 The writer put back travel in exotic colony making study of images (9)

15 Like some tiny bits a cub omits mistakenly (9)

19 Hotel that is by railway containing cunning arrangement of levels (9)

21 What light-fingered types do in prison (4)

22 Stylish chapter’s head here in Rome  (4)

23 Lad’s outfit crumpled in small abode (6,4)

25 A couple of directions in Derbyshire town briefly to get mild cheese (3,5)

26 Cross-carrier’s home from Cyprus, being met by Frenchman (6)



1 Place in rejigged side produces quarrel (7)

2 Role taken by new, mostly Irish bridge players (8)

3 Ancient source of music featuring in holy requiem (4)

4 Objectives shown in excellent manuscript (4)

5 Dog, maybe, roaming in Manila (6)

6 Trace vicar’s first site for conversion, say, facing north (7)

8 US octette show off in place of theological study (8,5)

13 Insensitive group of miners supported by bishop (4)

14 Vestment brought up — it helps identify Stephen Cottrell (4)

16 Talk together touring island with sun and yews, say (8)

17 Combative type about to leave merchant vessel (7)

18 Very thin soprano inexperienced, appearing in cold US city (7)

20 I creep around, giving set of instructions (6)

23 Fat group outside university (4)

24 Small measure favoured by church (4)

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