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Crossword No. 1634

by
27 May 2022

by Revd Michael Callaghan

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Several answers are found in a biblical quotation (NIV). Can you identify it?

Across

9 Each of you keeping minister in retirement (5)

10 Means of protecting the French books (5)

11 Jacob’s wife loses horse initially in field (3)

12 A note about rebel Jack in university circles? (7)

13 Bird, tail first, crossing main road in capital (7)

14 Gather pastor’s left to have a meal... (5)

16 …another cleric wanting simple tea (3)

17 Crack contains hard Asian narcotic (5)

18 Attempt by Duke to be the One Worshipped (3)

20 After a little while release policeman (7)

21 It’s wrong to chant endlessly (3)

23 Fools and saints featuring in revolutionary Mass (5)

24 Blue broadcaster (6)

25 French composer shortened new material (5)

27 Native Americans with old proverb about stowing sail (7)

29 Fellow on French island — one who would be ‘lightened’? (7)

32 Love coming back from Wellington (3)

33 One may charge money (5)

34 Composer in hotel garden (5)

 

Down

1 Second letter to the Corinthians (4)

2 Payment given to Geordie region for modern music (3,3)

3 Where cows may live next to soldiers (4)

4 Second son is said to be so fit (4)

5 Very expertly introducing blends of dun and tan (10)

6 One induced to set up shop (4)

7 Relatively poor performers dancing salsa with Ron (4-4)

8 Suffering from hangover, not half, around six (6)

14 Some drink, pledge being regularly ignored (3)

15 Jewish person or Arab maybe briefly promoted newspaper (5)

16 Heartlessly pious with riches squandered, I’m on holiday voyage (6,4)

17 Consecrate younger bishop first (5)

19 Believer making record — i.e. LP that’s awful (8)

22 Grandmother has uniform for a sister (3)

23 Leader of Anglicans destined to flourish (6)

26 Possessions can be an obsession — introduction to sermon (6)

28 Labour’s promise with different conclusion (4)

29 Benevolent 18 with repeated love (4)

30 Born and died in poverty (4)

31 Priest, character finally appearing in time (4) 

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