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Crossword No. 1628

by
04 March 2022

by Peter Chamberlain

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Across

1 Demonstration against a set of holy books? Not by me, surely! (10)

9 Composer, one held to be type of believer (6)

10 Holy novice having dreadful time making religious journey? (10)

11 A way to get ham cooked? There’s a complaint (6)

12 Some that may be listening to a bishop in debt (7)

15 Monk getting Romeo into trouble (7)

16 John’s bird that brings joy on golf course (5)

17 Nothing to be very fond of (4)

18 Scandinavian lady not in framework (4)

19 A huge stop! (5)

21 Gaoler working to imprison fifty quickly (7)

22 Little house hidden behind hill mostly? There you go! (5-2)

25 Bad Latin, unknown in prayer (6)

27 Somehow disposing of a gin and tonic, swilled outside university (10)

28 Dull court room (6)

29 A celebrant organised place of worship (10)

 

Down

2 Heartless rector engaging assistant to be attacker (6)

3 Got leg entangled in crosspiece (6)

4 Capture of Suez with ire spreading (7)

5 King’s expression of surprise when meeting sailor (4)

6 End up in stitches here (laughing or not!) (7)

7 Anglican party in e.g. Salisbury Cathedral (4,6)

8 A mediator’s working for an old set (5,5)

12 Everyone needs hotel permits for November celebration (3,7)

13 Disclosure brings delight to member of clergy (10)

14 Some proposal voiced in fusillade (5)

15 Look embarrassed, being left in the wild (5)

19 Insect disturbing arty man (4,3)

20 Row about stray dog (7)

23 African country’s old money (6)

24 Churchgoer’s book of Numbers? (6)

26 Rat coming from second vehicle (4)

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