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Crossword No. 1637

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08 July 2022

by Don Manley

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Four answers, not otherwise defined, are consecutive words from a well-known hymn.

Across

1 Notice bikes going round such islands (8)

5 Effect of performance by little devil (6)

9 Not all getting into the money (8)

10 An unruly gaol in the country (6)

11 Poor distraught characters in Eden ending in misery (5)

12 Helpers I’d organised in church office? (9)

14 Attend to imprisoning gangster? (6)

15 Put back in the box? (8)

17 Confirmation of non-six boundary on the radio? (8)

19 Scribe and composer embracing sport (6)

23 Proposed schedule, albeit met with difficulty (9)

24 Person entertaining English in capital city (5)

25 General to travel by road, getting on (6)

26 Worry about Abraham’s nephew in immoral activity (8)

27 Eastern openings for things to happen (6)

28 Caution in advance for game partners about hostility (8)

 

Down

1 My home overlooks most of the Greek city (7)

2 Celebrated Ur man on the move — one branches out (11,4)

3 Novice Bill meets old hymn-writer (7)

4 See old lover and disciple heading off (6)

6 Adult Religious Education in fresh place of prayer (7)

7 Extended offer to visiting vicar? It’s something completely different (7,3,2,3)

8 Rebuked after short time and unable to escape? (7)

13 Take in a relatively small amount in parliament? (4)

16 Sort of word used by lover boy (4)

17 Female with illness — it shows up in that tiredness (7)

18 Trendy left-winger, one joining in piece of church music (7)

20 Pardon a bishop taking crack! (7)

21 Room mostly cold that is peaceful (7)

22 Name of President offering bad deal? No! (6)

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