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Crossword No. 1660

02 June 2023

by Patricia Cerrone

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1 Mark protecting Paul shivering in sleeveless garment (8)

5 Cleric organised particular group (6)

9 Offering legal bond, shelling out one grand (8)

10 This is missing after we all reduced valuable possessions (6)

12, 13 Selected bishops, look, on road with saints joining holy ceremony (5,9)

14 Like poorly educated person needing repeat after puzzled smile (4-8)

18 Chess champions making wonderful teachers? (5,7)

21 Like Sam across the pond? (9)

23 Soft food served to nearly everyone in top bishop’s office? (5)

24 Draw in what’s fashionable and healthy (6)

25 Huge copper behind schedule getting kiss (8)

26 Smart missionary saint? (6)

27 Short service as a gesture cut by over 50% (8)


1 Booty goes bad (6)

2 Charm everyone on the river (6)

3 Having enough momentum to be fully informed (2,2,5)

4 How churches may be assessed, as we hear! (12)

6 Old people rounded up in nine cities (5)

7 Artistic sect in the country leaderless (8)

8 King — badly led the English, right? (8)

11 I’m in with US artist, differing from such small- scale painters (12)

15 A tern flying with pure delight (9)

16 As regards crop-growing, Indian city needs pouring rain (8)

17 Superior feature overseen by top monk (8)

19 Collision after last of demonstrators leapt forward (6)

20 Organised groups summon strength up under female (6)

22 Officer coming to South Africa for source of oil (5)

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