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Crossword 1668

22 September 2023

by Geoff Millin

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1 Disregard religious festival (8)

6 Appearance of snake wriggling etc. (6)

9 Celebrity beginning to fall short (4)

10 Non-clerical song (3)

11 Obviously work unit is needed for noble ministers(6)

12 I, wise person, reported in very cold time (3,3)

13 Plunderer’s unusual role, pinching old books (6)

15 Jesus with hour to spare entering e.g. holy room(8)

18 Like Romeo and Juliet — no evil involved (2,4)

19 One finally enters safe place — Paradise (6)

20 Woman with new boy joining good service (8)

21 Preacher taking men to a high spot on Dartmoor?(6)

22 Attempt short magic trick in holy book (6)

25 Girl, four, seen around capital city (6)

26 Born in endless poverty (3)

27 Girl is receiving religious instruction (4)

28 Tarry at sea, carrying drug in vessel (6)

29 Earnest prayer in centre at York (8)



2 Worker, slippery type, bloke entering cathedral area? (10)

3  Country given light with sun rising (5)

4  Appreciate university during a depression (5)

5  Top people getting money for literary work? (7)

6  Religious loner wandering in antechoir (9)

7  Altar steps — quietly embarrassed bride finally appears, everyone having turned up before start of service (9)

8  Chaplain’s first time in prison (4)

14 English vicar, initially ministering spirit, is finally hot gospeller (10)

16 Awe with which shortened creed never may be presented (9)

17 Hymn cut fairly regularly in part of church (9)

20 New year gift could bring endearment, not somehow mad (7)

22 A bit of a blow around Spain for a visitor (5)

23 Aim to get rid of a high-church feature (5)

24 By the sound of it, a noble seaside attraction (4)

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