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Crossword No. 1678

09 February 2024

by Patricia Cerrone

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2 Believer’s fashionable in following Jesus? (12)

8 Dam unsightly for the most part (4)

9 An angry little creature said to be a puzzle (8)

10 Israelite, perceptive music-maker (4,4)

11 What about awful jail for prophet? (6)

12 Bits of left-overs stink — stale food goes off, goes off quickly (10)

13 Devout elder is one out to protect maiden (6)

16 Stop going to church, having left before recess (5)

17 Deflect with tip of gleaming weapon (6)

18 See ghoul and be excited in ecclesiastical residence (5,5)

21 Rascal in the manner of wild animal (6)

23 Set off again with soldiers joining powerboat? (8)

24 Not changing, being terribly vain and rude (8)

25 Cuts lines on graph (4)

26 Form of worship that has universal appeal? (6,6)


1 Festoon flanks of bridge (part of ship) (6)

2 Wear casual clothes, bringing reprimand (5,4)

3 Fashionable thoroughfare? Street with money (6)

4 Belonging to a group of monastic pastry cooks? Just so! (2,5-3,5)

5 Distribution of gifts in big Sunday School with a touch of excitement (8)

6 Oriental dish gives us hiccups? Just a bit (5)

7 Copier provides upside-down list after I start to mend it (8)

14 One-eyed Roman could endlessly go wrong (9)

15 Playing golf with man, I may get a birdie! (8)

16 Member moving into a diplomatic mission (8)

19 Countries in union having record year, getting praise (6)

20 Holy crusade location guarded by son and daughter (6)

22 Warning issued through Territorial Army (5)

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