Church Times 27 September 2013

Asterisked clues are defined by 26a, 13a.

ACROSS

1              Style – Queen upset with it on outside of church (9)

6              Party, endlessly sumptuous, in Greek style (5)

9              Cut back manuscript for tests (5)

10           One is enthralled by vibrant leader, one with high concepts (9)

11           Egyptian Christian entertaining Young Conservative, a mimic (7)

12           Unending path to return, having stomached cut in time in office (7)

13           Prevent a great many returning (4)

15           Increase in sound – disorderly soccer about to conclude (9)

18           Discharges English to lead religious settlements overseas? (9)

19           Male with startled expression, like a type of future inheritor? (4)

21           Classic Burgundian bishop (2,5)

*23         Carol rendered badly outside home (7)

25           Theatre attendee’s time to leave – during twirling of rope? (5-4)

26           Newspaper? No rag for chucking (5)

27           Wanting action, heading off into US city (5)

28           Handling matter badly when attending hospital department (9)

DOWN

*1           Row over church (6)

2              One successful bite (5)

3              Cosy home with amazing space – isn’t it in Paris? (4-2,3)

*4           Leave holding note (5)

5              Memorial stones showing character created by Charles D? (9)

*6           Money for distribution, about to be collected (5)

7              Echoing sound, a bit of noise in lively encores (9)

*8           Vehicle I will have to get on (8)

14           Miler running over river entering the lake (9)

15           Inappropriate hot frolic in part of church (5,4)

16           Happen to change direction? (4,5)

*17         Stone getting cut (8)

*20         Fabulous bird soaring up, catcher of fish? (6)

22           Poet collecting very little money (5)

23           Concern about verse getting cut (5)

24           Warm spot one overlooked at first (5)

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