Church Times Crossword No. 1079

ACROSS

1              Good engaging in bad behaviour? It’s ominous (4)

3              Image-breaker caught in various locations (10)

10           Subordinate figure, lacking power, showing beard (3)

11           A jargon’s used about nobleman’s money men (11)

12           Scots girl, one engaged in ruinous strike (7)

13           15 to God from minor prophet briefly joining girl (7)

14           Exalted University Priest was misleading about newspaper (8)

15           Pastor’s first to proposed homage (6)

18           Outsiders in Society support evangelism technique (6)

19           Most of class understand? Never mind! (6,2)

21           Orchestral conductor active in some art? (7)

23           Against opening of Orthodox church in city visited by Paul (7)

25           Unexpectedly elated with bijou version of Psalm 100 (8,3)

26           Unclear openings for devotion in ministry (3)

27           She’s merry, dancing with poet finally (or poets) (10)

28           Holy men pouring hearts out in song (4)

DOWN

1              Holy person atop Biblical vessel, that’s clear (5)

2              Church meeting eyeballs managers in new design (7,8)

4              Company clerk perplexed about energy gets the bird (8)

5              Nothing in new thought (half of this being dismissed) (6)

6              Mentions one leaving e.g. Sodom and Gomorrah (5)

7              Aid canon with annuity, possibly, when rents fall due? (12,3)

8              Religious texts offering little excitement, note, in trial (9)

9              Religious hypocrite, caustic, beginning to upset fellows with heart of piety (8)

14           Hint of rank in America: military man’s stars (4,5)

16           Leaders of old guard brought in to share supplication (8)

17           Think carefully about mother’s source of perfume (8)

20           Bird? Cat beginning to trail it (6)

22           Mark on letter D observed in Scrabble piece (5)

24           A knight supports activity – such as erring? (5)

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