CROSSWORD 626

The Jewish Chronicle - - LIFE -

ACROSS

1 Na­tional An­them of The State of Is­rael (3,8)

9 Me­sopotamian area from which Abra­ham came (vari­ant spell­ing) (8)

10 Doc­tor drink­ing English beer will give you a hand (6) 11 A state between a hug and a cud­dle (6) 12 As­sad’s cap­i­tal de­stroyed by Scud and Sam (8)

13 Items of plates and saucers, for use in apart­ments only? (9)

15 One of King David’s wives (2 Sam. 3:5) (5)

17 Give gen­er­ously, rais­ing more than enough for part of Is­rael (5) 18 Scrounger (Yid­dish) (9) 21 Chat up bor­ing per­son, light­weight, egghead (Yid­dish) (8)

22 The ‘ad­di­tional’ ser­vice on shab­bat and yomim tovim (vari­ant spell­ing) (6)

24 Dash­ing fel­lows with real edge to them! (6)

25 Chaotic re­sult of ma­jor road accident out­side hos­pi­tal (Yid­dish) (8)

26 An­i­mal pit in which Daniel sur­vived (3,5,3)

DOWN

2 Sep­a­rate mu­nic­i­pal­ity on the south­east­ern bor­der of Tel Aviv (5)

3 The ha­lachic ‘Bless­ing on Food’ (He­brew) (2’6)

4 Daugh­ter led astray with lead­ing for­mer air­line? Non­sense! 7)

5 Is­raeli po­lit­i­cal party formed by Ariel Sharon on split­ting with the Likud (6)

6 An­glo-Jewish ty­coon of ‘The Ap­pren­tice’ se­ries (4,5)

7 Idol made by the Is­raelites whilst Moses was on Mount Si­nai (3,6,4)

8 Ma­jor English lan­guage Is­raeli daily news­pa­per (9,4)

14 ‘Stand­ing prayer’ - the core of ev­ery sy­n­a­gogue ser­vice (3,6)

16 Soul­ful be­liev­ers, saints I’m con­vert­ing (8) 19 Nazi death camp near Lodz, Poland (7) 20 Frag­ment of code left (6) 23 Some­one of low in­tel­li­gence (Amer­i­can Yid­dish) (5)

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