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1 Sup­port­ers of the de­vel­op­ment and pro­tec­tion of the Jewish na­tion in what is now Is­rael (8)

6 Gor­gonzola? -per­haps just say­ing it makes one smile (6)

9 Imag­ine not one, per­haps, but many vari­a­tions in­clud­ing Nim­rod (6)

10 The stone Sa­muel set be­tween Miz­pah and Shen (1 Sam. 7:12) (8)

11 Tra­di­tional Jewish Day of Mourn­ing (He­brew) (5,1’2)

12 A key crick­eter? (6)

13 Age-old prej­u­dice to­wards Jews (12) 15 ‘A Woman of Val­our’ <tra­di­tional> (He­brew) (6,6)

19 New Delhi’s de­fence (6)

21 Jewish-Amer­i­can com­poser could make her swing! (1898-1937) (8)

23 City east of Tel Aviv con­tain­ing Is­rael’s tallest build­ing, the Moshe Aviv Tower (5,3)

24 Home of the witch whose magic King Saul sought (1 Sam. 28:7 - vari­ant spell­ing)) (3,3)

25 An­glo­pho­bic pe­jo­ra­tive phrase ‘Per­fid­i­ous ****** ’ - ‘treach­er­ous Bri­tain’ (6)

26 Coastal city north of Tel Aviv named after the first of 1 Across (8)

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2 Jero­ham’s son (1 Chron. 9:8) (7)

3 One of King David’s sons (1 Chron. 3:7) (5)

4 Fri­day nights and satur­days (He­brew) (9)

5 The bun­dles dreamt of by Joseph in Egypt (Gen. 37:7) (7)

6 Firm in the red? Just the op­po­site, I be­lieve (5)

7 Ba­sic, like the Pe­ri­odic Ta­ble? (9) 8 Money car­ried by Moshe Kel­son in Ash­dod (7)

13 Jew of east­ern European back­ground (9)

14 Ger­man-Jewish com­poser of the mu­sic to ‘Les Patineurs’ (1791-1864) (9) 16 Out­cast son of Abra­ham - he’s in­volved with Is­lam (7)

17 Jewish para­mil­i­tary or­ga­ni­za­tion dur­ing the Bri­tish Man­date of Pales­tine (He­brew) (7)

18 Car in­cluded in any monies sur­ren­dered in di­vorce (7)

20 God of the Philistines (Judg. 16:23) (5)

22 Irene ***** who played Mrs. Abramowitz in the 1955 movie ‘A Kid For Two Farthings’ (1901-1987) (5) HOW TO PLAY: Use the let­ter tiles from the game of Scrab­ble to spell out the an­swers to the clues be­low. Do not use the two blank tiles. Place the tiles on the Scrab­ble board ac­cord­ing to the grid ref­er­ences given with the clues. If you suc­cess­fully com­plete the puz­zle, you will have used all 98 tiles.

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1E Ma used a whisk sen­si­tively. (7) 1G Ones not un­der par. (5)

1J Cat­tle thief starts an ero­sion. (4) 4B I’d hum whilst in the shower.(5) 4L Do things in an or­gan­ised way. (7) 6H Keeps a scouts tie neat. (6)

7D These spec­ta­cles cost 1 pence in New Zealand. (5-3)

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