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1 Closed down - say no more! (4,2)

5 An­tisemitic Hun­gar­ian right-wing po­lit­i­cal party (6)

10 The ‘Lift­ing of The To­rah’ (He­brew vari­ant spell­ing) (5)

11 Lead­ers aban­don­ing open pit, hence dis­play of atone­ment (9)

12 Al­lur­ing wo­man given gar­land, fol­low­ing folk tradition (7)

13 Aban­dons in­fer­tile re­gions like The Negev or Si­nai (7)

14 City on the cen­tral coastal strip south of Tel Aviv, part of the metropoli­tan Gush Dan area (5)

16 The ‘Four Species’ of Sukkot (He­brew) (4,5)

18 One of As­aph’s sons, ap­pointed by David to min­is­ter in the tem­ple (1 Chron. 25:2) (9)

21 An­cient He­brew dry mea­sures (English plu­ral) (5)

22 Cur­rent pres­i­dent of Iran (7)

24 Look steadily at Lon­don gallery, drop­ping a news­pa­per (7)

26 Mess, pre­sum­ably, you’ll never find the or­derly in (9)

27 Sev­enth let­ter of semitic al­pha­bets (He­brew = ‘sword’) (5)

28 He said ‘Why weep­eth my Lord?’ (2 Kings 8:12) (6)

29 Lau­rence ****** , Jewish lead (born in 15) in the orig­i­nal “Manchurian Can­di­date” (1928-1973) (6)

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2 Ish­mael’s mother (Gen. 16:3) (5)

3 Nazi ex­ter­mi­na­tion camp north-east of War­saw (9)

4 Red pep­per spice, worth­less stuff put on a drink served up (7) 5 Friend of King David, a ‘very sub­tle man’ (2 Sam. 13:3) (7)

6 Through un­fin­ished ex­per­i­ment gains pieces of data (5)

7 One rac­ing around, show­ing lack of knowl­edge (9)

8 Great cod­i­fi­ca­tion of Jewish Law writ­ten by rabbi Yosef Karo at Safad around 1550 CE (8,5)

9 An aw­ful death (Yid­dish) (5,8)

15 Hail unit pre­pared to pro­tect a Baltic repub­lic (9)

17 He­brew litur­gi­cal poem sung at Chanukkah af­ter light­ing the can­dles (vari­ant spell­ing) (5,4)

19 First home, one with tail wag­ging (7) 20 Early Jewish para­mil­i­tary or­gan­i­sa­tion, fore­run­ner of to­day’s IDF (7)

23 City in Is­rael’s North­ern dis­trict, of­ten called the ‘Cap­i­tal of The Jezreel Val­ley’ (5)

25 Rose­mary’s com­pan­ion - a great healer, re­port­edly (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 Ad­dict found in flat bot­tomed boat! (6)

1G Told a faith­ful rel­a­tive may play this. (6)

1K It was a bit hot like horse radish. (6)

5B Say thank you for the pub­li­ca­tion. (6)

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