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1 ‘Why is this night dif­fer­ent...?’ (He­brew - Seder rit­ual) (2,8)

9 Car­ried noth­ing in part of In­done­sia (6) 10 Re­alise it’s about bib­li­cal Jews (10)

11 Ti­tle ac­corded to a Jewish spir­i­tual leader who headed a Tal­mu­dic academy e.g. in Vilna (He­brew) (4)

12 What you might be do­ing in sy­n­a­gogue when set­tling right in­side (7) 15 Cop­per’s en­gulfed by many things in an in­sect plague (7)

16 Mud-born ar­ti­fi­cial Jewish life-form bring­ing me record re­turn (5)

17 This is for trav­ellers in Cairo, Aden, etc. (4)

18 24 Across trans­lated to He­brew (4) 19 Left with pi­ous Bud­dhist, be­comes a beast (5)

21 Cheder as­sis­tant, a teacher (He­brew) (7)

22 Jonah’s fa­ther tak­ing aim at it from a new an­gle (2 Kings 14:25) (7)

24 By the sound of it, praise this aris­to­crat (4)

27 Egyp­tian movie ac­tor who played the lead in ‘Doc­tor Zhivago’ (4,6)

28 Gives in and re­turns (6)

29 Holo­caust Memo­rial Day (He­brew) (3,2-5)

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2 A de­scen­dant of Nim­rod who ‘went out of that land’ (Gen. 10:11) (6)

3 Eighth month of the Is­raeli civil year (He­brew) (4)

4 Lend­ing a hand for a bit of a meal (7) 5 Singer - all things con­sid­ered, get her off! (4)

6 King David’s re­bel­lious son, a born dancer with no end of ap­ti­tude (2 Sam. 15:10) (7)

7 As­sas­si­nated Egyp­tian pres­i­dent who spoke to Golda’s Knes­set (5,5)

8 Where Moses was given God’s Com­mand­ments (5,5)

12 Comic drama­ti­sa­tions of The Book of Es­ther (5,5)

13 Jewish-Amer­i­can li­bret­tist who worked with Fred­er­ick Loewe to cre­ate ‘My Fair Lady’ (1918-1986) (4,6)

14 Matthew ***** , UK am­bas­sador to Is­rael from 2010 to 2015 (5)

15 Propo­si­tion two males in meadow (5) 19 Ex­perts in line re­veal­ing bib­li­cal dis­ease (Lev. 13:2) (7)

20 Fail­ure to re­mem­ber a name is un­for­tu­nate (7)

23 If a car breaks down, it could be here? (6)

25 One al­ways on hand for a date, maybe (4)

26 ‘...Tell it not in **** , pub­lish it not in the streets of Ashkelon...’ (2 Sam. 1:20) (4) 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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1M It’s bad to take a bath in it. (5)

2B Be­ware when adding petrol to a ve­hi­cle. (7)

2I Ut­terly a lib­eral head cov­er­ing. (4) 4E A spe­cial de­liv­ery to feed ten. (5) 4G Rel­a­tively sound­ing like a cheat. (5) 7J A twin it was who wasn’t bright. (6) 8C Drinks time when the sun’s over it. (7)

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