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1 King and I trans­ported Gail from the African city (6)

4 Divi­sion of the text in­de­pen­dent of chap­ter and verse num­bers in a read­ing from The Tanakh (He­brew) (8)

10 Leader of The Zealots’ re­bel­lion against Rome (c. 132CE) (3,6)

11 Belt used by cha­sidim dur­ing prayer (Yid­dish - vari­ant spelling) (5)

12 Sin­gu­lar trousers, ap­par­ently, for Ja­cob’s son (4)

13 Shalom & Amen pro­duced by one’s first lan­guage (Yid­dish) (10)

15 ******* Ames, US CIA op­er­a­tive who spied for the Soviet Union for many years (7)

16 Make head of Assem­bly in Greek is­land (6)

19 En­ter­ing taber­na­cle, Richard Priest (6)

21 Ae­rial at­tacks from fliers in groups head­ing west (7)

23 Sec­ond prayer re­cited dur­ing maariv (He­brew - ‘Ev­er­last­ing Love’) (6,4)

25 The syn­a­gogue plat­form in front of The Ark (He­brew - vari­ant spelling) (4) 27 The Holo­caust (He­brew) (5)

28 Cer­e­mony mark­ing the end of shabbat (He­brew) (9)

29 Mid­dle East­ern wrap of beef, chicken, or lamb mar­i­nated and roasted slowly on a spit and cut in thin slices (8)

30 He ad­mon­ishes four Jewish broth­ers who founded a large Hol­ly­wood movie com­pany (Harry, Albert, Sam & Jack) (6)


1 The over­all dis­ci­pline of Jewish mys­ti­cism (He­brew) (8) 2 US nov­el­ist who drove Gail crazy (4,5)

3 Sym­bol of the Tribe of Ju­dah - one in pride (4)

5 Tongue from a sheep, ex­cel­lent cold (7)

6 The full com­ple­ment of Br­tish Jews (5-5)

7 A friend of Ju­dah (Gen. 38:1) (5) 8 Spe­cial ap­ti­tude for mak­ing bib­li­cal money (6)

9 Weak, fee­ble (Yid­dish) (6)

14 1 Down’s ‘side of im­pu­rity’ (He­brew) (5,,5)

17 Jewish phy­lac­teri­ies worn on head and arm (He­brew) (9)

18 Ja­cob’s ninth son (1 Chron. 12:33) (8) 20 A ‘wise guy’ a ‘knowall’ (Yid­dish sar­cas­tic) (7)

21 Is­raeli non-profit or­ga­ni­za­tion that sup­ports in­di­vid­u­als with spe­cial needs (6)

22 Gives rise to a prac­tice in the Civil Ser­vice (6)

24 Dis­trict un­der Asher (1 Kings 4:16). (5) 26 A sharp change of di­rec­tion go­ing up in Ha­mas ter­ri­tory (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.


1G Told ev­ery car­pen­ter has the lot. (3) 1K It’s partly worth­less. (6)

2D Sounds like gorse skins. (5)

3F Pool’s dis­tance. (6)

4I Some triv­ial way from A to C. (3) 4M Don’t be­lieve in one’s golden years. (4)

5A Dance at an an­i­mal’s pace. (7)

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