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1 Jewish co­me­dian who played In­spec­tor Clouseau looks to have ab­sorbed brief lines (5,7)

9 Clever guy owns a ho­tel in Gulf sheikhdom (7)

10 King ran into rev­o­lu­tion­ary cryp­to­con­vert (7)

11 Get money from one in re­sale, per­haps (7)

12 A partly hummed He­brew litur­gi­cal melody (He­brew) (7)

13 A fool, a use­less fel­low (Yid­dish) (5)

14 Pity, sym­pa­thy (Yid­dish) (9)

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

19 Blue­stock­ing as Solomon’s Queen? (5)

21 From the heart of Eng­land, a long story about new pasta dish (7)

23 Go down as ‘refuse’ (7)

24 Par­don four in the smithy (7)

25 Brave, had lain crum­pled up in the ves­sel (7)

26 Jewish psy­cho­an­a­lyst deal­ing with - um - drug fiends, per­haps (7,5)


2 Record harim played for tribal leader (Gen. 48:1) (7)

3 Check out of a pit (7)

4 Rab­binic coun­cil and shrine de­mol­ished (3,6)

5 Be­ing yel­low, is in trou­ble monthly as one of the... (5)

6 ...citron fruits of Sukkot (He­brew) (7)

7 Be quiet with girl on Ir­ish river (7) 8 Israel’s sec­ond Prime Min­is­ter (1894-1965) (5,7) 9 Stage name of Wil­liam Henry Pratt, early hor­ror movie icon (1887-1969) (5,7)

15 Gay psalmist in Pres­i­dent’s Mary­land re­treat (4,5) 17 Twice in Rome or­der up ca­sual places to eat (7)

18 Face trap, head­ing for gaol for crim­i­nal act (7)

19 For ‘lay’, a clue’s mis­printed right at the end (7)

20 The prophet Eli­jah by his He­brew name (7)

22 It is our duty ..... (He­brew - cen­tral prayer) (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.


1C Worry over what the car­pen­ter used. (4)

1E Seeds for rel­a­tive of a boat builder (6)

2I Wrap up Ja­cob and a gen­eral. (7) 2L Goes out and causes a stir abroad. (7)

4B VIPs would not back him. (4)

5O Merge the cards. (4)

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