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No. 639 by Cyclops
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Across
1 Take off TV presenter and a rejected May (6)
4 Carnal lay with chips scattered all over the place (8)
10 Get erect quick and last out (5,4)
11 A place to sleep or maybe love, by the way (5)
12 Ointment ingredient agitated loin to right of large one (7)
13 Have a go at getting a beer in South American city (3,4)
14 Crown makes a superficial contribution to this victory token (5)
16 Some words that Archer was given (8)
19 Cold, emotionless Clinton, not backing out, takes one state (8)
22 "Dish" repulsed American number two? Not quite (5)
24 Bolt with electric current inserted in balls – go berserk (3,4)
26 Cyclops article that is about Trump's extremes – for individual consumption? (4,3)
28 Nothing working for the President? (5)
29 Distort size (get it?)
– that's the spirit (9)
30 'Treasure' screwed her nine times, finally (8)
31 One yanked out of bed is an aphrodisiac? (6)

Down
1 Run an exposé: "ex-royal's mean!" (8)
2 Links man said "It could protect one's member" (5-4)
3 Dome's shambolic, ludicrous opening, a perfect example (5)
5 Fiery with press, Brand's producer (3,4)
6 Sort of dress said to restrain a disciplinarian (9)
7/23 Given old money, former pop star becomes budding Saudi dictator? (5,6)
8 Parliamentary proposal: "Leader to be replaced by Left" – a cosmetic thing (6)
9 Dominatrix accessories all over new town (6)
15 Chelsea type retirement income taken by Brenda? (9)
17 Old Europhobe wants location from which money can be extracted (9)
18/21 Sad Trump lie: "OK, 'til I ..." (sorry, it's that or nothing)
(4,2,2,4,2)
20 Parisian's frightfully nice, squashing up pimple? (7)
21 See 18dn.
23 See 7dn.
25 Star turned up embracing former Bond (5)
27 Mad King George getting in no matter what (5)


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