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8 A lack of sex with husband – pathetic toerag (8)
9 Difficult performing? Without this, certainly! (4-2)
10 Satirise, not over-gratify, Murdoch (4)
11 Audacity shown by spy – sadly no defence against this (5,5)
12 What shows countries' positions on Trump's inauguration, eventually (2,4)
13 Left? Start to see in what way it plays a subordinate role (8)
14 Politician (blue)
, tensing badly inside, who's willing and able to give the OK (10,5)
18 Boring and respectable – smarten up one's habit! (3,5)
20 Old writer's approach fails to finish America (6)
22 A Paloma performance? That'll test your convictions! (3,2,5)
23 Hint: Radio Taliban is rather too much! (4)
24 Even more boorish-sounding, the ex-PM, in our eyes (6)
25 Axe a likely Trump ally after pussy? (8)

1 Model put before artist – "that calls for a drink!" (6)
2 Tories: oi, out! Leave behind old-fashioned sin (8)
3 Attractive bar man? Get off! (6)
4 'Icon' conflicted with US interests – those responsible for the deadly 11? (15)
5 Meek followers on track to be a useful aid in a round-up (5,3)
6 With sex for $1000, bugger naff tourist city! (6)
7 "Flob, or no?" snapped twit, naturally (4,4)
15 Or Corden's balls-up, available for public view? (2,6)
16 Negative Labour, lacking an attempt to accomplish something (2,6)
17 Sun responsible for this old political interviewer getting trivial (8)
19 Genital area cold – balls needing central heating (6)
20 Contrive to be seen in Porsche, mellowing (6)
21 Having an erection? Nowt wrong, it being a residential area (6)

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