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No. 636 by Cyclops
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Across
1 Theresa May dancing; senior Tory unfortunately starts to join in – it's "somewhat beneath Essex" (6,7)
10 Lug married Pole? (5)
11 Males pissed about nothing – they're helpless! (4,5)
12 Unnatural language of peers raving on at "stupid ....!" (9)
13 River Republican – prepare to do a hatchet job? (5)
14 Spare broadcaster going round boozer (6)
16 Well, you shouldn't be on this (4-4)
19 Thinking man's a tosser to be distressed about Conservative leader (8)
20 Staff, getting half-digested food, come together (6)
23 Stiff "tackle"? Primitive instincts (5)
25 Which tempts surfers to get on well sexually with Harry? (9)
27 Standard of UK bonking decline? (5,4)
28 Press cooked up lie about politician (5)
29 "Clout Labour!" a Theresa-Boris thing? (5,8)

Down
2 Agitated male set about (3,2)
3 Notes from mad remoaner about to go bananas (9)
4 Corbyn finally intervenes in rift, which keeps injured member in line (6)
5 My! Boris, changing political sides, is playing with Conservative representative (8)
6 See 17dn. 7 Bill's necking or getting screwed (9)
8 Pressure former princess to get out of trouble (6)
9 Arse raving about head of state – Trump's main state (6)
15 Stoned, noticing nothing – not yourself, apparently (9)
17/6 Liberal Nick (drunken lug)
being acquiescent (9,5)
18 Legendary Labour survivor (8)
19 Crazy hours with date, making stiff covering? (6)
21/22 Peanuts and small measure of drink used to imply a small penis? (6,6)
24 Dumb English studies to take precedence (5)
26 Dismay when one meets Putin's top ally (5)


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