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No. 651 by Cyclops
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Across
6 When husband goes, women only cry "Delight!" (7)
7 Live with a Tory? Danger warning! (6)
9 Date with Cyclops and Ben, who'll produce the booze? (9)
11 Markedly rigid length (4)
12 Cyclops in class, a real clever bastard (6)
13 Court – proceed with care (2,6)
14 After Henry's awful A-list typo, Cyclops entered guest area (11)
18 Crappy leader, one doomed to fail against countries in league, gets tight (5-3)
19 Roar "Balls needs a wise head!" (6)
20 See 19dn.
21 Statecraft requires certificate – Corby gutted (9)
22 Means of conveying audible disappointment about the French (6)
23 Dish produced when prison has to use the electric chair (4-3)

Down
1 Within reason, Adie tried to be less 'weighty' (2,1,4)
2 One's country, rather grandly now heading for the rocks? (3,4,2,5)
3 Rises from the dead? Pants! (6)
4 Trump, finally right, is into 'non-fake' retaliation (8)
5 Admit hot cryptic clue must contain "Dolly's top" (7)
8 Facts about what our politicians are up to, etc? Fashionable scandalous pairings (7,7)
10 Relax – put the squeeze on Tory leader to give way to Left (7,2)
15 Example of 'short soldier' taunt by male (8)
16 Closed hand round – blimey! – bloomers here (7)
17 Bands keeping women's briefs (7)
19/20ac. Commercial expansion here in the lap of excited male? (6,4)


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