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No. 649 by Cyclops
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Across
1 Love and the endless need (6)
4 Dim as Corbyn and his team (7)
8 Loaded travellers' definitive black plonk (3,3,3)
10/15 One's who obsessed – with not passing motions? (4,9)
11/22 Press finished? Make the troubles go away! (6,4)
12 Plonker husband in grand dress (8)
13 A foreign leader surrounded by useless bastards, uh? That would be stupid! (4,2,1,5)
17 Frantic calls from Tom: "Tory party is also torn apart – what's that to Jeremy?" (5,7)
19 Executed in USA over Zen activity – utterly mad (8)
21 Sketch showing Trump colleague almost inadvertently leaking sources (6)
22 See 11ac. 23 Organ has zero protection when love goes "Close shave?" (4,5)
24 Fight contrived by western leader: "all others against the French!" (7)
25 One who's affected when Europe's broken up, with no end of trouble (6)

Down
1 Party stalemate, without May's lead, is to be confined (2,4)
2 As Kenneth Williams bade Eno (I'd allow, to some extent)
(9)
3 Force alien into the 'camp' (5)
5 It's very controversial, Lancashire offering a Tory 50% off (3,6)
6 See 21dn. 7 Wake in an excited state, wanting head – and failing (8)
9 Party aimed to reform – giving a collective voice for right-wing bigots? (6,5)
14 Court with independent, outspoken heads crushed by ultimate in fake news description (9)
15 See 10ac. 16 Apprentice politician in Ireland 'terminated' (8)
18 Underwear that is to be removed – don't rush (6)
20 Prats getting Blair finally to appear in Loose Ends (5)
21/6 Wasted, stupid pot head – tut! (3,2,5)


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