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No. 642 by Cyclops
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Across
7 Cons evident here when House goes corrupt – that's a pain (8)
8 Good bang, old man? That's the spirit (6)
11 See 6 Down 12 Tabloid hack catches Brown and Corbyn finally showing evidence of holiday? (9)
13 House leader buckled under before Democrat's chief, causing division historically (7)
15 Academic Mark takes hard look back (7)
17/18/19 Offensively inferior, ecstasy-taking bloke confused Sandy with Ant (5,3,5)
20 It's becoming crude with Mo getting pissed (7)
22 Corbyn's first appearance in casual wear causes public embarrassment (7)
23 Thrift shown by old man not quite on the wagon (9)
24 The PM to prevail? Not certain (5)
26 Large German city shrink (6)
27 'X' put on arse and large lock (4,4)

Down
1 Consider how to be a cow? (4,3,3)
2/23/25/5 Dicky buttonholed Harry – "Do have a blow" (4,4,4,6)
3 Cap fitted round organ by doctor – a product of blubber (8)
4 Sod off with Sam's bunch of agents (6)
5 See 2 6/11 Soap's less effective with this sort of raw hatred (4,5)
9 Given a fine penis, enhanced with lead (9)
10 Virgin mobile due to take over tabloid (6)
14 America gripped by wild sex once – don't try to justify it (2,7)
16 Explosive put under our Brian, say, which is sustenance to the queen (5,5)
18 Force a lawyer to be dominated by member (6)
19 Close shave by girl (4,4)
21 Arse takes exercise – death personified! (6)
22 Pound Cyclops, clutching one's hamper (6)
23 See 2 25 See 2


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