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No. 645 by Cyclops
£100 prize to the first correct solution opened on 1st March 2019. private eye crossword

Across
1 Having got an erection, don't let go of support (6)
5 Ex-driver's sound boost (6)
10/16 Gen. Halting's very time-consuming task when it comes to Trump's tweets etc? (4,8)
11 Rest cure organised to accommodate elected poll-watcher? (10)
12 Tabloid on depression: "here's a timely drink" (9)
13 See 23ac.
14 Like topless hooker getting off the boat (6)
16 See 10ac.
18 Loose corset that is contracted and concealed (8)
21 Gossip: "two Tory leaders caught in lie!" (6)
23/13/2 Pisspoor rap session singer – not right to boast about yourself (4,4,7)
25 End of Trump chaos engineered with IT? One needs to enter "nut" (9)
27 Rolf turned over one grand in speedy extravagance (10)
28/29 Busybody who left front of car sticking out? (4,6)
30 Strobes' unfinished, dodgy refresher course (6)

Down
2 See 23ac.
3 Voting Brexit? Git not up to timeless reforms (6,3)
4 Hell meets Conservative circle music genre! (5)
6 Put to rest with Jack, etc, possibly ejaculate (9)
7 Nothing's going up – try tongue (5)
8 Groom penetrated by alien before adolescence (3-4)
9 Derisive press in command (6)
15 Pathetically puerile and, oh, not Rees-Mogg? (9)
17 Where chopper might well be made use of by Brenda ? Lord! (9)
19 Put your foot in it, introducing Republican to liberal purist (7)
20 Informal, anti-Trump state holding America up (6)
22 Gents possibly seek out non-kosher butcher's (4-3)
24 Be a success screwing a frog (2,3)
26 Fool around near Gulf (5)


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