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No. 685 by Cyclops
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Across
1 See anus as a surveillance aid? (7)
5 Peel: former royal's mug (English)
(7)
10 'Blue Season' – disgrace! (8)
11 Ignore – and maintain social distance when you do so? (4,2)
12/9 Pissed with Gore, newspapers possibly rue the result of too much stress? (4,5,8)
13 Eye opened and closed after criminal taken in (10)
14 One who convinces Sibyl to guzzle large double (6)
16 Kinky presents – such impudence! (8)
18 Alternative nob inserted in ball – old boy going great guns! (8)
20 U-turning Catholic Church: right time for a shake-up (6)
21 A clottish thing, right, touching bosom inappropriately? In terrible shit (10)
23 Fist an aristocrat (4)
24 Civil engineer turned bluer, when crushing penis in the middle (6)
25 Be creative in a new way: check orifice (8)
26 A bit like a pop singer, love? (7)
27 Angst aroused about Cyclops's upset tumbler? (7)

Down
2 Don needs sex and drugs, ultimately another one who gains from Covid-19 situation? (9)
3 Hump? That's an idea! (5)
4 Kinky material he finally gets included in soap? (7)
6 Labour isn't now ripe for rehabilitation (2,5)
7 Strictures on ancestors houses sound quality (9)
8 Ill-temper surrounding Boris's number one's authority (5)
9 See 12ac.
15 Labour leader together with one who admits being a laird? (9)
17 Members' cover-ups (accepted a lot of money in shares)
(9)
19 Bible wielded in North-South divide – doesn't make a meal of it (7)
20 Assert cricket match dodgy? F-off! (7)
22 Bitter Republican into pot (5)
23 Terrible old ruler on right side of daughter's bed (5)


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