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No. 657 by Cyclops
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Across
1 Liberal authority combine (7)
5 "One's taking very little time with head – bad" (7)
10 See 23dn.
11 Play fast and loose with the truth to get elected, say, and end up like a Russian tyrant? (3,2,5)
12 "Britain getting there" trashed by last of forlorn community members (8)
13 Long, tiresome passage: 'the ultimate in Boris's belief system' (6)
14 Internally probe senators owning corporation (5)
16 Taxed senior Tory leaders were sick (9)
19 No longer cocky, that is, without introduction to sexual proficiency (9)
20/6 Boris needs to prepare to fire cabinet colleague (5,8)
22 Show up suddenly with cannabis? Trendy (4,2)
24 Hacks love going after drugs and drink (8)
26 Costly rice proved to be soggy (10)
27 See 23dn.
28 Peter sneakily holds back 20/6, to beat the opposition to it (3-4)
29 Pushed-aside American was rude at the dinner table, taking top off? (7)

Down
2 Transient leader of Right finished (5)
3 Preview of a setter's bollocks (9)
4 Labour's reward: some colossal 'Aryan'? (6)
6 See 20ac.
7/25 Dismissed by Brenda, Gap amounts to "alien territory!" (5,5)
8 20/6 fancies he is playing Hamlet (article inside)
(2,3,4)
9 Cheeky note about recruiting ESP nuts could be party conference highlight (7,6)
15 Fight the two main party leaders at all times – be cunning! (3,6)
17 "Maker of cabinets", US president impounds a writer? (9)
18 Boris and his year's school chums? Not much on top! (4,4)
21 Digger's suit (6)
23/27/10 Never had it so bad over here – wants to relocate (5,4,4)
25 See 7dn.


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