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No. 656 by Cyclops
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Across
8 Agenda for GOP's main strike against Cyclops (9)
9 Head's row reported (5)
10 Boris finally the revolutionary? "Yours truly, right one to make a plan" (7)
11 Out of bed, one's said to accompany 16 ac.? (2,5)
12 Putin's head covered by old hat – fix (6)
14 Patriotic figure way before a royal son (2,6)
16 Double-digit salary halved – Native Americans making dismissive gesture (3-6,6)
18 Rubbed top of penis with processed oil drop (8)
20 Showy thing from church, wearing Dior creation (6)
23 Late demand makes you cry (7)
24 Perform sex with Joy – get much pleasure (4,3)
26 Churchill's thing very sore at first before gin cocktail (1-4)
27 Unlikely NF portion is charitable? (3-6)

Down
1 Jerks pass out when cut by short sergeant-major (6)
2 Far-right Katie, abandoning family, turns into a celeb (4)
3 Dire supermarket clown (8)
4/22 Much depressed in the case of tweet-mad Trump? (5,5)
5 Duels wrecked politician's rambling (9)
6 Hack's to act in bad-tempered fashion (3,2,5)
7 Good girlie mag. for the non-working viewer (5,3)
9 Approach an opportunity to get your leg over, it's said (5)
13 Poetical PC (Barking)
on the rampage (10)
15 Emerge – "ta" – with half of no bastard deal! (9)
16 Descriptive of Dolly, prime screen villain? (3-5)
17 Early dictionary entry shows RADA's crappy (very)
craft (8)
19 Liberal given the boot by dictator Mark (5)
21 Balls up public school upbringing? That's mean! (6)
22 See 4dn.
25 It makes frock rock? Get away! (1-3)


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