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No. 663 by Cyclops
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Across
8 Abroad, throne comes before king, which shows attitude! (7)
9 Was in charge of police force, being obnoxious (6)
10 Trump sane? Rubbish! Get wise! (7,2)
11 Whips dump leader – should get a trophy! (5)
13 Revealing someone's gay, that's spin (6)
14 No shock when you get this (8)
16 Land of the French: Boris at first gets a Macron rejection (7)
18 Defector's case collapses – going on the piss (7)
20 Faith needs large one, being in the zone (8)
22 Awkward Hague's failure to rope in Conservative leader (6)
25 Former cabinet minister, not a pretty sight, making a comeback (5)
26 Darn! One hasn't the power to be a vagrant (9)
27 Miliband's currently appearing? He had a profitable lightbulb moment (6)
28 Character with a problem seeing minister initially getting arm twisted and shit (2,5)

Down
1 Oh, so EU's experimented with France's top sporting venue for a legislative chamber (5,2,5)
2 Shock surrounding unlikely origin of royal family (6)
3 Bed not to be rocked about, understand? (6,2)
4 Impoverished family gets in way (5)
5 Peer involved with poll: duke put in motion (9)
6 Spots elevated politician make a pitch? (6)
7 Capital cover for old-fashioned retiree (8)
12 Boris finally gets "some rest, etc – fantastic, no lie!" But his plan for one was thwarted (4,8)
15 Currently playing well, with false tan – that's Judas (9)
17 Bed large deviant? Capital! (8)
19 Daily aims thwarted, Gove has little going for him (8)
21 Advice to ambitious young man? "Snuff it!" (2,4)
23 Offensive levy? (6)
24 Proprietor's gone round grabbing millions (5)


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