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No. 669 by Cyclops
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Across
1 Save end of finger removed from passage (6)
4 Instant character rejection that has helped scupper Labour? (8)
10 Suitor of unlovely Barney (9)
11/19 No longer wearing suit, being 'indisposed' (3,2,6)
12 Bad housing problems involving landlords mainly (5)
13 Batty, you might say, count ran off with Labour's leader (9)
14 Read the riot act – get through about 1Mb (7)
16 News presenter, a primarily nasty piece of work, gets end away (6)
19 See 11ac.
20 Desiccated or bendy balls (4-3)
23 Being in command, is Reg ardently put aside? (9)
25 One gets caught in fit of temper, initially, your Holiness? (5)
26 Fancy topping covering Cyclops is so long (5)
27 Given hellish treatment (crushing his nuts)
then brightened up (9)
28 Sportingly move down on member before tea break (8)
29 Rank, shabby goods imported by South America (6)

Down
1 Model overcome by Late Show (6)
2 Clot producer clung to AA formula (9)
3 Rubbish boxers? (5)
5 Disillusioned with methamphetamine situation (6)
6 Queen and ELO mad about Conservative's gift of the gab (9)
7 Insecure Corbynite starts jumping ship – god! (5)
8 Neckwear made by two females stuffing shot lemur (7)
9 See joker getting head (7)
15 Recoil when Roger Moore gets excited on the inside (9)
17 Balls mounts ... success! (9)
18 Rum stimulant imbibed by non-alcoholic? Staggering! (7)
19 Accountant 's car – "Crap going North!" (7)
21 Gas crappy player? (6)
22 Starry group appearing in Givenchy ad, essentially (6)
24/25 Run round shopping centre (go through it carefully, to be on the safe side)
(5,5)


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