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No. 677 by Cyclops
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Across
7 Depression ought to be remedied around end of year! (6)
9 Force instrument on Trump's powerless sidekick (8)
11 Get hold of jailbird – time to do something (7)
12 White wine in extremity and a snack (7)
13 Artist set out to be probed by a lot of sailors (5)
14 Staff roles Penn ballsed up (9)
16 See 6dn.
18 Bad tip: do something criminal (6)
21 Concerns pisspoor street in Scotland's capital (9)
23 See 25dn.
24 One who'd stick nose in fruity thing, it's said (7)
26 A bellyful of froth and sex without energy (7)
27 Clegg about on street? Won't hold! (3-5)
28 Pure heroin included in order (6)

Down
1 Time to get in someone who'll fire supermarket employee? (7)
2 Not working – moreover, openly gay on the street (4-3-3)
3 Trump's way of communicating is to lose his head, babble pointlessly (6)
4 Close by organ having a bad smell? Shift! (5,3)
5 Contemptible sort of drunk protecting Johnson's butt (4)
6/16 Grim catchphrase for the times? – "The Eye had to recruit a role model, sadly" (2'2,3,6)
8 Republican president's ultimately jaw-dropping tirade (5)
10 Crazy lays on the rise over one day (6)
15 Business-like, but lacking balls (2-8)
17 Showing virtue, I'm about to entertain a sort of sex with politician – no alternative (8)
18 Be preoccupied with love and Elizabeth I having sex (6)
19 Complaint: "Isn't getting stuffed by Mel awful?" (7)
20 Animal dropping expression, endlessly broadcast (7)
22 I'd backed away from neighbourhood disciplinarian (6)
23 City partly responsible for zipper thongs (5)
25/23ac. Pandemic to end badly? Deem unnecessary and keep cool (3'1,5)


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