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No. 686 by Cyclops
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Across
8 Shut up, accepted shag, US-style, showing a bit of leg (8)
9 State right to sanction backing for criminal organisation? (6)
10/13 Finally, Kate Middleton's about to tuck into very good Russian speciality (4-8)
11 Bit of fire shown by singer – what a pantomime! (10)
12 Fibrous tissue not about to cramp butt (6)
13 See 10ac.
15 Loan from a former Secretary of State cut by Donald at first (7)
17 Ornate arch imprisons debtor (7)
20 Suspended state of a singer-songwriter, giving away sod all and taking one in (8)
22 Pursuing female, carry nuts a long way (3,3)
24 Crazy mom bent on a little amusement comes to a monumental ending (10)
26 See 25dn.
27 Member firmly has lead in this (6)
28 Temporary housing location – state politician: "It's bursting with energy!" (8)

Down
1 'Toilet' article about Reagan shortened (6)
2 Provocative, coarse inner city ad (Time Out)
(10)
3 Prone to outbursts against "laconic" screwing (8)
4 George Eliot? Pound? New answer: Cyclops (3,4)
5 A tiresome thing to read, Starmer's main set of principles (6)
6 Eddy goes topless – sexual desire? (4)
7 For someone who likes to lie about Corbyn's main row with right (8)
14 MPs collectively raise the roof? On the contrary (5,5)
16 Ridiculed and kicked out of bed? (8)
18 Perceived duration of Brexit and Coronavirus? I (and millions)
feel pissed with it! (8)
19 Republican wants gene modification and city emptied – that's the style! (7)
21 Barely adequate food books dumped in river (6)
23 Which hosts dodgy union discussions (6)
25/26 Some ponce on Lycra: "Never again!" (4,4)


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