eye crossword
No. 691 by Cyclops
£100 prize to the first correct solution opened on 11th December 2020. private eye crossword


Across
7 Canon making a royal take pill, oddly left out (9)
9 'FU' in digital terms (1-4)
10/2dn./17dn. Trump: "Proper success" "Good father" (very low in star ranking) (5-4,8)
11 Another nail in the coffin with Conservative leader screwing up – get irate (9)
12 Is No. 10 written off? It's stress (7)
14 It's hard on Private Eye gang, mate! (7)
15 Pain-in-the-arse Democrat leads Republican with a lot of money (4)
16/19dn. Vast whorehouse almost at end of tether, as seen on TV (3,7)
17 Penny wants to get on courtier (4)
20 Times head writes awful lot of wind (7)
22 Jack, having an erection, tries recklessly cutting end off – God! (7)
23 Sid's turned on by boobs? It'll lead to ruin (9)
24 Fair, being an easy pick-up (5)
26 In the lead? Fix! Overturn! (5)
27 Having been elected, Kitty's set aside (2,7)

Down
1 Work time? Almost put away handle (7)
2 See 10ac.
3 Cutting Bill's inverted whatsit (8)
4 He would say "Back, swine!", being a prickly character (8)
5 Is Trump beginning to be trapped in current upset? (10)
6 Holding back, like our old monarch? (7)
8 Just one nut – exercise on toilet (5)
9 By way of abandoning a right, America creates Covid-19? (5)
13 You'll really admire yourself having this combination of bloomers and S&M (10)
16 Uncivilised Spike 'misused' cigar – not good (8)
17 See 10ac.
18 Balls could get kicked here, but nudist's failed to start playing with a 'scrotum base' (7)
19 See 16ac.
21 Message from Times taking the piss (5)
22 Jack reformed our party at the heart, being one to pin the blame? (5)
25 Act bullish, as ex-presidential hopeful? (4)


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