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No. 689 by Cyclops
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Across
9 According to which, it’s fine if you have one too many? (4,2,3)
10 Conservative creep is a pushover (5)
11 Leader gets to lay one on Johnson, finally (5)
12 Determination shown by pro with pain in the arse – due to be operated on (9)
13 Do very well to have sex in right surroundings (7)
15 It alleviates congestion in government holidays (7)
16/17/22 Conrad, possibly, is even more dull creating a social movement (5,5,6)
21 Brum, unlikely 'guest' of spy agency in north of England (7)
23 Engels played with a republic (7)
25 Get shot of top-up ad – it's crap (3,4,2)
26 Rich, important type, an arse-over-tip jerk (5)
27 Dacre perversely keeps material (5)
28 Tabloid and Net rubbished Brown (9)

Down
1 Pipe down and take care of the present (4,2)
2 Moving to her lap leads to excess (8)
3 Shabby Republican cuts present up (4)
4 English town has gone off US president (7)
5 Seen in context, remedy is bloody harsh (7)
6 What the government badly needs? Exuberant clap involving nation (6,4)
7 See 26dn.
8 Sweet-talks – wife virtually oblivious (8)
14 Bloke having shag passed with flying colours, after initially firing blank (5-5)
16 Champion stuff, hiking gear (8)
18 Bum against cooker, James? (8)
19 Was stud prepared to be laid on bar floor? (7)
20 One leaves agitated Boris to be carried by single ex-minister (7)
22 See 16ac.
24 Sexual drive of old politician associated with international party (6)
26/7 New member stitched on Brian? Yuk, that'll do! (4,6)


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