eye crossword
No. 694 by Cyclops
£100 prize to the first correct solution opened on 29th January 2021. private eye crossword


Across
1/10 Bear with 'strong handshake' used on reckless drug-taker? (7,4)
5 Spot article and rage (6)
9 Whip gets western girl to return inside to give a blowjob (10)
10 See 1ac.
11 Mother grabs a gunman's extremities, showing a lot of bottle (6)
12 Labour gets awfully posh studio (8)
13/22 Cursing: "Elected — my encore hijacked!", Trump thinks it should be his second (8-2,8)
16 Shit organisation maintained by Director-General (4)
17 Millions pocketed by former party member (4)
19 CBEs in drunken stupor? Oh no! (3,7)
22 See 13ac.
24 Coming on to Fry, it's stupid to embrace Left (6)
26 See 25dn.
27 Blokes, elected bastards – one enters complaint (10)
28 Charlotte, Winnie but not Dicky? (6)
29 Catch: southern Britain needs European source to procure a Japanese ornament (7)

Down
2 US city's upside down topping of apple tart (5)
3 Mobile meant to maintain a good tone (7)
4 Newspaper hack, Slim, involved with fraudulent count! (9)
5 Lance's box is full of ecstasy (5)
6 Revealed old flame was a model (7)
7 Daily Mail target reader gets nowhere, screwing with Mo? (9)
8 Creepy thing's organ with an artificial covering (6)
14 Hint: Private Eye rejected a quiet cover-up (9)
15 Please don't upset yourself getting number of criminal (2,7)
18 Mug appropriates 'Republican wave' (7)
20 Settling, getting on your knees? Not right (6)
21 For starters, 'love tackle' needs inches added to it (7)
23 Balls: politician with hot sex-appeal! (5)
25/26 Consider Brown to lead Keir's first problem-solving group (5,4)


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