eye crossword
No. 700 by Cyclops, Issue 1545
£100 prize to the first correct solution opened on 23rd April 2021. private eye crossword

7 One who sets young Conservative loutish leaders breaking the law (7)
9 Mitt ("good 'un!")
offers protection for many Americans (7)
10 China expels Republican 'devil' (5)
11 Tennis bra snapped – slid down in childish play (9)
12 Failing to tax office furniture (4,5)
14 Tax perverted sex article (5)
15 A certain position, in which she playfully grabs orifice (7)
17 A large figure under-performing in high definition (7)
19/23dn. Cry for help expressed in this version of some credo? (5,4)
20 Our bolshie Dave joins with Bill (Private Eye)
, whom many fellow rebels claimed to be (9)
22 What are you doing, Balls? (9)
23 Small dramatic role "was orgasmic, love!" (5)
24 Trump's position regarding White House: "Expose result" (7)
25 Bird's looking angry with ballot (7)

1 Admission, in case dodgy Conservative succeeded (6)
2 See 21dn.
3 The Sun's Eye-bashing evidence? (6)
4 Obscure charge involving U-turning idiots (10)
5 Activist got at IRA's duplicity (8)
6 Nut-cracking the French way isn't right (6)
7 Sound of heavy smokers' chests? (7)
8 Bah! Bats variant for a day (7)
13 Prisoner fines so wrong – may be given to priest (10)
16 Voter, um, is turned with hard drink (8)
17 Collector sporting more impressive erection (oxygen-enriched)
18 Ruin poor oldies parking at the centre (7)
19 President Biden ultimately follows Marco about (6)
20 One revealing broadcaster takes heroin (6)
21/2 Ailment making you green and frigid (6,4)
23 See 19ac.

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Private Eye Issue 1545
In This Issue
That Prince Philip Coverage in Full… Police learn lessons of relaxed and restrained policing as kiddies and old ladies mass outside Windsor Castle to lay flowers… Backwards island that worshipped Philip as a living god plunged into grief… Post-lockdown fears rise of long dull Covid anecdotes as people meet again at the pub… Government fully backs and totally opposes introduction of vaccine passports… Education secretary Gavin Williamson ‘constantly disrupting lessons with stupid announcements’ say mobile phones… Alan Duncan’s Diary, as told to Craig Brown

Prince Phil Space
So. Farewell then the Duke of Edinburgh…

Lex maniacs
The hacks who talked up the failed financier

Split breaches
Sunak, Hancock and the ministerial code

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28th April 2021
Private Eye Issue 1544