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No. 702 by Cyclops, Issue 1547
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Across
1 Undermining Boris, Whitehall sources appear in e.g. Metro? (6)
4 Victoria is said to have been a large body a male took advantage of (8)
10 Senior politician's dull husband to be augmented with a new member (4,7)
11 See 27ac.
12 Elected after whopper rest (3-2)
13 Have an erection after a double large one? Nothing to worry about (3,2,4)
14 Smart set, therefore drug-taking large community (7)
16 Cat prancing round popular end of town – full of beans maybe? (3,3)
20 Pass on coronavirus data, etc falsely? (6)
21 One more bastard on earth (7)
24 Sad Reagan has to carry the can for the nation (9)
26 A fattened victim of castration, so headwear in place (5)
27/11 Everything is fiery torment almost – taking refuge in drink (3,3)
28 Being cool, ran with erotic movement – it certainly hots things up (11)
29 Scorn political party's diminished allure (8)
30 Group in the outskirts of Stepney getting hot and damp (6)

Down
1 Sperm donor's thing to be small and rather bulky? (6)
2 Gambler Dicky's not so broke (6,3)
3 A southern female fond of a lay – ghastly! (5)
5 Old duffer, Noel, awful without make-up (6)
6 If the mask agitates, it's only for the short term? (9)
7 Labour leader cuts free medication (5)
8 Possible new boyfriend has row? Get over it –it will be a different day (8)
9 Expose a hunter's balls (7)
15 Stimulus of working in TV: nice to go over Eamonn's head (9)
17 Queen gives Cameron initial sign: "Party almost broken by one" (9)
18 Invasive coronavirus starts after performance by TV presenter – "Mega!" (8)
19 Upper-class Conservative, coddled by governess – bizarre (7)
22 Stylish top moves to bottom on getting high – a setback (6)
23 Go apoplectic green? Yes! (6)
25 After Gove's opening, have an inclination to cull! (5)
26 A painter needs firm balls (5)


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