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No. 780 by Cyclops, Issue 1625
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Across
1 Sewage dumpers presenting basic element concerns (5,9)
8 Appalling hospital alternative (free)
(6)
9 Two make out, holding end of plonker, pulling together (8)
10 Clueless, go in shift to rave (8)
12 Rees-Mogg type on drugs? Sweet! (6)
13 Travel book from the pen of ... Angela Rayner according to her detractors? (5)
15 Possibly old-fashioned ex-vice president drinks 'right' tea (9)
18 Battle time: far right gala disrupted (9)
19/4 It offers a poor view of WASP leader declared to be gay (5-3)
21 Finished with whip and cheerful (6)
23 Flourishing, with new leader giving way (8)
25 Kill Roger and Nick (5,3)
27 Cyclops is about to get stiff – that's manifest (6)
28 Roger's involved with menacing – a tabloid specialism (14)

Down
1 Dog owner abandoned Rottweiler's lead – criminal (9)
2 Balls-up on standing order for body part (5)
3 Republican puts on a face, heading away from the centre (6)
4 See 19ac.
5 Business incurs penalty (restricting legislation)
(8)
6 Latest exposure of member's programme intervention (9)
7 Pressure off Lords member? That is strange (5)
11 Those people concealing criminal charge get treatment (7)
14 Polish alien, automatic meals on wheels provider? (6,3)
16 Very quarrelsome whip, Dan upset Harry (3-3-3)
17 Party's declared policy that's of use to an oil company? (8)
20 Conservative hack in spot – "Withdraw!" (6)
22 1000 escapes from state prison, causing alarm (5)
24 What King Brian might do with controversial technology for the city (5)
26 Kitty gets end away for entertainment (3)


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