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No. 776 by Cyclops, Issue 1621
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Across
1 Comic's dig about senior Tory leaders? (6)
4 Good to have youth support, as campaigning politicians often do (4-4)
10 Just a prison block for Liz Truss and co? (5-4)
11 Host was like a fish, drinking last of beer (5)
12/18 Emulated – oh my! badly – just like a question-dodging politician (5-7)
13 A political con? (8)
15 'Hot Lips' and a resurrected M*A*S*H final part (8)
17/29 "Gargoyle with ego", law-bending political maverick (6,8)
19 No expert, on reflection, Kamala Harris (6)
21 What's wrong with Dicky getting a wrap? (8)
24 Inactive males only wanting new false tan (8)
25 Being penetrated by sailor: unduly prohibited (5)
27 Republic's call for attention over controversial technology (getting tense)
(5)
28 Crafty thing, er, after drug-swallowing scare (9)
29 See 17ac.
30 Saved flailing Tories not one day (6)

Down
1 Minister Henry, um, getting screwed aboard plane (6,4)
2 Waves of fantastic gains followed by loss – so backing out (7)
3 Measure, then test for penetration (5)
5 Ambassador wants member put away (6)
6 Navalny's dead – insisted on reform (9)
7 Not pro-Europe, in brief, after one's on carpet (7)
8 Wet politician's after lawyer (4)
9 Rambling politician's turn to get sack? (7)
14 Given the Opposition party treatment: done to death? (10)
16 Not looking yourself, pissed, noticing nothing (9)
18 See 12ac.
20 Victor, extremely impartial, accepts 'threesome equals abuse' (7)
22 Victim of pot? Chuck rest out (7)
23 Ropey thing's scandalous affair (6)
25 Pissed but not likely to lash out (5)
26 Roger has droop – holding his head (4)


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