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No. 781 by Cyclops, Issue 1626
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Across
8 On the craft of undoing bra ('Nothing in it!')
during a date (6)
9 Minister and president cosying up to one who's made it (8)
11 Wait before pro Tory hardliner starts to speechify (4,5)
12 Gregory's incomplete with one nut (5)
13 Recoil at terrorists having drink (5)
14 If balance is falsified that's all right (9)
16 Alert: regiment retreating in carbon fuel disaster (7)
18 Affinity with pinkish pants (7)
20/5 Party's attempt to get elected – large sum invested in dodgy application claim (9,8)
22 By which to barge around like an arse (5)
23 Smear old politician with gooey stuff? Not good (5)
25 He attests outrageously in USA (3,6)
26 Possibly aims to wear old king's undergarment (8)
27 According to Trump, any Democrat from 2001 involved in CEO's ruin? (6)

Down
1 Liberal's gripe about woolly hat (8)
2 Lamentably all clear to civilian victims of war? (10)
3 Treasury head gets sack for fiddle (6)
4 End of transmission after Oprah screwed Annie? (6)
5 See 20ac.
6 Smart alec's tip: 'sound like a drunk' (4)
7 Trump's tone? Zero anger management (6)
10 Scheming female wearing ultra creation (6)
15 Overdue, making arse stretch (6,4)
17 If at last sacked, he's 'resigned' (8)
18 Keir about to recruit to rebel, finally (twice)
– criminal (6)
19 Opinion-seeker tells pro to shift (8)
20 Line of cops almost getting city emptied (6)
21 Whip let off 'cud-chewers' (6)
22 Company about to suppress Times material (6)
24 Arse associated with foreign head's publicity material (4)


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