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No. 701 by Cyclops, Issue 1546
£100 prize to the first correct solution opened on 7th May 2021. private eye crossword


Across
8 Having gone downhill, it's fun getting pear-shaped, smarmy kiss (5-3)
9 Ensnare with a kiss and glamrock wear? (5)
10/25/20ac. One reversal unduly mismanaged – poor handler of vaccine acquisition (6,3,3,5)
11/13 Joey to make love? It won't do anyone justice (8,5)
12 Joy's end wobbled aboard schooner? (8)
13 See 11ac.
15 Old person looking like a scrotum (7)
17 Cry "too much fat!" (7)
20 See 10ac.
21 Euro's let off, that's decided (8)
23 Withdraw whip as a violent consequence (8)
25 See 10ac.
26 Oblivion is attained by putting ring on member (5)
27 Vetting foreign and English character sketch (8)

Down
1 Diamond? You won't get a bang from it (8)
2 Right canny dude hit the sack (10)
3 All that's left of European political community (6)
4 Buzz, getting behind, becomes aggressive (4-3)
5 Unemotional Clinton not turned away by one state (8)
6 Ohio Republican bill taken up – it's a killer (4)
7 Press's other version involving "X" (6)
14 International body with cash remaining – Germany's disturbed (10)
16 "Only had a potty!" as the sailor cried (4,4)
18 A plea to "put away" during penetration (8)
19 Public record shows reluctant prince's son claiming victory (7)
20 'Flaky liberal' Starmer ultimately absent and bearing responsibility (6)
22 Herb holds one against Lily (6)
24 Love god's fate: king's out (4)


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