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No. 655 by Cyclops
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Across
1 Maybe Sandi Toksvig takes local name (6)
4 Trump-like retort: "Forsaken, we cracked – no alternative!" (4,4)
10 Ejaculate astronomically fast – many sheets needed (5)
11 Intervening, agreeably, to smear him with icing, ending in colon (7,2)
12 Sad, sad peer's in clutches of party thug (9)
13 Dare to differ after populist's final exchange (5)
14/7 Presumably a Brexiter's entangled, with 'tiller' needing replacement? (6,9)
16 See 2dn.
19 Ditch BBC1? (7)
21 Military chief recruits crooked rats for dictator (6)
23 Democrat should take time off to make money (5)
25 Trump, no politician, in 'slicko' operation, got rich (6,3)
27 Aimed to change bent Farage's perceived disadvantage? (5,4)
28 Insult leaderless ally (5)
29 Screwing is about getting warm (8)
30 LGBT representative's old radio (6)

Down
1 "Long period," shipboard assistant said (6)
2/16 Smooth liberal party with moderate leader, which Trump would like to curb? (5,7)
3 Boris's new situation, as an even less sensitive figure? (6,3)
5 Rather naff posh type is after one 'swinging both ways' (1,3,3)
6 One's back before court, cast out (5)
7 See 14ac.
8 They pierce the gloom of tabloid bars (3-5)
9 Embarrassing predicament of taking shit in the Home Counties? (6)
15 Midlands almost negotiated with EU – chaotic! (2,1,6)
17 Not taxing presiding officer's furniture (4,5)
18 Don's a bastard over brow-beaten mice? (8)
20 Devious Blaine's not a straight person (7)
21 Tend to have the Nazi thugs touch (6)
22 Tight broadcaster holding nothing back (6)
24 Media mogul ditches Sun for another organ (5)
26 Head? It might make you cry (5)


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