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No. 654 by Cyclops
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Across
6 Support like this overturned failed presidential candidate's motion (8)
7 Announcer heard waffling about "lousy start" (6)
10 Maybe Philip gets depressed in shade (5-4)
11 Fashionable sport, knocking the stuffing out of Kerry (5)
12 Being pissed, I daren't do a commercial deal (5,2)
14 F-off, tucking into cheese roll (7)
16/24 New sort of discouragement, or else covering up sin ultimately: Weinstein's secret weapon? (3-10,9)
20 Mistakenly elected – dread being without leader (2,5)
21 TV show presenter takes on mature detainee? (7)
22 Academic takes sod all for establishing evidence (5)
24 See 16ac.
26 See 1dn.
27 Devastated party: minister to keep back (8)

Down
1/23/26 Orgasm complete, rotate and go back to the start (4,4,6)
2 A natural for PM role? 'Boris is out' (Guardian's last editorial)
(4,6)
3/4/25 Tory ex-cabinet minister failing, as feared – as will pleas to politicians to sort Brexit? (4,2,4,4)
5 John had to sign it after Armagnac drunk, thanks (5,5)
6 Scoffs: "politician lacks alternative – dump!" (6)
8 For use of hospital patients not in the dark? (6)
9 'Pet' Nigel, recklessly blowing top, holds back Britain (6)
13 Frank's too grand for meal provision (5,5)
15 Wrinkled penis ... uses round end of iron ... waiting anxiously! (2,8)
17 Cry "Piss off!" when bored by European head (6)
18 The shot tale of a celeb? (6)
19 About time lefties outed, if going for a seat (6)
21 Where to learn to move the earth? (6)
23 See 1dn.
25 See 3dn.


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