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No. 778 by Cyclops, Issue 1623
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Across
8 Turn up a hunter's pants (7)
10 Kinky material puts energy into soap? (7)
11 Difficult part of golf course, said to be like pubic hair? (5)
12 Futile instruction to cut the digital gesturing (9)
13 Top level fallout when diamonds added to collar (8)
14 Morgan's endless, empty, cackle – prick! (6)
17 Boris's duff economic policy, in bizarre leg-pull vein (9-2)
21 Balls trapped in Channel dock? (6)
22 Cordial's a help to singers? Clever (8)
25 Playing truant, so a candidate for a rocket at rear? (9)
27 Fabric of time diminished royal (5)
28 Can resident politician Vic start to testify? (7)
29 Forbear's infra-red balls died off (7)

Down
1 Incarceration's a bit like a dessert topping, it's said (7)
2 Lee's debut secured by having fresh set of Dracula teeth? Too modern (10)
3 War's end included in settler's entreaty (6)
4 See 26dn.
5 Note: Rex has 'doo-dah' that's no longer tender (8)
6 Trainer's small tool? (4)
7 Sunak's beginning to be crushed by Right – boom! (7)
9 Ambitious types of alien UFOs? Help! (8)
15/24 Group of supporters poisoned by Trump, turn appreciably sick (10,5)
16 Weight-watcher / a mouth opening = part of girth calculation (8)
18 Hugo sits on one at première of African Queen (8)
19 A former Secretary of State pocketing duke's loan (7)
20 Caught in lie about government's top upper limit (7)
23 Copper gets dude to isolate (3,3)
24 See 15dn.
26/4 Ex-PM's only a bit useless, right? (4,5)


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