Solution No. 2620

Across

1 Old bouncer somehow becomes a distinguished chef (6,4)

6/10 Very quickly take a shine to private (4,7,8)

11 One tucking in atop refurbished terrace (5)

12 Punch shared in overpriced nightclub (4,5)

13 Go with Rhoda nervously, a menace behind the wheel (4,3)

15 For pain, see expert going round hospital (4)

18 Said hourly, when husband's not there (4)

19 Fix cut (7)

22 Fruit for each boy around end of term (9)

24 Sense changes in a city in the Ruhr valley (5)

25 Treacherous person – one shouldn't meet with one on the Emerald Isle? (5,2,3,5)

26 Favourite's backed for pace (4)

27 Scale drawing of stadium works, for the most part (6,4)

Down

1 Plan to study steeple (8)

2 Victim in genuine denial (8)

3 Music hall act seen from circle, thrilled more when broadcast (unknown number) (3,6,5)

4 Simple when described by writer (5)

5 Explain cryptic clue, one on fruit (9)

7 Peninsula in part of Russia, top hidden from view (6)

8 Mock some footballers at Zagreb (6)

9 Actor judging his role critically (3,4,7)

14 Prospector's mongrel I shot across entrance to diggings (9)

16 Scottish sculptor spoils vestibule (8)

17 Poet, one free from stress around New York (8)

20 Sergeant major undermines rising attacks (6)

21 Mysterious artist set up murderer, reportedly (6)

23 Indian leader, he raised game after noon (5)

Keywords: Crossword 2621