Solution No. 2672

Across

1 A stubborn type beginning to trust a lucky charm (6)

4 Drink one with a girl after time (3,5)

9 Choked, the lord upset about IOM race (9)

11 Unusual paperback? (5)

12 I frame Swedish director seducing new Swedish actress (6,7)

14 Device that spins to and fro (7)

15 Drink, more bubbly, for top boss (7)

17 Hear about old shocking event (7)

19 Brief increase in small dried grapes (7)

21 Medal winner? Initial clue required? (8,5)

24 Child about to leave Mediterranean island (5)

25 Not fully satisfied, cook eats a tin around one (9)

26 Copy of short specification - mine smudged (8)

27 Perhaps fly home ahead of party (6)

Down

1 Sadly it’s a threat, if the situation stays as it is (2,4,4)

2 Just out of bed? Correct (7)

3 New titles composed for famous bass guitarist (9)

5 Popular group struggling badly (2,4,7)

6 Note small car on motorway (5)

7 Earnings, extremely remunerative on location (7)

8 Supporter in mass meeting, losing head (4)

10 Celebrity bid stupidly to secure old undergarment (7,6)

13 Pleased about half-sister being true to priniciples (10)

16 Royal taken over to northern university (9)

18 Further loan (7)

20 Cut off, one very much overdue (7)

22 A dog may be company on rig at sea (5)

23 Prophet from Arabia - Moses? (4)