Solution No. 2715

Across

1 Inspiring respect and admiration, Pinochet docked (6)

4 Usual colours (8)

9 Wine, British - left one to be collected by Charles (7)

11 Support back, terribly sore (7)

12 Weighty Roman coin American lost (5)

13 Cricket team’s grabbing extremely sensible coffee break (9)

14 Stop working in finance, it’s exhausting (12)

18 Double-decker driver, say, coming to Channel port (4,8)

21 Like George Nelson confronted by sweetheart? (4-5)

23 Animal later let loose (5)

24 Spanish boy in a university (Oriel), revised (7)

25 Dog and cat, cherished (7)

26 Uninteresting, plants where ships may get repaired (3,5)

27 Prisoner’s popular partner (6)

Down

1 Point the finger at copper in dodgy case (6)

2 Good woman accepting lead in Lolita with pleasure (6)

3 Youth speaks about contemporary of J. Wayne? (5,4)

5 Operetta article foolishly worried my wife (3,5,5)

6 Approach groupies’ leader, stark naked outside (5)

7 Word puzzle, possibly Socratic (8)

8 Groom gaining silver, second in leading equestrian event (8)

10 This will tell you when it becomes one (8,5)

15 Correspond with head of institute concerning a musical instrument (9)

16 One who won’t strike poet as a sword-carrier (8)

17 Causing laughter about limitless bulbs for tree (8)

19 More work in best one in outskirts of Uppsala (6)

20 Gay bishop, supple (6)

22 Fine miscellany in large book (5)