Solution No. 2758

Across

1 Part of spectacular Christmas tree (5)

4 Enraged at fancy open-air restaurant (3,6)

9 Metal in skull? Head’s not the same (7)

10 Ask earnestly to go in and dine, being short of energy (7)

11 Blows up, having frightful set-to with dean (9)

12/13 Ready to go down, with reservations, to eat first course (5,8,6)

15 Overcoats in bar, unrestricted part of train (11,3)

20 Scallywag affected by school, at first (5)

22 Fuel that is stored in dollies abroad (6,3)

23 Oriental festival’s name (7)

24 A sin to devour a third of tiramisu — this one? (7)

25 Comprehensive knowledge about working in a religious community (9)

26 Slip lead off dog fetching bird (5)

Down

1 Place of pilgrimage, terribly old? Sure (7)

2 Something to eat in bar, almost cooked (5,4)

3 A woman may wear this hat touring Ireland — almost new (7)

4 Take an unnecessary risk in state capital, supporting draw (5,10)

5 Type of treatment, a type they knock inside (8,7)

6 Startle a teller, firstly, entering safe (7)

7 Director to study fear (5)

8 Character smashed tea urn (6)

14 Counting, or estimating? (9)

16 Speak non-stop (7)

17 Work in musical drama, note (7)

18 Sappers reportedly go free (7)

19 High value head of expedition placed on climbing experiences (6)

21 Runs in a boy responsible for fire-raising (5)