Solution No. 2759

Across

1 Ring about the lot (4)

3 Arrived, carrying Oxford University banner, in disguise (10)

9 Role reversal in carriage (4)

10 Director with firm, obstinately self-willed (10)

11 One employed at a cemetery, perhaps — enormous chap, so restrained (10,5)

13 Unnecessary to sound off about daughter with nothing on, on reflection (9)

15 Clear, the Queen’s jockey (5)

17 Blyton creation having crackersin New York (5)

19 Plant in European river duck ignored (9)

21 Soporific drug helps eating disorder (8,7)

23 See butterfly in Real Madrid ground? (3,7)

24 Heads turned in shock (4)

25 Great fear harboured by collier? I know what you’re thinking (4-6)

26 Girl rejecting male in song (4)

Down

1 Vessel can crossing a Plymouth river (9)

2 Erudite king, Edward (7)

4 Had something at home from a can full of energy (3,2)

5 Early teacher, great artist (3,6)

6 A frogman at a resort pointing to a mirage (4,7)

7 Inspired employment in a bar (7)

8 Some tunnel GI negotiated leading to a Scottish town (5)

12 I may bring one luck, having one in my carriage (5,6)

14 Conductor blowing top in a South American country (9)

16 Girl receiving education in race, one over a fictional kingdom (9)

18 German city doctor needs to relax (7)

20 Night light southern sailor has to follow at first (3,4)

21 Go away with spades and stuff (5)

22 Bird close to red gardening implement (5)

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