Solution No. 2774

Across

1 Formal caution suggested by this court (4,7)

9 Spanish mayor called a lunatic (7)

10 Smiled broadly having good cooked dinner (7)

11 Match between local teams in English city (5)

12 Governor worried about wicket covered with weeds (9)

13 Scoff, upset by famous industrialist’s film (10)

15 Love quiet American work (4)

17 Girl in public school, losing heart (4)

18 Most uncommon to receive gen in jungle (10)

21 Admonished, head of council went quickly (9)

23 Exercise may make doctor unwell! (5)

24 Variety of kilts, notice, back in Hebridean archipelago (2,5)

25 Business interest (7)

26 Favourite in form? Note odds in the race fluctuating (8,3)

Down

1 Protection across the board? It may help one sleep at night (8,7)

2 Yale elmy? That could be nonsense (3,2,3)

3 About to be included in Conservative party’s statement of belief (5)

4 Metal bracket in corner by press (5,4)

5 Game bird, initially with crest (6)

6 What Carter once did successfully, but not his predecessor? (3,3,9)

7 Mean scoundrel after drink for pet (6)

8 Handsome youth a lecturer is after (6)

14 Bairn, surprisingly, was hard to indoctrinate (9)

16 Frosty spell may cause viral infection to flare up (4,4)

17 Suspension of business in bay (6)

19 Special gift adult left in shelter (6)

20 Girl is excellent right away (6)

22 Extremely debatable, my colour scheme (5)