Solution No. 2760

Across

1 Anger after Foreign Office

provides provisions (6)

4 Form of pollution, acrid in a resort

(4,4)

10 Organ fund in a city with two

cathedrals (9)

11 Clever, head of stock exchange (5)

12 Frankly, it’s the duty of a witness

giving evidence (2,4,3,5)

14 Homeless woman happy visiting

cove (3,4)

16 Italian artist to draw game (7)

17 Thug’s initial motive for crime (7)

19 Pedal in explosive missile (7)

21 Give an opinion without being

asked, then begin to row? (5,4,3,2)

24 State leaders in Illinois did, and

had opposition (5)

25 Maintain cuckoo at back of

timepiece is wooden (9)

26 The Parisian enters showing

concern for others in glade (8)

27 A solitary Channel Island has it

(6)

Down

1 Disintegrate if last bolt unhinged

(4,2,4)

2 Bolt in iron tripod with no head

(5)

3 Something of a thug, or I’ll add, an

ape (7)

5 Admitted as a barrister in Alberta,

clothed in a special way (6,2,3,3)

6 Merit extremely desirable present

(7)

7 Take roast out immediately (2,1,6)

8 Turned up college record (4)

9 Beautiful to watch and hear at

home, movement supporting US

writer (6,2,6)

13 Group good in Africa? (10)

15 Dog in tea garden, barking (5,4)

18 Victim reportedly gets a helping

hand (7)

20 One Isolde foolishly put on a

pedestal (7)

22 Actual leader of Moroccan

kingdom (5)

23 Record kept in cupboard is

cracked (4)