Solution to puzzle 10629

Across

1 Typical quality of an archaic crest, it crumbles (14)

8 The indigenous way to refrain from a thing (6)

9 Infidelity of a grown-up youth suppressing hesitation (8)

11 One racing feverishly in a state of bliss? (9)

12 Perfume, a bit of what Tartars used (5)

13 My accepting Hindu god of fire? Fine, blow it up! (7)

15 Top of ulna, cut up all around and washed off (7)

17 Money matters put African party in splendid surroundings (7)

19 Child student, working in Middle-east town (7)

21 Bone of the Titan who got punished (5)

23 Kind of court for a second hearing (9)

25 Could be domesticated, like the Bard’s shrew? (8)

26 One of those found in the Dead Sea (6)

27 Devious diarist insults people engaged in important economic activity (14)

Down

1 The element in mad music played without a trace of style (7)

2 Boy follows rejected artist, setting fire to property (5)

3 A firm statement by southern notaries falsified (9)

4 Compensation for socialist — topless costume (7)

5 Music played by some vassals admirably (5)

6 Just the same, perfection could carry new, uncontrolled movement (9)

7 Vocally greeting a girl to be married, non-eastern, of mixed parentage (6)

10 Green-eyed monster, shorter version (4)

14 A refined person, like Jeeves was to Wooster? (9)

16 The sort of connection that a baby has with its mother (9)

17 Allegiance that a youth leader felt to be wrong (6)

18 Ornamental piece worn on shoulder by alien escorting saint close to collapse (7)

19 Knocks suffered by surgeon having operation (4)

20 Causes irritation with sharp objects (7)

22 Chaos resulting from Union supporters’ uprising (5)

24 They are a source of energy when seen nabbing cats (5)