Across

1 Bloody optimistic (7)

5 A large building for Ted if he becomes Chief Engineer (7)

10 Joins up with a French site (6)

11 Witty report coming from the pear tree (8)

12 He helps carry a coffin at a funeral (6)

13 Take a breather to telephone for Piggy-wig's ornament (8)

14 She should lie down when sick (6)

15 Roy has the hypothetical reasoning (6)

18 More may note of a small body travelling through space (6)

20 Property that goes with rank (6)

23 Discharge a public school admitted in time (8)

25 Best meal made out for her (6)

26 I mark his bad language (8)

27 Where porpoises are taught? (6)

28 Went back and surrendered once more (7)

29 Feeling initially extra movement (7)

Down

2 Found buyers, so closed after five (6)

3 Decide I need, however, to call in (9)

4 It joins another for a breather (7)

6 Instalment is returned and held by warehouse (7)

7 Excitement results as gold is given for animal hair (5)

8 Back again among the free lancers in the dailies (8)

9 Is it an advantage of working in a hair salon? (6,7)

16 Bound to be performed by the ballet dancer (9)

17 Tea never served but to show deep respect (8)

19 Latch onto a way to raise cash on one's assets (7)

21 Beam as son breaks into a vehicle (7)

22 A monk to request for a Japanese garment (6)

24 A chore in a way done for money (5)