#20 - 05 Jul 2016 - by Cyborg

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Across

  • 1 Equipment for rapid auto-detection in ticketing system (5,6)
  • 7 Emergency call centres in crusade for costs (3)
  • 9 Group of stars roughed up burglar and lost clue (8,7)
  • 10 Start of tape isn't corrupt (5)
  • 11 Pause, take seat before a piercing in future (9)
  • 12 Emperor has a scare, taken ill (6)
  • 14 A detailed warrant I preserve from the US (8)
  • 16 Back-stabbers in performing arts trio (8)
  • 18 Ancient Roman description of dry wine reaches us (6)
  • 21 Changes position of soldier one's pulled out? Yep (9)
  • 22 Shoe returned to base, mostly (5)
  • 24 Angry testimonials from 12a and 18a? (5-10)
  • 25 Unhappy case of spa weekend's end (3)
  • 26 Famous last words from 12a to 18a (11)

Down

  • 1 Sense position by sound (5)
  • 2 English driver causing strong reactions (7)
  • 3 Day with relative is put off (5)
  • 4 Caught out from a fitful indifference (6)
  • 5 Seem disturbed by ex-copper's pardon (6,2)
  • 6 One cheating grown-up runs around earlier (9)
  • 7 Set up as devilish antic? (7)
  • 8 Officers regularly seek rogue insects (9)
  • 12 Vision problem's cause for falls (9)
  • 13 Not in favour of previous Italian starters (9)
  • 15 Spectacular bore always content regarding trees (8)
  • 17 Add iron assembly in robot (7)
  • 19 Leaves overly welcoming graduate with carbon copy (7)
  • 20 Annoys with extracted lead chemicals (6)
  • 22 Curse sun damage (5)
  • 23 Enquires after time for jobs (5)