ACROSS

1  Very closely resembling, and sounds it! (11)

9  Price has taken a turn of the highest order. (8)

10  Cult for “squares.” (6)

11  A seaport is large. (7)

12  Lady’s maid, or Mrs. David. (7)

14  Express agreement as transmitted. (6)

15  Reissued left-overs. (8)

17  What each ecdysiast tries to do to her rivals? (8)

20  I’d seem never quick in it. (6)

22  Does a secretary take time to take them? (7)

24  Arbage-gay? (7)

26  River-bugs ? (6)

27  Composed in the shop-yard? (8)

28  Fleet in Australia. (11)

DOWN

2  Remixes an anagram of explorers. (9)

3  Come into this to find her in it to extremes. (7)

4  Component part of a foot. (4)

5  The nightmare. (7)

6 and 8  The Saturday Evening Post usually is! (2, 3, 2, 4)

7  Not a fake document in short (concerning largess?). (6)

8  See 6.

13  Monkey doctor? Quite the opposite. (5)

16  A cup of coffee is steamed in it. (9)

18  Pure coincidence. (6)

19  Jackets for smoking marijuana? (7)

20  Feeling one gets when not praised. (7)

21  Small business offices, and found in small streets. (6)

23  City of New York. (5)

25  Upward. (4)