Times 26005

Loyal companion champion’s taken around Panama, for example (7) = ACHATES

champions = ACES, Panama = HAT

Former Prison bosses initially show competence on horseback (9) = BRIDEWELL

bosses initially = B, show competence on horseback = RIDE WELL

Woman loses head, barmy about Bacchanalian song (9) = DITHYRAMB

woman = EDITH, loses head = delete first letter, about = anagram (of barmy)

This trick definition was last in:

Order regularly observed in leading article? (4) = REIN

order regularly = RE, in = IN

Favourite clue:

Slow to a trot, as it were, seeing source of drink (8) = DECANTER

Double definition.

ACHATES = Loyal companion; intimate, trusty comrade
DITHYRAMB = Bacchanalian song

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