Thanks to the assistance of terry & SuzieM I have completed the crossword but I would appreciate an explantion for the following answers please.
Name of footballers with one of us.(4) FAME
Is it F (footballers) one of us = ? ME
Swear there's nothing missing from path (5) CURSE
Swear = Curse but can't see connection with path.
Head waiter went in to supply food and avoid a crash (6) COURSE
Waiter serves a course ?avoid a crash is to stay on course????
Strip for the king perhaps (5) RULER
King = Ruler Is strip another word for ruler?
Many thanks for yor patience and helping a crinkly and wobbly to continue to learn about cryptic crosswords.