Solution No. 2671

Across

1 Precedent in case (7)

5 Hounds from British estate (7)

9 List at home about family (7)

10 Short argument with the French about superior kitchen tool (7)

11 Veteran worried about extremely lazy Goldeneye character (9)

12 Moisten, while cooking, some lamb (a steak) (5)

14 Ham-fisted lad may, developing film (3,6,6)

16 What it may do if the weather’s beastly? (4,4,3,4)

17 Slowed down when in ebbing river (5)

18 What could make one lie square? (9)

21 End up in revolution abroad (4,3)

23 Religious glibness in meeting Judge disregarded (7)

24 Sharp reply about accepting one appointment (7)

25 Back trouble in so tempestuous a love affair (7)

Down

1 See English policeman over court order (5)

2 Chief antagonists cheer as mine explodes (11)

3 Chief’s brief (5)

4 Setter barking at three in a Liverpool playhouse (8,7)

5 Concern when general spells out Asquith’s policy in the early days of World War

I? (8,2,5)

6 Celebrity to get on the right side (9)

7 Bird exhibited in Science Museum (3)

8 Two moccasins, say, either side of gumshoe (5,4)

13 Children’s outfits from Russia - lost, I suspect (6,5)

14 Nonsense written about wise counsellor, a tease (9)

15 Losing leaves, pair, American, after first of December (9)

19 Synthetic fabric left Cary uncomfortable (5)

20 Arrest knight in bankruptcy (3,2)

22 Pounding music (3)

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