Solution No. 2664

Across

1 Firm order initially put in by one working with horses (9)

6 Chaplain may give tramp religious education (5)

9 Chooses not to be involved with new post abroad (4,3)

10 A series in dispute (2,5)

11 Have no influence getting foreign noble free (5,3,7)

12 Grasslike plant in small border (5)

13 US author may, reportedly (9)

15 Athletic event last month, Irish town shortened (9)

17 After short time, warning device may become a source of irritation (5)

19 Never doing anything wrong, chess player threw in hat excitedly (6,4,5)

22 Resign from bank at Oxford on Thursday? (5,2)

23 Making a mistake about a piece of jewellery (7)

24 Salesman’s extremely lengthy answer (5)

25 Messed about, ace landed upset (3,1,5)

Down

1 Endless criticism involving old philosopher (5)

2 Surprise caused by a tanker originally entering channel (7)

3 Deliberately ignore fashion article on alternative fashion (4,3,5,3)

4 Engagement later – both made up (9)

5 Long period of time before end of depression (5)

6 Go on a pub crawl, to get rid of the blues? (5,3,4,3)

7 Tramp carrying one collection of papers (7)

8 Film starring Jessie Matthews - about parting revenge, roughly (9)

12 Drink stewed tea in ward, so busy (4,5)

14 Started and took the lead (4,5)

16 Tweet from Greek character, leading bishop inside (7)

18 Work in front of ironmonger’s, on view (7)

20 Actor O’Toole, at heart, softhearted (5)

21 Bird dog dropping first of birds (5)