Across
1 Canine candidates for a home in Battersea? (6) STRAYS
5 Interjection expressing surprise or disbelief (6) INDEED
8 Offence of being on land without permission (8) TRESPASS
9 The shape of road works to come! (4) CONE
10 A cheap taunt, however spelt (4) GIBE
11 Put your hand in here and pull out a surprise (5-3) LUCKY-DIP
12 Nimble and fleet of foot (5) AGILE
14 Let in or let on! (5) ADMIT
18 With such a sweeper, you'd expect change (3,5) NEW BROOM
20 A smoker of sorts! (4) PIPE
21 It's a measure of the beer (4) PINT
22 Renounce office as Edward VIII did (8) ABDICATE
23 Mediterranean capital and port (6) BEIRUT
24 Wilde attached much importance to him, apparently (6) ERNEST

Down
2 Going off and changing direction (7) TURNING
3 A trip up here results in marriage (5) AISLE
4 Stands where goods are sold (6) STALLS
5 A louse, no matter human or animal (6) INSECT
6 Decomposed and rotten (7) DECAYED
7 Feeling of boredom - (Remember your French!) (5) ENNUI
13 Tasty crustacean (7) LOBSTER
15 Such stimulus gives momentum (7) IMPETUS
16 Tasmania's capital and port (6) HOBART
17 A smear (though not on the person) (6) SMUDGE
19 One banished from their country of birth (5) EXILE
20 Nut the Americans put to good use in pie (5) PECAN