Cryptic Crossword from the Sunday Hindu (27th December, 2015) - Fillable and with hints & solution

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Across:
1.Protective covering quickly attached to vehicle (8)
5.Problem created by showoff (5)
9.Set out east and cross level area (7)
10.Spoke angrily, having become influenced (7)
11.Conclusion of prayer almost correct (4)
12.Unwarranted disorder of August riot (10)
14.Brilliant and smart, securing century, batting until middle of day (13)
17.Book following mad hero's search involving old sea creature (9,4)
19.Cartoon clowns stumble (5,5)
21.Gain diamonds in turn (4)
23.Note start of tour through north of Baltic state (7)
24.Secure, holding nerve about cultivation (7)
25.Abrupt arbiter settled cases (5)
26.Evocative colour Oscar supplied (8)

Down:
1.Concern initially about vessel containing small crack (8)
2.Supply assistant, admitting offence, completely upset (9)
3.Put under pressure in drama (4)
4.Strange change in latter system keeping place warm (7,7)
5.Forbidden expert, disguised, grabbing snack (10)
6.Barrage of colossal volume (5)
7.Ingredient of salad presented by artist on plate (6)
8.Crime writer's novel has tragic hate consuming one (6,8)
13.Pretty busy after a dry run (10)
15.Airmen get trained and develop (9)
16.Base that is held by criminal not yielding (8)
18.Carve stone inlaid with copper disc (6)
20.Drive miles round hill (5)
22.Fables not without odd Features too (4)
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Created at 09.45 hrs IST on 27-12-2015 from Chennai

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