-e to the power of i times π

100214c

Across
8 Tolerate trim wildcat for a 1 (8)
9 Almost startled to hear wee calculator (6)
10 Bill singularly objects to an entrance of mine (4)
11 Inventor of a type of 1 has diamond riding crop (10)
12 Remove offensive content from organ, say (6)
14 A couple of places where this might be heard (but only if they’re 1 ones!) (3,5)
15 1’s two times a lady (4)
17 “It’s a 1 for the shows!” (5)
18 Argue with opinion (4)
19 A 1 later overturned in court (8)
20 Pilots of Thunderbirds? Ace chaps to have around! (6)
22 Expert’s dissertation on e.g. a dental 1 (10)
23 Pen cross letter to gloomy 3? (4)
24 The whole lot’s eaten by a friend of Dorothy! (2,4)
25 After 1, they positively ascend (8)
Down
1 Middle eight in “The Lady in Red” (Chinese version) ? (6)
2 Measure a type of 1 (4)
3 About to gobble up cream (6)
4 Careworn sophist failing to revere the dead (8,7)
5 Cutting edge sound effect during wash cycle (3-5)
6 Might one be permitted to use a beam and pivot to move a type of 1? (10)
7 Could become inflamed (like a 1, perhaps?) (8)
13 A type of 1 is, in other words, stolen from Susie at the boarding house (10)
16 A type of partner (not 1) knocks back the band (8)
17 Coin half broken by something like a scimitar (8)
20 Potential purchaser of 8 1 gets less grand possessions (6)
21 Gloomy pessimist good at dropping 23ac, say, from a 1 (6)
23 Decline a central character from “The 1” (4)

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PS I like to flatter myself that the late, great John Galbraith Graham might have enjoyed this one.

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