ACROSS

 1 Shuttles, perhaps, if not in the pit. (9)

 6 Make a little quick profit from the trophy. (5)

 9 The strife of the madding crowd. (7)

10 From this one might make dye, but I don’t guarantee an instance of it. (7)

11 Ham and yeggs might be. (7)

12 Look at what a rattler might do! It edges the lid! (7)

13 See 1 down

15 The things a host might do! (You’re reasonably high-handed if you have them.) (6)

17 Strain the ictus, for example. (6)

18 It might be pleasant to hear in one country, but our occupation troops might have heard it as a gentle hint! (6)

19 Decently doubled in Guys and Dolls. (6)

22 Customs seem rather prudent in you and me! (6)

25 See 17 down

27 Help returns in proportion of spread. (7)

28 All of the bird and most of the insect become ambitious to rival. (7)

30 Was Samson like some windows? (7)

31 Check poetry in Old English? (7)

32 One might find the upper regions of space there! (5)

33 Only a cad goes to the bar for port! (9)

DOWN

 1 And 13 acrossSuch activities certainly don’t suggest the prodigal type! (6,2)

 2 See 15 down

 3 Proving a dessert might stick to the last! (7)

 4 Sometimes professed by an Indian, to a degree. (6)

 5 Does the grass-covered retreat become saturated? (6)

 6 Liable to be the principal theme. (7)

 7 Hail and thunder are the usual thing! (7)

 8 Cosy ships, but implying a certain amount of unsoundness. (9)

14 The sort of following Mary had. (5)

15 and 2 What Brutus received from Antony? (9,7)

16 State of us a year ago? (3)

17 and 25 acrossTurned, perhaps, to coin and color. (6)

20 Like a motherless 33? (Or just food fit for him ?) (7)

21 Hero associated with this and the middle of a gaze askance. (7)

23 It might be good fun (but not good strategy) to do it to your partner. (7)

24 Skipped a few details with this going over. (7)

25 Did Bacon imply a heavy one should be a full man? (6)

26 Put something together in time for Christmas and Halloween (6)

29 Do engineers have to keep ahead of it, without regards for space? (5)