9 across: Old money extending speech centre in school (7)
6 down: A-la running shoes, spiked? (5)
1 down: Hermit suggests element of 2- 25-down (televised host)? (9)
OK, a televised host is an anchor, but I can’t explain the ite in anchorite, the answer.
8 across: Want leader to come last with 5- 25-down (Media Watch host) (7)
The answer is Ackland. Other than his being a Media Watch host, does anyone know why?
10 down: Spooner’s two Australian golfers joined 5- 25-down (Media Watch host) (4, 5)
The answer is Paul Barry, so Craig Parry is one of the golfers referred to, but the other?