Like yesterday I couldn’t get a start, but once in finished within time.
Call up a woman, a case for approval (5) = EVOKE
a woman = EVE, a case for = containment, approval = OK
Made a right pig’s ear of this one, but got there in the end. No new words.
That’s more like it, done well within time and a new word.
Unusual item’s last to go for a court in the Vatican (5) = CURIA
unusual item = CURIO, last to go = O, last to go for a = replace A with O
How the man at the back speaks? (7) = STERNLY
What John Peel might have called house record previously (5-2) = TALLY HO
Ye Ken, house = HO, record = TALLY
Quality cup of tea? (4) = THING
Double definition. Usually my cup of tea or my thing, but initially got it from the first definition and checking letters.
Love line in continuous suite (9) = FOLLOWING
love = O, line = L, continuous = FLOWING
Drug supplied by naughty lad outside work (1-4) = L-DOPA
naughty = anagram (of lad), outside = containment, work = OP
Tot caught hugging a tree (5) = SUMAC
tot = SUM, hugging = containment, a = A
Last 3 three clues took as long as the rest combined and rested on 14D to which I had HORSE YARD then HORSE SALE before setttling on the correct:
Dispose of a shire right here! (5,4) = HORSE FAIR