Just can't solve 1a and 9a even though I've got the letters.
1a Foolishly take Billy's part? 3,3,4 _C_,T_E,_O_T. I think act the ?
9a Fed up athlete. (4) _L_E. Blue will fit the fed up but I can't see the athlete link?
ahhh, thanks Royston, so obvious once explained.
Billy goat, for some reason I just couldn't get Shakespeare out of my mind and couldn't see the wood for the trees.
I can get on with some jobs now, thanks.