AFR Cryptic (14/11/2020) Solution

Across Answers and Clues Explanations
1 SAMBAL
Side dish, say, mostly served with stewed lamb (6) (SA)y+ anagram of LAMB
4 SHACKLED
Restricted hut was at the front (8) SHACK + LED
9 FISHERMAN
Individual looking to achieve net gains? (9) Cryptic Definition
11 ORGAN
Agency or group of workers losing backing (5) OR + (GAN)g
12 SLENDER
Small bank, for instance, having little foundation (7) S + LENDER
13 SINCERE
One shielded by screen shifted up front (7) I inside anagram of SCREEN
14 AISLE
Supermarket section is taken up by alcohol (5) IS inside ALE
15 AMORTISE
Gradually pay off a retired model pinched by extra (8) A + SIT reversed inside MORE
18 GOT THERE
Ghetto transformed unrestricted area and succeeded? (3,5) Anagram of GHETTO + a(RE)a
20 OLIVE
Green duck full of energy (5) O + LIVE
23 STARTER
Race official organised rest at conclusion of qualifier (7) Anagram of REST AT + qualifie(R)
25 HOLD-ALL
Cleared space in room occupied by old bag (4-3) HALL outside OLD
26 DOING
Boxer, say, holding in performance (5) DOG outside IN
27 VARIABLES
Things that may change a river in sound circumstances ultimately (9) (A + R) inside VIABLE + circumstance(S)
28 OVERTURN
Upset plain coffee-maker, perhaps (8) OVERT + URN
29 REAPED
Mimic wearing a colourful coat is brought in (6) APE inside RED
 Down  Answers and Clues Explanations
1 SAFE SEAT
State fees adjusted at secure place in parliament (4,4) SA + anagram of FEES + AT
2 MASTERS
Religious service held outside territory empowered people (7) MASS outside TER
3 AMENDMENT
Change commercial about men – men heading to town (9) AD outside MEN + MEN + (T)own
5 HANGS TOGETHER
Number going after greedy person about stress is consistent (5,8) ETHER after (HOG outside ANGST)
6 CLOWN
Circus act is close and personal (5) CL + OWN
7 LEGLESS
Drunk, say, in market, pulled up pole (7) EG inside (SELL reversed) + S
8 DANGER
Drive round the bend past back of sand hazard (6) ANGER after san(D)
10 MARGARET RIVER
Married one coming across development of great wine area (8,5) (M + ARRIVER) outside anagram of GREAT
16 TOOK LEAVE
Had time off to endorse and make tracks (4,5) TO + OK + LEAVE
17 REALISED
Study containing rocky isle is completed (8) READ outside anagram of ISLE
19 OPALINE
Say something about aluminium and glass (7) OPINE outside AL
21 IN A FLAP
One friend and enthusiast returned very agitated (2,1,4) I + (PAL + FAN) reversed
22 USED TO
Familiar with duets arranged by leader of orchestra (4,2) Anagram of DUETS + (O)rchestra
24 TIGHT
Sticky heads of grubs and horseflies, swallowed by bird (5) (G)rubs + (H)orseflies inside TIT

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