AFR Cryptic (2/10/2021) Solution

Across Answers and Clues Explanations
1 KNEES-UP
Lively party spot taken by punk going through withdrawal (5-2) SEE inside (PUNK reversed)
5 EXCUSE
Let off partner once caught fronting operation (6) EX + C + USE
9 RADIO
Brazilian hotspot probed by commercial broadcaster (5) RIO outside AD
10 RECONCILE
One circle out of shape is square (9) Anagram of ONE CIRCLE
11 COAL DUST
A cloud formed by site that is dug out? (4,4) Anagram of A CLOUD + (SITE minus IE)
12 SCALES
They weigh small pieces of fish (6) Double Definition
14 GOLD-MEDALLISTS
Reproduction of small digest containing past winners (4-10) Anagram of SMALL DIGEST outside OLD
16 LARGE INTESTINE
Food processing section integrates cooking inside bar (5,9) Anagram of INTEGRATES inside LINE
20 SATURN
Astronaut relocated down to a planet (6) Anagram of ASTRONAUT minus (TO + A)
22 FORCEFUL
Dynamic captain punching official involved in foul (8) (C inside REF) inside FOUL
24 NOTORIOUS
Denial made by suitor, upset about love, is legendary (9) NO + (anagram of SUITOR outside O)
25 FROZE
Australian nabbed by ref out of line didn’t move (5) OZ inside anagram of REF
26 ANIMUS
One entering an arithmetic problem kept back intention (6) I inside [AN + (SUM reversed)]
27 SOLIDUS
Slash firm land (7) SOLID + US
 Down  Answers and Clues Explanations
1 KIRSCH
Risk not taken normally with church alcohol (6) Anagram of RISK + CH
2 ENDEAVOUR
Revised an overdue essay (9) Anagram of AN OVERDUE
3 SCOLDED
Slices of this cold edam should be served with rocket (7) thiS COLD EDam
4 PARISIENNE
French woman and a gentleman set up one tucking into pasta (10) [A + (SIR reversed) + I] inside PENNE
5 EACH
Every one separately considered some aspect of teaching (4) tEACHing
6 CYNICAL
Bitter and heartless city, one overrun by nomadic clan? (7) C(it)Y + I inside anagram of CLAN
7 SPILL
A lighter, small tablet (5) S + PILL
8 LENSES
Journalist not committed to ordering of needless camera equipment (6) Anagram of NEEDLESS minus ED
13 RACEHORSES
Drug taken by scorer has distracted competitors on track (10) E inside anagram of SCORER HAS
15 SANGFROID
Cool frog disturbed one buried in sand (9) (Anagram of FROG + I) inside SAND
16 LOSING
Being deprived of record about fall from grace (6) LOG outside SIN
17 EARDRUM
Listening device heard headless spirit? (7) (h)EARD + RUM
18 TACTFUL
Diplomatic court implicated in fault with resettlement (7) CT inside anagram of FAULT
19 FLEETS
Fine alloy picked up for craft groups (6) F + (STEEL reversed)
21 TITAN
Bird, an enormous thing (5) TIT + AN
23 WOWS
Who was totally out of hearts really impresses (4) W(h)O + W(a)S

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