AFR Cryptic (2/2/2019) Solution

Across Answers and Clues Explanations
1 TAPESTRY
A nuisance carried in sample piece of needlework (8) (A + PEST) inside TRY
5 GAUCHE
Unpolished copper and silver put back with helium (6) (CU + AG) reversed + HE
9 E-MAIL
Crook claimed unrestricted communications? (1-4) Anagram of c)LAIME(d
10 CADETSHIP
Acted improperly by heading to staff in training position (9) Anagram of CADET + (S)TAFF + HIP
12 ADOLESCENT
A welfare payment’s not much money for a young person (10) A + DOLES + CENT
13 ARMS
Weaponry causes damage after start of hostilities (4) H(ARMS)
15 LENGTHEN
Spin out England immediately after failure in the middle (8) (ENG + THEN) after FAI(L)URE
17 DOODAD
Do nothing with parent’s gadget (6) DO + O + DAD
20 STASIS
Small state of Australia is an inactive state (6) S + TAS + IS
22 RENEGADE
Rebel’s grenade disoriented enemy at the front (8) Anagram of GRENADE + (E)NEMY
26 AWRY
Terrible war story’s ending is twisted (4) Anagram of WAR + STOR(Y)
27 POSTMASTER
Mail handler organised team sports (10) Anagram of TEAM SPORTS
29 PENNILESS
Very short broken lines prominent in stationery (9) Anagram of LINES inside PENS
30 TERSE
Brief’s letters lodged in quarter sessions (5) quarTER SEssions
31 DIESEL
Engine stops working well with limitations removed (6) DIES + w(EL)l
32 ON CREDIT
Confused discounter ignoring us with an arrangement to pay later (2,6) Anagram of DISCOUNTER minus US
 Down  Answers and Clues Explanations
1 TOENAIL
Note reviewed trouble with digital screen? (7) Anagram of NOTE + AIL
2 PLATOON
Army unit is overly used in plan (7) TOO inside PLAN
3 SILVERTAIL
TV serial remade by one large person of social prominence (10) Anagram of TV SERIAL + I + L
4 RECYCLES
Leader of Liberals, bound by secrecy, changed processes again (8) (L)IBERALS inside anagram of SECRECY
6 ACTS
Cancel announced routines (4) Sounds like AXE
7 COHERED
Fish, swimming around in this place, stuck together (7) COD outside HERE
8 EXPOSED
Former lover put in danger (7) EX + POSED
11 DONE
England’s tail-ender facing a single over (4) ENGLAN(D) + ONE
14 FORECASTER
One who looks ahead for clubs in holiday time (10) FOR + (C inside EASTER)
16 EAT
Feed some geese a turnip (3) geesE A Turnip
18 AID
Help one starring in commercial (3) I inside AD
19 JETTISON
Plane is not repositioned to unload (8) JET + anagram of IS NOT
20 SWAMPED
Raced across part of Australia, first of many impacted by floods (7) SPED outside [WA + (M)ANY]
21 ARRANGE
Marshal worked wearing tailored gear (7) RAN inside anagram of GEAR
23 ALTERED
Reformed dealer, with time served inside, is converted (7) Anagram of DEALER outside T
24 EARNEST
Serious Serena switched racquet finally (7) Anagram of SERENA + RACQUE(T)
25 DOVE
Ultralight flyer went down in the US (4) Double Definition
28 FILE
Orderly put away metal tool (4) Double Definition

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