AFR Cryptic (26/9/2020) Solution

Across Answers and Clues Explanations
1 DETRACTORS
Critics tried broadcast without one cast’s members (10) Anagram of TRIED minus I + ACTORS
6 FILM
Aria not included in remake of familiar movie (4) Anagram of FAMILIAR minus ARIA
10 SWARM
Army division in Falklands War, maybe (5) falklandS WAR Maybe
11 ALL BLACKS
International team needs new ball at the start (3,6) LACKS after anagram of BALL
12 OWNING
Having nothing new primarily in part of hospital (6) O + (N)ew inside WING
13 PASSAGES
Parts of a book’s pages containing Wally (8) PAGES outside ASS
14 DRESSY
Curvy character in formal clothing is elegant (6) ESS inside DRY
16 TELEVISE
Show golfing gear including a well-known brand of jeans (8) TEE outside LEVIS
17 SECURITY
Leading selection of residents in city use modified safety measures (8) (R)esidents inside anagram of CITY USE
19 COCOON
Protect two companies in operation (6) CO + CO + ON
21 IDLE TALK
Meaningless chatter distracted Delta performing in variety (4,4) Anagram of DELTA inside ILK
22 APPLET
Computer manufacturer sent, finally, a computer program (6) APPLE + sen(T)
25 ASPIRATOR
Pair’s redesigned work schedule backed sucker (9) Anagram of PAIRS + (ROTA reversed)
26 RIVET
Repaired air vent lacking an item needed for security purposes (5) Anagram of AIR VENT minus AN
27 HASP
Fastener features pin at the front (4) HAS + (P)in
28 FANTASISED
Cool state side, with a new line-up, dreamed (10) FAN + TAS + anagram of SIDE
 Down  Answers and Clues Explanations
1 DISCORD
Uproarious noise from road behind dance club (7) RD after DISCO
2 TRAIN
Gallery display set up in sequence (5) ART reversed + IN
3 ADMINISTRATORS
Supervisors notice small cars and tractors emitting carbon (14) AD + MINIS + (TRACTORS minus C)
4 TRAP
Light carriage piece must be returned (4) PART reversed
5 RELEASE
Let out vacated residence in line with terms of a rental agreement? (7) R(esidenc)E + LEASE
7 INCOGNITO
Counterfeit coin fool spent in function under an assumed name (9) Anagram of COIN + (NIT inside GO)
8 MUST-SEE
Think about set repaired for critical viewing (4-3) MUSE outside (anagram of SET)
9 PLASTER OF PARIS
Reserved florist appears with casting agent? (7,2,5) Anagram of FLORIST APPEARS
15 EUCALYPTS
Unusual variety of clay upset Australian natives (9) Anagram of CLAY UPSET
16 TRY
Drinks carrier missing out on a Test (3) TRAY minus A
17 SPINACH
Vegetable roll offered by a church (7) SPIN + A + CH
18 TELSTRA
Battlers without capital changed service provider (7) Anagram of b(ATTLERS)
20 NOTATED
No time and date marred composed music (7) NO + T + anagram of DATE
23 LIVES
Continues stories based around verse (5) LIES outside V
24 TROT
Become weak after start of triathlon’s run (4) ROT after (T)riathlon

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