AFR Cryptic (4/11/2017) Solution

Across Answers and Clues Explanations
1 PLASTICS
Synthetic materials remain fresh in pictures (8) LAST inside PICS
5 DECALS
Agreements covering one hundred transfers (6)
10 PAROO
Pressure applied to a local Australian animal and outback flower (5) P + A + ROO
11 HURRICANE
Fly briefly with ace in reconditioned fighting plane (9) (HURR)Y + anagram of ACE IN
12 SWING BRIDGE
Adjustable spanner? (5,6) Cryptic Definition
13 ART
Gallery displays are not finished ahead of time (3) (AR)E + T
14 TALENT SPOTTER
Christian festival in Tasmania presented by craftsman and scout (6,7) LENT inside TAS + POTTER
18 PRIVATE SECTOR
Non-government business group organised creative sport (7,6) Anagram of CREATIVE SPORT
22 RIP
Opening a stretch of turbulent water (3) Double Definition
23 INESTIMABLE
Popular Beatles arrangement, extended by one minute, is priceless (11) IN + [anagram of BEATLES outside (I + M)]
26 INTEGRATE
Mix, for example, absorbed by nitrate in solution (9) EG inside anagram of NITRATE
27 SEDGE
Small border plant that likes wet conditions (5) S + EDGE
28 ENDING
Offspring of stricken dingo may be close (6) strickEN DINGo
29 ETHEREAL
Energy sustained by the true light (8) E + THE + REAL
 Down  Answers and Clues Explanations
1 PAPIST
Detective engaged by former advocate of the pope (6) PI inside PAST
2 AIRLIFT
Flying transportation provided during trial all over the place (7) IF inside anagram of TRIAL
3 THONG
Mass of people not sporting right footwear? (5) THRONG minus R
4 COHERENCE
Agreement clubs once kept around here (9) C + (ONCE outside HERE)
6 EDITED OUT
Tide turned due to broadcast removed from listing (6,3) TIDE reversed + anagram of DUE TO
7 ADAMANT
A reservoir worker is determined (7) A + DAM + ANT
8 SWEATERS
Clothing from NSW discounted by modern consumers? (8) NSW minus NEW + EATERS
9 PROD
Dig for diamonds (4) PRO + D
15 LEADING ON
Wild dog entering tip is deceiving (7,2) DINGO inside LEAN
16 SWEETMEAT
Confection’s small trademark seen in stall (9) (WEE + TM) inside SEAT
17 APPRAISE
Review a page copied and put forward (8) A + (P repeated) + RAISE
19 IMPUTED
Representative, standing next to vehicle wearing ID, should be charged (7) (MP + UTE) inside ID
20 REBADGE
Selections of cookware, bad generally, launch under a new name (7) cookwaRE BAD GEnerally
21 CEREAL
Food program seen more than once by audience (6) Sounds like SERIAL
24 EBAY
Auction site may be redesigned just after opening (4) Anagram of M(AY BE)
25 MASSE
Great number of people missing out on final billiards shot (5) (MASSE)S

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