AFR Cryptic (4/7/2020) Solution

Across Answers and Clues Explanations
1 PRACTICE
Business performance included in valuation (8) ACT inside PRICE
5 WARNER
Opening batsman, one who used to bowl spin, right? (6) WARNE + R
9 REVUE
Variety show in French not counted in takings (5) REVENUE minus EN
10 RADIATION
Act of giving out aid in recession included in quota (9) AID reversed inside RATION
12 STRATIFICATION
Hierarchy sat without a seal of approval (14) SAT minus A + RATIFICATION
14 BASH
Termination of scab has disrupted strike (4) sca(B) + anagram of HAS
15 PLANGENT
Resounding proposition completed by a refined fellow (8) PLAN + GENT
18 OBSCURED
Crude boss, greatly upset, is hidden from sight (8) Anagram of (CRUDE BOS)s
20 WASH
Laundry is no longer hot (4) WAS + H
24 GENERAL MANAGER
Company head and eager angler ordered around staff (7,7) Anagram of EAGER ANGLER outside MAN
26 OUTLANDER
Sort of route opened by learner and foreigner (9) Anagram of ROUTE outside (L + AND)
27 AORTA
A carrier, perhaps? (5) Cryptic Definition
28 ETCHER
One who cuts out designs, and so on, produced by the woman (6) ETC + HER
29 FEAST DAY
Fellow stayed abroad hosting a religious celebration (5,3) F + (anagram of STAYED outside A)
 Down  Answers and Clues Explanations
1 PHRASEBOOK
Probe has unsettled very good guide employed by foreigners (10) Anagram of PROBE HAS + OK
2 ADVERTS
Overdrafts arranged not for public promotions (7) Anagram of OVERDRAFTS minus FOR
3 TREATY
Formal agreement time and time again sealed in New Year (6) T + T inside anagram of YEAR
4 CARAFE
Glass containing wine a waiter finally brought into small restaurant (6) [A + waite(R)] inside CAFE
6 ADAPTING
A process primarily used in age determination is changing (8) A + (P)rocess inside DATING
7 NOISOME
Vote against some going after one is hurtful (7) NO + (SOME after I)
8 REND
Tear apart Renault’s front and back (4) (R)enault + END
11 DOCILE
Amenable medical man that is checking back of skull (6) DOC + [IE outside skul(L)]
13 AT THE READY
They sat outside study after a time prepared for action (2,3,5) (THEY outside READ) after (A + T)
16 FUSELAGE
Use insulating casing in iron part of plane (8) (USE + LAG) inside FE
17 REMAND
Send back wine spiked by employee (6) RED outside MAN
19 SCEPTIC
Cold transmitted by infected one holding reservations (7) C inside SEPTIC
21 ANGERED
Good child, briefly embarrassed, is outraged (7) (ANGE)l + RED
22 EMERGE
Appear to come together after end of dispute (6) MERGE after disput(E)
23 ANNALS
Old records from computer system turned up in a nanosecond (6) LAN reversed inside (A + NS)
25 HOME
Mass held in digger’s birthplace (4) M inside HOE

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