AFR Cryptic (4/9/2021) Solution

Across Answers and Clues Explanations
1 CONFIT
Rip off prepared meat cooked in its own fat (6) CON + FIT
5 FAST
Don’t eat in a hurry (4) Double Defnition
9 APACE
Manager’s helper engaged by expert quickly (5) PA inside ACE
10 SCREENING
Carbon absorption achieved by unconventional Greens in broadcast (9) C inside anagram of GREENS IN
13 GATHERS
Formation of earth dumped in vacated grounds piles up? (7) Anagram of EARTH inside G(round)S
14 DIGITAL
Really like it all, mostly displaying numbers (7) DIG + IT + (AL)l
15 TARN
River feeding into brown mountain lake (4) R inside TAN
16 HENCEFORTH
The French worried about love in the future (10) Anagram of THE FRENCH outside O
19 CANBERRANS
Some of us can go astray in stoppages (10) CAN + (ERR inside BANS)
20 BIAS
Unfairness one detected in a form of tax (4) I inside BAS
23 TURKEYS
Fools change abridged clues (7) (TUR)n + KEYS
25 LIAISON
Contact international club member about government-funded sporting facility (7) LION outside AIS
26 HAM-FISTED
Bungling married female is implicated in wrongful death (3-6) (M + F + IS) inside anagram of DEATH
28 STOVE
Series assembled in: oast, oven, …? (5) oaST OVEn
29 DICE
Cut up diamonds and more diamonds (4) D + ICE
30 PASTRY
Father is shortly to sample something from the cake shop (6) PAS + TRY
 Down  Answers and Clues Explanations
2 OPENER
A key, maybe, is taken away from drunken pioneers (6) Anagram of PIONEERS minus IS
3 FISH SPEAR
Ships at sea captured by suspect hunter’s weapon (4,5) Anagram of SHIPS inside FEAR
4 TIRED
Weary Dunlop, as an example, reportedly died (5) Sounds like TYRE + D
5 FREE GIFT
Present, for example, one fellow covered in interlaced design (4,4) (EG + I + F) inside FRET
6 TIN
Large amount of colour roofing material (3) (TIN)t
7 TARGET
Deserter recalled to achieve objective (6) RAT reversed + GET
8 BATTERING RAM
Heavy hitter, one leaving Great Britain, relocated millions (9,3) Anagram of GREAT BRITAIN minus I + M
11 INTERMISSION
New minister is against break (12) Anagrma of MINISTER IS + ON
12 GALAH
Clown festival had passed without notice (5) GALA + (HAD minus AD)
17 CONCLUDES
Determines method ultimately employed in trick clues (9) metho(D) inside (CON + CLUES)
18 VEGEMITE
Spread vegetables and throw out last of manure (8) VEG + EMIT + manur(E)
19 CATCH
Understand reimagined site not embraced by catechist (5) Anagram of CATECHIST minus SITE
21 SINGED
Flawed design is affected by heat (6) Anagram of DESIGN
22 RAISER
Lifter is restricted by back bending the wrong way (6) IS inside (REAR reversed)
24 SET UP
Found ute backed into empty shop? (3,2) UTE reversed inside S(ho)P
27 AID
Support a form of identification (3) A + ID

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