AFR Cryptic (5/1/2019) Solution

Across Answers and Clues Explanations
1 AIRMANSHIP
Prepared marinas in the art of handling craft (10) Anagram of MARINAS + HIP
6 OBIS
Elements of job isolated Japanese middle managers (4) jOB ISolated
10 ATTACHE
A large amount of diplomacy possessed by the diplomat (7) A + [(TAC)T inside THE]
11 PORTRAY
Draw computer interface connected to narrow beam (7) PORT + RAY
12 TENT-MAKER
One who produces portable shelters from mesh, retired before market changed (4-5) NET reversed + anagram of MARKET
13 THEME
A brief essay and article written by me (5) THE + ME
14 RUMBLE
Fight doctor breaking law (6) MB inside RULE
16 TEARFUL
Tense and lengthy rebuke is harrowing (7) T + EARFUL
17 COD
Payment method could be a little fishy (3) Double Definition
19 ONE-STAR
Comfortable accommodation secured by rower is poorly rated (3-4) NEST inside OAR
20 KINDLE
E-book reader is light (6) Double Definition
23 HAREM
Women in a Muslim household are accommodated by him oddly (5) ARE inside (H)I(M)
24 BANGALORE
Knock traditional wisdom outside a large Indian city (9) (BANG + LORE) outside A
26 MOURNER
Ashes container, kept in Rome, upset funeral-goer (7) URN inside anagram of ROME
27 EMINENT
Threats dismissed by man in the street disturbed superior (7) Anagram of MAN IN THE STREET minus THREATS
28 DOTS
Stood back, ignoring orator’s first points (4) STOOD reversed minus (O)RATOR
29 MAISONETTE
Small house is one involved in endless matter? (10) (IS + ONE) inside (MATTE)R
 Down  Answers and Clues Explanations
1 ADAPTORS
Notice reformed pastor is accommodating people (8) AD + anagram of PASTOR
2 RAT ON
Betray leader of rebels, a heavy weight (3,2) (R)EBELS + A + TON
3 ACCOMPLISHMENT
A cold expression of praise about quiet performance (14) (A + C + COMPLIMENT) outside SH
4 SNEAKY
Slippery snake meandered back to shrubbery (6) Anagram of SNAKE + SHUBBER(Y)
5 IMPORTED
Politician embraced by tipsy editor and brought in (8) MP inside anagram of EDITOR
7 BARBECUED
Be signalled after barrister is grilled (9) (BE + CUED) after BAR
8 STYLES
Designs animal enclosure with large depression in the middle (6) STY + L + DEPR(ES)SION
9 FRATERNISATION
A fit trainer’s worked on getting to know people (14) Anagram of A FIT TRAINERS + ON
15 MINOR SUIT
Clubs, for example, involved in tourism (5,4) Anagram of IN TOURISM
16 TOR
It’s fairly difficult to go up to river (3) TO + R
17 CANBERRA
Head to Callion, a barren, unsettled part of Australia (8) (C)ALLION + anagram of A BARREN
18 RESETTLE
Letters misplaced by postie ultimately find a new home (8) Anagram of LETTERS + POSTI(E)
21 SHAMED
A male found in building outside is discredited (6) (A + M) inside SHED
22 INNERS
Areas of targets were initially missed by champions (6) WINNERS minus (W)ERE
25 OVERT
Finished time in public (5) OVER + T

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