AFR Cryptic (5/9/2020) Solution

Across Answers and Clues Explanations
1 TRAUMA
Energy expended by amateur out of condition and suffering (6) Anagram of AMATEUR minus E
4 PASPALUM
A source of water spotted in reddish-purple grass (8) (A + SPA) inside PLUM
9 TOURIST
Visitor backed teacher punching solicitor (7) SIR reversed inside TOUT
11 TOOLBAR
Self-sacrificing footballers organised iconic strip? (7) Anagram of FOOTBALLERS minus SELF
12 ELECTRIC
The cleric, newly out of hospital, may be charged (8) Anagram of THE CLERIC minus H
13 SCURRY
Rush last piece of this spicy food (6) thi(S) + CURRY
16 NITROGLYCERINE
Explosive material’s origin recently worked out (14) Anagram of ORIGIN RECENTLY
19 INDUSTRIALISED
Home detention, originally used limiting court action, is developed (14) IN + (D)etention + USED outside (TRIAL + IS)
21 SULTRY
Seductive start to song truly rocked (6) (S)ong + anagram of TRULY
22 DISUNITE
Pass around tanner, keeping it separate (8) (DIE outside SUN) outside IT
25 ANEMONE
An item not needing it – one showy flower (7) AN + (ITEM minus IT) + ONE
27 SWINISH
Part of foot bitten by smart piggy (7) IN inside SWISH
28 ENTIRETY
Being kept outside on the whole (8) ENTITY outside RE
29 AND HOW
An Arab sailing vessel? Certainly! (3,3) AN + DHOW
 Down  Answers and Clues Explanations
1 TATTER
Torn piece of cloth being employed to make lace (6) Double Definition
2 AMUSE
Time of day to work and entertain (5) AM + USE
3 MOISTURISER
Increase in tourism affected preparation to overcome water shortage (11) RISE inside anagram of TOURISM
5 ASTI
Italian white wine, a sticky, reduced by 50% (4) A + STI(cky)
6 PRO
Rugby forward greatly experienced (3) (PRO)p
7 LIBERTINE
Debauched and perverted members of tribe brought into line (9) Anagram of TRIBE inside LINE
8 MORAY EEL
Swimmer’s eye damaged in lesson (5,3) Anagram of EYE inside MORAL
10 TRIGGERS
Gives rise to last of eight ship workers (8) eigh(T) + RIGGERS
14 CREDIT UNION
Change of direction probed by UN financial institution (6,5) Anagram of DIRECTION outside UN
15 DYNAMICS
Variations in the volume of sound I and many recalled in remastered CDs (8) (I + MANY) reversed inside anagram of CDS
17 INDULGENT
Cool, enlarged heart of adult fellow is tender (9) IN + a(DUL)t + GENT
18 AIRSPACE
Paris recreated excellent French atmosphere, for example (8) Anagram of PARIS + ACE
20 NEPHEW
Phone not working in possession of ultramodern relative (6) PHONE minus ON inside NEW
23 IRISH
Burden of heir is hopelessly illogical (5) heIR IS Hopelessly
24 SEAT
Exclusive group holding a place in government (4) SET outside A
26 OAR
Enclosed section of inboard’s propeller (3) inbOARd

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