AFR Cryptic (8/9/2018) Solution

Across Answers and Clues Explanations
1 DISFIGURED
Assorted dried figs, absorbing unlimited sun, could be damaged? (10) Anagram of DRIED FIGS outside s)U(n
6 KEEP
Last to look the other way (4) PEEK reversed
9 LURED
Centrepiece of blue and red had an attractive effect (5) b(LU)e + RED
10 STARBOARD
Group of brilliant directors on the right side (9) STAR BOARD
12 CONTRACTOR
Cowboy’s first on equipment used by farm’s hired hand (10) (C)owboy + ON + TRACTOR
13 AHA
One has not finished bingo (3) A + (HA)s
15 RETARD
Trader ordered to slow down (6) Anagram of TRADER
16 ANTS NEST
Form of tin identified in an examination centre for workers (4,4) SN inside (AN + TEST)
18 STRAINER
One who tries hard riddle (8) Double definition
20 BEAVER
Bear eating half of live rodent (6) BEAR outside li(VE)
23 COP
Put up with company pressure (3) CO + P
24 ABERRATION
A misguided arbiter dealing with irregularity (10) A + anagram of ARBITER + ON
26 TASWEGIAN
Southerner was not normally, for example, one sporting tan (9) (Anagram of WAS + EG + I) inside TAN
27 OPERA
Characters from Europe ran a musical drama (5) eurOPE RAn
28 DOER
Editor, losing it, rattled activist (4) Anagram of EDITOR minus IT
29 OSTEOPATHY
A stoop they corrected with manipulative treatment (10) Anagram of A STOOP THEY
 Down  Answers and Clues Explanations
1 DELI
One headed up a retail outlet (4) (I + LED) reversed
2 SORT OUT
Clarify conclusion not used by angry solicitor (4,3) (SOR)e + TOUT
3 INDETERMINATE
Dinner-time arranged at end of course is unclear (13) Anagram of DINNER TIME + AT + cours(E)
4 UNSEAL
Open third of four resurfaced lanes (6) fo(U)r + anagram of LANES
5 EXACTING
Lover, once on stage, is hard to please (8) EX + ACTING
7 EMANATE
Famous person stood up and put away issue (7) NAME reversed + ATE
8 PODCASTERS
Digital media makers remastered a CD used in advertising material (10) Anagram of A CD inside POSTERS
11 BIRD’S NEST SOUP
Bistro sends up cooked Chinese delicacy (5,4,4) Anagram of BISTRO SENDS UP
14 PROSECUTED
Written work, abridged by editor, is taken to court (10) PROSE + CUT + ED
17 BEDEVILS
Pesters foundation connected to wrongdoings (8) BED + EVILS
19 RIPOSTE
Right that is reinforced by standard response (7) (R + IE) outside POST
21 VIOLENT
Powerful head of network transmitted in colour (7) (N)etwork inside VIOLET
22 GRANGE
Farm close to Bogong Mountains (6) bogon(G) + RANGE
25 LAZY
Internal part of cell, a zygote, is inactive (4) celL A ZYgote

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