The Stickler Weekly 241 Solution

Across Answers and Clues Explanations
1 LADY CHAPEL
Young man cheaply renovated part of a church (4,6) LAD + anagram of CHEAPLY
6 EPIC
Grand hotel not used by the police implicated in corruption (4) Anagram of THE POLICE minus HOTEL
9 EMBER
A number of them berated old flame (5) thEM BERated
10 JET STREAM
Black gas crossing river’s windy flow (3,6) (JET + STEAM) outside R
12 PATISSERIE
Bakery’s light touch is featured by short course (10) PAT + IS + (SERIE)S
13 ALA
Both sides clipped from galah’s wing (3) g)ALA(h
15 REDUCE
Bring down the price of refined crude by a quarter (6) Anagram of CRUDE + E(ast)
16 PAP SMEAR
Father misread a sperm test used to detect cancer (3,5) PA + anagram of A SPERM
18 SIDEREAL
Team certain of the stars (8) SIDE + REAL
20 GRATIS
Termination of two-timing traitor is free (6) TWO-TIMIN(G) + RAT + IS
23 ARM
Get ready to fight member (3) Double Definition
24 EPIGLOTTIS
Farm animal, set in place, moved around pipe cover (10) (PIG + LOT) inside (SITE reversed)
26 SIGHTSEER
Utter regret rattled terse tourist (9) SIGH + anagram of TERSE
27 OCKER
Australian musicians knowing no bounds (5) r)OCKER(s
28 DUDS
People wear these useless things (4) Double Definition
29 DEBASEMENT
Degradation found me wallowing in depression (10) (BASE + ME) inside DENT
 Down  Answers and Clues Explanations
1 LEER
Bless rebel returning stare? (4) RE(b)EL reversed
2 DAB HAND
Criminal turned over hotel along with expert (3,4) BAD reversed + H + AND
3 CARDIAC ARREST
Coaches holding assistant up, before time out, with heartfelt problem? (7,6) (CAR + CAR) outside (AID reversed) + REST
4 ADJUST
A player of music upset, oddly, with tune (6) A + DJ + UpSeT
5 EXTERNAL
Independent former union member learnt in a devious way (8) EX + anagram of LEARNT
7 PREPARE
Representative is in trim and ready (7) REP inside PARE
8 COME ACROSS
Discover and access room under new building (4,6) Anagram of ACCESS ROOM
11 TREASURE-TROVE
Pay for cruise around certain property of great value (8-5) (TREAT + ROVE) outside SURE
14 TRESPASSED
Course about securing resort may be entered without permission (10) DESSERT reversed outside SPA
17 BALINESE
Indonesian base infiltrated by group of regimented soldiers (8) BASE outside LINE
19 DAMAGED
Mother on farm, quite old, is hurt (7) DAM + AGED
21 TRICKLE
Stickler changed 1 down to flow? (7) Anagram of S(TICKLER)
22 GLORIA
A song of praise and love penned by a girl after conversion (6) O inside anagram of A GIRL
25 DRAT
Democrat, ignoring approach, backed expression of annoyance (4) DEMOCRAT minus (COME reversed)

 

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