AFR Cryptic (10/7/2021) Solution

Across Answers and Clues Explanations
1 EXTRA LARGE
Pretty big old friend, with skill, knocked back brewed lager (5,5) EX + (ART reversed) + anagram of LAGER
6 CALL
Summon everyone hanging out behind clubs (4) ALL after C
10 DRIPPED
Opening to duct split and showed evidence of leaking (7) (D)uct + RIPPED
11 AMNESIA
Problem with recall affected men in a heavily populated region (7) Anagram of MEN inside ASIA
12 RETRAINED
Transplanted retina, preserved in alcohol, is prepared for a new role (9) Anagram of RETINA inside RED
13 HINGE
Flexible joint is part of something else (5) sometHING Else
14 DRAWER
One who commits to paying compensation back (6) REWARD reversed
16 COMMAND
A division in the military, not deployed initially (7) COMMA + (N)ot (D)eployed
17 HOG
Get away from sheep and pig (3) HOG(get)
19 TALIBAN
A politician finishing time with an Islamic movement (7) [(A + LIB) after T] + AN
20 ARDENT
Hot diamonds included in a payment to landlord (6) D inside (A + RENT)
23 HOO-HA
Who reportedly has not finished song and dance? (3-2) Sounds like WHO + (HA)s
24 RE-ELECTED
Displayed shock about leader of equity court given another term (2-7) REELED outside [(E)quity + CT]
26 GROWLER
Unfriendly dog, say, left in the care of farmer (7) L inside GROWER
27 INFLATE
Exaggerate information not totally supplied behind schedule (7) (INF)o + LATE
28 SASH
Bearing has fixed part of a window (4) S(outh) + anagram of HAS
29 SPIDER WEBS
Networks were excited after decline turned around in SBS (6,4) (Anagram of WERE after DIP reversed) inside SBS
 Down  Answers and Clues Explanations
1 EL DORADO
Section of goldfield, or a dodgy place of reputed wealth (2,6) goldfiELD OR A DOdgy
2 TWIST
Fool grabbing head of sharp screw (5) TWIT outside (S)harp
3 ALPHABETICALLY
Party associate checking each bit amended in order (14) (ALP + ALLY) outside anagram of EACH BIT
4 ADD-ONS
Peripherals expert included in commercial listings (3-3) DON inside ADS
5 GUARD DOG
Member of security division bashed a drug lord up (5,3) Anagram of A DRUG + (GOD reversed)
7 ASSONANCE
Child, one involved in case, composed sound correspondence (9) (SON + AN) inside anagram of CASE
8 LOAFER
Employee of a bakery, one who doesn’t want to work? (6) Double Definition
9 IN THE MARKET FOR
Wanting to buy a tent from hiker abroad (2,3,6,3) Anagram of A TENT FROM HIKER
15 ANALOGOUS
Like a record kept by a talent (9) (A + LOG) inside (A + NOUS)
16 CON
Kid caught working (3) C + ON
17 HAIRGRIP
Security device that controls the movement of locks? (8) Cryptic definition
18 STUDIERS
They examine wall support that is undersized in the middle (8) STUD + IE + inde(RS)ized
21 THIGHS
Some bits of meat get heated initially in this (6) [(G)et (H)eated] inside THIS
22 PERIOD
Keen resentment turned around in school time (6) IRE reversed inside POD
25 TEASE
Wind up when in a part of a golf course (5) AS inside TEE

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