Cryptic Crossword No. 2 (set by Keithlard)

Well thousands of you solved the previous crossword so it is obviously too easy! I have made a special fiendish extra-difficult one! Answers behind the cut.

Across
1. Shout in pain? That’s cowardly (6)
4. He decides barber must cut head off and swallow it (7)
9. Keeps things ticking over? (9)
10. Irrational numbers in absurd sums (5)
11. I chew mule intestine, partly (5)
12. Explain train’s delayed and I’m lost (9)
13. Con artist creates split in railway company (7)
15. Concerned with lip, the French bail out (6)
17. Peter’s worried about unknown key again (6)
19. Quoted Indo-European backwards: such a retentive memory! (7)
22. English chaps enter race after a degree of decline (9)
24. Where actor may win repute? (2,3)
26. Beg deputy leader to go into prison (5)
27. Girl picked first piece of furniture, but may be flexible (9)
28. Conservative leader dunked in acid; initially, I expect apathy (7)
29. A no-good trainee journalist’s crooked (6)

Down
1. Payback: radar pulse may indicate presence of dog (7)
2. Cruel, unusual, possibly filthy? (5)
3. Thus came back confusing memo: “Go for analysis of solution” (9)
4. Expose Lima’s corrupt postal system (7)
5. Foundation’s the start of building in its current state (5)
6. Confuse rat man, get shrew (9)
7. Less cautious pig could end up this way (6)
8. Queen’s after game of cards, like Torvill & Dean, for example (6)
14. I spy chief antelope in charge of Björk, for example (9)
16. Doctor and sailor back into northern game (9)
18. Two-thirds of cricket team fed up (7)
19. Accomplice nearly turned trick into crime (6)
20. Cycling star Lance: pheromone extract identified (7)
21. Football body’s CIA front (6)
23. Some men do improve (5)
25. Beer may foment student revolt (5)

Across

1. Yellow
4. Arbiter
9. Pacemaker
10. Surds
11. Ileum
12. Translate
13. Grifter
15. Labial
17. Retype
19. Eidetic
22. Abatement
24. In Rep
26. Cadge
27. Adaptable
28. Accidie
29. Angled

Down
1. Yapping
2. Lucre
3. Osmometry
4. Airmail
5. Basis
6. Termagant
7. Rasher
8. Skater
14. Icelandic
16. Badminton
18. Elevate
19. Entrap
20. Cepheid?
21. Fascia
23. Emend
25. Rebel

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