Alcohol is not a solution! (It’s a solvent)

“One more wafer-thin crossword puzzle, sir?”

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Across
1. Holding me inside? Idiotic! Dense! (7)
5. Bores her pants off without Henry (7)
9. Computer is, perhaps, the way to gain withheld knowledge (5)
10. In river-valley, shortly after 1, combining power of 3 (9)
11. A type of ice cream not found “upon a painted ocean” ? (1,6)
12. G.L.C. infiltrated by first 3 disconsonant members of Celtic family (6)
14. Queen in sound interlude (8)
17. Oriental scene? Get away! (6)
18. Not to be in debt, so we hear, gives the chop (18)
20. Fishes, swallows ten pence, spits it out (6)
22. Urges he’ll find delicate (3-5)
25. Pauper to ask fish for money (6)
26. Documentary about vessel returning mollusk (7)
28. Favour expressedly intended as way to heal the sick (9)
29. Groom before directions are received (5)
30. Move without a layer of armour (7)
31. Game possibly heard of on the “Mayflower” ? (7)
Down
1. Makes a scene (10)
2. Wicked of him – has 10 people in tears (15)
3. Again skins backlog (7)
4. Net puzzled, bald monkey and dig in (8)
5. Objects to short effortless pivots (6)
6. Low grade destroyers wipe out lead (7)
7. Card to display after he holds the king (8,7)
8. Seat on key area (4)
13. Plant ringer to do in lady (10)
15. Fool’s bottom’s head (3)
16. Peg shirt (3)
17. Measure of power of Cockney lady’s force (3)
19. Behead! Hang stoic! Rack disbeliever! (8)
21. Ignite after sunrise (5,2)
23. Attack TV stand (3,4)
24. Error – mistakenly ask question; this illustrates our system (6)
27. Occupied doing work on roof (4)
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