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ACROSS

 1 Awkwardly, I tutor cops to make ham (10)

 6 Laugh at radio personality’s sacred journey (4)

 9 Legendary sea dweller to write backward melody (7)

10 Extremely trendy font size (large) is standard (7)

12 A small, established resource (5)

13 Mend joint after antler is broken off with a riding crop (9)

14 Cared terribly for a feature of Lebanon’s flag (5)

15 Leap on stage with a telegram involving South American port (8)

18 Someplace in New York, second-rate cheat beginning to lie? Yes and no (8)

20 Someone showing you where to sit in a fallen house (5)

23 What you should get from a cashier when doing a return: not so much back
talk (5,4)

25 Three-dimensional figure from very top (5)

26 Entraps unusual person, myself included (5,2)

27 Renovated starter home, left unfinished, has added pen in a diamond shape
(7)

28 Killed a vast number (4)

29 Expression of affection for O in a cryptic crossword? (4,6)

DOWN

 1 Where pirates might be found: heading to Zanzibar in contrition (8)

 2 An essay about a bribe being returned is on the other side (7)

 3 Balances out 11, strangely (13)

 4 Eh? Lunatic ache until a hint: Clue is improper (9)

 5 Part of tristate region that’s associated with Idaho (5)

 7 A tavern’s raison d’être: putting salmon in everything (7)

 8 Cut in Leno’s old car (6)

11 Ruby, for one, jumbled 3 (8,5)

16 Emperor’s skull, for example, outside in pieces (9)

17 One who creates a bar in more purplish red? (8)

19 Fall off the wagon, turning more ashen with vacant stare (7)

21 Fish Ali Baba initially concealed in shack (7)

22 Rising oxidation is something that might make one say “oy vey” (6)

24 Fling open a repository of specialized jargon (5)

SOLUTION TO PUZZLE NO. 3386

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ACROSS 1 S(C)HWA (Shaw anag.)
4 S(PARK)LING 9 letter bank 10 ID + AH + O 11 anag. 12 F(ETIS)HISTS (site rev., shifts anag.) 14 anag. 15 phonetic hidden
18 anag. 19 EM + BO + DIES 22 OLD COUNTR + Y (cult donor anag.) 24 alternate letters 26 pun 27 “I docked her”
28 anag. 29 ARE(N)A (&lit.)

DOWN 1 SI(MILA)R (mail anag.)
2 HO(MEOW)NER 3 A + TOP (rev.)
4 SERGE + ANT 5 AR(MPI)T (imp anag.)
6 anag. 7 IMA-[w/M]-S (rev.) 8 GRO (rev.) + USED 13 STER[n] + EOTYPE (anag.)
16 ET + IQUET (anag.) + T.E. 17 SMAR (rev.) + TEST 18 S(TOR)AGE (rot rev.)
20 SANG + RIA (rev.) 21 E(NMES)H (men’s anag.) 23 rev. 24 rev.