Split the Difference

Cleft features: not a fiasco, silly (5)
Two modes of transportation for shrubbery (6)
Way to cut off root and chop thyme (4)
California rapper's jewelry is soothing (7)
One in bondage quietly departed (5)
Chilly pause in burial site (5)
Ludicrously hirsute outside the EU? Fire away (5)
Occupations for crazy bats (4)
Helpless, kid's drink tipped over saucer's initial position (5)
Hollering songbird (not large) (7)
Frightful red ear on tenant (6)
Inconsequential army officer (5)
A kid is, we hear, a cunning device (5)