Annotated solutions for Prize 27,896

Follow the methodology behind Prize crossword 27,896

Across

4 reredos R(ang)E/RED/OS [outsize]

9 about turn A/BOUT + TURN

10 pinto PIN TO

11 Assam MASS(achusettes)/(chin)A (rev)

12 fairyland F<AIRY>LAN/D(rambuie)

13 tugboat TUG + TA<O(ld)>B (rev)

15 Sudoku DO in UK/US (rev) [special relationship]

17 briefs FIBRES (anag)

19 puppets PUP<PET>S

22 adulterer A/DU<L(e)T(t)E(r)>RER

24 Welsh double def [Irvine Welsh]

26 Tokay T<OK>AY

27 old stager DO LARGEST (anag)

28 solvent SOLVE/N(u)T

29,4down The Two Ronnies

HOW INTERNET SO (anag)

Down

1 sealant SEAL/ANT

2,7 cross swords CROSS<S(mall)WORDS

3 extempore EX<MET(rev)>PO/R(oyal)E(ngineers) [Metropolitan Police]

5 reply RE<P>LY [1p]

6 don’t ask me DO<N(ew)/TASK>ME

8 buffet double def

14 Garfunkel G<AR{FUN}K>EL [Art Garfunkel]

16 dip switch DIPS WITCH

18 sort out S<OR>TOUT

19 parody PA<ROD>Y

20 scherzo SC/HERZO(g) [Werner Herzog]

21 pastis SIT/SAP (rev)/

23 thyme time (hom) [time is a great healer]

25,1across light socketLIGHT + SOCKET [electric point]