Annotated solutions for Prize 28,506

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1 turnips T<URN>IPS

5 cabbage C<A/B(ook)/B(ook)>AGE

10 swim S(a)W (f)I(r)M(s)

11 leguminous L<EG>UMINOUS

12 urchin foUR CHINooks (hidden)

13 ice cream ICE(kill) + C(100)/REAM

14 asparagus A/S(mall)/PARAGU(ay)’S

16 alpha double def [Nato letter code]

17 quill double/cryptic def

19 stegosaur USES GOAT (anag) + R(are)

23 abattoir BOAR AT IT (anag &Lit)

24 afters AFTERS(have)

26 sweet basil cryptic def [Sybil and Basil in Fawlty Towers]

27 bock BO<C(old)>K(e)

28 edition (s)EDITION

29 excrete

Down

2 upwards UP/W(ith)/A<R(iver)>DS

3 nymph NY MPH

4 polenta POLE + N(ot)<T(he)>A(vailable)

6 armlet (h)A<R(ex)>MLET

7 bankrolls BANK + ROLLS

8 goulash 0 in LAUGHS (anag)

9 agriculturalist U (posh) in GARLIC (anag) + T(o)URIST

15 allotment A/LL/O(ld) + T<MEN>T

18 unbowed double def

20 gravlax GR(eek)<A/V(ery)/L(arge)/A(rea)>X

21 Utrecht (b)U(t)T(e)R + ECHT

22 boo-boo BOO(k)-BOO(k)

25 tuber T(ook)/UBER

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