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The Telegraph - Cryptic Aug 14 2013

A few drops of the hard stuff? HAILSTONES
A wheat, perhaps, that has future growth potential? ACORN
Active moves covering right and left upright VERTICAL
Changing trains, chap gets bitter ASTRINGENT
Credit son getting correct marks TICKS
Discharge coming from Eastern embassy EMISSION
Do better than expected initially, finding something to wear CAPE
Dog, for example, during affectionate dressing-down CARPETING
Drugs coming from church beset by criminal actions NARCOTICS
Fellow trapped in the broken lift HEFT
Fellow worried about international criminal LOWLIFE
Foreign article admitting fabrication ALIEN
Great number killed SLEW
Her date goes off and gets grounded EARTHED
Hermit's answer -- it must be found in new task ANCHORITE
House turns on Tory with no limits WINDSOR
Land in water after a passage AISLE
Legislation on parking agreements PACTS
Lots besieging terribly coy businessmen of great power TYCOONS
Marksmen executed demonstrators ARCHERS
Prison record from the East covering start of action GAOL
Put forward work at home before the end of June OPINE
Races around Washington, now dismissing new inviolate institution SACREDCOW
Remedy protecting independent physicist CURIE
Speak with authority of French demand DECLAIM
Strikingly unauthorised act, perhaps? WILDCAT
Suffering mainly attached to confined military headquarters PENTAGON
The home designed by born monster BEHEMOTH
The principle of men being banned from apartment block TENET
To run away before one final check is valid LEGITIMATE
Victims of loose links CASUALTIES
Voids member with links supporting Spain EMPTIES
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