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The Telegraph - Cryptic Sep 22 2004

A married physician means to attack AMMO
A mother he never had ADAM
A testing ground for Socialist rhetoric? LABORATORY
Disparage vulgar, dissolute woman SLAG
Displaying brand-names shows discourtesy BADMANNERS
Early British descendant of Shem in the ascendant BETIMES
Flight-speed of a sandpiper KNOT
Foiling son by clever verbal repartee! SWORDPLAY
Go for a spin TURN
Haematologist's interest in Dracula? BLOODCOUNT
Kick-starting the computer? BOOTING
Little desire to see successful candidates SHORTLIST
Number 504 is the alternative DIVISOR
Old body of seamen on duty ONUS
One engineer in the cooler ICE
Place where besieged men reportedly battled FORT
Pleased when reparation is made SATISFIED
Proletarian service LOWMASS
Remains when hothead appears ASH
Scrap paper RAG
She sells a rig-out, maybe SALESGIRL
Simple way to get financial security EASYSTREET
Small boy from Laurie Lee's valley Slad
So-and-sos offering second-rate barges BLIGHTERS
Some emus have to eat pulped food MUSH
Steal from army officer without spectacles LOOT
Suggests that prisoners take note INTIMATES
The cries of hounds and horses BAYS
University friend beset by dire alarm ALMAMATER
Was sorry when Herb died RUED
What people eat as starters? PEA
Workers given fish as welcoming gesture HANDSHAKE
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