The Telegraph - Toughie - Aug 10 2017

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A big blow in retirement cutting drink, source of sweetness? BEETSUGAR
A boar and a pig running wild around house? It's a recognised fear AGORAPHOBIA
A rum suit I fancy in holiday destination MAURITIUS
Bats fluttering in wet conditions first off stay dry ABSTAIN
Boxer amid break not one prone to fantasy? REALIST
Bring together cycling in tea-growing area AMASS
Claims benefit having two partners in old Asian city bar area SIGNSON
Course pursued by hawks? WARPATH
Drains set to deteriorate, giving problem in schedule? TARDINESS
Excited smoker's accessory -- or office accessory? HIGHLIGHTER
Film about a new hospital with poor distrust of others? MISANTHROPY
Gets together announcement of increased cost of beef? MEETSUP
Heating device with club ANDIRON
In list, artist replaces European medic REGISTRAR
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It's lacking in seriousness producing extra money GRAVY
Judge largely found round centre of courts provides confidence ASSURES
Literary heroine book cast in vital female part OVARY
Mother, perhaps, almost completed dissertation in interlude PARENTHESIS
Moving past this entrance could be trespassing? INGRESS
Partner beginning to hate the Beach Boys? HUSBAND
Ruler losing time with speaker's opening gibes SARCASM
Spiteful saying backed with ridicule WASPISH
Stir leaderless crew and employee on TV LINKMAN
Surprised reaction after poster is put in outstanding scholarly institution ACADEMY
Team not at any time heading south? EVERTON
They're paid in tribute to get on in Syrian city HOMAGES
Trouble in the past besets old King AGGRO
Wave, say, as diplomatic move GESTURE