AS SIMPLE AS A B C
Each answer is a single word with the letters "a", "b" and "c" within it, in that order. Note that the word doesn't necessarily start with A and also that the number of letters are given for each answer.
1. Sharp or forthright style of speaking (7)
2. Kidnap (6)
3. A type of horse-drawn vehicle or early motor coach (9)
4. To escape from custody or avoid arrest (7)
5. Magic word (11)
6. Madras, chenille or organza (6)
7. A simple device for calculating (6)
8. Food product manufacturer whose products include Chips Ahoy!, Belvita, Oreos, Ritz Crackers and Teddy Grahams (7)
9. A language spoken throughout the Middle East and North Africa (6)
10. Type of exercise taken to improve the efficiency of the body's cardiovascular system (7)