Al and a maniac, without me, consult fact book (7) Ask to firstly-excluded Jew to get tilted (5) Avoid a French green (5) Conduit lacking on front defense trails birds without road pastry (7) Confused knight's assistant is obscene (6) Even book area is a plant (4) Infinity is me in castle, confused (10) Steal damaged file within processor bounds (6)
This was intended to be short. Looking for an eight-letter answer. Enjoy, I guess.
(Also my first try at cryptic clues; I need feedback :D )