The Crossword Centre Clue-Writing Competition

CCCWC September competition voters’ comments
 
Clue no. 8: Cheshire Council hasten a Crewe cycling facility

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A clue to ASTER (PRINTERS DEVILRY).
3 comments refer to this clue (from 3 competitors, 0 others)
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Comments on the clue
1.Almost, but not quite convincing in the devilled version.
 
Comments on the competition
1.
My clue 40 was actually:

"The ship has no rumpled sail or speed of fare, kept from the port"
-> "The ship has no rum; plastered sailors, peed off, are kept from the port"

but an internet problem near the deadline meant what was submitted was a mid-edit combo of two drafts. Apologies to the judges for the screw up. It wouldn't have troubled the excellent 21, 37, and 8 anyway.
2.
The ‘baste roast’ and ‘waste recycled’ clues took all my points, these were the best ideas (of the ones I could vote for!), especially 21, 42 and 8.