The Crossword Centre Clue-Writing Competition

CCCWC Xmas Special competition voters’ comments
 
Clue no. 37: Without hesitation substituted cheap magnum in place of wine liqueur (ice ran out unfortunately) (9,9)

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A clue to Christmas Cocktails (Right & Left).
2 comments refer to this clue (from 2 competitors, 0 others)

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Comments on the clue
1.'liqueur wine' rather than the other way round would be the generally acceptable norm
2.Nice idea, but there should not be a linking word ("in") between the clues.