The Crossword Centre Clue-Writing Competition

CCCWC May competition voters’ comments
Clue no. 20: Having dismissed opening pair, perhaps slips are the ones bearing fruit? (6)

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A clue to ELDERS.
5 comments refer to this clue (from 5 competitors, 0 others)

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Comments on the clue
1.Such a good idea, but unfortunately 'bearing fruit' doesn't fit the cricketing context
2.Solid idea and construction with a plausible story-line.
3.Good, but not sure about "are" as a linkword
4.Best of the 'fielders' clues.
5.Nice idea but surface doesn't really work for me