The Crossword Centre Clue-Writing Competition

CCCWC May competition voters’ comments
Clue no. 36: Presbyters are led astray by turbulent affairs in Rome

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A clue to ELDERS.
4 comments refer to this clue (from 4 competitors, 0 others)

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Comments on the clue
1.Using Latin like this is unfair to most solvers
2.The indirect anagram is too much of a stretch
3.Anagram is indirect. While semantically it refers to many things, "presbyters" is one word/string, so "are" is ungrammatical for wordplay
4.'res' wordplay seems too indirect