The Crossword Centre Clue-Writing Competition

CCCWC August competition voters’ comments
Clue no. 27: I'm in a bio-lab cultivating a passion for bookworms (11)

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1."Cultivating" doesn't work as an an anagrind here; transitive verbs should precede their object.
2.Lovely idea, but I would have much preferred an intransitive verb such as "developing" as anagrind.
3.Great idea. The anagram material is ‘being cultivated’ rather than ‘cultivating’ I think
4.Considerably better than the other "bio lab" clue… which was my own.