The Crossword Centre Clue-Writing Competition

CCCWC August competition voters’ comments
Clue no. 48: One's gripped by books, I'm anal, I start to obsess suffering this!

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Comments on the clue
1.Why not 'I'm gripped'….
2.Needs a pause before ‘this’ to indicate semi & lit.
3.Unnatural sounding surface, and shouldn't it be suffering FROM this? (I don't suffer fools gladly / I suffer from hayfever.)