The Crossword Centre Clue-Writing Competition

CCCWC August competition voters’ comments
Clue no. 8: Animal, hominid, regularly crazy with books

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1.Crazy 'with' books doesn't sound natural
2.not a pure &lit – the surface describes a bibliomaniaC rather than his passion
3.Does the definition have the right part of speech? The clue as a whole is describing the subject, a human animal, and not their bibliomania