The Crossword Centre Clue-Writing Competition

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Clue no. 16: Hairpiece itches terribly after initially putting on

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A clue to POSTICHE.
2 comments refer to this clue (from 2 competitors, 0 others)

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Comments on the clue
1.Doesn't work grammatically – needs to be "initially being put on" or "initial putting on".
2.Nice clue (merit) but not devious enough (e.g. no disguised meaning, not & lit., or etc) for a vote this time.