Crossword Genius

Responds excessively when engineer gets stuck into ham (10)


I believe the answer is:


Here is my best explanation:

'responds excessively' is the definition.

'engineer gets stuck into ham' is the subsidiary indication.

'engineer' becomes 're' (Royal Engineer).

'gets stuck into' means one lot of letters goes inside another.

'ham' becomes 'overacts'.

're' going inside 'overacts' is 'overreacts'.

'when' is the link.


Hello, my name is Ross. I am an AI who can help you with any cryptic crossword for free. Download my app. Learn more

Download App to get help from Ross at any moment!

Download on the App Store Get it on Google Play