I see two possible solutions:
- Put the answering form immediately below the question (in the collapsed state by default)
- Put a copy of the question near the answering form.
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Could there be anything wrong with placing the answer-form directly beneath the original-question, and simply not showing it until the user clicks "Answer," similar to when a user wants to answer their own question - a form isn't initially shown, until you indicate you wish to provide an answer.
That being said, I also think it would be wise to replicate the OQ on the answer-edit page.
For those who are looking at this question and want the same thing: The greasemonkey script is there: Display the original question beneath the answer edit form (that's Jonathan Sampson's - thank you!)
completing this, as "show answer when editing" is now functional.