About the SetterDavid Stickley has been writing crosswords professionally since 1995. His cryptic puzzle, The Stickler, reached number 4786 before being axed in July 2013 due to cutbacks. David has been published in the NYT and the UK's FT.
Monthly Archives: March 2015
The Stickler for this week is now available. Please select your preferred solving format. The solution to this puzzle will appear next week. Clue Hints for The Stickler Weekly 76 Overseas Help for The Stickler Weekly 76 Solution … Continue reading
Last week I ran an introduction to cryptic crosswords through a Sydney and Melbourne based group called Laneway Learning. Their aim is to get (mostly) innercity folk to try new things and they make use of cafes that would normally … Continue reading
Until further notice The Stickler Weekly and the previous week’s solution will now appear each Wednesday instead each Monday. This better suits my current work situation. Best The Stickler
The Stickler for this week is now available. Please select your preferred solving format. The solution to this puzzle will appear next week. Clue Hints for The Stickler Weekly 75 Overseas Help for The Stickler Weekly 75 Solution … Continue reading
The Stickler for this week has been delayed. Due to some part-time, paid, non-crossword work at the moment, I have less time each week to put together The Stickler Weekly. It should appear tomorrow. I must also report that solving … Continue reading
I regularly get asked whether the crosswords I write are “computer-generated”. People seem to assume that techonology can replace all manual effort, even thinking. All types of published crosswords originate on a computer in some form, whether it be from … Continue reading