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: July 2016
A couple of weeks ago someone asked me about the number of women involved in writing cryptic crosswords. I know for a long time in crossword history the identities of setters were largely unknown, so the role of women may … Continue reading
Here’s a crossword I put together about a while back to follow up a very early puzzle with the same theme. It’s again an alphabetical jigsaw with a twist – ten extra clues this time starting with a letter, letters … Continue reading