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: January 2018
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 211 Overseas Help for The Stickler Weekly 211 Solution … Continue reading
Across Answers and Clues Explanations 1 FEARFUL Alarmed by loud reprimand (7) F(orte) + EARFUL 5 TULIPS Mouthpieces behind trade union’s showy plants (6) LIPS after TU 9 GET ON Manage girl’s primary school of note (3,2) (G)IRL + ETON … Continue reading
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Across Answers and Clues Explanations 1 SLEDGEHAMMER Hard hitter’s advantage hooligans primarily witnessed in jail (12) [EDGE + (H)OOLIGANS] inside SLAMMER 9 TRACHEA Hydrogen found in search for a gas-pipe (7) H inside TRACE + A 10 PAINTER Landscaper, perhaps, … Continue reading
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