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 2018
Across Answers and Clues Explanations 1 INTREPID Bold “I” printed mistakenly (8) Anagram of I PRINTED 5 PROFIT Benefit from academic linked to IT (6) PROF + IT 9 HAWKERS Former PM’s engaging right vendors (7) HAWKES outside R 10 … Continue reading
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 218 Overseas Help for The Stickler Weekly 218 Solution … Continue reading
Across Answers and Clues Explanations 1 BASIS Support opening of book without change (5) (B)ook + AS IS 4 OUR FATHER Prayer at four excited most of flock (3,6) Anagram of AT FOUR + (HER)D 9 THEORETICAL The exam containing … Continue reading
Across Answers and Clues Explanations 1 TRADED Head of the unusual adder may be sold (6) (T) + anagram of ADDER 5 BEMUSE Be first to make and run through puzzle (6) BE + (M)AKE + USE 9 CAME CLEAN … Continue reading