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: September 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 241 Overseas Help for The Stickler Weekly 241 Solution … Continue reading
Across Answers and Clues Explanations 1 GRIPPED Got hold of $1000 and split (7) G + RIPPED 5 EXCUSED Pardoned friend, once caught, took drugs (7) EX + C + USED 9 ARSON A number of stars once arranged unlawful … Continue reading
Across Answers and Clues Explanations 1 DISFIGURED Assorted dried figs, absorbing unlimited sun, could be damaged? (10) Anagram of DRIED FIGS outside s)U(n 6 KEEP Last to look the other way (4) PEEK reversed 9 LURED Centrepiece of blue and … Continue reading