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: November 2018
Across Answers and Clues Explanations 1 RESTRICT Trick not completed within a relaxed time limit (8) (TRIC)k inside REST 5 APPEAL Head of enterprise involved in shock challenge in court (6) (E)nterprise inside APPAL 9 POLLUTED Large instrument in school … Continue reading
Across Answers and Clues Explanations 1 SPONSORSHIP New porn shop is after supplier’s initial backing (11) Anagram of PORN SHOP IS after (S)upplier 7 SUB Replacement coach given backing (3) BUS reversed 9 LATTE Coffee time brought in after hours … 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 248 Overseas Help for The Stickler Weekly 248 Solution … Continue reading
Across Answers and Clues Explanations 1 BASKET Unsentimental stickybeak changed goal? (6) Anagram of ST(icky)BEAK 4 LAMBASTE Meat stew mostly containing a roast (8) [LAMB + (STE)w] outside A 9 EXILED Old friend and I managed in a foreign country … Continue reading