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: May 2019
Across Answers and Clues Explanations 1 SEARCH ME Unusual charm clutched by witness I don’t know (6,2) Anagram of CHARM inside SEE (verb) 5 FISCAL Financial burden of sheriff is calculated (6) sherifF IS CALculated 9 DETER One not accepted … Continue reading
Across Answers and Clues Explanations 1 ROUGH IT Live basically with dysfunctional group ignoring pressure to strike (5,2) Anagram of GROUP minus P + HIT 5 MUST-SEE Think about set repaired for essential viewing (4-3) MUSE outside anagram of SET … Continue reading
Across Answers and Clues Explanations 1 COBBLERS Rubbish pies with thick crunchy toppings (8) Double Definition 5 PLISSE Tailored slips made with last bit of fine fabric (6) Anagram of SLIPS + fin(E) 9 POOH-BAH Ring back bishop, a hard, … 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 270 Overseas Help for The Stickler Weekly 270 Solution … Continue reading