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: February 2021
Across Answers and Clues Explanations 1 METABOLISM Box, mostly fashioned in metal, is made initially for organic processes (10) (BO)x inside METAL + IS + (M)ade 6 DAZE A long time reportedly to bowl over (4) Sounds like DAYS 9 … Continue reading
Across Answers and Clues Explanations 1 CONTRADICTION Denial made by cheat caught in customs (13) CON + (C inside TRADITION) 9 TERRAIN Land turtle giving up quietly (7) TERRAPIN minus P 10 BREAKER White horse runs in Cup (7) R … Continue reading
Across Answers and Clues Explanations 1 DAMES People entitled to block “Investor’s Centre” (5) DAM + inv(ES)tor 4 SPEARMAN Small orchardist’s sticker? (8) S + PEARMAN 10 SIGNATORY One who endorses an American soldier recalled in report (9) (AN + … Continue reading