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 2023
Across Answers and Clues Explanations 1 STAPLE Principal is to join paper (6) Double definition 4 REVERSAL Odd bits of rust appearing in display switch (8) (R)u(S)t inside REVEAL 10 BUILDING SOCIETY Barrister’s first guilty decision ruined prominent lender (8,7) … Continue reading
Across Answers and Clues Explanations 1 CLERIC Divine relic excited head of church (6) Anagram of RELIC + (C)hurch 5 HABITAT Natural environment is rather active in Panama possibly (7) (A BIT) inside HAT 9 FORTUNE-TELLERS Timber gatherers collecting erratically … Continue reading
Across Answers and Clues Explanations 1 INCISE Cut segments from CSI, NCIS etc (6) csI NCIS Etc 4 ACADEMIC A person studying a rat and mutated mice (8) A + CAD + anagram of MICE 9 SAMOA Small NZ bird … Continue reading