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The Stickler Weekly 171

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The Stickler Weekly 171 Clue Hints

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The Stickler Weekly 170 Solution

It seems 15-down caused a few of you some issues. It’s no wonder, really, as the last thing you would expect is a complete reversal clue with a 15-letter answer. In all the time that I’ve written cryptics, I’ve never … Continue reading

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AFR Cryptic, Saturday 25/3/2017, Clue Hints

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AFR Cryptic (18/3/2017) Solution

Across Answers and Clues Explanations 1 ESPECIALLY Unusual pieces collected by associate above all (10) Anagram of PIECES + ALLY 6 DEAR Precious diamonds listed by auditor (4) D + EAR 9 ENROL Join up bits of broken rollers (5) … Continue reading

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The Stickler Weekly 170

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The Stickler Weekly 170 Clue Hints

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The Stickler Weekly 169 Solution

The Guardian in the UK has a reputation for publishing a good cryptic crossword. It was the crossword my teacher used back in the 1970s to teach us how to solve. Times have changed since then, and a misguided belief … Continue reading

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