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AFR Cryptic, Saturday 19/9/2020, Clue Hints

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AFR Cryptic (12/9/2020) Solution

Across Answers and Clues Explanations 1 TERM DEPOSIT Investment permitted strangely with injection from overseas (4,7) Anagram of PERMITTED outside OS 9 RUSSIAN National vessel from America, one flanked by the Royal Australian Navy (7) (USS + I) inside RAN … Continue reading

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AFR Cryptic, Saturday 12/9/2020, Clue Hints

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AFR Cryptic (5/9/2020) Solution

Across Answers and Clues Explanations 1 TRAUMA Energy expended by amateur out of condition and suffering (6) Anagram of AMATEUR minus E 4 PASPALUM A source of water spotted in reddish-purple grass (8) (A + SPA) inside PLUM 9 TOURIST … Continue reading

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AFR Cryptic, Saturday 5/9/2020, Clue Hints

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AFR Cryptic (29/8/2020) Solution

Across Answers and Clues Explanations 1 CUT LOOSE Free toilets situated in nice setting (3,5) LOOS inside CUTE 5 SPARED Container of hot water, red, is saved (6) SPA + RED 9 MASTERLY It’s needed to sail early without a … Continue reading

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AFR Cryptic, Saturday 29/8/2020, Clue Hints

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AFR Cryptic (22/8/2020) Solution

Across Answers and Clues Explanations 1 MUSIC STOOL Collapsed scrum is lacking right, and also left, player’s support (5,5) (Anagram of SCRUM IS minus R) + TOO + L 6 A T MS Distributors of cash at malls not catering … Continue reading

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The Stickler Weekly Status

The Stickler Weekly will take an indefinite break while I sort out some ongoing shoulder, back and neck issues that restrict my time working in front of a computer. These issues have been plaguing me on and off since my … Continue reading

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The Stickler Weekly 270 Solution

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

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