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AFR Cryptic, Saturday 20/2/2021, Clue Hints

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AFR Cryptic (13/2/2021) Solution

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

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AFR Cryptic, Saturday 13/2/2021, Clue Hints

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AFR Cryptic (6/2/2021) Solution

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

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AFR Cryptic, Saturday 6/2/2021, Clue Hints

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AFR Cryptic (30/1/2021) Solution

Across Answers and Clues Explanations 1 DELIBERATE Measured food store blast (10) DELI + BERATE 6 SPIN European country quelling a revolution (4) SPAIN minus A 9 BASEL Settlement established by large part of Switzerland (5) BASE + L 10 … Continue reading

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AFR Cryptic, Saturday 30/1/2021, Clue Hints

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AFR Cryptic (OzDay Special 2021) Solution

Across Answers and Clues Explanations 1 EVICT A number of these Victorians may be put out (5) thesE VICTorians 4 DUST COVER Damaged ducts closed with protective jacket (4,5) Anagram of DUCTS + OVER 9 GODOWNS Influential person has possession … 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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