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.
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Across Answers and Clues Explanations 1 FARMERS Remote home set aside by miners and growers (7) FAR + (MINERS minus IN) 5 STAMPED Identified rent not collected by different departments (7) Anagram of DEPARTMENTS minus RENT 9 RESOURCEFULNESS Enterprise enforces … Continue reading
Across Answers and Clues Explanations 1 SAMBAL Side dish, say, mostly served with stewed lamb (6) (SA)y+ anagram of LAMB 4 SHACKLED Restricted hut was at the front (8) SHACK + LED 9 FISHERMAN Individual looking to achieve net gains? … Continue reading
Across Answers and Clues Explanations 1 BASIC ENGLISH One in class being confused by hard and simplified language (5,7) (I inside anagram of CLASS BEING) + H 9 DREAM Head of daily paper’s ambition (5) (D)aily + REAM 10 MANHATTAN … Continue reading
Across Answers and Clues Explanations 1 REPUBLICAN Trump ultimately consumed by treatment of incurable political persuasion (10) trum(P) inside anagram of INCURABLE 6 FIND Come across addict dropping ecstasy (4) FIEND minus E 10 SNAIL One slow to move yacht … Continue reading