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AFR Cryptic, Saturday 16/10/2021, Clue Hints

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AFR Cryptic (9/10/2021) Solution

Across Answers and Clues Explanations 1 SPIED Rushed along carrying one saw (5) SPED outside I 4 MISSPELT Fail to notice “teem” written incorrectly (8) MISS + PELT 10 MUSICAL DIRECTOR Conductor claimed court is corrupt, right? (7,8) Anagram of … Continue reading

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AFR Cryptic, Saturday 9/10/2021, Clue Hints

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AFR Cryptic (2/10/2021) Solution

Across Answers and Clues Explanations 1 KNEES-UP Lively party spot taken by punk going through withdrawal (5-2) SEE inside (PUNK reversed) 5 EXCUSE Let off partner once caught fronting operation (6) EX + C + USE 9 RADIO Brazilian hotspot … Continue reading

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AFR Cryptic, Saturday 2/10/2021, Clue Hints

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AFR Cryptic (25/9/2021) Solution

Across Answers and Clues Explanations 1 SORTER One who organises length of semesters or terms (6) semesterS OR TERms 4 NAUSEOUS One application in common sense is repulsive (8) (A + USE) inside NOUS 9 LASH OUT Fiercely criticise yobbo … Continue reading

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AFR Cryptic, Saturday 25/9/2021, Clue Hints

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AFR Cryptic (18/9/2021) Solution

Across Answers and Clues Explanations 1 SOPRANO Singer, for example, not included in remastered opera song (7) Anagram of OPERA SONG minus EG 5 BUSHIE Coach that is following hard outback worker (6) BUS + (IE after H) 9 ROBOT … 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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