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AFR Cryptic, Saturday 15/6/2019, Clue Hints

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AFR Cryptic (8/6/2019) Solution

Across Answers and Clues Explanations 1 TICKLER Puzzle perfectionist’s missing original letter (7) (s)TICKLER 5 SPOTTER Observer is first to see wizard, literally (7) (S)ee + POTTER 9 CITES Names and locations as recorded by auditor (5) Sounds like SITES … Continue reading

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AFR Cryptic, Saturday 8/6/2019, Clue Hints

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AFR Cryptic (1/6/2019) Solution

Across Answers and Clues Explanations 1 PUT ABOUT Thanks accepted by hotel on strike is made widely known (3,5) TA inside PUB + OUT 5 ASCENT Upward movement as recognised by Australian capital (6) AS + CENT 9 TIE LINE … Continue reading

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The Stickler Weekly Status

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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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The Stickler Weekly 270

The Stickler for this week is now available. Please select your preferred solving format. The solution to this puzzle will appear next week.   Clue Hints for The Stickler Weekly 270   Overseas Help for The Stickler Weekly 270   Solution … Continue reading

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The Stickler Weekly 270 Clue Hints

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The Stickler Weekly 270 Overseas Help

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The Stickler Weekly 269 Solution

Across Answers and Clues Explanations 1 PEDAL BIN Cutter turned around inside secure waste disposal unit (5,3) BLADE reversed inside PIN 5 ORACLE Authority or head of linguistics engaged by expert (6) OR + [(L)inguistics inside ACE] 9 CASINGS Chap … Continue reading

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