Author Archives: David Stickley

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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AFR Cryptic, Saturday 18/9/2021, Clue Hints

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AFR Cryptic (11/9/2021) Solution

Across Answers and Clues Explanations 1 BESTOWAL Leading person with a solemn character read about a presentation (8) (BEST + OWL) outside A 5 TRIBAL Blood group found in test related to people of common descent (6) B inside TRIAL … Continue reading

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AFR Cryptic, Saturday 11/9/2021, Clue Hints

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AFR Cryptic (4/9/2021) Solution

Across Answers and Clues Explanations 1 CONFIT Rip off prepared meat cooked in its own fat (6) CON + FIT 5 FAST Don’t eat in a hurry (4) Double Defnition 9 APACE Manager’s helper engaged by expert quickly (5) PA … Continue reading

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AFR Cryptic, Saturday 4/9/2021, Clue Hints

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AFR Cryptic (28/8/2021) Solution

Across Answers and Clues Explanations 1 PATHS Courses at high school started by head of psychology (5) (AT + HS) after (P)sychology 4 CROSSWORD Line drawn around empty squares in sequence – puzzling thing? (9) CORD outside [(S)quare(S) in ROW] … 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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