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AFR Cryptic, Saturday 12/10/2019, Clue Hints

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AFR Cryptic (5/10/2019) Solution

Across Answers and Clues Explanations 1 SUCCESSION University cricket club, in one period of play, is taking over (10) (U + CC) inside SESSION 6 SEAL A marine creature’s skin is waterproof (4) Double Definition 8 REST AREA Street in … Continue reading

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AFR Cryptic, Saturday 5/10/2019, Clue Hints

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AFR Cryptic (28/9/2019) Solution

Across Answers and Clues Explanations 1 HARBOUR Protect hearts with bower (7) H + ARBOUR 5 DORMANT Inactive period broken by soldier following resistance (7) DOT outside (MAN after R) 9 PACIFIC ISLANDER African disciple converted Fijian, say (7,8) Anagram … 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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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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