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AFR Cryptic, Saturday 18/1/2020, Clue Hints

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AFR Cryptic (11/1/2020) Solution

Across Answers and Clues Explanations 1 SIDING Special section of track is sent back with minor damage (6) IS reversed + DING 4 AT A PINCH 21 held in China relocated with great difficulty? (2,1,5) TAP inside anagram of CHINA … Continue reading

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AFR Cryptic (4/1/2020) Solution

Across Answers and Clues Explanations 1 DISPATCHED Rear-end of Ford is roughly fixed and sent off (10) for(D) + IS + PATCHED 6 ATOM Elementary item found in first volume of a dictionary maybe? (4) A to M 10 DEVIATE … Continue reading

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AFR Cryptic, Saturday 11/1/2020, Clue Hints

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AFR Cryptic, Saturday 4/1/2019, Clue Hints

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AFR Cryptic (New Year 2020) Solution

Across Answers and Clues Explanations 1 HOSPITAL Centre of operations has pilot relocated (8) Anagram of HAS PILOT 5 SCAM A number of musicians came with fiddle (4) musicianS CAMe 8 FARRAGO A good way to ridicule opening piece of … Continue reading

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AFR Cryptic (Christmas 2019) Solution

Across Answers and Clues Explanations 1 CUP-TIE Court that is holding up important match (3-3) (CT + IE) outside UP 4 TAVERNER Old publican never wavered punching sailor (8) Anagram of NEVER inside TAR 8 CANAPE Wicker, say, forming the … 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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