About the SetterDavid Stickley has been writing crosswords professionally since 1995. His cryptic puzzle, The Stickler, reached number 4786 before being axed in July 2013 due to cutbacks. David has been published in the NYT and the UK's FT.
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Across Answers and Clues Explanations 1 DISTANT Broken stand, it should be removed (7) Anagram of STAND IT 5 ON SALE Son ordered alcohol going cheap (2,4) Anagram of SON + ALE 8 SPICE RACK Assortment of flavourings transformed rice … Continue reading
The Stickler for this week is now available. Please select your preferred solving format. ***** Note: New clue for 3-down was added at 15:14, 28/11/2018 ****** The solution to this puzzle will appear next week. Clue Hints for The … Continue reading
Across Answers and Clues Explanations 1 RESTRICT Trick not completed within a relaxed time limit (8) (TRIC)k inside REST 5 APPEAL Head of enterprise involved in shock challenge in court (6) (E)nterprise inside APPAL 9 POLLUTED Large instrument in school … Continue reading
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 248 Overseas Help for The Stickler Weekly 248 Solution … Continue reading