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.
Category Archives: Crosswords General
Here’s a crossword I put together about a while back to follow up a very early puzzle with the same theme. It’s again an alphabetical jigsaw with a twist – ten extra clues this time starting with a letter, letters … Continue reading
The Stickler Weekly is taking a short break, but in the meantime I thought I’d introduce you to a little Stickler pre-history. I got my first break through being published in the Australian Crossword Club’s magazine, CrOzworld, where novices still … Continue reading
This time it’s dental issues keeping me from finishing The Stickler Weekly on time. I hate toothaches. A new Stickler Weekly and last week’s solution will appear tomorrow. The Stickler