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The Stickler Weekly 236 Solution

Across Answers and Clues Explanations 1 REDUNDANT Surplus wine and nuts mostly repackaged (9) RED + anagram of (AND NUT)S 6 PACT Agreement is solid, according to auditor (4) Sounds like PACKED 10 HAVEN Get close to Anderson shelter (5) … Continue reading

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The Stickler Weekly 235 Solution

Across Answers and Clues Explanations 1 SMILER Runner finishing second is a delighted one (6) MILER after S 5 MUSTARD Brownish-yellow clay containing lead (7) MUD outside STAR 10 TONOMETER It measures fluid pressure and oxygen encountered in cosmetic lotion … Continue reading

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The Stickler Weekly 234 Solution

Across Answers and Clues Explanations 1 SPRINTING Superior’s initial impression is dashing (9) (S)uperior + PRINTING 6 BOGIE Small truck that is dumped behind marshland (5) IE after BOG 9 OWN Keep formal dresses with no sleeves? (3) g)OWN(s 10 … Continue reading

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The Stickler Weekly 233 Solution

Across Answers and Clues Explanations 1 REPUTATION Energy put into helping character (10) (E + PUT) inside RATION 6 SPAR Part of rigging a boxing contest (4) Double Definition 9 STORM Part of forecast or, maybe, violent weather (5) forecaST … Continue reading

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The Stickler Weekly 232 Solution

Across Answers and Clues Explanations 1 POSTMARKED Hard drive put back inside reconfigured desktop should be stamped (10) RAM reversed inside anagram of DESKTOP 6 APED Section of videotape digitally copied (4) videotAPE Digitally 10 SHOOT Snap a new branch … Continue reading

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The Stickler Weekly 231 Solution

Across Answers and Clues Explanations 1 ROBUSTNESS Fracture in sensor adversely impacted health (10) BUST inside anagram of SENSOR 6 ICED Slices of liquorice dessert should be kept cool (4) liquorICE Dessert 9 TUBES Pipes are finally put inside cleaning … Continue reading

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The Stickler Weekly 230 Solution

Across Answers and Clues Explanations 1 STARTING POINT Major can race it on redeveloped base (8,5) STAR + TIN + GP + anagram of IT ON 9 TITANIC Sunken vessel is intact strangely, apart from bow of ship (7) Anagram … Continue reading

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The Stickler Weekly 229 Solution

Across Answers and Clues Explanations 1 PURSER Ship’s officer is not taken by surprise at sea (6) Anagram of SURPRISE minus IS 4 THUMBS-UP Bus involved in crash is OK (6-2) Anagram of BUS inside THUMP 10 PSALTER Note added … Continue reading

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The Stickler Weekly 228 Solution

Across Answers and Clues Explanations 1 CASHMERE Crocheter primarily has knitted with pure and simple wool (8) (C)ROCHETER + anagram of HAS + MERE 5 RECTUM Passage near outlet is so not needed by disgruntled customer (6) Anagram of CUSTOMER … Continue reading

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The Stickler Weekly 227 Solution

Across Answers and Clues Explanations 1 CROSSWORDS Lines drawn around empty squares in sequence – puzzling stuff? (10) CORDS outside [(S)QUARE(S) in ROW] 6 DRIP Drug supplier and doctor, one with power (4) DR + I + P 9 COUPLET … Continue reading

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