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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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The Stickler Weekly 226 Solution

Across Answers and Clues Explanations 1 PROP UP Brace for a small boxer perhaps (4,2) PRO + PUP 5 VACATE Leave a pet locked in empty vehicle? (6) (A + CAT) inside V(ehicl)E 8 MULTIPLICATION Leader of massive political unit … Continue reading

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The Stickler Weekly 225 Solution

Across Answers and Clues Explanations 1 CROSSBAR Part of goal annoyed unit dealing with pressure (8) CROSS + BAR 8 INDICATE Small record company hosting jazz man’s show (8) CAT inside INDIE 10 SPARSE Thin Pole wearing extra clothing (6) … Continue reading

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The Stickler Weekly 224 Solution

Across Answers and Clues Explanations 1 BLUDGER Lazy worker left during shift, right? (7) L inside BUDGE + R 5 FISH OIL Nutritional supplement is hard wrapped in thin metal sheet (4,3) (IS + H) inside FOIL 9 UNINTENTIONALLY Union … Continue reading

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The Stickler Weekly 223 Solution

Across Answers and Clues Explanations 1 SOPWITH CAMEL Old flyer came after coward with back to wall (7,5) CAME after (SOP + WITH) + WAL(L) 9 ARISE Group, in particular, is eager to appear (5) particulAR IS Eager 10 AIR-STRIKE … Continue reading

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The Stickler Weekly 222 Solution

Across Answers and Clues Explanations 1 PARAPHRASE Expected rash developed in ape, say, in a different way (10) PAR + (anagram of RASH inside APE) 6 SWAB Specimen was treated with boron (4) Anagram of WAS + B 10 SHAKE … Continue reading

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The Stickler Weekly 221 Solution

Across Answers and Clues Explanations 1 BRAISE Sprig of basil to enhance stew? (6) (B)ASIL + RAISE 4 PING-PONG Pressure in fast event on gamer’s first game (4-4) P + IN + GP + ON + (G)AMER 9 SLIVERS Small … Continue reading

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