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: The Stickler
I’ve been steadily losing crossword work since the GFC. Two big chunks were puzzle-book work for APC (now Bauer Media) and then, of course, all my News Ltd work which included The Stickler. Various online puzzles have come and gone, … Continue reading
**** Note that I’m on a road-trip for the next few days into the outback and so won’t be able to respond to any comments **** The Stickler for this week is now available. Please select your preferred solving format. … Continue reading
I’m not a big reader, in fact, I rarely read novels, unlike my wife and friends who always have a book on the go. It hasn’t always been that way. As a youngster I lived in the school library, working … 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 183 Overseas Help for The Stickler Weekly 183 Solution … Continue reading