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 GRIPPED Got hold of $1000 and split (7) G + RIPPED 5 EXCUSED Pardoned friend, once caught, took drugs (7) EX + C + USED 9 ARSON A number of stars once arranged unlawful … Continue reading