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 ROBUST Powerful coach involved in corruption (6) BUS inside ROT 4 REVERSAL Misaligned gear levers not engaging, for example, backwards motion (8) Anagram of GEAR LEVERS minus EG 9 PURVIEW Reach six buried in … Continue reading
Across Answers and Clues Explanations 1 BUCOLIC Country bub contracted an intestinal complaint (7) (BU)b + COLIC 5 TRAMPS Public transport limiting introduction of price hikes (6) TRAMS outside (P)rice 9 LICIT Honest reps not involved in reissuing of price … Continue reading
Across Answers and Clues Explanations 1 ORGANISE Structure or gas line repaired without fail ultimately (8) OR + [anagram of GAS LINE minus fai(L)] 5 SUNSET End of day school not yet confirmed (6) S + UNSET 10 THROUGH Most … Continue reading