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 DISPENSE Pass out or pass around small stationery items (8) DIE outside (S + PENS) 5 SCARED Last section of this gnarled cedar is petrified (6) THI(S) + anagram of CEDAR 10 LOSER Baseball … Continue reading
Across Answers and Clues Explanations 1 DIM SUM Turn down an amount of money for Chinese food (3,3) DIM + SUM 5 BEDLAMP Loud sound made by soft light in rest area (7) BEDLAM + P 9 PSYCHOANALYSIS Physical son, … Continue reading
Across Answers and Clues Explanations 1 TAPESTRY A nuisance carried in sample piece of needlework (8) (A + PEST) inside TRY 5 GAUCHE Unpolished copper and silver put back with helium (6) (CU + AG) reversed + HE 9 E-MAIL … Continue reading