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 MASHES Brewing mixtures the man stored in bulk (6) HE inside MASS 5 CAT FOOD Fish containing fat spoilt duck and pet’s diet (3,4) COD outside (anagram of FAT + O) 10 LEGISLATE Make … Continue reading
Across Answers and Clues Explanations 1 ACCOST Expert reduced expenditure to work as a solicitor (6) AC(e) + COST 4 LANEWAYS Narrow passages freshly painted in places (8) ANEW inside LAYS 9 NEPAL Country residents of fine palace? (5) fiNE … Continue reading
Across Answers and Clues Explanations 1 WEATHERS Sports divided up by the seasons (8) THE inside WEARS 5 CLERKS Stickler taking on development without IT office workers (6) Anagram of STICKLER minus IT 10 EARPLUG A rep arranged to carry … Continue reading