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 BARBED Rail and support used for sleeper is spiked (6) BAR + BED 5 BASICS Form of tax is incorporating cold hard facts (6) (BAS + IS) outside C 8 FIGURE OF SPEECH Drunken … Continue reading
Across Answers and Clues Explanations 1 IMPLIED Prankster didn’t tell the truth as suggested (7) IMP + LIED 5 DOLLARS Attractive woman, for instance, accepting right money (7) (DOLL + AS) outside R 9 STURTS DESERT PEA Superstar tested cultivated … Continue reading