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 CALAMARI Seafood stuffed with a dry, mostly cooked serving of squid (8) (CLAM outside A) + (ARI)D 5 UNSAID Peacekeeper’s assistance is left to the imagination (6) UN’S AID 10 MINED Excavated material moved … Continue reading
Across Answers and Clues Explanations 1 ON PARADE One plugged by average commercial is showing off (2,6) ONE outside (PAR + AD) 5 CHORUS Routine work not completed by US company of singers (6) (CHOR)E + US 9 HARD COPY … Continue reading