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 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
Across Answers and Clues Explanations 1 PRIMAL Place across border completed by a chief (6) PL outside (RIM + A) 5 MART Trading centre is attractively neat and stylish after opening (4) s(MART) 9 ARRAY Returned Victorian flower arrangement (5) … Continue reading
Across Answers and Clues Explanations 1 CUBED Copper base is cut into small pieces (5) CU + BED 4 CAME ABOUT Passed section containing mutated amoeba (4,5) CUT outside anagram of AMOEBA 9 SALTPAN State plant developed dry region of … Continue reading
Across Answers and Clues Explanations 1 CHRIST Deliverer is pursuing “60 Minutes” in court (6) (IS after HR) inside CT 4 LIMPED Said the wrong thing about politician and continued favouring member? (6) LIED outside MP 9 DENSE Study set … Continue reading