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 BIRTHPLACE Retired guy organised chaplet for home (10) RIB reversed + anagram of CHAPLET 6 PAID One involved in protection is rewarded financially (4) I inside PAD 9 TOP-UP A boost to young boxer, … Continue reading
Across Answers and Clues Explanations 1 WILDCAT STRIKE Ill-conceived writ is tackled with unofficial union action (7,6) Anagram of WRIT IS TACKLED 9 APRON Veteran performer positioned in an area at front of stage (5) PRO inside AN 10 DISSIDENT … Continue reading