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The Stickler Weekly 267

Thanks for your clues for PARTISAN. The last cluing challenge generated a big response, but not so this time. Hard to clue? It looks like people would be happy for me to turn off the comments for a short time … Continue reading

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The Stickler Weekly 266 Solution

Across Answers and Clues Explanations 1 SABOTAGE Expert, checking boat, repaired malicious damage (8) SAGE outside anagram of BOAT 5 PRIMUS Particular American gas cooker (6) PRIM + US 9 AGREE TO Accept a welcome by head of organisation (5,2) … Continue reading

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The Stickler Weekly 266

The Stickler for this week is now available. Please select your preferred solving format. The solution to this puzzle will appear next week.   Clue Hints for The Stickler Weekly 266   Overseas Help for The Stickler Weekly 266   Solution … Continue reading

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The Stickler Weekly 265 Solution

Across Answers and Clues Explanations 1 COME FORWARD Coward engaging me in place of volunteer (4,7) COWARD outside (ME + FOR) 9 PLASTIC Picture printed on both sides of most recent credit card (7) PIC outside LAST 10 SUCROSE Sugar, … Continue reading

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The Stickler Weekly 265

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The Stickler Weekly 264 Solution

Across Answers and Clues Explanations 1 RECESS Break up services organised with 6 down? (6) Anagram of SERVICES minus VI 4 HALLOWED Dedicated community centre was in debt (8) HALL + OWED 10 MUNICIPAL Civil place in Germany not finished … Continue reading

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The Stickler Weekly 264

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The Stickler Weekly 263 Solution

Across Answers and Clues Explanations 1 CICADA Tailless cat trapping one rat for greengrocer in Australia, say? (6) CA(t) outside (I + CAD) 4 CORNET Crown missing round centrepiece – a piece of brass? (6) COR(o)NET 9 TRANSMITS Troubled administrators … Continue reading

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The Stickler Weekly 263

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The Stickler Weekly 262 Solution

Across Answers and Clues Explanations 1 SIGNAL Communicate with head of Ladbrokes chasing ill-gotten gains (6) (L)ADBROKES after anagram of GAINS 4 ENTITLED Privileged one, occupying tent in disguise, went first (8) I inside anagram of TENT + LED 9 … Continue reading

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