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The Stickler Weekly 215

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The Stickler Weekly 214 Solution

Across Answers and Clues Explanations 1 SOLIDARITY Cover maintained in riot, say, affected team spirit (10) LID inside anagram of RIOT SAY 6 SPUR Propel jet short on time (4) SPURT minus T 10 ROAMS Sheep, taking in nothing, wanders … Continue reading

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The Stickler Weekly 214

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The Stickler Weekly 213 Solution

Across Answers and Clues Explanations 1 FRUMPISH Cut into fish that’s poorly dressed (8) RUMP inside FISH 5 TRACER Competitor backing temperature probe (6) RACER after T 9 RETSINA Selection of clarets in all Greek wine (7) claRETS IN All … Continue reading

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The Stickler Weekly 213

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The Stickler Weekly 212 Solution

Across Answers and Clues Explanations 1 SKITTISH Outfit entering street is hard and difficult to handle (8) KIT inside ST + IS + H 5 THWART Check the slightly diminished growth on skin (6) (TH)E + WART 9 RISER This … Continue reading

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The Stickler Weekly 212

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The Stickler Weekly 211 Solution

Across Answers and Clues Explanations 1 POSTLUDE Voluntary guard’s location ahead of arranged duel (8) POST + anagram of DUEL 5 CHOSEN Tube put in empty can is picked out? (6) HOSE inside C(a)N 9 THOUGHT Mental activity may be … Continue reading

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The Stickler Weekly 211

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The Stickler Weekly 210 Solution

Across Answers and Clues Explanations 1 SLEDGEHAMMER Hard hitter’s advantage hooligans primarily witnessed in jail (12) [EDGE + (H)OOLIGANS] inside SLAMMER 9 TRACHEA Hydrogen found in search for a gas-pipe (7) H inside TRACE + A 10 PAINTER Landscaper, perhaps, … Continue reading

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