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The Stickler Weekly 193 Solution

Across Answers and Clues Explanations 1 STRIPPED Cleared head of security set off (8) (S)ECURITY + TRIPPED 5 PASS UP Ignore small dog biting American’s backside (4,2) PUP outside ASS 9 REMAINED Wine produced around northern US state didn’t go … Continue reading

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The Stickler Weekly 192 Solution

Across Answers and Clues Explanations 1 STRUCK Small vehicle involved in a collision (6) S + TRUCK 4 IMPASSES Fools behind troublemaker’s insurmountable difficulties (8) ASSES after IMP 9 INTENT Design under canvas? (6) IN TENT 10 BACHELOR Person who … Continue reading

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The Stickler Weekly Solution 191

Across Answers and Clues Explanations 1 YELLOW STREAK Quality of chicken store well treated in talk (6,6) Anagram of STORE WELL inside YAK 9 DIGITAL Really like it all largely available in electronic form (7) DIG + IT + (AL)L … Continue reading

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The Stickler Weekly 190 Solution

Across Answers and Clues Explanations 1 SOURCE Author’s cheekiness apparent in speech (6) Sounds like SAUCE 4 EDUCATES Schools see about collecting old gold coin (8) SEE reversed outside DUCAT 9 PITON Lean back on a mountaineering support (5) TIP … Continue reading

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The Stickler Weekly 189 Solution

Across Answers and Clues Explanations 1 CARD GAME Came across a road close to swing bridge, for example (4,4) CAME outside [A + RD + SWIN(G)] 5 PLEDGE Guarantee place with slight advantage (6) PL + EDGE 9 RIGHTED Repaired … Continue reading

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The Stickler Weekly 188 Solution

Across Answers and Clues Explanations 1 RESPONSIVE Sympathetic person is treated by beastly doctor before the end (10) Anagram of PERSON IS + (VE)T 6 SPED A group of serious pedestrians moved quickly (4) seriouS PEDestrians 10 COUNTERPROPOSAL Token support … Continue reading

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The Stickler Weekly 187 Solution

Across Answers and Clues Explanations 1 IN-DEPTH Thorough detective engaged by bungling hospital (2-5) D inside INEPT + H 5 NIBLICK Garbage collector brought back top golf club (7) BIN reversed + LICK 9 DISCO Dancing group from Ireland is … Continue reading

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The Stickler Weekly 186 Solution

Many years ago during a regular crossword-related search of the internet, I came across an article written by a fellow from Bowral, NSW, called Dick Honor. The article interested me, and since he was a cryptic man who taught people … Continue reading

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The Stickler Weekly 185 Solution

I recently helped a friend drive to Alice Springs to go on a spirit journey. He needed his 4WD, so we drove from Sydney for three days through Mildura and Port Augusta. My role was to get him there safely … Continue reading

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The Stickler Weekly 184 Solution

I’ve been steadily losing crossword work since the GFC. Two big chunks were puzzle-book work for APC (now Bauer Media) and then, of course, all my News Ltd work which included The Stickler. Various online puzzles have come and gone, … Continue reading

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