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.
Monthly Archives: September 2014
Check out my post that talks about the first year of The Stickler Weekly here. The Stickler for this week is now available. Please select your preferred solving format. The solution to this puzzle will appear next week. Clue … Continue reading
What kind of solver are you? A few of us from the Australian Crossword Club meet occasionally for lunch at the Harold Park Hotel to fill in the time between the official ACC functions every November. We don’t talk about … Continue reading
One year down. How many to go, I wonder? The crossword landscape in general in Australia hasn’t changed at all over the last year and newspapers continue to be published, albeit in a very skinny form. I’m always looking for … Continue reading
**** This puzzle represents a whole year of Stickler Weeklys. Thank you for your continuing support. **** The Stickler for this week is now available. Please select your preferred solving format. The solution to this puzzle will appear next week. … Continue reading
A few weeks ago a regular contributor and friend, Steve, pointed out a flaw in one of my clues: Author’s claim must be heard (5). Take a look a the discussion here. It took me a while to understand exactly … Continue reading