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AFR Cryptic, Saturday 31/7/2021, Clue Hints

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AFR Cryptic (24/7/2021) Solution

Across Answers and Clues Explanations 1 MEAT SAFE Beef supplier, perhaps, reduced preparation of meal and cooked feast (4,4) MEA(l) + anagram of FEAST 5 ICICLE Water that’s been frozen to a point (6) Cryptic Definition 10 SALON Discount event … Continue reading

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AFR Cryptic, Saturday 24/7/2021, Clue Hints

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AFR Cryptic (17/7/2021) Solution

Across Answers and Clues Explanations 1 BESPATTER Spa put in bigger shower (9) SPA inside BETTER 6 IPOD Encrypted term extracted from imported music player (4) IMPORTED minus anagram of TERM 10 SCULL Rowers finally select a rowing boat (5) … Continue reading

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AFR Cryptic, Saturday 17/7/2021, Clue Hints

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AFR Cryptic (10/7/2021) Solution

Across Answers and Clues Explanations 1 EXTRA LARGE Pretty big old friend, with skill, knocked back brewed lager (5,5) EX + (ART reversed) + anagram of LAGER 6 CALL Summon everyone hanging out behind clubs (4) ALL after C 10 … Continue reading

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AFR Cryptic, Saturday 10/7/2021, Clue Hints

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AFR Cryptic (3/7/2021) Solution

Across Answers and Clues Explanations 1 LET LOOSE Unlock shelter filled with an assortment of tools (3,5) LEE outside anagram of TOOLS 5 PHOBIA Fear ferret – one spotted in father’s possession (6) (HOB + I) inside PA 10 DELHI … Continue reading

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The Stickler Weekly Status

The Stickler Weekly will take an indefinite break while I sort out some ongoing shoulder, back and neck issues that restrict my time working in front of a computer. These issues have been plaguing me on and off since my … Continue reading

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The Stickler Weekly 270 Solution

Across Answers and Clues Explanations 1 ROUGH IT Live basically with dysfunctional group ignoring pressure to strike (5,2) Anagram of GROUP minus P + HIT 5 MUST-SEE Think about set repaired for essential viewing (4-3) MUSE outside anagram of SET … Continue reading

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