Author Archives: David Stickley

AFR Cryptic, Saturday 13/8/2022, Clue Hints

If you need help, Continue reading

Posted in AFR Cryptic | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

AFR Cryptic (6/8/2022) Solution

Across Answers and Clues Explanations 1 SPRING Shoot around end of open season (6) SPRIG outside ope(N) 5 MASCARA A blemish concealed by mother’s make-up (7) (A + SCAR) inside MA 9 CIRCUMSTANTIAL Specific charity’s primary altruistic man appearing with … Continue reading

Posted in AFR Cryptic | Tagged , | Leave a comment

AFR Cryptic, Saturday 6/8/2022, Clue Hints

If you need help, Continue reading

Posted in AFR Cryptic | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

AFR Cryptic (30/7/2022) Solution

Across Answers and Clues Explanations 1 THRUSH Disease reduced the feeling of euphoria (6) TH(e) + RUSH 4 SCOTLAND Country kid’s bed left painted in a dull reddish yellow colour (8) (COT + L) inside SAND 9 PASTE Members of … Continue reading

Posted in AFR Cryptic | Tagged , | Leave a comment

AFR Cryptic, Saturday 30/7/2022, Clue Hints

If you need help, Continue reading

Posted in AFR Cryptic | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

AFR Cryptic (23/7/2022) Solution

Across Answers and Clues Explanations 1 GASWORKS Supplier of fuel gauges originally asks about line switched around (8) [(G)auges + ASKS] outside (ROW reversed) 5 TRAGIC Catastrophic temperature and smoke returned (6) T + (CIGAR reversed) 10 AILMENT Resistance is … Continue reading

Posted in AFR Cryptic | Tagged , | Comments Off on AFR Cryptic (23/7/2022) Solution

AFR Cryptic, Saturday 23/7/2022, Clue Hints

If you need help, Continue reading

Posted in AFR Cryptic | Tagged , , | Comments Off on AFR Cryptic, Saturday 23/7/2022, Clue Hints

AFR Cryptic (16/7/2022) Solution

Across Answers and Clues Explanations 1 DESCRIPTOR Keyword part in record is regenerated (10) PT inside anagram of RECORD IS 6 MAID Helper is composed during conversation (4) Sounds like MADE 10 ELOCUTE Felon, not restricted by appealing, is to … Continue reading

Posted in AFR Cryptic | Tagged , | Comments Off on AFR Cryptic (16/7/2022) Solution

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

Posted in Crosswords General, Stickler Weekly General, Stickler Weekly Puzzles, The Stickler | 18 Comments

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

Posted in Stickler Weekly Solutions, The Stickler | Tagged , , | Comments Off on The Stickler Weekly 270 Solution