A gremlin is an error that makes a puzzle frustrating, difficult or impossible to complete.

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3 08, 2015

Handy Wordhunt 92 – Gremlin

Wordhunt 42 Enid Blyton Characters, page 58

Secret Seven is in the list and the grid incorrectly as SECERT SEVEN.

We apologise and thank Shirley Aspinall of East Fremantle for alerting us to this typo.

25 06, 2015

Code Cracker Starhunts 86 – Gremlin


Page 52

44dn on the grid is missing the last square.  The answer has six letters, not five.

We apologise for the frustration caused by this error.

Thanks to Nicole Blondeau of Everton Park for alerting us to this error.

17 04, 2015

BIG Crossword 267 – Gremlin

Page 30, The Demon

The answer to clue 43 down ‘NZ North Island bay, … Bay’ should be HAWKES but there is only room for HAWKE on the grid.


Thanks to Nicola Tennent of Bardon, Qld for alerting us to this error.