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

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5 03, 2015

Handy Arrowords 65 – Gremlin

Quote-Table 1, page 36

In the fourth row, twelve columns across, an extra black square has caused the following three white squares to be in the incorrect columns.  The first of the three white squares should be above the letters BAYR, the second above EU and [more…]

4 03, 2015

Cryptic Crossword Collection 16 Gremlin

Solution to Cryptic Words 1, page 70

The solution grid contains two incorrect words.

The answer  to the clue ‘Pen with the French fashion sense’ reads SOYA on the grid, but should be STYLE.  The intersecting answer to ‘More secure vault on right’ should read SAFER and not [more…]

2 03, 2015

Variety Prize Puzzles 76 – Gremlin

Mumbo-Jumbo Contest, page 40

The last square in the third line should not be shaded for the answer to the anagram EDOMAW.  There should only be 10 letters altogether to unjumble.

Please accept our sincere apologies for the frustration caused by this error.

Thank you to Mike Selvage [more…]