Magazine Gremlins – Australian and New Zealand titles

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Crossword & Puzzle Collection 115 – Gremlin

Giant Starburst, page 86

There is an extra arrow on the clue square for the clue ‘… The Builder’

Thank you to Don Butler of SA for alerting us to this gremlin

Code Cracker 106 – Gremlin

Quick Flicks, page 34

The 10 given letters for puzzles 1-9 are incorrect. The correct letters are –

B E H I L N O R S T
A D E H N O R S T Y
D E G N O P R S T U
A D E I N O R [more…]

Cluewords 141 – Gremlin

MAXI! 1, page 12

The clue box for ‘Annually (3,4)’ has two directional arrows

Thank you to Andy McCulloch for reporting this gremlin

 

Crossword & Puzzle Collection 114 – Gremlin

MEGA! 4, page 106

The clue at 85 across ‘Veteran seafarer (3,4)’ should be the plural ‘seafarers’ for the answer SEA DOGS

Thanks to Vernon Daw for alerting us to this gremlin

Colossus Crosswords 178 – Gremlin

The Baffler, page 21

The arrow is missing on the clue box for ‘Insect resin’ in The Baffler competition on page 21

Thank you to Desmond Knight from Qld for alerting us to this gremlin

 

Cluewords 139 – Gremlin

MAXI! 4, page 63

There is an extra directional arrow on the clue square for ‘Rallying lecture’

Thanks to Jenny Macqueen from Winmalee NSW for reporting this gremlin

Cluewords 138 – Gremlin

MAXI! 3 , page 50

There is an extra direction arrow on the clue square for ‘Sapped’ and the clue square for ‘Adult girl’

Thank you to Andy McCulloch from New Zealand for reporting this gremlin

Cluewords 138 – Gremlin

MAXI!, page 62

The clue squares for ‘Shrewd’ and ‘London’s Big -‘ have two direction indicator arrows instead of one.

Thank you to Jenny Macqueen from Winmalee NSW for alerting us to these gremlins.

Christine’s BIG Crossword 305 – Gremlin

Memory Lane, page 46

13ac ‘Title of the last Romanov ruler, Nicholas I’, should be Nicholas II.

Thank you to Judy Dickinson from NSW for alerting us to this error