Magazine Gremlins – Australian and New Zealand titles

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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

 

Christine’s BIG Crossword 306 – Gremlin

Wiz Words, page 25

The clue ‘Blackcurrent liqueur, crème de …’ at 23 down in the Wiz Words competition on page 25 has ‘blackcurrant’ spelt incorrectly

Thank you to Cate Ewin for alerting us to this error

Christine’s BIG Crossword 306 – Gremlin

Practice Grid, page 34

The grid on this page is incorrect.

Thanks to Margaret Faulkner of NSW for alerting us to this gremlin

Christine’s BIG Crossword 304 – Gremlin

BIG 5, page 19

The clue at 78 across, ‘Doing as one’s told’ should read’ – ‘Did as one was told’ for the answer OBEYED

Thanks to Mary Rodgers of NSW for alerting us to this gremlin

Crossword & Puzzle Collection 112 – Gremlin

Christine’s Cryptic, page 68

The ‘l’ has dropped off the word ‘like’ in the clue at 11 across

Thanks to Vernon Daw from WA for reporting this gremlin

Cluewords 135 – Gremlin

MAXI! 4, page 62

There is an extra arrow on the box for the  clue ‘Gallivants’

Thanks to Max Allen from NSW for alerting us to this error