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BIG Crossword 276 – Gremlin

Page 71, Acrostic Solution

The text – ‘Last seen in Mauritius in 1861…’ should read – ‘Last seen in Mauritius in 1662…’

Thank you to Patricia Hall from Queensland for alerting us to this error.

BIG Crossword 272 – Gremlin

Page 44, Point To Point

The clue ‘4. Male voice higher than a base but lower than a tenor’ should have read ‘Male voice higher than a bass but lower than a tenor’.

Thanks to Ms Margaret Burgess of Cremorne for alerting us to this error

BIG Crossword 270 – Gremlin

Page 27, Acrostic

There is an extra white square after 41G that shouldn’t be there.  The word starting with 37H only has  5 letters in it.

We apologise for this frustrating Gremlin.

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.

BIG Crossword 266 – Gremlin

Page 14, BIG Crossword 4

109 across ‘KISS frontman, … Simmons’ should read ‘KISS bassist, … Simmons’.  Paul Stanley is the frontman.

Thanks to RJ Witton of Parafield Gardens for alerting us to this gremlin.


Page 64, BIG Crossword 12

115 across ‘Giver (orders)’ should read ‘Give (orders)’ for the answer ISSUE.

Thanks to Russell Jansen of Broome, WA [more…]

BIG Crossword 264 Gremlin

Match-Up, Crossed Wires, page 2

‘d. Arrested Development’ should read ‘b. Arrested Development’

Thanks to Carolyn Frame and AJ Argent for alerting us to this typo.

BIG Crossword 263 Gremlin

BIG 2, page 10

137 across ‘Giver (orders)’ for the answer ISSUE should have read ‘Give (orders)’.

Thanks to Margaret Worrington for alerting us to this typo.

BIG Crossword 255 Gremlin

Memory Lane, Page 32
30 across ‘He played eight parts in Kind Hearts And Coronets (4,7)’ is one square short on the grid for the correct answer ALEC GUINNESS. The solution on page 71 gives the incorrect spelling ALEC GUINESS.

Thank you to Matt Baker of Christchurch, NZ for alerting us to [more…]

BIG Crossword 250 Gremlin

Page 20 Cryptic Castle

The last clue/solution (‘Sink creator’ for FOUNDER) is incorrect. The word should be FOUNDED, with a corresponding clue.

Thanks to Claire Robinson for alerting us to this error.