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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

 

Colossus Crosswords 172 – Gremlin

Crossed Wires Word Play, page 2

The odd one out was supposed to be wager; but swager, though rare, has an entry in one of our reference dictionaries.

Thanks to Richard Janiczak for alerting us to this error.

 

Colossus Crosswords 171 – Gremlin

Colossus 8, page 44

The clue at 62 across ‘Bauxite & tungsten’ for the answer ORES is incorrect.  Tungsten is a metal not ore.

Thanks to John Carter for alerting us to this error.

Colossus 170 – Gremlin

Colossus 3, page 18

The clue at 215 across, ‘Defer briefly’ for the answer SUSPENDED should have read ‘Deferred briefly’

Thank you to Matthew Jury from Glen Waverley, Victoria for alerting us to this gremlin.

Colossus 169 – Gremlin

The Knowledge, page 34

The clue at 10 down ‘Termite devourers’ should have the word break-up (9) not (10) for the answer ANTEATERS

Thanks to Norman Elmore for alerting us to this gremlin

Colossus Crosswords 165 – Gremlin

The Knowledge page 34

7 across ‘Jesus’ grandfather, Biblical father of Mary’ for our answer JOACHIM. According to the Catholic, Orthodox and Anglican traditions, Joachim was the husband of Saint Anne and the father of Mary, the mother of Jesus.  The story of Joachim and Anne first appears in the Gospel of James, but Joachim and [more…]

Colossus 164 – Gremlin

Colossus 8, page 44

The solutions on the grid for clues 239 across & 217 down on page 68 are incorrect for Colossus 8

Thank you to Raymond Grindlay of Dingley Village Vic for alerting us to this

Colossus 164 – Gremlin

Acrostic, page 12

Clue A ‘Drew Barrymore’s aunt’ should read ‘Drew Barrymore’s great-aunt’

Thanks to Rudy van Acker of Wingello NSW for alerting us to this

Colossus 163 – Gremlin

MAXI!, page 38

There is an arrow missing on the clue box for SEE.

Thanks to Rosalind Wilton of Parafield Gardens SA for alerting us to this.