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Colossus Crosswords 182 – Gremlin

Stinker From The Vault, page 62

201dn ‘Present day Pope’ for the answer BENEDICT should have read ‘Former Pope’

Thank you to Tony & Val Martin of Palm Beach for reporting this gremlin to us

Colossus Crosswords 182 – Gremlin

The Knowledge, page 34

The clue at 25 down ‘Locomotive enthusiast or anyone who obsessively pursues an minority interest’ should read ‘a’ instead of ‘an’.

Thank you to Max Allen from NSW for reporting this one to us

Colossus 181 – Gremlin

Colossus 9, page 48

The clue ‘Rebuked’ at 10 across, should have been ‘Rebukes’ for the answer REPROACHES

Thank you to Stephen Thomson from Cranbourne for alerting us to this gremlin

Colossus Crosswords 180 – Gremlin

The Beast 2 – page 46

171 down. Current UK PM (4,5) should be Former UK PM (4,5)

Thank you to Kath Basey 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

 

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