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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.

Colossus 162 Gremlin

The Knowledge, page 34

The clue for 14 across has Barbra Streisand’s name spelt incorrectly.

Thanks to Terri Ahern of Bacchus Marsh VIC for alerting us to this.

Colossus 157 Gremlin

The Baffler, page 21

The clue ‘Pearl Harbor heroine, … Miller’ located 9 squares across and 6 squares up from the bottom, should have read ‘Pearl Harbor hero, … Miller’ for the answer DORIS.

Thanks to Max Allen of Guildford NSW for alerting us to this.

Colossus 154 Gremlin

A gremlin was spotted in the solution to the Stinker From the Vault:

183ac ‘Crime Writer, … Rankin’ needed IAN but on page 69 this was printed as ILN.

Thanks to Ailsa Ferguson for alerting us to this typo.

Colossus Crosswords 152 Gremlin

The Beast No. 1, page 22

The number of letters indicated after the clue at 80 down ‘Romcom based on Helen Fielding’s book, … Diary’ should be (7, 5’1) and not (6, 5’1).

Thanks to Bill Hale of Clontarf for alerting us to this error.

Lefties’ Colossus No. 5, page 30-31
224 across ‘Painting genre (5,4)’ only has eight [more…]

Colossus 150 Gremlin

WizWords – p12

The clue for 15dn is in the wrong spot. It should appear between clues 11dn and 17dn.

Thank you to Val Craig, of Northmead, NSW, for alerting us to this error.

Colossus Crosswords 149 Gremlin

The Knowledge – p35

40 down ‘Return on investments or crops’ should have (6) after the clue and not (5).

Thank you to Ann Lane for alerting us to this error.