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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.

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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.

Colossus 147 Gremlin

Colossus No. 7 – p42

170 down ‘Small celestial bodies’ should be ‘Small celestial body’ for the answer ASTEROID

Thank you to Miss R J Wilton of Parafield Gardens, SA for alerting us to this error.

Colossus 145 – Gremlin

The Knowledge – p34
The incorrect number of letters are indicated after the clue at 34 down ‘Meal’s first course consisting of processed meats, olives, cheese and preserved vegetables’.  There are 9 letters in the answer, not 10 as indicated.
Thank you to Janine Collins of Mt Annan, NSW for alerting us to this error.

Colossus 144 – Gremlin

The Beast No. 1 Solution – p70

A section of the solution grid does not match the clues for The Beast No. 1.

147 across ‘Garbage’ should be TRASH and not SMASH
170 across’ Nuptial vow’ should be I DO and not IDI
176 across ‘Advertising clip’ should be PROMO and not CREDO
147 down ‘Forest’s canopy [more…]

Colossus 141 – Gremlin

BIG Crossword pg 58

The ‘Photo Clue’ photo at the top left of the page indicates that the matching clue is at 51ac when it is in fact at 130ac.

Apologies from the Lovatts team.

The Knowledge pg 34

The clue at 31 across says the answer has (5) letters, but it should say (6) :

31. Ethnic group [more…]

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The Baffler pg 21

Our clue ‘Black Forest state’ requires the answer Bavaria, but the Black Forest is in Baden-Wurttemberg. Our clue should have been ‘German alpine state’.

Thanks to Stephen Martin, of Clayton, Vic, for alerting us to this error.