Magazine Gremlins – Australian and New Zealand titles

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Cluewords 134 – Gremlin

MAXI! 4, page 62

The arrow is missing from the box for the clue ‘Dens’

Thank you to Andy McCulloch of NZ for reporting this gremlin to us



Christine’s BIG Crossword 301 – Gremlin

Concept-Cross, page 26

The tagline was incorrect for the movie Batman at 5 down.

Thank you to Andrew Gore for reporting this gremlin

Crossword & Puzzle Collection 111 – Gremlin

MAXI! 1, page 30

There is an extra arrow on the clue square for the clue ‘Bread portion’

Thank you to Don Butler for alerting us to this gremlin

Variety Prize Puzzles 94 – Gremlin

MAXI!, page 14

The clues ‘Fleece’ and ‘Result’ are displayed incorrectly in the clue square.

Thanks to Des Knight for alerting us to this error

Super Sudoku Quick 152 – Gremlin

Kakuro 3, page 17

The total of the top two lines across are incorrect. 22 should be 23, and 19 should be 18.

Thank you to David Young for alerting us to this error.

Kids Bumper Puzzle Fun 2018 Annual – Gremlin

Criss Cross, page 11

The word ‘Portal’ is listed under the ‘5 letter words’ instead of 6.

Thank you to Bailey Taylor of Christchurch, NZ for alerting us to this gremlin.

Cluewords 131 – Gremlin

MAXI! 2, page 24

There is an incorrect downward arrow on the clue box for the clue ‘Toss (coin)’

Thanks to Andy McCulloch from New Zealand for alerting us to this gremlin

Christine’s Cryptic Crossword Collection 20 – Gremlin

Cryptic Cross 4, page 10

‘Principal’ is spelt incorrectly in the clue at 20 across, ‘Urge prinicicpal to be a boffin (7)’

Thanks to Kay Tredrea for alerting us to this gremlin

Variety Prize Puzzles 92

Matchboxes Contest, page 40

There can be two keyword solutions, TARTAN or TARGET. We will accept both answers.

Thanks to Meryl Heynsdyk for alerting us to this gemlin