Magazine Gremlins – Australian and New Zealand titles

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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


MEGA! Crosswords 109 – Gremlin

MEGA Stinker, page 28

150 down ‘ Planner of Pearl Harbor attack, General …’ should be Admiral not General

Thank you to Gunnar Heysteck for alerting us to this gremlin

Code Crackers 100 – Gremlin

Acrostic 3, page 58

The blurb ‘The shaded letters from A to R will spell out the title of the film described in the featured text and it’s director’ should read ‘… its director’ without the apostrophe

Thanks to Sandra Cuthill for alerting us to this gremlin

Cluewords 130 – Gremlin

Fortune Hunt 3, page 60

The clue ‘Phil Collins’ I … It Would Rain Down’ should read ‘Phil Collins’ I … Would Rain Down’

Thank you to Jenny Macqueen for alerting us to this error

Cluewords 130 – Gremlin

Starburst 2, page 8

The clue ‘Sharon Stone thriller, … Attraction’ should read ‘Glenn Close thriller, … Attraction’

Thank you to Barbara-Anne Parfitt for alerting us to this error

Christine’s BIG Crossword 297 – Gremlin

Memory Lane, page 46

The letter ‘l’ has crept into the word ‘mascot’ in the clue at 13 across, ‘Official mlascot of the Walt Disney Studios, this character was created in 1928, … Mouse (6)’

Thank you to Anne Taylor of Canterbury, NZ for alerting us to this gremlin