A gremlin is an error that makes a puzzle frustrating, difficult or impossible to complete.

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5 04, 2018

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.


14 03, 2018

Christine’s BIG Crossword 303

Concept-Cross, page 26

The clue for 53 down, ‘Stout barrel’, is missing from the crossword

Thank you to Jean Tonkin for alerting us to this gremlin