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3 04, 2020

Crossword & Puzzle Collection 122 – Gremlin

MEGA! 4, page 106

The clue at 123 across ‘Queried (integrity)’ for the answer IMPEACHES in MEGA! 4 should read ‘Queries (integrity)’

Thank you to Anthony Wong from NSW for reporting this gremlin to us


23 03, 2020

Colossus Crosswords 187 – Gremlin

Wiz Words, page 36

The clue at 10 across ‘Cereal crop often used in the making of whisky’ for the answer RYE should have had ‘whiskey’ not ‘whisky’

Thank you to Leslie Platt for alerting us to this gremlin

23 03, 2020

Handy Cryptic Crosswords 83 – Gremlin

Cryptic 7, page 28

The clue at 21 down ‘Laid in wait and lured first kangaroo inside (6)’  should have read ‘Lay in wait…’ for the answer LURKED

Thank you to Geoff Lyons from NSW for alerting us this gremlin