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Christine’s BIG Crossword 322

Acrostic competition, page 27

The instructions should have read ‘The first letter of the clue answers from A to T will spell out the actor described in the story grid and one of their earliest movies’

Thank you to Mrs M Vidoretti of Blackpool for alerting us to this error

Christine’s BIG Crossword 317 – Gremlin

Pop Words, page 47

The clue at 7 across starts with a numeral 1, it should be an alphabetical I.

Thanks to Len Porter from London for pointing out this gremlin

Christine’s BIG Crossword 306 – Gremlin

Point To Point, Page 44

6 across, ‘The middle month of Spring’, should read ‘The middle month of Autumn’

Thank you to Jo Connellan for reporting this Gremlin to us

Christine’s BIG Crossword 301 – 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)’

Thanks to Len Porter for alerting us to this gremlin

 

Christine’s BIG Crossword 295 – Gremlin

Pop Words, page 47

The clue at 30 across should read ‘Gladys Knight and the Pips claimed Neither One Of Us (Wants To Be The … Say Goodbye) (5,2)’ with the answer FIRST TO, not ‘Gladys Knight and the Pips claimed Neither One Of Us (Wants To Be … To Say Goodbye) (5,2)’

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Christine’s BIG Crossword 294 – Gremlin

DIY Winner Crossword, page 52

The clue at 28 down should be ‘Set fire to’ not ‘Ignited’ for the answer IGNITED.

Thank you to Jean Field from Lincolnshire for reporting this gremlin to us.

 

BIG Crossword 288 – Gremlin

DIY Contest page 52

Clue at 5 across should be 4 across

Thanks to Malka Block for alerting us to this error

BIG Crossword 280 – Gremlin

Ninesies
Page 8

Clue at 3dn ‘Eye’s aperture’ is inaccurate for the answer IRIS.  The clue should have referred to the coloured part of the eye.

We apologise for any frustration caused by this error.

BIG Crossword 274 – Gremlin

Page 27, Acrostic

There is an extra white square after 41G that shouldn’t be there.  The word starting with 37H only has  5 letters in it.

 

Thanks to Malka Block for alerting us to this Gremlin.