BIG 247 – Gremlin
The clue 24ac ‘In 1967 Sir Malcolm Sargent conducted The Last Night Of The …’ for the answer PROMS was inaccurate. Although Sir Malcolm was at the concert, Colin Davis conducted it because Sir Malcolm was too ill.
Thanks to Jonathan Ormond, of Ludlow for writing in about this error.
Colossus 258 – Gremlins
Page 27 Competition Stinker Grid Header
The header above the grid says ‘Giant Cryptic’ instead of ‘Stinker’. The grid and postal details are correct.
Thanks to Edward Shepperd for alerting us to this error.
Page 21 Baffler
The clue ‘Carnivale city’ should read ‘Carnival city’.
Thanks to Elizabeth White for alerting us to this error.
BIG 246 – Gremlin
The clue 44ac ‘Yobs’ has the answer YOBS. The clue should have been ‘Louts’.
Thanks to Ken Kirby, of South Yorkshire for writing in about this error.
Puzzle Collection 84 Gremlins
The clue for 30 down is listed as ‘Standard And Deliver and Prince Charming were hits in 1981 for …. and the Ants’. The first word should be ‘Stand’.
Thanks to Steve Copping for emailing us about this error.
BIG December 241 – Gremlin
The answer is the Hubble Space Telescope, which is a piece of space equipment, not “spare” equipment as in the puzzle description.
Thanks to Mairead Lambert, of Dublin for writing in about this typo.
Colossus 247 – Gremlins
Page 22 The Beast
The clue at 194 across ’The black in snooker (5,4)’ should read ‘The black in pool (5,4)’ for the answer EIGHT BALL.
Thanks to Ken Kirby of South Yorkshire
Page 26 Stinker! Competition
Clue 239 across ‘Spring (tide)’ is an incorrect clue for the grid solution. The clue should read ‘Spring (tide) opposite’ or ‘Low tidal phase’.
Thanks to Dennis Cape of Somerset for alerting us to this Gremlin.
Page 3, The Bulldog
Clue 27 down ‘The Cenotaph in Whitehall was designed by architect Sir … Luytens (5)’
Luytens should be Lutyens
Thanks to Michelle Price of Weymouth, Dorset for alerting us to this typo.
Colossus 244 – Gremlins
Page 29 Starhunt 3
The extra Starhunt clue given on page 71 is the same as one of the given numbers on page 29
Thanks to Brenda Smedley of Woodthorpe
Colossus 243 – Gremlin
Page 62 Stinker from the Vault
39dn ‘Threads’ for the answer THREADS, should have read ‘Strands’ for the answer THREADS.
Thanks to Ken Kirby, South Yorkshire
BIG Crossword 232 – Gremlin
Clue 59dn indicates (5-3) for the answer but this should read (6-3).
Thanks to Linda Howes, of Kent, for alerting us to this number error.
Puzzle Collection 78 Gremlin
The entry coupon lists the Do Your Block as being on page 70 but it is actually on page 66.
Thanks to Anne Earls for alerting us to this error.