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.
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
Colossus 239 Gremlin
Page Number and Puzzle Title:
The clue, ‘Peter Schaffer play’, should read ‘Peter Shaffer play’.
Thanks to Coralie Stokes, Kent, for pointing out this mistake.
Colossus 234 – Gremlin
Pg 11 Giant Cryptic
The closing date is listed as July16, whereas the other competitions close June 16. The Giant Cryptic competition will run for two months, until July 16, giving you extra time to unravel these devious cryptic clues. Solution will appear in Colossus 236 and winners in Colossus 237, as printed.
With thanks to Paul Reilly, of Merseyside.
Colossus 233 – Gremlin
Pg 34 The Knowledge
The clue at 28ac ‘First name of the first half of the comedy team, Abbott and Costello’ should have read
’First name of the second half of the comedy team, Abbott and Costello’.
With thanks to Ken Kirby, of South Yorkshire.
Colossus 230 – gremlin
Pg 21 the Baffler
The clue ‘Cellist, Paco …’ should have read ‘Guitarist, Paco …’.
With thanks to Jayne Sullivan, of St Helens, Merseyside.