We did think of saying that it was intentionally inserted as a ploy to test how many people were paying attention to the answers.
Instead, we opted to speak truth unto you, and glumly admit the mistake.
There will be another, 150-question, quiz in the December issue designed to provide something for families to do on Boxing Day.
Quiz compiler Martin - "Open" - Heighway may this time be tempted to avoid questions on Rugby or on the Beeb, and the pre-checked answers will appear in Open Eye, inside The Independent, on the first Thursday of the last year of this millennium.
If you don't do it already, it is a good idea to mark all first Thursdays - 5 November, 3 December, and 7 January are the next three - in your diary.
For readers who are on-line, there is another reminder of the publication dates permanently running through the foot of the entrypage of the Alumni Association website at www.openlink.org - and we intend soon to have a link directly to the web version of Open Eye. -EdReuse content