Martin Ashwood-Smith
Martin Ashwood-Smith 

New York Times, Saturday, August 14, 1993

Author:Martin Ashwood-Smith
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 26, Avg Word Len: 5.53, Missing: { K Z }, Scrabble score: 308 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 88, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 1, Spans: 7 (2 triple stacks)
Martin Ashwood-Smith has 7 pre-Shortz puzzles and 67 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

JimH notes: I believe this is the earliest published puzzle with triple-stacked 15s.
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© 1993, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Ajiva, in Jainism : INANIMATEMATTER
16. Admirals' concerns : NAVALOPERATIONS
17. Murder one, for one : PREMEDITATEDACT
18. Ossurary : URN
19. Mo : SEC
20. Toughen : STEEL
21. Get-up : TOGS
23. Japanese merchant ships : MARUS
25. Scintilla : IOTA
28. Depose : SWEAR
30. Manannan's father : LER
31. Cold shoulders : SNUBS
32. "The ___ Quartet": Scott : RAJ
34. A chip off the old flock? : SECT
36. Alveloz, e.g. : SAP
37. Benedictine and Franciscan communities : RELIGIOUSORDERS
42. Outside: Prefix : EXO
43. Like some broadcasting systs. : AMFM
44. One the ___ vive : QUI
45. Popular pants : LEVIS
47. Supplied : FED
49. Dull finish : MATTE
53. Flanders flower : YSER
54. Bordeaux district : MEDOC
56. "Don't ___ on me" (debtor's motto?) : LIEN
57. Massenet opera : MANON
59. Trial and tribulation : WOE
61. Crash : RAM
62. Court quickie : OPENANDSHUTCASE
66. CB's cousins : RADIOTELEPHONES
67. Met : CROSSEDONESPATH
1. Enters data : INPUTS
2. Penny-pinching, Down East : NARROW
3. Requite : AVENGE
4. Laotian neighbor, for short : NAM
5. Spots in the Loire : ILES
6. Computer adjunct : MODEM
7. At the tip : APICAL
8. Hanoi holiday : TET
9. Take-out places? : ERASURES
10. TV's Helm and Houston : MATTS
11. Suit to ___ : ATEE
12. "...___ the affairs of men": Shak. : TIDEIN
13. Burns poem : TOALOUSE
14. A set of bks. : ENC
15. Queue after Q : RST
22. Patola, e.g. : SARI
24. Continued : RESUMED
26. Lift on the slopes : TBAR
27. Uraeuses : ASPS
29. Riffs for Ravi : RAGAS
31. Play, in a way : STRUM
33. Lord or Lucky : JIM
35. ___ au vin : COQ
37. Trust : RELY
38. Quondam couples : EXES
39. A 1962 Beatles hit : LOVEMEDO
40. Miffed : OFFENDED
41. Laid up? : DIAL
46. Yezd natives : IRANIS
48. "What then shall I ___ God riseth up?": Job 31:14 : DOWHEN
50. Albania's capital : TIRANA
51. Four-o'clock service? : TEASET
52. Tangle : ENMESH
54. "___ Walsh," 1970 film : MONTE
55. Closed, two-door car : COUPE
58. Greek shrine : NAOS
60. Ordinal endings : ETHS
62. Miltonian monster : ORC
63. Green mean : PAR
64. ___-mo (filming technique) : SLO
65. Bobby's relative over here : COP

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