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New York Times, Saturday, December 14, 2013

___ Brunelleschi, Italian Renaissance architect who developed linear perspective

Author:
Martin Ashwood-Smith
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Martin Ashwood-Smith

This puzzle:

Rows: 16, Columns: 15 Words: 71, Blocks: 32 Missing: {QZ} Spans: 6, (1 quad stack) This is puzzle # 71 for Mr. Ashwood-Smith. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Martin Ashwood-Smith notes:
This is the second puzzle I sent to Will using the same set of quad-stacks. The first grid was rejected because Will wasn't too keen ... read more
Will Shortz notes:
You get an extra row of solving pleasure in today's 15x16 crossword by Martin Ashwood-Smith. All four 15-letter answers in the middle ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
Another wonder from the Sorcerer of Stacks, the Genie of Grid-spanners, the MAS Maestro. What a tough workout today, and what a feat. ... read more
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© 2013, The New York Times12/14/13 ( No. 23,412 )

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40
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43
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45
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49
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52
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55
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56
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57
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58
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7
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___ Brunelleschi, Italian Renaissance architect who developed linear perspective : FILIPPO
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Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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