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Martin Ashwood-Smith
Martin Ashwood-Smith

New York Times, Friday, November 12, 1993

Author:
Martin Ashwood-Smith
Editor:
Mel Taub
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { F Q Z }, Scrabble score: 302 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
Martin Ashwood-Smith has 7 known pre-Shortz puzzles, and 80 Modern Era crosswords in our database.
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 16,075
Across
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Hobnobber's activity : ASSOCIATING
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Elec. unit : AMP
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Pergolesi or Haydn opus : STABATMATER
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Familiar : PAL
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Start of an epitaph : HERELIESONE
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Metal holder : ORE
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Sumac of Peru : YMA
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Posada : INN
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It may get shadowed : EYELID
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Homer hero : AJAX
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"___ Rheingold" : DAS
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Pipe problem : CLOG
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Remus rabbit : BRER
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Wasn't up to date? : ISNT
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Epitaph: Part 2 : WHOSE
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G.I.'s street clothes : CIVIES
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Hope-Crosby's "Road ___" : TORIO
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___ gratias : DEO
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Epitaph: Part 3 : NAMEWAS
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Have a bawl : CRY
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Dickens's Drood : EDWIN
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Infernal : NETHER
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Author-subject of epitaph : KEATS
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Run starter : SNAG
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Lands in the river? : AITS
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Memo phrase : INRE
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Shooting marble : TAW
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Close to closed : AJAR
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Black Sea city : ODESSA
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Consumes : HAS
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Sharp prong : NIB
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Day light : SUN
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End of the epitaph : WRITINWATER
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Isthmus of ___, Thailand : KRA
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Choice : ALTERNATIVE
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Help-wanted indicator : SOS
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Kind of dolphin : BOTTLENOSED
Down
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Wan : ASHY
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Sault ___, Ont. : STEMARIE
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Capital of Bosnia : SARAJEVO
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Brit. award : OBE
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Chalice : CALIX
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Rake ___ (get rich) : ITIN
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Improves prose : AMENDS
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Two make a bye-bye : TAS
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"Quincy" regular : ITO
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Oahu goose : NENE
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Jane or Zane : GREY
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Paean subject, originally : APOLLO
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Cuomo and Lanza : MARIOS
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Warranty : PLEDGE
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Type of chamber : ECHO
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Actress Meyers : ARI
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Arthropod's sense organ : ANTENNA
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Pack : STOW
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A-E filler : BCD
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Caesar's vidi : ISAW
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Smart-alecky : WISE
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Outer limits : ENDS
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Sounded the knell : RANG
38
Becloud : MIST
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Tuscan wines : CHIANTIS
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Fetch : RETRIEVE
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Pts. of a decade : YRS
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Montreal seasons : ETES
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___ Mahal : TAJ
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Newsstand structures : KIOSKS
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Sports-car rally : ENDURO
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Places for fans : ARENAS
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In a spin : AWHIRL
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Nile dam site : ASWAN
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Orlop mop : SWAB
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Woody's boy : ARLO
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Charles's sister : ANNE
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Propogated : BRED
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"Addams Family" cousin : ITT
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Offensive time, once : TET
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Where an odometer starts? : ATO

Answer summary:
6 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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