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Martin Ashwood-Smith
Martin Ashwood-Smith

New York Times, Wednesday, June 5, 1991

Author:
Martin Ashwood-Smith
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { P Q W X }, Scrabble score: 301 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Martin Ashwood-Smith has 7 pre-Shortz puzzles and 78 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1991, The New York TimesNo. 15,184

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Across
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Calais clerics : ABBES
6
TV studio device : BOOM
10
Quizzes : ASKS
14
Lois's colleague : CLARK
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Mexican water : AGUA
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Kind of point : MOOT
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Start of a quotation : MARRIAGEIS
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Time-half link : ANDA
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Warm time in Hull : ETE
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"Come Back, Little Sheba" playwright : INGE
22
Procure : OBTAIN
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Caron film: 1961 : FANNY
26
"___ Clear Day" : ONA
27
Tic-toe link : TAC
28
With 47 Across, speaker of quotation : GEORGE
30
Quotation: Part II : AMISTAKE
32
" . . . but ___ temper leaps . . . ": Shak. : AHOT
33
"___ Adventures . . . " : ALICES
34
Comic's query : GETIT
36
Pose : SIT
37
Fix a computer : DEBUG
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Clears a tape : ERASES
43
British bye-bye : TATA
44
Quotation: Part III : EVERYMAN
47
See 28 Across : JESSEL
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Actor Pendleton : NAT
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Scotland's longest river : TAY
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Reception : LEVEE
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Sneezer's sounds : ACHOOS
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"J'accuse" author : ZOLA
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Sills, for short : BEV
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Palindromic title : MAAM
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End of quotation : SHOULDMAKE
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Sicilian volcano : ETNA
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Amor, to Plato : EROS
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Sniggler : EELER
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Lascivious look : LEER
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Gainsay : DENY
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Spanish sauce : SALSA
Down
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Apogee : ACME
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Cote call : BLAT
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Simon's "___ in the Park" : BAREFOOT
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Slip : ERR
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On the slopes : SKIING
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With room to spare : BAGGY
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Pointed arch : OGEE
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Avignon assent : OUI
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Of a secret order : MASONIC
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First-year Latin verb : AMAT
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"Hammerklavier," e.g. : SONATA
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Bear or island : KODIAK
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Attitude : STANCE
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Last Stuart monarch : ANNE
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Predicated : BASED
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More ostentatious : ARTIER
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Neglects : OMITS
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Joke : GAG
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Before, in Bayreuth : EHE
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Strange : ALIEN
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Fly in the tropics : TSETSE
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Test : ASSAY
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"___ Remember" : TRYTO
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Diamond attraction : BASEBALL
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Shoshonean : UTE
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Four qts. : GAL
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Garnered : AMASSED
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Bicuspid coating : ENAMEL
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Leave the premises : VACATE
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Flammable gas : ETHANE
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Crystallize : JELL
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Avoids by deceit : EVADES
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Wretched; crummy : LOUSY
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Khayyám : OMAR
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Animal: Comb. form : ZOON
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Supplements, with "out" : EKES
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Actress Miles : VERA
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Charlemagne's dom. : HRE
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___ culpa : MEA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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