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A novelist drinks outside in the morning (6,4)


I believe the answer is:

martin amis

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'a novelist' is the definition.
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'drinks outside in the morning' is the wordplay.
'drinks' becomes 'martinis' (martini is a kind of drink).
'outside' means one lot of letters goes inside another.
'in the morning' becomes 'am' (AM on a clock).
'martinis' placed around 'am' is 'MARTIN AMIS'.

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(Other definitions for martin amis that I've seen before include "Writer" , "The Rachel Papers was his first novel in 1973" .)

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