One asking for Ahmed Adoudi, say [11]

This is a lovely clue that needs to be read aloud to be understood–especially if your initial instinct is to think that this has something to do with racism or that geographical or religious knowledge is needed. “Ahmed Adoudi” sounds like “I made a doodie,” the sort of puerile prank that Bart Simpson might unleash on Moe. As a plus (or minus), the answer CRANK CALLER could just as easily have been “Prank Caller.”

  • Joe DiPietro, The New York Times, 5/6/17

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