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Automaton (5)

Ross

I think it could be either:

robot

golem

'automaton' is the definition.
(I know that automaton can be written as robot)

This is all the clue.

(Other definitions for robot that I've seen before include "Automated machine" , "Android, possibly" , "Automation" , "Humanoid machine" , "Computer-controlled machine" .)

I've seen this clue in The Telegraph, The Mirror and the Evening Standard.
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