Arthur Schulman
Arthur Schulman

NY Times, Sun, Jul 26, 1998 VOWELLESS CROSSWORD

Author:Arthur Schulman
Editor:Will Shortz
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: , Blocks: 29, Across Lite
Notepad: The vowels A, E, I, O, U and Y are to be omitted before the answers are entered in the grid. Lengths of the answer words, before the vowels are dropped, are provided in parentheses.
1
B
2
L
3
L
4
T
5
B
6
X
7
S
8
S
9
P
10
T
11
R
12
M
13
V
14
R
15
L
X
N
D
R
P
P
16
P
L
T
G
L
S
S
17
S
M
C
R
C
L
R
18
N
D
R
S
T
D
S
19
T
B
L
20
T
N
N
21
G
F
R
K
22
M
R
N
23
F
R
T
24
F
25
D
G
R
D
S
26
S
L
P
27
F
G
H
R
28
N
29
P
N
S
30
P
C
L
P
31
S
32
N
T
33
R
P
D
34
P
R
P
N
N
T
35
S
36
H
37
R
T
R
D
R
38
G
S
T
H
R
G
H
39
T
B
L
S
L
T
40
C
R
N
T
N
41
N
T
L
P
S
42
P
R
N
43
M
T
44
H
45
L
46
G
47
F
N
C
48
B
H
L
D
49
N
50
C
N
N
L
51
P
R
G
52
M
T
R
P
L
T
53
N
54
R
R
T
55
J
M
S
56
S
S
N
S
57
Q
R
T
58
R
F
N
L
59
M
N
T
N
L
R
L
60
N
V
L
R
N
G
S
61
S
G
N
L
N
G
G
62
T
L
L
R
D
R
S
© 1998, The New York Times
Across Down
1. They shouldn't be stuffed (6,5) : BLLTBXS
8. Lady Macbeth's quest? (4,7) : SPTRMVR
15. "An Essay on Man" writer (9,4) : LXNDRPP
16. Window material (5,5) : PLTGLSS
17. Like some arcs (12) : SMCRCLR
18. They wait to act (12) : NDRSTDS
19. Dramatic scene (7) : TBL
20. Pitch producer (6,4) : TNNGFRK
22. Strand (6) : MRN
23. Arm (7) : FRTF
25. Lowers in quality (8) : DGRDS
26. Ready for bed (6) : SLP
27. Warning signal at sea (7) : FGHRN
29. Thinks aloud (6) : PNS
30. Grand finale (10) : PCLPS
32. Brave (8) : NTRPD
34. Advocate (9) : PRPNNT
35. BLT down with mayo, e.g. (5,5) : SHRTRDR
38. Suffers (4,7) : GSTHRGH
39. Shaker content (5,4) : TBLSLT
40. Pink shade (9) : CRNTN
41. Deer playmates? (9) : NTLPS
42. Wild suspicion (8) : PRN
43. Olden stories (9) : MTHLG
47. Intended (6 or 7) : FNC
48. Indebted (8) : BHLDN
50. Ricotta-filled dessert (7) : CNNL
51. Landlocked country (8) : PRG
52. Lincoln Center tenant, with "The" (12) : MTRPLTN
54. Mistakes (6) : RRT
55. Improvisation times (3,8) : JMSSSNS
57. Wimbledon event (12) : QRTRFNL
59. Calico bush (8,6) : MNTNLRL
60. Seedless fruit (5,7) : NVLRNGS
61. Handy speech? (4,8) : SGNLNGG
62. Herculean tasks (4,6) : TLLRDRS
1. Showy departure (8) : BLSTFF
2. It borders Belgium (10) : LXMBRG
3. Gandhi garment (9) : LNCLTH
4. Alfresco (7) : TDR
5. University of Cincinnati mascot (7) : BRCT
6. Unmysterious (9) : XPLND
7. Tree frog (6,6) : SPRNGPPR
8. Provides in the easiest way possible (5-5) : SPNFDS
9. Advocates at court (8) : PLDRS
10. First president of Turkey (7) : TTRK
11. Recommends (5) : RGS
12. One very well-to-do (16) : MLTMLLNR
13. Nosy activity (13) : VSDRPPNG
14. Bel canto composer (7) : RSSN
21. Alhambra site (7) : GRND
24. Book illustration (12) : FRNTSPC
26. Fawning (11) : SCPHNTC
28. Parts of the body involved in divination (8) : NTRLS
30. Like some jobs (4-4) : PRTTM
31. Mollify (6) : STH
33. Calculator display (7) : RDT
34. Italian friend (7) : PSN
35. Emma's creator (6) : STN
36. Addictive (5-7) : HBTFRMNG
37. British Invasion band member (7,5) : RLLNGSTN
38. Bombastic (13) : GRNDLQNT
40. Get comfy with a book, maybe (4,2) : CRLP
42. Way of putting things (11) : PHRSLG
44. Father of Jane and Peter (5,5) : HNRFND
45. Kemo Sabe, with "the" (4,6) : LNRNGR
46. Having done no wrong (9) : GLTLSS
48. L.S.U. site (5,5) : BTNRG
49. Gap in time (8) : NTRVL
51. Evening dress? (7) : PJMS
52. Cotton fabric (6) : MSLN
53. At first (9) : NTLL
56. Slow mover (5) : SNL
58. Not so well-done (5) : RRR
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