Arthur Schulman
Arthur Schulman

NY Times, Sun, Aug 13, 2006 VOWELLESS CROSSWORD

Author:Arthur Schulman
Editor:Will Shortz
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: , Blocks: 32, Across Lite

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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.
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© 2006, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Dip (10) : PCKPCKT
8. Ones sharing a dugout (4,7) : TMMMBRS
15. Sahara event (9) : SNDSTRM
16. Completely covering (4-2-4) : WLLTWLL
17. Links (11) : CNNCTNS
18. Be in charge (4,3,5) : RLTHRST
19. Richly bestowed (6) : LVSH
20. Race climax (4,3) : LSTLP
22. Tavern to drive to (9) : RDHS
23. Insignificant one (9) : PPSQK
25. Second in command (6) : DPT
27. Control by foreign force (10) : CCPTN
30. Unexpectedly funny (6) : RNC
32. Old Russian revolutionary (8) : LNNST
36. One who's in for the long run (10) : MRTHNR
38. Meteor (8,4) : SHTNGSTR
40. Certain accent (6) : BRG
41. Disadvantages (9) : DRWBCKS
43. Military raid (6) : SRT
44. One who doesn't use plastic (4,8) : CSHCSTMR
46. Highly cherished person (5,2,4,3) : PPLFNS
48. Complain (6) : KVTCH
49. Shakespearean character (6 or 7) : NTN
51. Relatives (7) : KNFLK
52. "Ode on Indolence" writer, 1819 (5) : KTS
54. Galelike (7) : HWLNG
56. Naturist's celebration (5,3) : RBRD
59. Understood the reason (4,3) : KNWWH
61. Calfless cows (7) : HFRS
65. Mutual regard (10) : FRNDSHP
67. Proviso (11) : RSTRCTN
69. Irish club (10) : SHLLLGH
70. Taro plant (9,3) : LPHNTSR
71. Went first (6,3,3) : SHWDTHW
72. Coolly neutral (13) : DSPSSNT
1. Wealthy (7) : PSCL
2. Plot (7) : CNNV
3. Veal or lamb delicacies (7) : KDNS
4. Crazed sort (10) : PSCHPTH
5. Stop suddenly, as a car engine (3,3) : CTT
6. Unpopped popcorn (7) : KRNLS
7. Site of an annual ball (5,6) : TMSSQR
8. Like a shortish film (3-4) : TWRL
9. Many-legged pest (9) : MLLPD
10. Two dots (6) : MLT
11. First language (6,6) : MTHRTNG
12. Motto (6) : BWRD
13. Savor (6) : RLSH
14. Private actions? (7) : SLTS
21. Cause oohs and aahs (4,4,6,4) : TKNSBRTHW
24. Hardly ambiguous (4-3-4) : PNNDSHT
26. Blunt (11) : PLNSPKN
27. Zinger (8) : CMBCK
28. Caustic (9) : CRRSV
29. Not cool (7) : PTGHT
31. Option (6) : CHC
33. Long-running Michael Frayn stage farce (6,3) : NSSFF
34. In a forbidding manner (7) : STRNL
35. Revolutionary leader killed in 1940 (7) : TRTSK
37. Mistakes (6) : RRT
39. Started to practice (4,2) : TKP
42. Door sign (5) : WMN
45. Wake-up call (4-1-6-3) : CCKDDLD
47. Austin footballers (9) : LNGHRNS
50. America (3,5) : NWWRLD
53. Way up (3-4) : SKHGH
55. Dog whose tail curls over its back (5,4) : LHSPS
56. Says no (7) : RFSS
57. Uproar (8) : BRHH
58. Was nearly out (3,3) : RNLW
60. Family relation (6) : NPHW
62. Not really serious (9) : FCTS
63. Potter, for one (7) : RTSN
64. Precedence in rank (9) : SNRT
66. Quarantine (7) : SLT
68. Where the Blue Nile originates (8) : THP

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