Arthur Schulman
Arthur Schulman

NY Times, Sun, Sep 02, 2001 VOWELLESS CROSSWORD

Author:Arthur Schulman
Editor:Will Shortz
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: , Blocks: 31, 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.
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J
2
S
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P
4
H
5
P
6
L
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T
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Z
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R
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M
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C
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C
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B
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S
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P
H
N
S
T
B
R
N
M
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P
R
C
L
N
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M
R
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N
V
N
B
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R
G
L
T
T
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R
N
L
D
R
G
N
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S
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P
R
R
B
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G
G
N
G
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S
Q
N
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N
D
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R
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R
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P
S
R
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S
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S
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L
L
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S
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S
T
M
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C
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D
L
S
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V
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N
S
N
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L
M
P
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D
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R
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G
N
F
L
S
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T
N
S
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N
L
S
S
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D
N
N
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G
T
H
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C
H
R
S
T
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L
D
G
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R
G
R
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S
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M
C
H
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C
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H
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S
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S
N
H
T
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F
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C
T
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S
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G
P
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S
H
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L
L
T
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N
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R
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T
H
C
H
N
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B
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C
K
R
M
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F
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R
N
C
S
F
S
S
S
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R
G
H
S
T
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S
T
P
H
N
F
S
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R
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G
R
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H
S
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H
R
M
N
M
L
V
L
L
© 2001, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Rival of William Randolph Hearst (6,8) : JSPHPLTZR
10. One of two books of the Apocrypha (9) : MCCBS
15. Associate of James A. Bailey (7,1,6) : PHNSTBRNM
16. Ming vase material (9) : PRCLN
17. President from Kinderhook, N.Y. (6,3,5) : MRTNVNBRN
18. Opera based on a Victor Hugo play (9) : RGLTT
19. Patricia Neal's co-star in "The Hasty Heart" (6,6) : RNLDRGN
20. Barbecued item (8) : SPRRB
22. Holiday quaff (6) : GGNG
23. Dress sparkler (6) : SQN
24. Country of about 175 square miles (7) : NDRR
27. Comedian who co-hosted 1960's TV's "The Les Crane Show" (6,7) : NPSRSSLL
31. Thorough and regular (10) : SSTMTC
33. U.N. ambassador under J.F.K. (5,1,9) : DLSTVNSN
35. State capital that's also the name of a beer (7) : LMP
36. Darting insects (11) : DRGNFLS
39. Without strain (11) : TNSNLSS
41. Murdered (4,2) : DNN
42. Creator of Jane Marple (6,8) : GTHCHRST
44. Irish dramatist who helped found the Abbey Theater (4,7) : LDGRGR
46. Antacid targets (12) : STMCHCHS
50. Broad-brimmed summer headwear (3,3) : SNHT
51. Tap (6) : FCT
53. Exhausting (5,2) : SNGP
54. Pay (5,3) : SHLLT
56. Where Inner Mongolia is (5,5) : NRTHCHN
59. Place for political deals (4,4) : BCKRM
61. Italy's patron saint (7,2,6) : FRNCSFSSS
63. Camps in the wilderness (6,2) : RGHST
64. "Oh! Susanna" writer (7,6) : STPHNFSTR
65. Place to grow plants (10) : GRNHS
66. "Bartleby the Scrivener" author (6,8) : HRMNMLVLL
1. Founder of U.S. Steel (1,1,6) : JPMRGN
2. Bracing (7,2) : SHRNGP
3. Quaint trousers (10) : PNTLNS
4. Condé Nast publication (5,3,6) : HSNDGRDN
5. Convey effectively (3,4) : PTVR
6. Making excuses (8) : LBNG
7. Chicago newspaper (7) : TRBN
8. More madcap (6) : ZNR
9. Like the baptistery in Pisa (10) : RMNSQ
10. Napoleon, for one (7) : MPRR
11. Actor born Archibald Leach (4,5) : CRGRNT
12. Samuel Goldwyn contemporary (5,1,7) : CCLBDMLL
13. Skill (7) : BLT
14. Beethoven's "Waldstein ___" (6) : SNT
21. Famous Euclidean proposition (4,8) : PNSSNRM
23. LP holder (6) : SLV
25. Twin sister of Apollo (7) : RTMS
26. Cook's collection (7) : RCPS
28. Singing exercise (9) : SLFGG
29. Controversial firearm (7,5) : SSLTRFL
30. Uncouth (7) : LTSH
32. Without worry: Fr. (4,5) : SNSSC
34. Because (2,4) : NTHT
36. Labyrinth builder (8) : DDLS
37. Start of a boxing match (5,3) : RNDN
38. Leader who invaded 56-Across (7,4) : GNGHSKHN
40. One way to be lost (2,3,7) : NTHSHFFL
43. Noted oceanographer (8) : CST
45. 1968 U.S. Open champion (6,4) : RTHRSH
47. Jarring, as exploding grenades (10) : CNCSSV
48. Dernier cri (4,5) : HGHSTL
49. Like an advertiser's role (10) : SPNSRL
52. River catch (7) : CTFSH
55. Boundaries (6) : LMTS
56. Prime time (4,2) : NNPM
57. Athena turned her into a spider (7) : RCHN
58. Seismic sea wave (7) : TSNM
59. Noted family name in Italian history (6) : BRG
60. Big cat (6) : CGR
62. Main thoroughfare (6) : RTR
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