Arthur Schulman
Arthur Schulman

NY Times, Sun, Jun 08, 2014 VOWELLESS CROSSWORD

Author:Arthur Schulman
Editor:Will Shortz
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: , Blocks: 35, Across Lite
Notepad: The vowels A, E, I, O, U and Y are to be omitted before the answers are entered in the grid. The lengths of the answer words, before the vowels are dropped, are provided in parentheses.
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H
2
R
3
V
4
R
5
D
6
S
7
Q
8
R
9
S
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P
11
R
12
R
13
B
14
S
15
V
C
S
C
R
C
L
S
16
S
L
S
S
L
P
17
R
T
H
R
M
L
L
R
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G
N
T
L
M
N
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T
R
N
S
P
N
D
R
20
N
J
C
T
N
S
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C
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P
T
N
K
N
G
R
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P
24
N
25
T
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S
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F
28
N
29
R
T
R
N
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B
S
T
F
F
R
N
D
S
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C
32
S
33
M
34
C
35
R
36
B
L
L
F
L
D
S
37
P
38
B
L
C
N
M
S
39
L
T
T
L
V
40
F
41
T
H
R
N
N
S
C
P
42
N
T
H
N
G
T
D
C
L
R
43
S
44
T
45
T
46
F
47
T
H
R
T
48
L
N
G
C
N
T
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S
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G
51
R
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S
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M
54
C
55
K
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S
57
N
H
R
T
N
G
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M
R
L
N
B
R
N
D
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G
R
S
N
T
M
60
B
L
C
K
B
T
T
M
61
S
N
S
L
S
S
62
B
C
K
T
S
Q
R
N
© 2014, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Cambridge crossroads (7,6) : HRVRDSQR
9. Barbecued pork dish (5,4) : SPRRBS
15. Often-frustrating loops (7,7) : VCSCRCLS
16. Store receipt (5,4) : SLSSLP
17. "Death of a Salesman" writer (6,6) : RTHRMLLR
18. Ladies' counterparts (9) : GNTLMN
19. Airplane identification device (11) : TRNSPNDR
20. Shots (10) : NJCTNS
21. Beloved figure of old children's TV (7,8) : CPTNKNGR
23. You can't get back from these (6,2,2,6) : PNTSFNRTRN
30. Bosom buddies (4,2,7) : BSTFFRNDS
31. High-energy stream from outer space (6,3) : CSMCR
36. Diamond locales (4,6) : BLLFLDS
37. Ones on a most-wanted list (6,7) : PBLCNMS
39. Stowe character (6,3) : LTTLV
40. Something to be proud of (7,2,4,3) : FTHRNNSCP
42. Customs assertion (7,2,7) : NTHNGTDCLR
43. Impossible to better, for now (5-2-3-3) : STTFTHRT
48. Feature of the controversial 1927 Dempsey/Tunney fight (4,5) : LNGCNT
49. Kellogg's cereal introduced in 1953 (5,6) : SGRSMCKS
57. Acquiring by will (10) : NHRTNG
58. Oscar winner for "On the Waterfront" (6,6) : MRLNBRND
59. TV drama since 2005 (5,7) : GRSNTM
60. Popular dance of the 1920s that involves slapping the rear (5,6) : BLCKBTTM
61. Inane (9) : SNSLSS
62. "Let's start all over" (4,2,6,3) : BCKTSQRN
1. Danish cheese (7) : HVRT
2. Parish priest's residence (7) : RCTR
3. One-third of the Hindu trinity (6) : VSHN
4. Source of help (8) : RCRS
5. Imagine (5,2) : DRMP
6. Resident near Mount Etna (8) : SCLN
7. Put down (7) : QLLD
8. Brought up again (11) : RSRRCTD
9. Tryst (11) : SSGNTN
10. Not a beauty (5,4) : PLNJN
11. Put more of on the store shelves (7) : RSTCK
12. New Year's vow (10) : RSLTN
13. In flower (8) : BLMNG
14. Backer (7) : SPNSR
22. Daughter of Zeus and Demeter (10) : PRSPHN
23. Shoe annoyance (6) : PBBL
24. Protect from heat or cold (8) : NSLT
25. Climax of an eclipse (8) : TTLT
26. Dessert whose name comes from the French for "blown up" (7) : SFFL
27. Exhaust fumes, e.g. (8) : FFLV
28. Not prepared (7) : NRD
29. Chases (4,5) : RNSFTR
31. Empty of contents (5,3) : CLNT
32. Minute part (6) : SCND
33. One who can't remember (8) : MNSC
34. Ludicrous (7) : CMCL
35. Inhale and exhale (7) : RSPR
38. Family name associated with greed, power, lust and murder (6) : BRG
41. Proud parent's cry (5,2,4) : THTSMBB
42. Diamond rarities (2-3,5) : NHTGMS
43. Rock launchers (6) : SLNGS
44. Cheap and insignificant (7) : TNHRN
45. Fierce four-legged female (7) : TGRSS
46. Made-up (9) : FCTNL
47. Ringing in the ear (8) : TNNTS
50. It wards off vampires (6) : GRLC
51. Decompression aid (3,4) : RLCK
52. Escape undetected (5,3) : SNKT
53. Drinks (7) : MBBS
54. Detailed evaluation (8) : CRTQ
55. MacKinlay ___, 1956 Pulitzer-winning novelist (6) : KNTR
56. Supporting musician (7) : SDMN
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