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Arthur Schulman
Arthur Schulman

NY Times, Sun, Feb 12, 2017 VOWELLESS CROSSWORD

Author:
Arthur Schulman
Editor:
Will Shortz
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 35, Across Lite
Notepad: In this puzzle, the letter "Y" always counts as a vowel.
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B
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R
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K
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L
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N
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B
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R
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D
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G
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B
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B
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R
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T
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H
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T
H
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W
R
K
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M
S
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T
S
S
P
T
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L
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C
L
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C
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T
R
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C
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V
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B
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K
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S
G
R
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S
H
W
L
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L
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P
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S
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D
M
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C
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H
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C
H
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S
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Z
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K
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R
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P
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N
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N
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V
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N
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T
T
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N
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L
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S
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W
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L
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D
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F
C
T
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N
K
N
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T
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C
H
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S
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L
D
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G
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R
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K
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R
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D
L
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M
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T
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P
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L
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W
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M
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B
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L
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P
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T
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M
J
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M
R
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R
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T
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F
R
R
R
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M
P
R
C
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G
G
G
N
H
M
M
S
M
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B
R
S
K
N
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G
R
N
D
C
N
T
R
L
© 2017, The New York Times

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Across
1
Connector since 1883 (8,6) : BRKLNBRDG
10
Teammate of Lou Gehrig (4,4) : BBRTH
15
Daily paper since 1851 (3,3,4,5) : THNWRKTMS
16
Drunkard (7) : TSSPT
17
Metropolitan Opera's home (7,6) : LNCLNCNTR
18
Qualities of a knight (8) : CHVLR
19
Enjoy the sunlight (4) : BSK
20
Giant cactus (7) : SGR
21
Shoulder cover (5) : SHWL
22
Long-haired watchdog (5,4) : LHSPS
25
Infrequently (6) : SLDM
27
Hummable, say (6) : CTCH
30
Select (6) : CHS
32
Equine animal in a zoo (5) : ZBR
33
Allowed (6) : KSHR
34
It's under Madison Square Garden (12,7) : PNNSLVNSTTN
39
"Filthy" money (5) : LCR
40
Quickest means of getting around a city, often (6) : SBW
41
___ hop (dance that evolved in Harlem) (5) : LND
42
Tap (6) : FCT
43
Coolpix maker (5) : NKN
44
Artist's studio (7) : TLR
45
Noted Art Deco skyscraper (8,8) : CHRSLRBLDNG
48
Many a musician at CBGB (6) : RCKR
50
Allowed (5) : LGL
51
Put on a pedestal (7) : DLZ
52
River separating Myanmar and Laos (6) : MKNG
53
Composer Franz (5) : LSZT
55
It's not the main story (7) : SBPLT
59
Impulsive desires (5) : WHMS
61
Authoritative source (5) : BBL
63
___ train (line to the World Trade Center) (4) : PTH
64
Henry Fielding novel (3,5) : TMJNS
66
First crossword editor for 15-Across (8,6) : MRGRTFRRR
69
Inexact (9) : MPRCS
70
Noted work of Frank Lloyd Wright (10,6) : GGGNHMMSM
71
Rug made from the hide of a grizzly (8) : BRSKN
72
Big Apple terminal with 44 platforms (5,7) : GRNDCNTRL
Down
1
Comic strip private (6,6) : BTLBL
2
Like some German wines (7) : RHNSH
3
Madison Square Garden team (6) : KNCKS
4
Humble (5) : LWL
5
Information-processing cell (6) : NRN
6
What can carry great volumes of information? (8) : BKCS
7
Nielsen data (7) : RTNGS
8
Loses substance (14) : DMTRLZS
9
Old Faithful, for one (6) : GSR
10
Trayful of cookies (5) : BTCH
11
Big Apple neighborhood bordering Williamsburg (8) : BSHWCK
12
It's connected by tramway to Manhattan (9,6) : RSVLTSLND
13
Beat in athletic competition (7) : TPL
14
Furnace (6) : HTR
21
Pocket-size item used in making payments (5,4) : SMRTCRD
23
Bits (6) : PCS
24
Whup but good (7) : SHLLC
26
Iffy (8) : DBTFL
28
Scaredy-cat (7) : CHCKN
29
Often-pickled fish (7) : HRRNG
31
Rome's foundation (5,5) : SVNHLLS
34
Deli meat (8) : PSTRM
35
Clear, as a drain (7) : NBLCK
36
Destination for many 63-Across trains (6,3,6) : NWRKNWJRS
37
Experiences (9) : NDRGS
38
V.I.P.s (8) : NTBLS
46
15-Across publisher (10) : SLZBRGR
47
Brand to relax with (2-1-3) : LZB
49
Oil rig worker (9) : RGHNCK
54
Winter transport (8) : TBGGN
56
Big penmaker (5,4) : PPRMT
57
Sleepyhead, say (4,5) : LTRSR
58
Like some underwear (7) : THRML
60
What's left out (8) : MSSN
62
Erudite (7) : LRND
64
Grant's ___ (4) : TMB
65
___ State Building (6) : MPR
66
Like some summer days (5) : MGG
67
Work ___ (5) : THC
68
Feast's opposite (6) : FMN

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