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Arthur Schulman
Arthur Schulman

NY Times, Sun, Jul 26, 1998 Vowelless Crossword

Author:
Arthur Schulman
Editor:
Will Shortz
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 29
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
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
Down
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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