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Arthur Schulman
Arthur Schulman

NY Times, Sun, Aug 13, 2006 VOWELLESS CROSSWORD

Author:
Arthur Schulman
Editor:
Will Shortz
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 32, 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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P
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C
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K
4
P
5
C
6
K
7
T
8
T
9
M
10
M
11
M
12
B
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R
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S
15
S
N
D
S
T
R
M
16
W
L
L
T
W
L
L
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C
N
N
C
T
N
S
18
R
L
T
H
R
S
T
19
L
V
S
H
20
L
S
21
T
L
P
22
R
D
H
S
23
P
24
P
S
Q
K
25
D
26
P
T
27
C
28
C
29
P
T
N
30
R
N
31
C
32
L
N
33
N
34
S
35
T
36
M
R
T
H
N
37
R
38
S
H
39
T
N
G
S
T
R
40
B
R
G
41
D
R
42
W
B
C
K
S
43
S
R
T
44
C
S
H
45
C
S
T
M
R
46
P
P
47
L
F
N
S
48
K
V
T
C
H
49
N
T
50
N
51
K
N
F
L
K
52
K
T
53
S
54
H
W
55
L
N
G
56
R
57
B
58
R
D
59
K
60
N
W
W
H
61
H
62
F
63
R
64
S
65
F
R
N
D
66
S
H
P
67
R
S
68
T
R
C
T
N
69
S
H
L
L
L
G
H
70
L
P
H
N
T
S
R
71
S
H
W
D
T
H
W
72
D
S
P
S
S
N
T
© 2006, The New York Times
Across
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
Down
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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