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Arthur Schulman
Arthur Schulman

NY Times, Sun, Sep 02, 2001 VOWELLESS CROSSWORD

Author:
Arthur Schulman
Editor:
Will Shortz
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 31
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
3
P
4
H
5
P
6
L
7
T
8
Z
9
R
10
M
11
C
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C
13
B
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S
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P
H
N
S
T
B
R
N
M
16
P
R
C
L
N
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M
R
T
N
V
N
B
R
N
18
R
G
L
T
T
19
R
N
L
D
R
G
N
20
S
21
P
R
R
B
22
G
G
N
G
23
S
Q
N
24
N
D
25
R
26
R
27
N
P
S
R
28
S
29
S
30
L
L
31
S
32
S
T
M
T
C
33
D
L
S
T
V
34
N
S
N
35
L
M
P
36
D
37
R
38
G
N
F
L
S
39
T
N
S
40
N
L
S
S
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D
N
N
42
G
T
H
43
C
H
R
S
T
44
L
D
G
45
R
G
R
46
S
T
M
C
H
47
C
48
H
49
S
50
S
N
H
T
51
F
52
C
T
53
S
N
G
P
54
S
H
55
L
L
T
56
N
57
R
58
T
H
C
H
N
59
B
60
C
K
R
M
61
F
62
R
N
C
S
F
S
S
S
63
R
G
H
S
T
64
S
T
P
H
N
F
S
T
R
65
G
R
N
H
S
66
H
R
M
N
M
L
V
L
L
© 2001, The New York Times
Across
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
Down
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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