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Trenton Charlson
Trenton Charlson

NY Times, Sun, Sep 09, 2018 VOWELLESS CROSSWORD

Author:
Trenton Charlson
Editor:
Will Shortz
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 33, Across Lite
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H
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X
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V
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F
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Q
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N
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P
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S
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F
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R
© 2018, The New York Times
Across
1
"Her" star, 2013 (7,7) : JQNPHNX
8
Limited-edition action figure, for one (11) : CLLCTBL
15
Benny Goodman led one (4,7) : JZZQRTT
16
Things around "11" at the end of this clue (11) : PRNTHSS
17
Basketball shot taken just before time expires (6,6) : BZZRBTR
18
One concerned with the preservation of wildlife? (11) : TXDRMST
19
Game show request appropriate for this puzzle (2,4,2,3,1,5) : DLKTBVWL
21
Person of note? (8) : MSCN
22
Conflict between aces (8) : DGFGHT
25
Some preserves (5) : JLL
26
Mesozoic Era period (8) : JRSSC
31
Final contribution toward a prospective failure (4,2,3,6) : NLNTHCFFN
33
Salty stadium snack (4,7) : SFTPRTZL
35
Mean (7) : SGNF
36
Stylists' tools (11) : HRBRSHS
37
Chat with someone on the way out (4,9) : XTNTRVW
40
Trouser material (8) : CRDR
41
Daniel Boone, e.g. (12) : FRNTRSMN
42
Jumper over a lazy dog in a classic pangram (5,5,3) : QCKBRWNFX
45
Story lines (9) : SCNRS
46
Cell transmitter (6) : NRN
47
Doctors' diagnoses (9) : SNDRMS
49
Joined forces (6,2) : TMDP
51
Being a letdown at the end (13) : NTCLMCTC
56
Container that might be marked with fractions (9,3) : MSRNGCP
59
Advertising leaflets (9) : HNDBLLS
61
She was on the first TV Guide cover (7,4) : LCLLBLL
62
Cultivating some productive relationships (10) : NTWRKNG
63
Old West mail service (4,7) : PNXPRSS
64
Dead and buried (3,4,5) : SXFTNDR
Down
1
Colorful candy that sticks to the teeth (6) : JJB
2
Questioned closely (7) : QZZD
3
Rub with the nose (6) : NZZL
4
Directionally named elementary particle (2,5) : PQRK
5
Catch wind of (4,5) : HRBT
6
"I'm pleasantly surprised" (3,3,3) : NTTBD
7
Lavish productions (13) : XTRVGNZS
8
Profit made from a stock sale, e.g. (7,4) : CPTLGN
9
Dr. Seuss character who "speaks for the trees" (5) : LRX
10
Succeed, as a joke (4) : LND
11
Hat checker's station (8) : CTRM
12
Face on a $2 bill (6,9) : THMSJFFRSN
13
Symbol to the left of a signature, perhaps (4,4) : BSSCLF
14
Bringing up the rear (4,2,4) : LSTNLN
20
To an extreme degree (7) : WFLL
23
Item used in an exotic massage (3,5) : HTSTN
24
MetLife Stadium team (3,6) : THGNTS
26
Book after Deuteronomy (6) : JSH
27
Whistle blower (7) : RFR
28
Take it easy (3,4,3,5) : STBCKNDRLX
29
Part of a rack (5,3) : SPRRB
30
Group led by Richard the Lionheart (9) : CRSDRS
32
Where hockey players initially face off (6,3) : CNTRC
34
Discombobulated (6) : THRWN
37
They copy things (5,8) : XRXMCHNS
38
Schubert composition popular at weddings (3,5) : VMR
39
Diminishes in apparent size, as the moon (5) : WNS
41
Elbow grease (6) : FFRT
42
Abrupt increase (7,4) : QNTMLP
43
Area marked off with yellow tape (5,5) : CRMSCN
44
Annual locale of the world's largest single-day sporting event (12) : NDNPLS
48
Faux finish? (6,1) : SLNTX
50
Faithful spouse of Odysseus (8) : PNLP
52
Labor leader? (7) : MDWF
53
Nightclub show (7) : CBRT
54
"The Lord of the Rings" author (7) : TLKN
55
Copied exactly (6) : CLND
57
Place where opposites don't attract? (3,3) : GBR
58
Sentence segment (6) : CLS
60
Rock candy, essentially (5) : SGR

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