|Tom Magliozzi (1937-2014)|
So did you donate vowels to Bosnia? Have no fear, you can still solve crosswords. The vowelless is a well-known form of variety puzzles, which add an additional challenge because the answers aren’t enumerated. Solving them requires a good eye for spotting letter patterns. Crossnerd has created a bunch, Trip Payne has one, Neville Fogarty has one, Andy Kravis has one, and Arthur Schulman has done four for the New York Times. The kng f th gnr is Frnk Lng. The constructors all seem to have fun with them.
Now, back to regular cryptics: here’s this week’s The Nation puzzle.
Link to puzzle: http://www.thenation.com/article/191345/puzzle-no-3346