Randolph Ross
Randolph Ross 

CAMOUFLAGE

New York Times, Sunday, October 4, 1992

Author: Randolph Ross
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 74, Avg Word Len: 5.24, Missing: { F J X Z }, Scrabble score: 545 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 111, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 9, XRef: 1
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© 1992, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Strains the brain : RACKS
6. Segovia's companion : GUITAR
12. Gerald Ford, by birth : OMAHAN
18. Peer : EQUAL
19. Amusements : PASTIMES
21. Notable Watergate figure : RODINO
22. Eritrea's urethane riches : BURIEDTREASURE
24. Believe; trust : CREDIT
25. Blue : SAD
26. Lucy lover : DESI
27. Produced milk : LACTATED
29. He wrote "The Sultan of Sulu" : ADE
30. Sinatra film: 1954 : SUDDENLY
34. Auguries : OMENS
37. Menace with reata : VEILEDTHREAT
41. ___ Bator, Mongolia : ULAN
43. Pile : NAP
44. Douse : IMMERSE
45. Ending for scant or pant : IES
46. Crandall and Webb : DELS
47. Pfc. superior : CPL
48. Arab garments : ABAS
49. P.D.Q. relative : ASAP
51. Some radio buffs : CBERS
53. Arias : SOLI
54. Act like Mrs. Mitty : NAG
55. Country lass : WENCH
57. Orange-red chalcedony : SARD
58. Beginning : OUTSET
60. More like Poe's midnight : DREARIER
62. Owing : INDEBT
64. New England eleven, familiarly : PATS
65. Owe a pony and a gun : CONCEALEDWEAPON
68. Elide : OMIT
70. Grammer of "Cheers" : KELSEY
71. Forsakes : ABANDONS
75. Dealt : TRADED
77. Word with miss or beer : NEAR
78. Italian card game : SCOPA
79. Tatami : MAT
80. Dame Myra : HESS
81. S-shaped curves : OGEES
83. A Bolger co-star in 1939 : LAHR
84. Skin : PARE
85. Lodge member : ELK
86. ___ Reekie (Edinburgh) : AULD
87. Author of "One Human Minute" : LEM
88. Core : ESSENCE
91. Verb ending : OSE
92. Trim a photo : CROP
93. Act I—"On a secret mission" : COVERTACTION
95. Grassy plant : SEDGE
97. Explosive : VOLATILE
99. ___ de deux : PAS
100. " . . . and take it for ___ worse": Cowley : BETTEROR
102. Organic compound : ENOL
104. Kimono sash : OBI
107. Webster or Clay : ORATOR
109. They span hybrid gestation : COVEREDBRIDGES
114. Italia's second largest city : MILANO
115. Of ancient writing : HIERATIC
116. Barton, e.g. : NURSE
117. Took off : BOLTED
118. Jim Varney role : ERNEST
119. Silly ones : GEESE
1. Lee's men : REBS
2. Shade of blue : AQUA
3. Coagulant : CURD
4. Winding of jazz fame : KAI
5. Luge lover : SLEDDER
6. Tawdry : GARISH
7. Application : USE
8. Ending for a niña's name : ITA
9. "___ the season . . . " : TIS
10. Gris-gris : AMULET
11. Stood for a second term : RERAN
12. Movie whale : ORCA
13. Dean and Downey : MORTONS
14. Revoke a legacy : ADEEM
15. Mexico's tourist expense : HIDDENCOST
16. A tickbird : ANI
17. Finisher in "Wayne's World" : NOT
19. A gal. has eight : PTS
20. This could be a challenge to find : SECLUDEDBEACH
23. He went to town : DEEDS
28. W. Harrison's successor : TYLER
29. Stout choices : ALES
31. Bathsheba's first mate : URIAH
32. Profound : DEEP
33. "___ Boot" : DAS
35. Capital of Campania : NAPLES
36. Gymnastics move : SPLIT
37. Article of food : VIAND
38. Imprison : EMBAR
39. P.R. man's concern : IMAGE
40. N.J. township : TEANECK
42. ___-ran : ALSO
50. Put this up or chase flies : SCREENEDPORCH
51. Box for oolong : CADDY
52. Cook up : BREW
53. Point of view : STAND
55. Corresponded : WROTE
56. Aachen article : EIN
57. Mock : SNEER
59. "Once ___ time . . . " : UPONA
61. Stomach churners : ACIDS
62. "Casablanca" heroine et al. : ILSAS
63. Cylindrical seat : TABORET
66. Protected, at sea : ALEE
67. Soft food for invalids : PAP
68. Blackmailer's words : ORELSE
69. Place to hobnob all night in disguise : MASKEDBALL
72. Muscat-eer? : OMANI
73. Stupor: Comb. form : NARCO
74. Painter of "The Feast of St. Nicholas" : STEEN
75. Kojak and a Huxtable : THEOS
76. Sullen : DOUR
78. Soft and crumbling, as bricks : SAMEL
82. Hand warmer : GLOVE
83. A tribe of Israel : LEVI
84. Favorites : PETS
86. Paint solvent : ACETONE
87. Auction unit : LOT
89. Flavor : SAPOR
90. Fish preparation : SCALING
93. George Washington ___ : CARVER
94. Prepare another draft : REEDIT
96. Reach : GETAT
98. He outranks the sarge : LOOIE
101. Walked on : TROD
103. G.E. subsidiary : NBC
104. Grimm character : OGRE
105. A First Lady of the 50's : BESS
106. "Uh huh" : ISEE
107. An arm of the U.S. exec. branch : OMB
108. A Hope-Crosby location : RIO
110. Directional ending : ERN
111. Actress Charlotte : RAE
112. U.F.O. crew : ETS
113. Required : DUE

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