Randolph Ross
Randolph Ross 

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New York Times, Sunday, May 12, 1991

Author: Randolph Ross
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 84, Avg Word Len: 5.17, Missing: { J }, Scrabble score: 611 (avg 1.71)
Open Squares: 128, Cheaters: 14, FITB: 13, XRef: 1
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© 1991, The New York Times
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1. Muammar el-___ of Libya : QADDAFI
8. Sheer; utter : STARK
13. Hula hoops, once : CRAZE
18. Idealists : UTOPIANS
20. Like a diorama : THREED
22. Actress Veronica from Philadelphia : HAMEL
23. Gunslinger's forte : FASTDRAW
24. Week, in Mexico : SEMANA
25. Love, in Roma : AMORE
26. Powerful explosive : TNT
27. Fabulous finale : MORAL
29. Mikhail of ballet : BARYSHNIKOV
31. Colorless: Comb. form : LEUC
32. George's lyricist : IRA
34. European wooden shoes : SABOTS
35. Egyptian king : TUTANKHAMEN
39. Conjunction : NOR
40. W. Webster's gp. : CIA
43. Pyrite and pitchblende : ORES
44. Actress Beulah: 1892-1981 : BONDI
46. Where Jeanne d'Arc triumphed: 1429 : ORLEANS
49. Mid East ladies' rooms : ODAS
50. Common code : MORSE
52. Author Feodor : DOSTOEVSKI
55. Film director Akira : KUROSAWA
57. Corresponded : WROTE
59. Cereal fruit : RAISIN
60. Low digit : TOE
61. Touched down : ALIT
62. Host of the 1992 summer Olympics : SPAIN
63. Cousin of Tony and Oscar : EMMY
66. Philosopher Friedrich : NIETZSCHE
71. Catch : SNAG
72. They're bitten and banged : NAILS
74. Anglo-Saxon money of account : ORAE
75. Co-star of "Rocky III" : MRT
77. Type of minnow : CUTLIP
78. Texas footballer : OILER
80. Deng ___, Chinese leader : XIAOPING
85. Zbigniew of Carter's Administration : BRZEZINSKI
87. Squash variety : ACORN
89. Myanmar group : SGAU
90. " . . . fears that I may ___ be": Keats : CEASETO
91. Sergeant's "___ were!" : ASYOU
93. ___'acte (intermission) : ENTR
94. Librarian's admonition : SSH
95. Recipe amt. : TSP
97. Philosophical writer Charles Louis de Secondat : MONTESQUIEU
101. Dormant : ASLEEP
104. Ltd., in the U.S.A. : INC
105. Tennyson poem : MAUD
106. Philosopher-theologian Soren : KIERKEGAARD
110. "Se ___ español" : HABLA
112. Wilde was one : WIT
115. As a friend: Fr. : ENAMI
116. English cloth measure, once used for tax purposes : ALNAGE
118. Chief artery : MAINLINE
120. Shore bird : EGRET
121. Assented : YESSED
122. Example : INSTANCE
123. Awaits action : PENDS
124. Namesakes of Actress Cannon : DYANS
125. Poet Omar : KHAYYAM
1. Egyptian village : QUFT
2. ___ impasse : ATAN
3. Biblical verb : DOST
4. Agr. is one at D.C. : DPT
5. Medics' assistants : AIDMEN
6. King of Egypt: 1936-52 : FAROUK
7. Graft, in a way : INARCH
8. Wall and Fleet: Abbr. : STS
9. "And ___ played on" : THEBAND
10. "Aeneid" starter : ARMA
11. Nurtures : REARS
12. Nairobi native : KENYAN
13. Intone : CHANT
14. Harold of "Ghostbusters" : RAMIS
15. In a frenzy : AMOK
16. Zilch : ZERO
17. Alt. : ELEV
19. Namibia, once: Abbr. : SWA
21. German submarine film: 1981 : DASBOOT
28. Fancy wheels : LIMOS
30. Atrocities : HORRORS
31. Rodeo rope : LASSO
33. Continue, as a subscription : RENEW
35. Accepted : TOOK
36. Language of Pakistan : URDU
37. Eye drop : TEAR
38. Canyon mouth : ABRA
40. Chinese cinnamon : CASSIA
41. Pressman's activity : INKING
42. A ___ apple : ASIN
45. Rock stars, to some : IDOLS
47. ___ a conclusion (prejudges) : LEAPSTO
48. French spa : EVIAN
50. Leader before Hua : MAO
51. Author Wister : OWEN
53. Of the ear : OTIC
54. Eve's third : SETH
56. Make conventional : STYLIZE
58. Wooden ship without an upper deck : RAZEE
63. Hardens : ENURES
64. Passover staple : MATZAH
65. "And ___ to go . . . ": Frost : MILES
67. Perfect test scores : IOOS
68. Actor Estrada : ERIK
69. Shire of "Godfather III" : TALIA
70. Arabian prince : EMIR
73. Kind of bug : SPITTLE
76. Film by 55 Across : RAN
77. Common lab tests : CBCS
79. Synthetic material : RAYON
80. Delete : XOUT
81. False: Comb. form : PSEUD
82. Fire: Comb. form : IGNI
83. Hoopster Archibald : NATE
84. Teacher, in India : GURU
86. Small bunch of flowers : NOSEGAY
88. Seashell often used as a horn : CONCH
92. Little bit : SMIDGEN
96. Rang : PEALED
98. Enclose a waterway : EMBANK
99. N.A. Indian language : SALISH
100. Amounts : QUANTA
101. Carrying a weapon : ARMED
102. Playlets : SKITS
103. Li'l Abner's mother : PANSY
106. Retain : KEEP
107. "Picnic" playwright : INGE
108. Generate profits : EARN
109. Tabula ___ : RASA
111. "___ Blue?": 1929 song : AMI
112. Vinous : WINY
113. Peruvian native : INCA
114. Rain cats and dogs : TEEM
117. Begley and Bradley : EDS
119. Minstrel's song : LAY

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