THE SUPREMES

New York Times, Sunday, June 24, 2001

Author: Randolph Ross
Editor: Will Shortz
Randolph Ross
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 136, Blocks: 70 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 61 for Mr. Ross. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2001, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Shock: Var. : APPAL
6. Mont Blanc, par exemple : ALPE
10. Prefix with athlete : TRI
13. Roberta of Dreiser's "An American Tragedy" : ALDEN
18. Châlons-sur-___, France : MARNE
19. Problems : HEADACHES
22. TV exec Arledge : ROONE
23. Supreme dessert (1994- ) : BREYERSICECREAM
25. It's intended to help one play better : ETUDE
26. Classic French film "Pepe ___" : LEMOKO
27. Gong : TAMTAM
28. Thermostat site, maybe : HOTBED
29. Flush : EVEN
30. Suffix with malt : OSE
32. Where Alexander the Great conquered : ASIA
33. Like some consonants, phonetically : PALATAL
34. Coupon user : REDEEMER
36. ___ Dei : GRATIA
38. "___ Had It" (1959 hit) : IVE
39. In view : SEEN
40. Infant's cry : WAH
43. Step on it : SCALE
44. Dissents : NOS
45. Geom. solid : SPH
48. Eighth avatar of Vishnu : KRISHNA
50. Amerada ___ (Fortune 500 company) : HESS
51. Major League V.I.P.'s : MGRS
52. Times on lines : WAITS
54. Old Britain-China conflict : OPIUMWAR
56. Unrelaxed : TAUT
58. E-mail address endings : ORGS
59. Babysitter's bane : BRAT
60. E.U. member : BEL
61. Dickens's Pip, e.g. : ORPHAN
64. Fix, as a pump : REHEEL
66. Fills up : REFUELS
69. City near Vesuvio : NAPOLI
70. Snapple competitor : NESTEA
71. "Ben-___" : HUR
72. Matador maneuver : PASE
74. Discharge : EMIT
75. 1/60 of a trillionth of a min. : PSEC
76. Landlocked land : MONGOLIA
78. Barrel piece : STAVE
79. German admiral defeated by the British, 1914 : SPEE
81. ___-Jutsu (Japanese martial art) : KOBU
83. Wipeout? : ERASURE
85. To be, in Bogotá : SER
86. ___-eyed : PIE
87. Grp. that awards the Oscars : AMPAS
88. 2000 Heisman Trophy winner ___ Dayne : RON
89. Gorilla researcher Fossey : DIAN
91. Furthermore : AND
92. Subject of negotiations : RAISES
94. One with immunity : DIPLOMAT
98. It may be looped : NECKTIE
100. Bygone royal : SHAH
103. Society for Psychical Research subj. : ESP
104. Site of many a Sargent : TATE
105. Start of a declaration : ISHALL
106. Digital machine inventor : TURING
108. Get support from : LEANON
110. "___ worse than death" : AFATE
111. Supreme behind (1939-62) : FRANKFURTERBUNS
114. Divas' tributes : ROSES
115. Ports : LEFTSIDES
116. Iced : GLACE
117. Toggery : DRESS
118. See 45-Down : OFF
119. Pursue : SEEK
120. 1991-92 U.S. Open winner : SELES
1. One who's in no hurry : AMBLER
2. Like some foods for Jews : PAREVE
3. Like some college majors : PREMED
4. Up for grabs : ANYONES
5. Stew ingredient : LEEK
6. Soothing sounds : AHS
7. Bond's C.I.A. ally : LEITER
8. Cousin of an agouti : PACA
9. Tomato blight : EDEMA
10. Supreme strategy (1967-91) : THEMARSHALLPLAN
11. "The Butcher Boy" star, 1997 : REA
12. Real ending : ISM
13. Anatomical rings : AREOLAE
14. "___ Love" (Nicolette Larson hit) : LOTTA
15. Supreme skeptic (1991- ) : DOUBTINGTHOMAS
16. Enterprise : ENDEAVOR
17. Expendable : NEEDLESS
20. Book that includes the reign of Tiberius : ACTS
21. ___ Stevens, star of "Peter Gunn" : CRAIG
24. Tenant : ROOMER
28. Supreme greeting (1925-41) : HAILSTONE
31. ___ moment : SENIOR
33. H.S. supporters : PTAS
35. Shouts of fear : EEKS
37. Court whiz : ACER
40. Supreme maids and butlers (1962-93) : WHITEHOUSESTAFF
41. Australian singer Christine : ANU
42. Supreme radio operator (1969-86) : HAMBURGER
45. With 118-Across, given up : SWORN
46. Gay place : PAREE
47. Supreme racer (1796-1811) : HIGHSPEEDCHASE
49. Box : SPAR
51. Elmo or Ernie : MUPPET
53. Fearsome fly : TSETSE
55. Like some hours : WEE
57. Altar in the sky : ARA
59. Supreme letters (1937-71) : BLACKMAIL
62. Not to be counted out yet : ALIVE
63. Gunpowder ingredient : NITER
65. Big foot? : EEE
67. Fooling around : FUN
68. "Je ne ___ quoi" : SAIS
73. Some oil millionaires : SAUDIS
76. Wall St. hirees : MBAS
77. Partner of plata : ORO
78. Approval indicator : SEAL
79. Don Quixote, e.g. : SPANIARD
80. Deeply desires : PINESFOR
82. Mayberry lad : OPIE
84. Little laughter : RIPPLE
87. Natural : ARTLESS
90. Eye-catching : NOTABLE
93. Bypass : SHUNT
94. Extent : DEGREE
95. Not automatic : MANUAL
96. Stat : ATONCE
97. Will can change them : TENSES
99. Shakespearean roles, informally : KATES
101. Refuges : ARKS
102. Platters players : HIFIS
107. Stocking shade : NUDE
109. Amount of work : ERGS
111. Waitress at Mel's : FLO
112. Zebra : REF
113. Disapproving comment : TSK

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