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THE SUPREMES

New York Times, Sunday, June 24, 2001

German admiral defeated by the British, 1914

Author:
Randolph Ross
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Randolph Ross

This puzzle:

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 Times6/24/01 ( No. 18,856 )
Across
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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
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Problems : HEADACHES
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TV exec Arledge : ROONE
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Supreme dessert (1994- ) : BREYERSICECREAM
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It's intended to help one play better : ETUDE
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Classic French film "Pepe ___" : LEMOKO
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Gong : TAMTAM
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Thermostat site, maybe : HOTBED
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Flush : EVEN
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Suffix with malt : OSE
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Where Alexander the Great conquered : ASIA
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Like some consonants, phonetically : PALATAL
34
Coupon user : REDEEMER
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___ Dei : GRATIA
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"___ Had It" (1959 hit) : IVE
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In view : SEEN
40
Infant's cry : WAH
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Step on it : SCALE
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Dissents : NOS
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Geom. solid : SPH
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Eighth avatar of Vishnu : KRISHNA
50
Amerada ___ (Fortune 500 company) : HESS
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Major League V.I.P.'s : MGRS
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Times on lines : WAITS
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Old Britain-China conflict : OPIUMWAR
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Unrelaxed : TAUT
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E-mail address endings : ORGS
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Babysitter's bane : BRAT
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E.U. member : BEL
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Dickens's Pip, e.g. : ORPHAN
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Fix, as a pump : REHEEL
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Fills up : REFUELS
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City near Vesuvio : NAPOLI
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Snapple competitor : NESTEA
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"Ben-___" : HUR
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Matador maneuver : PASE
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Discharge : EMIT
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1/60 of a trillionth of a min. : PSEC
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Landlocked land : MONGOLIA
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Barrel piece : STAVE
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German admiral defeated by the British, 1914 : SPEE
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___-Jutsu (Japanese martial art) : KOBU
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Wipeout? : ERASURE
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To be, in Bogotá : SER
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___-eyed : PIE
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Grp. that awards the Oscars : AMPAS
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2000 Heisman Trophy winner ___ Dayne : RON
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Gorilla researcher Fossey : DIAN
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Furthermore : AND
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Subject of negotiations : RAISES
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One with immunity : DIPLOMAT
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It may be looped : NECKTIE
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Bygone royal : SHAH
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Society for Psychical Research subj. : ESP
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Site of many a Sargent : TATE
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Start of a declaration : ISHALL
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Digital machine inventor : TURING
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Get support from : LEANON
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"___ worse than death" : AFATE
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Supreme behind (1939-62) : FRANKFURTERBUNS
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Divas' tributes : ROSES
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Ports : LEFTSIDES
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Iced : GLACE
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Toggery : DRESS
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See 45-Down : OFF
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Pursue : SEEK
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1991-92 U.S. Open winner : SELES
Down
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One who's in no hurry : AMBLER
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Like some foods for Jews : PAREVE
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Like some college majors : PREMED
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Up for grabs : ANYONES
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Stew ingredient : LEEK
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Soothing sounds : AHS
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Bond's C.I.A. ally : LEITER
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Cousin of an agouti : PACA
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Tomato blight : EDEMA
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Supreme strategy (1967-91) : THEMARSHALLPLAN
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"The Butcher Boy" star, 1997 : REA
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Real ending : ISM
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Anatomical rings : AREOLAE
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"___ Love" (Nicolette Larson hit) : LOTTA
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Supreme skeptic (1991- ) : DOUBTINGTHOMAS
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Enterprise : ENDEAVOR
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Expendable : NEEDLESS
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Book that includes the reign of Tiberius : ACTS
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___ Stevens, star of "Peter Gunn" : CRAIG
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Tenant : ROOMER
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Supreme greeting (1925-41) : HAILSTONE
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___ moment : SENIOR
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H.S. supporters : PTAS
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Shouts of fear : EEKS
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Court whiz : ACER
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Supreme maids and butlers (1962-93) : WHITEHOUSESTAFF
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Australian singer Christine : ANU
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Supreme radio operator (1969-86) : HAMBURGER
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With 118-Across, given up : SWORN
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Gay place : PAREE
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Supreme racer (1796-1811) : HIGHSPEEDCHASE
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Box : SPAR
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Elmo or Ernie : MUPPET
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Fearsome fly : TSETSE
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Like some hours : WEE
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Altar in the sky : ARA
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Supreme letters (1937-71) : BLACKMAIL
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Not to be counted out yet : ALIVE
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Gunpowder ingredient : NITER
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Big foot? : EEE
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Fooling around : FUN
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"Je ne ___ quoi" : SAIS
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Some oil millionaires : SAUDIS
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Wall St. hirees : MBAS
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Partner of plata : ORO
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Approval indicator : SEAL
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Don Quixote, e.g. : SPANIARD
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Deeply desires : PINESFOR
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Mayberry lad : OPIE
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Little laughter : RIPPLE
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Natural : ARTLESS
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Eye-catching : NOTABLE
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Bypass : SHUNT
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Extent : DEGREE
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Not automatic : MANUAL
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Stat : ATONCE
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Will can change them : TENSES
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Shakespearean roles, informally : KATES
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Refuges : ARKS
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Platters players : HIFIS
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Stocking shade : NUDE
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Amount of work : ERGS
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Waitress at Mel's : FLO
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Zebra : REF
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Disapproving comment : TSK

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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