New York Times, Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Author: Michael Torch
Editor: Will Shortz
Michael Torch
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JKQX} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 15 for Mr. Torch. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Lost-and-found containers : BINS
5. It has ringers on its team : AVON
9. Brown shade : UMBER
14. "Got it" : ISEE
15. Sauce brand : RAGU
16. Subway station sight : STILE
17. Like a sunken treasure? : BARNACLECHESTED
20. Third of December? : SOFTC
21. Grp. with the platinum record "A New World Record" : ELO
22. Systems of principles : ISMS
23. Ice cream flavor, briefly : CHOC
26. Secretary on "The Office" : ERIN
28. High place near Aberdeen? : SCOTCHPINNACLE
34. One in custody : WARD
35. Breakfast cupful : TEA
36. Like most bathrooms : TILED
37. Spanish bear : OSO
38. "The Wizard of Oz" weather event : TORNADO
41. Eastern V.I.P. : AGA
42. "Amazing!" : OHWOW
44. One fawning : DOE
45. Gift tag word : FROM
46. Restraints for writer Flagg? : FANNIEMANACLES
50. James who sang "A Sunday Kind of Love" : ETTA
51. Like some textbooks : ELHI
52. Complain : MOAN
55. Grecian art object : URN
57. Creepy : EERIE
61. Cooking instruction hinting at this puzzle's theme? : ADDAPINCHOFSALT
65. Thingy : GIZMO
66. A.L. or N.L. division : EAST
67. ___-a-brac : BRIC
68. Look of superiority : SNEER
69. Cry from Charlie Brown : RATS
70. When sung three times, part of a Beatles refrain : YEAH
1. Places for double dribbles? : BIBS
2. Golfer Aoki : ISAO
3. Hasbro product : NERF
4. Not yet paid for, as a mailed package : SENTCOD
5. Shot put's path : ARC
6. Kilmer of "Real Genius" : VAL
7. Kind of arch : OGEE
8. Centers : NUCLEI
9. Consume : USE
10. Tablets site : MTSINAI
11. Partner of pieces : BITS
12. Part of 51-Across: Abbr. : ELEM
13. Some wines : REDS
18. Number after sieben : ACHT
19. Honker : HORN
24. Eight: Prefix : OCTO
25. Singer with a Best Actress Oscar : CHER
27. Loving : INTO
28. Olympic skater Cohen : SASHA
29. Bonk : CROWN
30. 2008 Beijing Olympics mascot : PANDA
31. Irish county north of Limerick : CLARE
32. Building set : LEGOS
33. Mild cheese : EDAM
34. Pound sound : WOOF
38. Dweeb : TWIT
39. Super-duper : AONE
40. 25%-off price, e.g. : DEAL
43. What Shakira or 25-Down goes by : ONENAME
45. Passes quickly : FLIESBY
47. French CD holder : ETUI
48. "Silas ___" : MARNER
49. Julia Child, for one : CHEF
52. High-performance wheels : MAGS
53. Thor's father : ODIN
54. Wood shaper : ADZE
56. Org. with Divisions I, II and III : NCAA
58. Exceptional : RARE
59. Pelvic bones : ILIA
60. Mark permanently : ETCH
62. ___ favor : POR
63. Pres. initials : HST
64. Periods of extra mins. : OTS

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