New York Times, Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Author: Jean O'Conor
Editor: Will Shortz
Jean O'Conor
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 6 for Ms. O'Conor. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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Jean O'Conor notes: This was a fun theme for me. Shortly after submitting my PESTO recipe puzzle two years ago, I decided to continue to follow the ... more
Jeff Chen notes: Wacky interpretations of normal kitchen items today, for example COOKIE SHEET being clued to tracking cookies on a web browser. I ... more
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1. Sandwich usually served with mayo : BLT
4. Like messy beds : UNMADE
10. Scott Pelley's network : CBS
13. Tyler of "The Lord of the Rings" : LIV
14. April to September, for baseball : SEASON
15. Stadium closed in 2008 : SHEA
16. Like some stocks, for short : OTC
17. List of user IDs? : COOKIESHEET
19. "I'm surprised to see you!" : OHHI
21. Run some water over : RINSEOFF
22. Undergarment fitting device? : MEASURINGCUP
25. Tag ... or a word that can precede tag : NAME
26. Plains Indians : OSAGES
30. Jailer with a key ring? : CANOPENER
35. The Rosetta Stone is one : STELA
36. Massachusetts or Connecticut in D.C. : AVE
37. Was livid : FUMED
39. Cowboy moniker : TEX
40. Card combinations : MELDS
43. Hardly an attraction for a surfer? : MICROWAVE
46. Impersonate : POSEAS
48. "... ducks in ___" : AROW
49. Directors in charge of downsizing? : CUTTINGBOARD
55. Elementary start : GRADEONE
57. Textile artist, perhaps : DYER
58. Attractive but annoying date? : CHAFINGDISH
61. TurboTax alternative, for short : CPA
62. Features of many late-1950s cars : FINS
63. ___ greens : TURNIP
64. Vessel that was 300 cubits long : ARK
65. Poison ___ : OAK
66. Jerks : SPASMS
67. Fish eggs : ROE
1. What century plants do only once : BLOOM
2. Limber : LITHE
3. Just 2 to 13, once : TVCHANNELS
4. Sch. with a noted marching band : USC
5. Opposite of paleo- : NEO
6. Most Cook Islanders : MAORI
7. Welcome at the door : ASKIN
8. "___ anything later?" : DOING
9. "Romanian Rhapsodies" composer : ENESCO
10. Food Network V.I.P. : CHEF
11. Gripe : BEEF
12. College Board creation : SAT
15. Patronize, as a store : SHOPAT
18. Noted children's "doctor" : SEUSS
20. Golfer Aoki : ISAO
23. One crouching at home : UMP
24. Snorkeling spot : REEF
27. Aid for a bank heist : GETAWAYCAR
28. Peak figure: Abbr. : ELEV
29. ___-Coburg (former German duchy) : SAXE
30. Summer getaway : CAMP
31. Former Chevy subcompact : AVEO
32. Book before Deut. : NUM
33. British record giant : EMI
34. Cam button : REC
38. Bummer : DRAG
41. Some coffee orders : DECAFS
42. Arab kingdom native : SAUDI
44. Planet, e.g. : ORB
45. Pinocchio material : WOOD
47. Hospital implants : STENTS
50. Dress smartly, in old parlance : TOGUP
51. Hindu warrior king : INDRA
52. German refusals : NEINS
53. Not an original : REPRO
54. Rapper with the 3x platinum single "Hold On, We're Going Home" : DRAKE
55. Karmann ___, classic German sports car : GHIA
56. Arrange in order : RANK
58. Exec in charge of $$$ : CFO
59. ___ card : SIM
60. Some PCs and printers : HPS

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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