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SECRET INGREDIENTS

New York Times, Sunday, June 28, 2009

Author:
Barry C. Silk
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Barry C. Silk

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 69 Missing: {X} This is puzzle # 40 for Mr. Silk. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2009, The New York TimesNo. 0628 ( 21,782 )
Across
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Blade for blades : SCYTHE
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Pandemonium : BEDLAM
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1965 title role for Peter O'Toole : LORDJIM
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Rip into : TEARAT
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Loose : ATEASE
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Cow : OVERAWE
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Battle of Trafalgar hero : ADMIRALNELSON
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Last king of a united Israel, in the Bible : SOLOMON
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Chinese export : TEA
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Sleep like ___ : ALOG
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Kind of track : TENURE
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Proceed : WEND
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"God's ___ heaven, all's right with the world" : INHIS
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Manhattan neighborhood : NOHO
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Two-time host of the Olympics : ATHENS
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Oak or ash : COARSEGRAINEDWOOD
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Antique, say : AGE
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Obama cabinet member Salazar : KEN
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Silents star Renée : ADOREE
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Platypus, e.g. : MAMMAL
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Hasty escape : LAM
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Not so civil : RUDER
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Slate, e.g., informally : EMAG
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Computer letters : EMAILS
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"She's ___ doll" (4 Seasons lyric) : ARAG
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Lucifer, notably : FALLENANGEL
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ESPN topic : NCAA
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It was flown by James Bond in "Dr. No" : PANAM
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Investor's concern : YIELD
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Mimic of a sort : MYNAH
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Site of many a fountain : PLAZA
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___ Club : SAMS
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You may work on it : SPEC
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Container that's hoisted : STEIN
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Costume : GETUP
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Kid : TEASE
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Title girl of a 1964 Beach Boys song : WENDY
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Runner Zátopek : EMIL
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Suffer for acting unwisely : PAYTHEPIPER
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Spiny ___ (aquarium fish) : EELS
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The Brady Bill is one : GUNLAW
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Elvis's middle name : ARON
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"Me too" : SODOI
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Bar stock : RYE
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German chancellor Merkel : ANGELA
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1983 Peace Nobelist : WALESA
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Magazine department : ART
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Stop : DIE
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New Jersey ecumenical institution : PRINCETONSEMINARY
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Daydreamer's doing : DOODLE
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Biblical kingdom : MOAB
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Fifth-century pope : STLEO
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Medical suffix : ITIS
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Party to a financial transaction : DRAWEE
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Transaction option : CASH
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Upper limit : LID
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Co-star of "Grumpy Old Men," 1993 : MATTHAU
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Tiny friend of Dumbo : TIMOTHYQMOUSE
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Amorphous : AMOEBIC
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Like a yellow polka dot bikini in a 1961 #1 hit : TEENIE
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The Father of Genetics : MENDEL
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Eat away : CORRODE
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Tumult : UNREST
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Lays low? : INTERS
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Interference : STATIC
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Cesar ___, five-time Gold Glove winner, 1972-76 : CEDENO
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Kawasaki competitor : YAMAHA
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Numerical prefix : TRI
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Tormentor : HARASSER
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Abbr. after some names : ETAL
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City on the Penobscot : BANGOR
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When école is not in session : ETE
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Shoulder muscle : DELTOID
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Perform high-tech surgery on : LASE
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"And she shall bring forth ___": Matthew 1:21 : ASON
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It may be written on a blackboard : MENU
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Finish behind : LOSETO
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Egg: Prefix : OVO
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Brother or brother-in-law: Abbr. : REL
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Be covered with, with "in" : DROWN
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"The World Is My Home" memoirist, 1991 : JAMESAMICHENER
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Cry of glee : IWON
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Heal : MEND
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Time-consuming : LONG
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Possible source of salmonella poisoning : RAWEGG
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Bug : IRK
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Tulip-exporting city : HAARLEM
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Plain : HOMELY
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Cheese town : EDAM
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Ample, informally : ENUF
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___ in sight : NOEND
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Witty Bombeck : ERMA
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School appointment : DEAN
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Bash : GALA
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Designer Schiaparelli : ELSA
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Sighting off the Florida coast : MANATEE
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Dweller on the Arctic Circle : LAPP
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Uzbekistan's ___ Sea : ARAL
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Deadline maker : MANAGINGEDITOR
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Place for a masseuse : DAYSPA
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"Dream Children" essayist : ELIA
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Swift runner : GAZELLE
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2002 British Open champ : ELS
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Made introductions, say : EMCEED
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Gymnast's need : MAT
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Australian state: Abbr. : NSW
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Equinox mo. : SEP
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Buddy : PAISANO
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Former Orr teammate, familiarly : ESPO
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Without purpose : IDLY
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It has 1,366 seats: Abbr. : NYSE
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To the stars : UPWARD
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Principle : TENET
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Old expletive : EGAD
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Bond type, briefly : MUNI
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Big bore : YAWNER
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Gillette's ___ II : TRAC
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Argument weakness : HOLE
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Meander : ROAM
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Purina brand : ALPO
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Ones whose symbol is a harp : IRISHMEN
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A person : SOMEONE
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Coyote's supply in Road Runner cartoons : TNT
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Axis leader : ILDUCE
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Bag in a closet : SACHET
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Web site with the headings "Toys & Hobbies" and "Music" : EBAY
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Refer : ALLUDE
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Paul of "Mad About You" : REISER
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Snack food made by Drake's : YODELS
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Blender brand : OSTER
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G4 or G5 : IMAC
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___-shanter : TAMO
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North Pacific island : ATTU
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Locale for Apfelstrudel and Sachertorte : WIEN
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Like 911: Abbr. : EMER
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640 acres: Abbr. : SQMI
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"Curb Your Enthusiasm" airer : HBO
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First ___ : AID
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Poetic contraction : TIS
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Home of Point Pelee Natl. Park : ONT

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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