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New York Times, Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Cooking instruction hinting at this puzzle's theme?

Author:
Michael Torch
Editor:
Will Shortz
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1912/23/20039/1/20150
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ScrabbleRebusCirclePangram
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Michael Torch

This puzzle:

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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© 2010, The New York Times9/1/10 ( No. 22,212 )

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Across
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
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Subway station sight : STILE
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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
Down
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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
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Julia Child, for one : CHEF
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High-performance wheels : MAGS
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Thor's father : ODIN
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Wood shaper : ADZE
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Org. with Divisions I, II and III : NCAA
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Exceptional : RARE
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Pelvic bones : ILIA
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Mark permanently : ETCH
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___ favor : POR
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Pres. initials : HST
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Periods of extra mins. : OTS

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle.

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