Guest constructor Jeff Chen returns this week with a lovelylovely, but difficult puzzle. 5/5 for real. It's called "No Seconds for Me, Please."
Here's your flavortext for its meta and contest: Your options for solving parts of this puzzle will be slim. The circles will help in filling, and yield an appropriate phrase. Send the phrase to email@example.com for a chance to win a cool prize! The deadline for submission is 11:59pm on Sunday, June 12.
Ben and the AVCX crew [avxwords.com, @AVCXWord]