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New York Times, Friday, January 23, 2015

Beatles song with the line "My tears are falling like rain from the sky"

Author:
Ed Sessa
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Edward Sessa

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 30 Missing: {JQU} This is puzzle # 27 for Mr. Sessa.
Jeff Chen notes:
A lot of great material packed into today's grid. Not as many great long entries as I usually like to see — FACE PALM, ZIMBABWE, RIN ... read more
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© 2015, The New York Times1/23/15 ( No. 23,817 )
Across
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Inuit companion : ESKIMODOG
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Nothin' : ZILCH
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Knock out : ELIMINATE
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Lewis-Clark State College locale : IDAHO
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Starting point of a train trip to Timbuktu, in song : KALAMAZOO
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One likely to take an elevator to work : MINER
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Appropriated inappropriately : STOLE
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Former trade union, for short : EEC
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Forecast : BODED
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One of a satanic couple : HORN
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___ Hill, historic home of Theodore Roosevelt : SAGAMORE
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Not give up : PRESSON
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Ear pieces? : COBS
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Same old story? : LORE
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Runaway bride, e.g. : NOSHOW
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E.U. member since '07 : ROM
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More than enough : EXTRA
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Here, over there : ICI
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Click to send a return : EFILE
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Run past the W? : XYZ
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Uncovering, with "out" : NOSING
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Freshly : ANEW
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Credit to a reliever : SAVE
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Tonic for "tired blood" : GERITOL
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Alternative to a head slap : FACEPALM
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Polo of TV's "The Fosters" : TERI
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Not at all wooden : AGILE
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Danger on der Autobahn : EIS
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Shabby state : DINGE
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Does nothing : LOAFS
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Part admitting air to a tire : VALVESTEM
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Right in France : DROIT
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Phishing fodder : EMAILLIST
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Retreats from the heat : OASES
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Hip bands : LIGAMENTS
Down
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Fun house outbursts : EEKS
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Blind spot? : SLAT
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Measure of a radio band : KILOHERTZ
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Beatles song with the line "My tears are falling like rain from the sky" : IMALOSER
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Quiet parrots : MIMERS
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___ crusade : ONA
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Clouded condition : DAZE
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Onetime dwellers along the Big Blue River : OTOES
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Coordinated activity? : GEOCACHING
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Country with the most official languages (16) : ZIMBABWE
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Hot potatoes and cold fish? : IDIOMS
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Joe of "Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman" : LANDO
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Good humor : CHEER
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Huns by the hundreds, say : HORDE
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Réponse négative : NON
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Oozy stuff : GOO
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Theater trailer? : PLEX
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Theater name : ROXY
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Something to watch in a library : NOISELEVEL
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It often has lab work: Abbr. : SCI
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Shepherd of old movies : RINTINTIN
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Imperial bars? : OLEO
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Sound like a baby : MEWL
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Kin of iambs : ANAPESTS
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Shetland sweater style : FAIRISLE
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Donations for life? : OVA
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Fetch : GET
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Many a Snapchat snap : SELFIE
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Crate and barrel wood : REDELM
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One of only three winners of consecutive Masters : FALDO
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Spartan hangout : AGORA
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Bye words? : CIAOS
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So-called "Capital of Latin America" : MIAMI
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Filaments in wrought iron : SLAG
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Knight-time story : GEST
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Triage pros : EMTS
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Bus schedule word : VIA

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

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