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New York Times, Friday, April 9, 2010

"Original father of harmony," per Beethoven, briefly

Author:
Ned White
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 27 Missing: {PVXZ} This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. White.
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© 2010, The New York Times4/9/10 ( No. 22,067 )
Across
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Flower-scented refresher : JASMINETEA
11
P.D. personnel : SGTS
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Flimflam's antithesis : SQUAREDEAL
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Drink in a sippy cup : WAWA
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Longtime battler of the Mongols : BUCKROGERS
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Antony's love : AMOR
19
It flows through Knottingley : AIRE
20
Chicago Sting's org. : NASL
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Writer who created Shrek : STEIG
22
Court figure : CLERK
24
Word with pain or treatment : ROYAL
26
Support at the top? : BRA
27
Pain : HASSLE
29
They utilize high bands : FMRADIOS
31
World leader whose full name included Abdel twice : ARAFAT
33
Catering hall sights : URNS
34
Changing places with swimmers? : CABANAS
38
Rat : SOANDSO
40
Hit from the 1997 album "Surfacing" : ADIA
41
Subs : SITSIN
43
Gets information from, in a way : DEBRIEFS
45
Sweetens : SUGARS
50
Fighting something, say : ILL
51
Like jerky : DRIED
53
Sign of availability : TOLET
54
Sanctuaries : LAIRS
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Second-century year : CLII
58
Locale of the radial notch : ULNA
59
Pet problem : LICE
60
Alternative to alternative : MAINSTREAM
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"As You Like It" servant : ADAM
63
One who used to go clubbing? : TROGLODYTE
64
Hanna-Barbera productions : CELS
65
Spots : SETSEYESON
Down
1
"Original father of harmony," per Beethoven, briefly : JSBACH
2
Heavenly neighbor of Scutum : AQUILA
3
Former Ecuadorean money : SUCRES
4
Production team? : MAKERS
5
Like some cheap mdse. : IRR
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It's noble : NEON
7
Guest in a library : EDGAR
8
Galls : TEESOFF
9
What a priest may say shortly after waking up : EARLYMASS
10
Lyricist Dubin and others : ALS
11
Clock : SWAT
12
Snipe, e.g. : GAMEBIRD
13
Some vintage clubs : TWOIRONS
14
Floating brown algae : SARGASSO
21
1970s kidnapping grp. : SLA
23
Group in the Bogart film "Black Legion" : KLAN
25
Historical region on the Strait of Dover : ARTOIS
28
One way to take back one's words? : ERASER
30
Grayish brown : DUN
32
"Whatever" : ASIFICARE
34
Something that's the most luxurious of its kind : CADILLAC
35
Capital on Gulf St. Vincent : ADELAIDE
36
Like some thoroughly examined passages : BIBLICAL
37
River past Solothurn : AAR
39
"Everybody Loves ___" (Johnny Cash title track) : ANUT
42
He wrote "I will show you fear in a handful of dust" : TSELIOT
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They're often needed to go clubbing : IDS
46
100 centimes : GOURDE
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Where semis aren't typically seen : ALLEYS
48
Opera character who sings "Eri tu" : RENATO
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A bee may be on it : STAMEN
52
Minor accident results : DINGS
55
Phenomena after retiring : REMS
57
It's often volcanic : ISLE
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They're often volcanic: Abbr. : MTS
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Transformer, e.g. : TOY

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

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