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New York Times, Friday, September 14, 2012

Author:
Peter A. Collins
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Peter A. Collins

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 30 Missing: {QXZ} This is puzzle # 62 for Mr. Collins. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Jim Horne notes:

In this rare themed Friday, you can find the four BEATLES in the corners.

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© 2012, The New York TimesNo. 0914 ( 22,956 )
Across
1
Colorado state song composer : JOHNDENVER
11
Minor but necessary part : COG
14
The main characters are usually introduced in it : EPISODEONE
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100% : PURE
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Head off? : DECAPITATE
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"Let ___ already!" : ITGO
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It might be disappearing : INK
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What-___ : IFS
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Liberty League school : VASSAR
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Head-turning cry : HEY
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Coke user's activity : SMELTING
25
Relatively ready : RIPER
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Christ the Redeemer overlooks it : RIO
29
Pierre's world : MONDE
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Having complicity with : INON
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Its discovery may result in a recount : LOSTBALLOT
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Some Windows systems : NTS
34
Players who made a historic touchdown in 1964 : BEATLES
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Dionysus' aunt : INO
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Hitch up? : GETMARRIED
38
It hits the ground silently : SNOW
39
Alternative name for abalone : ORMER
40
At-cost connection : ANY
41
Bow's counterpart : STERN
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It's the same for all customers : FLATRATE
44
Come together : GEL
45
Uses a 46-Across : FISHES
46
One holding the line : ROD
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Overseas relig. title : STE
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Hooked on, say : INTO
51
Natural hair conditioner : COCONUTOIL
55
Stick by the water? : REED
56
Delicious leftovers : APPLECORES
57
Trip up : ERR
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Figure on a $5,000 EE savings bond : PAULREVERE
Down
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Sci-fi knight : JEDI
2
With 7-Down, easy things to score goals on : OPEN
3
Hayshaker : HICK
4
Grp. concerned with hacking : NSA
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Not so smart : DOPIER
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Improve morally : EDIFY
7
See 2-Down : NETS
8
Big multilanguage broadcaster, briefly : VOA
9
Penlight-wielding doc : ENT
10
Seymour's "Somewhere in Time" co-star : REEVE
11
Acts rudely at a supermarket, say : CUTSINLINE
12
Notice on a driver's license : ORGANDONOR
13
Guyanese capital : GEORGETOWN
15
Packed piece : PISTOL
21
Father-and-son prophets in the Book of Mormon : ALMAS
22
Chick magnet? : HEN
23
Raphael's "___ Madonna" : SISTINE
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Disparate : MOTLEY
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What "burns, burns, burns" in a hit country song : RINGOFFIRE
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One making a coat warmer, say : INTERLINER
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Official in charge of sorts? : POSTMASTER
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Criticize loudly : ROARAT
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The Once-___ (Seuss character) : LER
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It's often made before breakfast : BED
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Support for a dancer : BARRE
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Process : METHOD
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Busch Stadium scoreboard abbr. : STL
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Beguile : SEDUCE
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Licensing fee collector, briefly : ASCAP
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Doomed soul : GONER
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Order to make a scene? : ROLL
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Upset : SORE
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Seating specification : TIER
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"What ___?" : ELSE
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___-Locka, Fla. : OPA
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Intel product, for short : CPU
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Hebrew for "good" : TOV

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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