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New York Times, Wednesday, August 23, 1967

56-Down : Nursery rhyme name.

Author:
Leonard Sussman
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { X Z }, Scrabble score: 301 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1967, The New York TimesNo. 6,584
Across
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Fellow. : CHAP
5
Harvest goddess. : CERES
10
Javanese tree. : UPAS
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Sun: Prefix. : HELI
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Many ___ (often). : ATIME
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Army missile. : NIKE
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Where Baghdad is. : IRAQ
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Ship's men. : MATES
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Ricochet. : SKIP
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Successful. : TRIUMPHANT
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Departed. : WENT
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___ Claire. : EAU
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Type of star. : DIVA
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Graduate degree. : SCD
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Egyptian goddess. : ISIS
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Vex. : NETTLE
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Did a cook's chore. : PARED
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Military group in the van. : SPEARHEAD
40
Worship. : ADORE
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963 years ago. : MIV
42
"Un ___," Butterfly's aria. : BELDI
43
Call to mind past events. : REMINISCE
45
Key. : ISLET
46
Certain stocks. : STEELS
47
Alms box. : ARCA
49
Abbreviation with "truly." : YRS
50
Medical suffix. : CYTE
52
Khan's cousin. : AGA
54
Affirmative for 2 Down. : JAJA
57
Job-seeker's need. : REFERENCES
63
Norse god. : ODIN
64
Choleric. : IRATE
65
Motto for youth. : GOGO
66
Island group near Celebes. : SULA
67
Ungrammatical utterances. : AINTS
68
And others: Abbr. : ETAL
69
Synonym for war. : HELL
70
Title in Ethiopia. : NEGUS
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Impart. : LEND
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Voucher. : CHIT
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German man. : HERR
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Kirghiz mountain range. : ALAI
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See 32 Across. : PIQUE
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Certain grounds. : CAMPUS
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Greenland place. : ETAH
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Margaret's cousin. : RITA
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Add to and correct. : EMEND
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Poetic work. : SESTINA
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Removes the wrapping. : UNSWATHES
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Road of a kind. : PIKE
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Related. : AKIN
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Numerical prefix. : SEPT
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Like an old-fashioned girl. : MAIDENLY
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Speaker's specialty. : VERBIAGE
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Booms. : SPARS
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Type of student. : CADET
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Airport, for short. : DROME
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Beliefs. : ISMS
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Star in Virgo. : SPICA
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British amusement. : TELLY
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Stevedore. : LADER
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Works on copy. : EDITS
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1825 waterway. : ERIECANAL
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In any case. : EVER
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Of an Italian peninsula. : ISTRIAN
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Sign of affection. : CARESS
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Supernatural. : EERIE
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Ball player. : ANGEL
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Banter: Slang. : JOSH
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Together: Mus. : ADUE
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Nursery rhyme name. : JILL
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Type of tooth. : FANG
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Words from Caesar. : ETTU
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Doves' home. : COTE
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Alaska's first Governor. : EGAN
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Auctioneer's word. : SOLD

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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