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New York Times, Wednesday, March 8, 1961

9-Down : Traitor.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { F J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 264 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,254
Across
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Catch one's breath. : GASP
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Take exception. : DEMUR
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Navy men: Abbr. : COMS
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Curved arch. : OGEE
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Typewriter type. : ELITE
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Square. : EVEN
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Chinese coin. : TAEL
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Cheer (up) : LIVEN
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Easternmost river of Siberia. : LENA
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Reached a goal. : ARRIVED
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Card game. : SEVENUP
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Mentions for meritorious service. : CITES
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Highway sign. : GAS
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Invent. : CREATE
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Mental images. : PHANTOMS
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Miss Doone of fiction. : LORNA
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Caused to subside. : LAID
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Bath's river. : AVON
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Past. : AGO
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Wash and iron. : LAUNDER
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Bustle. : ADO
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Dinner aboard ship. : MESS
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Type of cheese. : BRIE
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Little Jack Horner, for one. : EATER
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Bases of reasoning. : PREMISES
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One of the clergy. : PRIEST
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Performance. : ACT
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Hourly. : HORAL
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Victims of the Walrus and the Carpenter. : OYSTERS
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Feature of a small apartment. : DINETTE
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Origin. : ROOT
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Pertaining to certain mountains. : ALPEN
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Means of approach. : ROAD
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British cattle shed. : BYRE
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French landscape painter. : COROT
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Villain of folklore. : OGRE
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Fly upward. : SOAR
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Age of growing up. : TEENS
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Highest point. : NOON
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River of canal in Sweden. : GOTA
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Seaweed substance. : AGAR
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Prophet. : SEER
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Fish-catching bird. : PELICAN
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Strike out. : DELETE
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Omit in pronouncing. : ELIDE
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11th century date. : MIV
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Enemies of the Pueblos. : UTES
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Traitor. : RENEGADE
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Musical instrument. : CELESTA
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Dutch ___. : OVEN
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Chef's concern. : MENU
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Photo. : SNAP
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Necessary to life. : VITAL
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Forefront. : VAN
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Romance language. : SPANISH
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Device for fastening things together. : CLAMP
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O.K.: Slang. : ROGER
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Uneven, as if gnawed. : EROSE
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Pelt. : HIDE
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Egg-shaped. : OVATE
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Fashions. : MODES
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Sound of contempt. : SNORT
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Decoy. : LURE
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Designating some painting. : ABSTRACT
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Repeated a TV show. : RERAN
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Superficial knowledge. : SMATTER
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Part of an airplane wing. : AILERON
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Formality. : ICE
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Dress goods. : PRINTS
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Greek theatre. : ODEON
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Spheres. : ORBS
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Popular toy. : YOYO
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Rail or cake. : SORA
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Fruit of the blackthorn. : SLOE
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To be taken out, as food orders: Slang. : TOGO
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Elephant's-ear. : TARO
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Place of happiness. : EDEN
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Common prefix. : PRE

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