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New York Times, Friday, February 1, 1952

16-Across : Ferocious.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 29, Avg Word Len: 5.44, Missing: { B J W X }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 88, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 1, XRef: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 957
Across
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With 8 Across, President of the Philippines. : ELPIDIO
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See 1 Across. : QUIRINO
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Relative of the walrus. : SEALION
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Ferocious. : UNTAMED
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Miss Dietrich. : MARLENE
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An abstract. : EPITOME
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Room in a Turkish harem. : ODA
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Sheer fabrics. : TISSUES
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Jellylike material. : GEL
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Fiber clusters. : NEPS
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Senator from Vermont. : AIKEN
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___ majesty. : LESE
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Great fear. : DREAD
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Accomplished. : DID
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Noted French painter. : MONET
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Descriptive of a zebra. : STRIPED
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Play period at school. : RECESS
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Keenly eager. : AVID
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Famous Hyde Park canine. : FALA
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Largest river in the world. : AMAZON
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Sheepraisers' pests. : COYOTES
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Crave another's belongings. : COVET
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In favor of. : FOR
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Water wheel of the bucket type. : NORIA
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Arabian seaport fortress. : ADEN
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Wept. : CRIED
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Item in the budget. : RENT
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The: German. : DER
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Lewis Douglas' daughter. : SHARMAN
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James Mason's favorite pet. : CAT
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Supporter of Mossadegh. : IRANIAN
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Short melody. : ARIETTE
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Very good indeed. : ANGELIC
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Military areas. : SECTORS
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Those in want. : NEEDERS
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Arboreal rodent of the West Indies. : TREERAT
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Hero of a Thackeray novel. : ESMOND
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Commanders-in-chief. : LEADERS
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Protecting railing of a bridge. : PARAPET
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Indisposed. : ILL
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Slenderizing regimen. : DIET
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Ancient district of Asia Minor. : IONIA
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Partial; unfair. : ONESIDED
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Lined up for rations. : QUEUED
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Turn loose. : UNPEN
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Suffix denoting disease. : ITIS
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Enemy of 53 Across. : RAT
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TV's Miss Coca. : IMOGENE
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Inflicters of retribution. : NEMESES
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Short poems. : ODELETS
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Automobile hazard. : SKID
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Famous name in golf. : SARAZEN
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Finder of a mining claim. : LOCATOR
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Piece of turf from a golf course. : DIVOT
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Fruit. : MELON
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Brooch. : PIN
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Mr. Robinson in the ring. : RAY
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Spar nearest the bow of a ship. : FOREMAST
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Nova Scotian. : ACADIAN
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New-fashioned: French. : MODERNE
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Arithmetical mean. : AVERAGE
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Stiff coconut fiber. : COIR
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Construction man. : ERECTOR
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Popular crooner. : SINATRA
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Money at the Bon Marché. : FRANCS
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Swear under oath. : ATTEST
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Presiding officer of a meeting. : CHAIR
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Defiant person. : DARER
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Young herring: Scot. : SILE
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Resort city in France. : NICE
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Man's nickname. : NED
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Summer: French. : ETE

Answer summary: 7 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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