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New York Times, Saturday, November 22, 2003

Pennsylvania city where Franklin signed a treaty with Indians, 1753

Author:
Robert H. Wolfe
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Robert H. Wolfe

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 62, Blocks: 31 Missing: {FJKQX} Average word length: 6.26 This is puzzle # 59 for Mr. Wolfe. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2003, The New York Times11/22/03 ( No. 19,737 )
Across
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Highest-ranking, in some hierarchies : ALPHA
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Kind of cholera : ASIATIC
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Side in eightball : SOLIDS
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Best Original Screenplay winner for "American Beauty" : ALANBALL
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What Putin is often put in : PRAVDA
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Like peppercorns : MILLABLE
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Regional : INTERCOUNTY
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Game winner : OOO
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Potluck array : CASSEROLES
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Good thing to get over : HUMP
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9W and others : SIZES
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Gray ___ : AREA
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Place for knights : CHESSSET
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Silvery white : ARGENT
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Small flap on a garment : LAPPET
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Like worker bees : NEUTER
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One may have stilts : AVIARY
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Naval Medical Center locale : BETHESDA
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Divergent doctrine developer : SECT
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Place for the high life? : AERIE
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Commercial catchword : SAVE
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Like hors d'ouevres : MISSPELLED
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It may be crushed : ICE
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There until the bitter end : LASTTOLEAVE
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Pennsylvania city where Franklin signed a treaty with Indians, 1753 : CARLISLE
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Miners : PITMEN
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Taxed : ASSESSED
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Surrounded : ENGIRT
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Margins of safety : LEEWAYS
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Victims : GOATS
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Glistening garnish : ASPIC
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First name of a Blackmore heroine : LORNA
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Pieces of land : PLATS
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Queens' homes : HIVES
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One on a podium, perhaps : ADDRESSER
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Some garment cuts : ALINES
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Puts (away) : SALTS
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Toward the center : INLY
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Old hoops grp. : ABA
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Low stools : TABOURETS
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Unlucky : ILLOMENED
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Visitor to Rome in 46 B.C. : CLEOPATRA
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Cleric's vesting place : SACRISTY
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Necklace option : AMULET
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Get through slowly : OOZE
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___ Tribunal (international arbitration court) : HAGUE
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Music genre : CLASSICAL
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Be able to gather enough evidence : HAVEACASE
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"Iliad," e.g. : EPICVERSE
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Avalanche : SPATE
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Alexander V, e.g. : ANTIPOPE
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Cobbler's job : REHEELING
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Beat : BESTED
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While lead-in : ERST
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Some seats are next to them : AISLES
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Large and heavy-looking : MASSY
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Axed : LETGO
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1819 Keats poem : LAMIA
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Turn outward : EVERT
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They may be pounded out : DENTS
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Heroine of Tchaikovsky's "Pique Dame" : LISA
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Two-time Wimbledon winner ___ Hoad : LEW

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 5 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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