New York Times, Friday, October 17, 2003

Author: Bob Peoples
Editor: Will Shortz
Bob Peoples
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 30 Missing: {JQZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 18 for Mr. Peoples. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2003, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Range where Prometheus was bound : CAUCASUS
9. Sample : SWATCH
15. Military strength : ARMAMENT
16. African capital southwest of Kampala : KIGALI
17. Lambastes : RIPSINTO
18. At all : ONEBIT
19. Reagan's first interior secretary : WATT
20. Skin care products : TONERS
22. Switch positions : ONS
23. Scottish singleton : ANE
24. Business card abbr. : EXT
25. With 48-Down, Inquisition judgment and execution : AUTO
26. Bygone blade : SNEE
28. Heart : GIST
30. Deep pink : MELON
31. Tech school offering : HANDSONTRAINING
34. Wheel : BIGCHEESE
35. Hidden agenda : ULTERIORMOTIVES
41. Part of a British cavalry : SABRE
42. Big name in plumbing products : MOEN
43. Grand Canyon craft : DORY
44. Shoot : TWIG
45. Wrap (up) : SEW
46. Let go : CAN
47. Poorly : ILL
48. Part of a doctor's order : DOSAGE
51. 1998 National League M.V.P. : SOSA
52. American painter of sports scenes : NEIMAN
54. Like Fortunato in "The Cask of Amontillado" : WALLEDUP
56. Harden : OSSIFY
57. Current gadgets : AMMETERS
58. Some engines : VSIXES
59. "You got that right!" : YESSIREE
1. Where to get a shiny body : CARWASH
2. Monteverdi opera : ARIANNA
3. Myriad : UMPTEEN
4. Hue : CAST
5. Réunion pal : AMI
6. On the way, in a way : SENT
7. "___ These Hills" (Cherokee Indian drama) : UNTO
8. Short distance : STONESTHROWAWAY
9. Women's hybrid item of apparel : SKORT
10. Sports column? : WINS
11. Basis of some divisions : AGE
12. Mediterranean salad : TABOULI
13. Vice president after Burr : CLINTON
14. Chart topper : HITSONG
21. Far-out : EXTREME
25. Augustan masterpiece : AENEID
27. 1992 U.S. Open champion : EDBERG
28. ___ Grant, "The Wayward Wind" singer, 1956 : GOGI
29. Workers make them : INCOMES
30. Drink served over cracked ice : MIST
32. Produce : SIRE
33. Astronomical unit : AEON
35. "Dear Me" theatrical memoirist : USTINOV
36. Unrestrained : LAWLESS
37. Capital east of the Black Sea : TBILISI
38. Speech synthesizer : VOCODER
39. Start of some corrections : ERASURE
40. Firing point, of a sort : SYNAPSE
45. Some TV's : SONYS
48. See 25-Across : DAFE
49. Up for it : GAME
50. Some blight victims : ELMS
51. Father of Ramses II : SETI
53. Crossbreed : MIX
55. Mystery novelist Roberts : LES

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