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New York Times, Friday, October 17, 2003

With 48-Down, Inquisition judgment and execution

Author:
Bob Peoples
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Bob Peoples

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 30 Missing: {JQZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 18 for Mr. Peoples.
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© 2003, The New York Times10/17/03 ( No. 19,701 )
Across
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
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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
Down
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

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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