Originally Posted by comprookie2000
I just downloaded the file and saved it.
I then opened it with adobe reader 7.0
It printed fine.
AFAIK my Slack doesn't have V 7.0; I'll have to look again.
However, I solved the prob by generating a PostScript file with pdf2ps, which uses Ghostscript for pdf->ps conversion (a page at a time, alas). The new ps file prints fine directly from CUPS.
Thanks for the suggestion.