Crossword Puzzle Number 105 (Large Grid)

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1. A gradual decline (in size or strength or power or number).
4. The cardinal number that is the sum of seven and one.
9. A brace that extends from the rear of the keel to support the rudderpost.
13. Nonresinous wood of a fir tree.
16. A unit of length of thread or yarn.
17. Showing self-interest and shrewdness in dealing with others.
18. Affectedly dainty or refined.
19. A benevolent aspect of Devi.
20. 1 species.
22. Genus of erect herbs of the Middle East having showy flowers.
25. The content of cognition.
26. Of or relating to or containing basalt.
29. Avatar of Vishnu.
30. Capital of Swaziland.
32. Chief port of Yemen.
33. Of or belonging to an aecium.
36. Kitchen appliance used for baking or roasting.
39. A city in Tuscany.
42. A secret society of white Southerners to resist Black emancipation.
43. Point of contact between two objects or parts.
47. A soft white precious univalent metallic element having the highest electrical and thermal conductivity of any metal.
48. Cubes of meat marinated and cooked on a skewer usually with vegetables.
49. The hero of William Shakespeare's tragedy who would not trust his wife.
50. Antibiotic-resistant mycoplasma causing a kind of pneumonia in humans.
52. Any culture medium that uses agar as the gelling agent.
54. A state in the eastern United States.
55. A compound in which the hydrogen atoms of a hydrocarbon have been replaced by bromine and other halogen atoms.
56. A metric unit of volume or capacity equal to 10 liters.
58. A river in southeastern France.
61. The goddess of the moon.
62. A genus of Nymphalidae.
64. A city in southeastern South Korea.
65. Used in combination to denote the middle.
66. A radioactive element of the actinide series.
67. (Akkadian) God of wisdom.
68. (biology) Of unlike parts or organs.
72. An antibiotic (trade name Nebcin) that is especially effective against gram-negative bacteria.
75. King of England who was renounced by Northumbria in favor of his brother Edgar (died in 959).
77. A silvery ductile metallic element found primarily in bauxite.
78. A colorless fragrant liquid found in many essential oils.
80. A hotel providing overnight lodging for travelers.
81. In the manner of William Butler Yeats.
88. Founder of Christian Science in 1866 (1821-1910).
89. A mountain in central Greece where (according to Greek mythology) the Muses lived.
91. (aeronautical) Pertaining to the tail section of a plane.
92. A sweetened beverage of diluted fruit juice.
94. (botany) Of or relating to the axil.
95. A Loloish language.
96. An open box attached to a long pole handle.
97. Genus of prickly shrubs and small trees of the Caribbean region.
98. The basic unit of money in South Africa.
99. Primitive chlorophyll-containing mainly aquatic eukaryotic organisms lacking true stems and roots and leaves.


1. (Norse mythology) Goddess of old age who defeated Thor in a wrestling match.
2. A small ball with a hole through the middle.
3. A very young child (birth to 1 year) who has not yet begun to walk or talk.
4. South American wood sorrel cultivated for its edible tubers.
5. An esoteric or occult matter that is traditionally secret.
6. A state in east central United States.
7. Squash bugs.
8. United States songwriter noted for his protest songs (born in 1941).
10. The basic unit of money in China.
11. The branch of engineering science that studies the uses of electricity and the equipment for power generation and distribution and the control of machines and communication.
12. A brittle gray crystalline element that is a semiconducting metalloid (resembling silicon) used in transistors.
13. A family of languages of the Fula people of west Africa in the sub-Sahara regions from Senegal to Chad.
14. (Islam) The man who leads prayers in a mosque.
15. Type genus of the Ranidae.
21. Arranged in or consisting of laminae.
23. Any of various often strong-smelling plants of the genus Cleome having showy spider-shaped flowers.
24. Of an inactive stage in the development of some insects, between the larval and the pupal stages.
27. The blood group whose red cells carry both the A and B antigens.
28. The highest part (usually the melody) in a piece of choral music.
31. A soft silvery metallic element of the alkali earth group.
34. A quality of refined gracefulness and good taste.
35. An esoteric or occult matter that is traditionally secret.
38. Expanded in scope.
40. A port city in northeastern Greece on an inlet of the Aegean Sea.
41. Lacking gonads.
44. Ruffed grouse.
45. Greenwich Mean Time updated with leap seconds.
46. Of or relating to or characteristic of Thailand of its people.
51. Exactly vertical.
53. Being one more than two.
57. Metal shackles.
59. French romantic writer (1766-1817).
60. A bivalent and trivalent metallic element of the rare earth group.
63. Lack of sight.
69. A genus of the family Droseraceae.
70. European twining plant whose flowers are used chiefly to flavor malt liquors.
71. Superclass of eel-shaped chordates lacking jaws and pelvic fins.
72. A family of languages of the Fula people of west Africa in the sub-Sahara regions from Senegal to Chad.
73. Bearing or characterized by a blade or sword.
74. A worker who attaches something by nailing it.
76. Possessing or using or characteristic of or appropriate to supernatural powers.
79. Everyone except the clergy.
82. Edible starchy tuberous root of taro plants.
83. Type genus of the Sulidae.
84. A theocratic republic in the Middle East in western Asia.
85. Any of numerous local fertility and nature deities worshipped by ancient Semitic peoples.
86. Water chestnut whose spiny fruit has two rather than 4 prongs.
87. English essayist (1775-1834).
90. An implement used to propel or steer a boat.
93. A soft silvery metallic element of the alkali metal group.
94. A white soft metallic element that tarnishes readily.

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