Crossword Puzzle Number 1072 (Large Grid)

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ACROSS

1. Characteristic of a mob.
4. South African term for `boss'.
8. A member of a pastoral people living in the Nilgiri hills of southern India.
12. A hymn of praise (especially one sung in ancient Greece to invoke or thank a deity).
16. Any of various primates with short tails or no tail at all.
17. (Sumerian) Water god and god of wisdom.
18. In bed.
19. A Polynesian rain dance performed by a woman.
20. Having leadership guidance.
21. Goddess of fortune.
23. A fervent and even militant proponent of something.
25. Someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike.
27. Formerly a term of respect for important white Europeans in colonial India.
29. A measure of a person's intelligence as indicated by an intelligence test.
31. The mission in San Antonio where in 1836 Mexican forces under Santa Anna besieged and massacred American rebels who were fighting to make Texas independent of Mexico.
33. Soiled or likely to soil with dirt or grime.
34. A sudden occurrence (or recurrence) of a disease.
38. A group of island in eastern Indonesia between Celebes and New Guinea.
40. Line of descent traced through the maternal side of the family.
41. United States writer (born in Poland) who wrote in Yiddish (1880-1957).
42. Divisible by two.
45. Marked or decorated with stripes.
48. An independent agency of the United States government responsible for collecting and coordinating intelligence and counterintelligence activities abroad in the national interest.
49. The 12th letter of the Greek alphabet.
50. A coniferous tree.
51. Remote city of Kazakhstan that (ostensibly for security reasons) was made the capital in 1998.
55. A federal agency established to coordinate programs aimed at reducing pollution and protecting the environment.
57. Go on board.
61. A communist nation that covers a vast territory in eastern Asia.
63. Summer cypress.
64. The basic unit of money in Zaire.
65. A long narrow sled without runners.
66. One million periods per second.
67. Kamarupan languages spoken in northeastern India and western Burma.
68. Something (often something deceptively attractive) that catches you unawares.
74. A region of Malaysia in northeastern Borneo.
79. Small genus of North American herbs having mostly basal leaves and slender racemes of delicate white flowers.
83. A self-funded retirement plan that allows you to contribute a limited yearly sum toward your retirement.
84. A portion of something (especially money).
86. (trademark) An antacid.
87. A unit of length of thread or yarn.
88. Tough Asiatic grass whose culms are used for ropes and baskets.
89. (Babylonian) God of wisdom and agriculture and patron of scribes and schools.
91. (Norse mythology) One of the Aesir known for his beauty and skill with bow and skis.
92. A metric unit of volume or capacity equal to 10 liters.
93. Established by or founded upon law or official or accepted rules.
94. (Babylonian) God of storms and wind.
95. A chronic skin disease occurring primarily in women between the ages of 20 and 40.

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1. A master's degree in library science.
2. An organization of countries formed in 1961 to agree on a common policy for the sale of petroleum.
3. English monk and scholar (672-735).
4. A logarithmic unit of sound intensity equal to 10 decibels.
5. Type genus of the Anatidae.
6. A town and port in northwestern Israel in the eastern Mediterranean.
7. East Indian tree whose leaves are used for fodder.
8. 100 tambala equal 1 Kwacha.
9. A religious belief of African origin involving witchcraft and sorcery.
10. A Mid-Atlantic state.
11. An edge tool used to cut and shape wood.
12. A self-righteous or sanctimonious person.
13. Swiss mathematician (1707-1783).
14. A town in central Belgium.
15. Marked by smartness in dress and manners.
22. A town in Hawaii on the island of Hawaii.
24. Tropical starchy tuberous root.
26. (used informally) Very small.
28. Italian lawn bowling (played on a long narrow dirt court).
30. A witty saying.
32. Sometimes placed in family Hyacinthaceae.
35. A verse or song to be chanted or sung in response.
36. A river in northeastern Brazil that flows generally northward to the Atlantic Ocean.
37. Erect bushy hairy annual herb having trifoliate leaves and purple to pink flowers.
39. Of or relating to or characteristic of the Republic of Chad or its people or language.
43. A government order imposing a trade barrier.
44. Weapons using atomic energy.
46. The capital and largest city of Jordan.
47. A large number or amount.
52. Cubes of meat marinated and cooked on a skewer usually with vegetables.
53. A girl or young woman who is unmarried.
54. Relating to or having the characteristics of bees.
56. Especially one side of a leaf.
58. God of love and erotic desire.
59. The azimuth of a celestial body is the angle between the vertical plane containing it and the plane of the meridian.
60. Hypothetical remedy for all ills or diseases.
62. A small constellation in the southern hemisphere near Lupus and Ara in the Milky Way.
69. (anatomy) Of or relating to the fauces.
70. A chain of connected ideas or passages or objects so arranged that each member is closely related to the preceding and following members (especially a series of patristic comments elucidating Christian dogma).
71. A sudden short attack.
72. A strong-smelling plant from whose dried leaves a number of euphoriant and hallucinogenic drugs are prepared.
73. Arboreal snake of central and southern Africa whose bite is often fatal.
75. A particular geographical region of indefinite boundary (usually serving some special purpose or distinguished by its people or culture or geography).
76. Any of numerous local fertility and nature deities worshipped by ancient Semitic peoples.
77. A set of tags and rules (conforming to SGML) for using them in developing hypertext documents.
78. The taste experience when a savoury condiment is taken into the mouth.
79. Thigh of a hog (usually smoked).
80. (Welsh) A warrior god.
81. Hang loosely or laxly.
82. A shaft on which a wheel rotates.
85. European strong-scented perennial herb with gray-green bitter-tasting leaves.
90. A public promotion of some product or service.

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