Crossword Puzzle Number 1074 (Large Grid)

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1. A gradual decline (in size or strength or power or number).
4. Open-heart surgery in which the rib cage is opened and a section of a blood vessel is grafted from the aorta to the coronary artery to bypass the blocked section of the coronary artery and improve the blood supply to the heart.
8. Block consisting of a thick piece of something.
12. A characteristic sound.
16. United States liquid unit equal to 4 quarts or 3.785 liters.
17. A European river.
18. The dressed skin of an animal (especially a large animal).
19. (Old Testament) The eldest son of Isaac who would have inherited the Covenant that God made with Abraham and that Abraham passed on to Isaac.
20. A metric unit of weight equal to one thousandth of a kilogram.
22. Pertaining to or associated with agony (especially death agonies).
24. An elaborate song for solo voice.
25. The sport of shooting at clay pigeons that are hurled upward in such a way as to simulate the flight of a bird.
28. Of or relating to or located in or near the mitral valve.
29. Lower in esteem.
31. Collect or gather.
34. An independent group of closely related Chadic languages spoken in the area between the Biu-Mandara and East Chadic languages.
37. A small hole (usually round and finished around the edges) in cloth or leather for the passage of a cord.
40. United States writer (1914-1986).
43. A metabolic acid found in yeast and liver cells.
45. A white soft metallic element that tarnishes readily.
46. A state in the western United States.
47. Durable fragrant wood.
50. A position in a grammatical linguistic construction in which a variety of alternative units are interchangeable.
52. A dress worn primarily by Hindu women.
53. (psychoanalysis) That part of the unconscious mind that acts as a conscience.
54. (prefix) Opposite or opposing or neutralizing.
55. A state in the Rocky Mountains.
56. An aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect.
58. A colorless odorless gaseous element that give a red glow in a vacuum tube.
59. Make larger.
62. A solemn pledge (to oneself or to another or to a deity) to do something or to behave in a certain manner.
66. (trademark) An alloy of iron and nickel having a low coefficient of thermal expansion.
67. Capital of Armenia.
70. Wading birds of warm regions having long slender down-curved bills.
71. An impure form of quartz consisting of banded chalcedony.
72. Fairly small terrestrial ferns of tropical America.
76. A submachine gun operated by gas pressure.
78. An international organization created in 1949 by the North Atlantic Treaty for purposes of collective security.
80. Rounded like an egg.
81. A city in northwestern Germany and an important Baltic port.
82. Any of various cycads of the genus Zamia.
85. The United Nations agency concerned with civil aviation.
89. By bad luck.
90. From 40 million to 58 million years ago.
93. Shrubby plant with aromatic grayish-green leaves used as a cooking herb.
95. A strong-smelling plant from whose dried leaves a number of euphoriant and hallucinogenic drugs are prepared.
96. A feeling of strong eagerness (usually in favor of a person or cause).
97. According to the Old Testament he was a pagan king of Israel and husband of Jezebel (9th century BC).
99. (often followed by `of') A large number or amount or extent.
100. Tropical starchy tuberous root.
101. A quantity of no importance.
102. A Tibetan or Mongolian priest of Lamaism.
103. The longer of the two telegraphic signals used in Morse code.
104. A very poisonous metallic element that has three allotropic forms.

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1. Oval reproductive body of a fowl (especially a hen) used as food.
2. Tough protective covering of the woody stems and roots of trees and other woody plants.
3. (Scottish) Bluish-black or gray-blue.
4. Auguste Comte's positivistic philosophy that metaphysics and theology should be replaced by a hierarchy of sciences from mathematics at the base to sociology at the top.
5. A sweetened beverage of diluted fruit juice.
6. A light strong brittle gray toxic bivalent metallic element.
7. United States evangelical preacher famous as a mass evangelist (born in 1918).
8. Wearing footgear.
9. A floor covering.
10. A city in southern Turkey on the Seyhan River.
11. A logarithmic unit of sound intensity equal to 10 decibels.
12. Revise or renew one's assessment.
13. Jewish republic in southwestern Asia at eastern end of Mediterranean.
14. Horny plate covering and protecting part of the dorsal surface of the digits.
15. The largest and southernmost island in the Marianas.
21. A woman sahib.
23. Offering fun and gaiety.
26. A nonmetallic largely pentavalent heavy volatile corrosive dark brown liquid element belonging to the halogens.
27. Something that remunerates.
30. A fire (usually on a hill or tower) that can be seen from a distance.
32. The principal bullfighter who is appointed to make the final passes and kill the bull.
33. (botany) Of or relating to the axil.
35. A cut of pork ribs with much of the meat trimmed off.
36. A river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine.
38. Of a leaf shape.
39. Worn to shreds.
41. A former communist country in eastern Europe and northern Asia.
42. Material used to daub walls.
44. Glazed yeast-raised doughnut-shaped roll with hard crust.
48. A radioactive transuranic metallic element.
49. The brightest star in Cygnus.
51. Immature of its kind.
57. A Kwa language spoken in Ghana and the Ivory Coast.
60. A woody climbing usually tropical plant.
61. Any of several tropical American trees of the genus Andira.
63. Responding to or operating at a wide band of frequencies.
64. A legally binding command or decision entered on the court record (as if issued by a court or judge).
65. A very poisonous metallic element that has three allotropic forms.
68. Painted beauty and red admiral.
69. A durable fabric formerly loomed by hand in China from natural cotton having a yellowish color.
70. A light strong brittle gray toxic bivalent metallic element.
73. (Akkadian) God of wisdom.
74. Hawaiian dish of taro root pounded to a paste and often allowed to ferment.
75. Evergreen Indian shrub with vivid yellow flowers whose bark is used in tanning.
77. Subject to a ruling authority.
79. A chronic disease of the nose characterized by a foul-smelling nasal discharge and atrophy of nasal structures.
80. A doctor's degree in optometry.
83. An associate degree in nursing.
84. The food served and eaten at one time.
85. A silvery soft waxy metallic element of the alkali metal group.
86. Used of physical coldness.
87. Small buffalo of the Celebes having small straight horns.
88. Profane or obscene expression usually of surprise or anger.
91. Leaf or strip from a leaf of the talipot palm used in India for writing paper.
92. Someone who is morally reprehensible.
94. A loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth.
95. A strong-smelling plant from whose dried leaves a number of euphoriant and hallucinogenic drugs are prepared.
98. (astronomy) The angular distance of a celestial point measured westward along the celestial equator from the zenith crossing.

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