Crossword Puzzle Number 1085 (Large Grid)

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ACROSS

1. 10 grams.
4. An evergreen tree of the family Ulmaceae that grows in tropical America and Africa and Asia.
9. Type genus of the Aceraceae.
13. An (apparently) flying object whose nature is unknown.
16. (Babylonian) The sky god.
17. A member of a people who have no permanent home but move about according to the seasons.
18. Type genus of the Ranidae.
19. A small drink of liquor.
20. A unit of length equal to one thousandth of an inch.
21. Long-tailed arboreal mustelid of Central and South America.
22. (Norse mythology) Goddess of old age who defeated Thor in a wrestling match.
23. Aircraft landing in bad weather in which the pilot is talked down by ground control using precision approach radar.
24. By bad luck.
26. Something contrived to meet an urgent need or emergency.
27. Occurring or encountered or experienced or observed frequently or in accordance with regular practice or procedure.
28. Being one more than one.
29. Something acquired without compensation.
30. A white metallic element that burns with a brilliant light.
31. A workplace for the conduct of scientific research.
33. An informal term for a father.
34. A bachelor's degree in science.
38. (Arthurian legend) The capital of King Arthur's kingdom.
42. The sound of laughing.
44. A member of a seafaring group of North American Indians who lived on the Pacific coast of British Columbia and southwestern Alaska.
48. A radioactive element of the actinide series.
49. Conforming to truth.
50. A sensation (as of a cold breeze or bright light) that precedes the onset of certain disorders such as a migraine attack or epileptic seizure.
53. United States chemist (1839-1903).
55. The act of scanning.
56. Highly significant or important especially bringing about or marking the beginning of a new development or era.
57. (medieval Europe) A person who is bound to the land and owned by the feudal lord.
58. Being one more than nine.
60. United States clockmaker who introduced mass production (1785-1859).
62. A period marked by distinctive character or reckoned from a fixed point or event.
63. A quotation at the beginning of some piece of writing.
65. The largest city and principal port of New Zealand.
68. A flat-bottomed volcanic crater that was formed by an explosion.
69. Make improvements or corrections to.
71. Australian shrubs and small trees with evergreen usually spiny leaves and dense clusters of showy flowers.
72. An associate degree in nursing.
73. The blood group whose red cells carry both the A and B antigens.
76. A sharp hooked claw especially on a bird of prey.
80. A public promotion of some product or service.
81. A hostel for pilgrims in Turkey.
85. City in central Iran.
89. A reproach for some lapse or misdeed.
90. 16th President of the United States.
92. Characteristic of or relating to winter.
93. One of the most common of the five major classes of immunoglobulins.
94. (geology) Before the appearance of life.
95. German naturalist whose speculations that plants and animals are made up of tiny living `infusoria' led to the cell theory (1779-1851).
97. (Sumerian) Sun god.
98. A metric unit of volume or capacity equal to 10 liters.
99. A Dravidian language spoken in south central India.
100. 100 lwei equal 1 kwanza.
101. An internationally recognized distress signal in radio code.

DOWN

1. Fallow deer.
2. A blue dye obtained from plants or made synthetically.
3. A Russian prison camp for political prisoners.
4. Explosive consisting of a yellow crystalline compound that is a flammable toxic derivative of toluene.
5. (of meat) Cooked by dry heat in an oven.
6. Expel, as of gases and odors.
7. Of or relating to or characteristic of Morocco or its people.
8. (Babylonian) A demigod or first man.
9. Of or relating to or involving an area.
10. A high-crowned black cap (usually made of felt or sheepskin) worn by men in Turkey and Iran and the Caucasus.
11. An inflammatory complication of leprosy that results in painful skin lesions on the arms and legs and face.
12. Radioactive iodine test that measures the amount of radioactive iodine taken up by the thyroid gland.
13. Of or relating to a nail or claw or hoof.
14. A tax on employees and employers that is used to fund the Social Security system.
15. A translucent mineral consisting of hydrated silica of variable color.
25. A city of central China.
28. Coins collectively.
32. A soft silvery metallic element of the alkali earth group.
35. A deep pan with a handle.
36. A boy or man.
37. A state in the Rocky Mountains.
39. The eleventh month of the Hindu calendar.
40. English playwright (1929-1994).
41. A flat tortilla with various fillings piled on it.
43. (Greek mythology) The Muse of astronomy.
45. Distinctly separate from the first.
46. A unit of length (in United States and Britain) equal to one twelfth of a foot.
47. Not capable of being swayed or diverted from a course.
51. Cubes of meat marinated and cooked on a skewer usually with vegetables.
52. Type genus of the Alaudidae.
54. Offering little or no hope.
59. A nonmetallic largely pentavalent heavy volatile corrosive dark brown liquid element belonging to the halogens.
61. A white trivalent metallic element.
64. Pasture grass of plains of South America and western North America.
66. Iranian religious leader of the Shiites.
67. Covered with dense cottony hairs or hairlike filaments.
70. Extinct flightless bird of New Zealand.
74. A state of extreme confusion and disorder.
75. A large artillery gun that is usually on wheels.
77. Chinese tree cultivated especially in Philippines and India for its edible fruit.
78. Strike with disgust or revulsion.
79. 1,000 baiza equal 1 riyal-omani.
82. (Roman mythology) The twin brother of Romulus.
83. (Greek mythology) The Muse of lyric and love poetry.
84. A sloping mass of rocks at the base of a cliff.
86. An narrative telling the adventures of a hero or a family.
87. Harsh or corrosive in tone.
88. An organic compound that contains a hydroxyl group bonded to a carbon atom which in turn is doubly bonded to another carbon atom.
89. Committee formed by a special-interest group to raise money for their favorite political candidates.
91. South American wood sorrel cultivated for its edible tubers.
96. A unit of power equal to 1000 watts.

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