Crossword Puzzle Number 1096 (Large Grid)

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ACROSS

1. The ratio of the distance traveled (in miles) to the time spent traveling (in hours).
4. United States writer (1871-1900).
9. Containing or filled with salt.
13. The compass point that is one point south of due east.
16. North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean.
17. United States writer of stories and plays (1894-1946).
18. Essential oil or perfume obtained from flowers.
19. Resinlike substance secreted by certain lac insects.
20. A material that has been or is capable of being taken up by another substance by either absorption or adsorption.
22. Shrub bearing oval-fruited kumquats.
24. A master's degree in business.
25. A keel-shaped constellation in the southern hemisphere.
27. A silvery soft waxy metallic element of the alkali metal group.
29. The blood group whose red cells carry both the A and B antigens.
30. A shelter from danger or hardship.
31. A Hindu theistic philosophy.
33. Similar to the giraffe but smaller with much shorter neck and stripe on the legs.
36. An indication of approved or superior status.
40. Jordan's port.
46. Stable gear consisting of either of two curved supports that are attached to the collar of a draft horse and that hold the traces.
47. (Old Testament) The wife of Abraham and mother of Isaac.
48. The great hall in ancient Persian palaces.
50. An open vessel with a handle and a spout for pouring.
51. A state of agitated irritation.
52. A line drawn on a map connecting points having the same numerical value of some variable.
53. American political cartoonist (1840-1902).
54. Typical geese.
56. Infinitely or immeasurably small.
58. Being one more than two.
59. (slang) A gangster's pistol.
60. A compound that exists in forms having different arrangements of atoms but the same molecular weight.
61. A member of a seafaring group of North American Indians who lived on the Pacific coast of British Columbia and southwestern Alaska.
62. A state of southwestern India.
63. A city in southern Turkey on the Seyhan River.
65. An audiotape recording of sound.
66. Horny projecting mouth of a bird.
68. Half the width of an em.
69. A state in midwestern United States.
72. Genus of tropical plants with creeping rootstocks and small umbellate flowers.
79. An unnaturally frenzied or distraught woman.
82. Cubes of meat marinated and cooked on a skewer usually with vegetables.
86. Title for a civil or military leader (especially in Turkey).
87. (Babylonian) God of storms and wind.
89. A team of professional baseball players who play and travel together.
91. (Irish) The sea personified.
92. An independent group of closely related Chadic languages spoken in the area between the Biu-Mandara and East Chadic languages.
93. Two-masted sailing vessel square-rigged on both masts.
94. Uttering in an irritated tone.
95. Take in solid food.
96. A primeval personification of air and breath.
97. Give over.
98. The biblical name for ancient Syria.
99. A doctor's degree in dental surgery.

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1. A small constellation in the polar region of the southern hemisphere near the Southern Cross and Chamaeleon.
2. Either of two muscles of the abdomen and pelvis that flex the trunk and rotate the thigh.
3. annoy continually or chronically.
4. (Judaism) An eight-day Jewish holiday commemorating the rededication of the Temple of Jerusalem.
5. Small genus of mediterranean shrubs.
6. (informal) Of the highest quality.
7. A state in New England.
8. An inactive volcano in Sicily.
9. An narrative telling the adventures of a hero or a family.
10. Inability to coordinate voluntary muscle movements.
11. A rapid escape (as by criminals).
12. A genus of Scolopacidae.
13. Any of various trees of the genus Ulmus.
14. A small cake leavened with yeast.
15. Someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike.
21. Divided into two lobes.
23. The part of the nervous system of vertebrates that controls involuntary actions of the smooth muscles and heart and glands.
26. Being one more than ninety.
28. A city in western Germany near the Dutch and Belgian borders.
32. English scholastic philosopher and assumed author of Occam's Razor (1285-1349).
34. In some classifications considered a suborder of Orthoptera.
35. Make flat or flatter.
37. A state in the United States in the central Pacific on the Hawaiian Islands.
38. An anticonvulsant drug (trade names Emeside and Zarontin) used to treat petit mal epilepsy.
39. Relating to symptoms (especially malarial fever) that appear every other day.
41. A Dravidian language spoken in southern India.
42. Bristlelike process near the tip of the antenna of certain flies.
43. French physicist who founded thermodynamics (1796-1832).
44. State of disgrace resulting from detestable behavior.
45. Obtain from someone after their death.
49. A fractional monetary unit in Bangladesh and India and Nepal and Pakistan.
55. A nucleic acid that transmits genetic information from DNA to the cytoplasm.
57. A midwestern state in north central United States in the Great Lakes region.
62. Genus of erect herbs of the Middle East having showy flowers.
64. A resident of Nevada.
65. (Judaism) An eight-day Jewish holiday commemorating the rededication of the Temple of Jerusalem.
67. Tall tender clumping bamboos.
68. A genus of Scolopacidae.
70. A bachelor's degree in religion.
71. Japanese ornamental tree with fragrant white or pink blossoms and small yellow fruits.
73. A white metallic element that burns with a brilliant light.
74. Forming or set at an angle.
75. Lower in esteem.
76. Extremely cold.
77. A condensed but memorable saying embodying some important fact of experience that is taken as true by many people.
78. The capital and largest city of Ghana with a deep-water port.
80. Having the leading position or higher score in a contest.
81. A game in which darts are thrown at a dartboard.
83. Mild yellow Dutch cheese made in balls.
84. Any tiny hole admitting passage of a liquid (fluid or gas).
85. (botany) Of or relating to the axil.
88. Counting the number of white and red blood cells and the number of platelets in 1 cubic millimeter of blood.
90. (music) The pace of music measured by the number of beats occurring in 60 seconds.

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