Crossword Puzzle Number 1102 (Large Grid)

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ACROSS

1. A vehicle carrying many passengers.
4. Any of several tall tropical palms native to southeastern Asia having egg-shaped nuts.
9. Mentally or physically infirm with age.
13. An alliance made up of states that had been Soviet Socialist Republics in the Soviet Union prior to its dissolution in Dec 1991.
16. A constellation in the southern hemisphere near Telescopium and Norma.
17. Relating to or of the nature of a zone.
18. Type genus of the Alcidae comprising solely the razorbill.
19. A sweetened beverage of diluted fruit juice.
20. A lipoprotein that transports cholesterol in the blood.
21. A fine (often starched) net used for veils or tutus or gowns.
22. A flat-bottomed volcanic crater that was formed by an explosion.
23. (meaning literally `born') Used to indicate the maiden or family name of a married woman.
24. A member of a nomadic Berber people of the Sahara.
26. Yellow-fever mosquitos.
29. A city in western Germany near the Dutch and Belgian borders.
31. Any warm-blooded vertebrate having the skin more or less covered with hair.
36. Any of various edible seeds of plants of the family Leguminosae.
39. Before noon.
40. Used of a single unit or thing.
42. Small tropical American tree bearing edible plumlike fruit.
43. A hard malleable ductile silvery metallic element that is resistant to corrosion.
44. Taking place over public roads.
46. A glove of armored leather.
49. Male red deer.
51. Cubes of meat marinated and cooked on a skewer usually with vegetables.
52. Squirrel monkeys.
53. A specific instance of feeling hopeful.
54. Very dark black.
55. A midwestern state in north central United States in the Great Lakes region.
56. A heavy odorless colorless gas formed during respiration and by the decomposition of organic substances.
58. The rate at which red blood cells settle out in a tube of blood under standardized conditions.
59. Brief episode in which the brain gets insufficient blood supply.
61. An island consisting of a circular coral reef surrounding a lagoon.
63. (computer science) American Standard Code for Information Interchange.
65. Make richer.
67. Made of grain or relating to grain or the plants that produce it.
68. (of a young animal) Abandoned by its mother and raised by hand.
69. Measuring instrument in which the echo of a pulse of microwave radiation is used to detect and locate distant objects.
72. An Asian temple.
77. A member of a Turkic people of Uzbekistan and neighboring areas.
80. (Zoroastrianism) Title for benevolent deities.
82. Submerged aquatic plant having narrow leaves and small flowers.
86. Stairway in India leading down to a landing on the water.
90. A Loloish language.
91. Large burrowing rodent of South and Central America.
92. Long green edible beaked pods of the okra plant.
94. A beverage made by steeping tea leaves in water.
95. United States composer noted for his innovative use of polytonality (1874-1954).
96. (British) Traditional jazz as revived in the 1950s.
97. (Babylonian) God of wisdom and agriculture and patron of scribes and schools.
98. A condition (mostly in boys) characterized by behavioral and learning disorders.

DOWN

1. The basic unit of money in Thailand.
2. Relating to the Urdu language.
3. A deep bow.
4. The Uto-Aztecan language spoken by the Aztec people.
5. Large hawk of the northern hemisphere that feeds chiefly on small rodents and is beneficial to farmers.
6. An inflammatory complication of leprosy that results in painful skin lesions on the arms and legs and face.
7. A drug (trade names Calan and Isoptin) used as an oral or parenteral calcium blocker in cases of hypertension or congestive heart failure or angina or migraine.
8. On or toward the lee.
9. Willing to face danger.
10. By bad luck.
11. Aircraft landing in bad weather in which the pilot is talked down by ground control using precision approach radar.
12. A river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine.
13. Ancient city is southeastern Italy where Hannibal defeated the Romans in 216 BC.
14. The content of cognition.
15. Pass gradually or leak through or as if through small openings.
25. The ninth month of the Moslem calendar.
27. A doctor's degree in dental surgery.
28. Stop from happening or developing.
30. Italian violin maker in Cremona.
32. The animal order including amoebas.
33. Any member of the Amniota.
34. Short broad silique occurring in some cruciferous plants.
35. Tropical American shrub bearing edible acid red fruit resembling cherries.
37. Oldest known reptiles.
38. Of or relating to the people of Nigeria.
41. Hard greenish-brown wood of the lignum vitae tree and other trees of the genus Guaiacum.
45. On a ship, train, plane or other vehicle.
47. The residue that remains when something is burned.
48. A soft silvery metallic element of the rare earth group.
50. Leather covering the toe of a boot or shoe and reinforcing or decorating it.
57. Informal terms for a mother.
60. Lean end of the neck.
62. Canadian hockey player (born 1948).
64. Of or relating to a directionless magnitude.
66. (Greek mythology) The Titan who was father of Atlas and Epimetheus and Prometheus in ancient mythology.
67. The Uto-Aztecan language spoken by the Aztec people.
70. (Greek mythology) A maiden seduced by Zeus.
71. The state capital of Alaska.
73. The capital and largest city of Bangladesh.
74. Having the leading position or higher score in a contest.
75. Malicious burning to destroy property.
76. A state in northwestern United States on the Pacific.
78. A knife used as a weapon.
79. Serving as or forming a base.
81. 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.
83. A tiny or scarcely detectable amount.
84. In bed.
85. No longer having or seeming to have or expecting to have life.
87. (usually followed by `to') Naturally disposed toward.
88. 4-wheeled motor vehicle.
89. Someone who engages in arbitrage (who purchases securities in one market for immediate resale in another in the hope of profiting from the price differential).
93. Unknown god.

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