Crossword Puzzle Number 1143 (Large Grid)

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1. Mythical bird of prey having enormous size and strength.
4. Wood of a sumac.
9. Owed and payable immediately or on demand.
13. A federal agency established to regulate the release of new foods and health-related products.
16. A loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth.
17. A popular island resort in the Netherlands Antilles.
18. Large burrowing rodent of South and Central America.
19. A human limb.
20. A pass between mountain peaks.
21. A person of exceptional importance and reputation.
22. (of persons) Highest in rank or authority or office.
23. The sense organ for hearing and equilibrium.
24. A cap with a flat circular top and a visor.
26. A nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (trade name Cataflam).
29. The sign language used in the United States.
31. A bluish shade of green.
32. A ductile gray metallic element of the lanthanide series.
33. An interval during which a recurring sequence of events occurs.
35. A rechargeable battery with a nickel cathode and a cadmium anode.
38. Look with amazement.
42. A soft yellow malleable ductile (trivalent and univalent) metallic element.
43. A statistical method for making simultaneous comparisons between two or more means.
45. A member of the Siouan people formerly living in the Missouri river valley in NE Nebraska.
46. An elaborate song for solo voice.
47. Wild or domesticated South American cud-chewing animal related to camels but smaller and lacking a hump.
49. The square of a body of any size of type.
50. A linear unit of length equal to 12 inches or a third of a yard.
51. Characterized by rising prices.
52. A city in north central Morocco.
54. A republic in southeastern Europe on the southern part of the Balkan peninsula.
56. (Irish) Chief god of the Tuatha De Danann.
57. Boxcar with latticed sides.
61. The biblical name for ancient Syria.
63. A bunch of hair or feathers or growing grass.
64. An island republic in the west central Pacific just south of the equator.
65. The arch of bone beneath the eye that forms the prominence of the cheek.
66. Being two more than fifty.
67. In the Roman calendar.
68. Being one more than one hundred.
70. Any of various long-legged carrion-eating hawks of South and Central America.
73. A structure in which animals lay eggs or give birth to their young.
76. Genus of tropical plants with creeping rootstocks and small umbellate flowers.
77. Angular distance above the horizon (especially of a celestial object).
78. A gonadotropic hormone that is secreted by the anterior pituitary.
79. A state in northwestern North America.
81. Any of various trees of the genus Ulmus.
83. Squash bugs.
87. A member of the Siouan people formerly living in the Missouri river valley in NE Nebraska.
91. Fallow deer.
94. A workplace for the conduct of scientific research.
95. A tricycle (usually propelled by pedalling).
97. Manufactured in standard sizes to be shipped and assembled elsewhere.
98. The elementary stages of any subject (usually plural).
99. Someone who copies the words or behavior of another.
100. Not only so, but.
102. The basic unit of money in Iran.
103. Type genus of the Suidae.
104. Tear down so as to make flat with the ground.
105. Type genus of the Alcidae comprising solely the razorbill.
106. A river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine.


1. Framework for holding objects.
2. A slender double-reed instrument.
3. A high-crowned black cap (usually made of felt or sheepskin) worn by men in Turkey and Iran and the Caucasus.
4. The seventh and last day of the week.
5. In or relating to or obtained from urine.
6. Of or pertaining to or marked by genetic mutation.
7. Make less active or intense.
8. An ancient country is southwestern Asia on the east coast of the Mediterranean.
9. A translucent mineral consisting of hydrated silica of variable color.
10. Straggling shrub with narrow leaves and conspicuous red flowers in dense globular racemes.
11. Electronic warfare undertaken to insure effective friendly use of the electromagnetic spectrum in spite of the enemy's use of electronic warfare.
12. The longer of the two telegraphic signals used in Morse code.
13. Any wingless blood-sucking parasitic insect noted for ability to leap.
14. Lacking or deprive of the sense of hearing wholly or in part.
15. A city in northern India.
25. Muslims collectively and their civilization.
27. A swindle in which you cheat at gambling or persuade a person to buy worthless property.
28. Large Old World bat of warm and tropical regions that feeds on fruit.
30. A Russian river.
34. Period extending from Dec. 24 to Jan. 6.
36. Clouding of the natural lens of the eye.
37. A light touch or stroke.
39. Erect European annual often grown as a salad crop to be harvested when young and tender.
40. An raging and rapidly spreading conflagration.
41. Relating to or being a palace.
44. 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.
48. Islands in the Atlantic Ocean belonging to Portugal.
53. Aircraft landing in bad weather in which the pilot is talked down by ground control using precision approach radar.
55. A deep bow.
58. Small to medium-sized evergreen shrubs of southern Europe and North Africa.
59. A unit of information equal to 1024 bytes.
60. A highly unstable radioactive element (the heaviest of the halogen series).
62. Made from residue of grapes or apples after pressing.
69. (Old Testament) The second patriarch.
71. (informal) Of the highest quality.
72. A large crater caused by the violent explosion of a volcano that collapses into a depression.
73. Any wingless blood-sucking parasitic insect noted for ability to leap.
74. A silvery ductile metallic element found primarily in bauxite.
75. British colonial financier and statesman in South Africa.
76. Moderate or restrain.
80. African mahogany trees.
81. A silvery ductile metallic element found primarily in bauxite.
82. A crime syndicate in the United States.
84. (Babylonian) God of wisdom and agriculture and patron of scribes and schools.
85. The elementary stages of any subject (usually plural).
86. South American armadillo with three bands of bony plates.
88. A soft wet area of low-lying land that sinks underfoot.
89. Norwegian mathematician (1802-1829).
90. An ancient Hebrew unit of dry measure equal to about a bushel.
92. A flat-bottomed volcanic crater that was formed by an explosion.
93. (usually followed by `to') Having the necessary means or skill or know-how or authority to do something.
96. A federal agency established to coordinate programs aimed at reducing pollution and protecting the environment.
101. A radioactive element of the actinide series.

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