Crossword Puzzle Number 1148 (Large Grid)

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1. A state-chartered savings bank owned by its depositors and managed by a board of trustees.
4. (Norse mythology) Goddess of old age who defeated Thor in a wrestling match.
8. A body of poetry that conveys the traditions of a society by treating some epic theme.
12. A knife used as a weapon.
16. Any of various primates with short tails or no tail at all.
17. A metal piece (usually a disc) used as money v 1.
18. (computer science) A kind of computer architecture that has a large number of instructions hard coded into the cpu chip.
19. The emotion of hate.
20. Having leadership guidance.
21. A large crater caused by the violent explosion of a volcano that collapses into a depression.
23. Freed from illness or injury.
24. A fraudulent business scheme.
26. A hypocrite who pretends to religious piety (after the protagonist in a play by Moliere).
28. Designer drug designed to have the effects of amphetamines (it floods the brain with serotonin) but to avoid the drug laws.
29. A bin that holds rubbish until it is collected.
31. A barrier constructed to contain the flow or water or to keep out the sea.
33. The cardinal number that is the sum of four and one.
36. Remote city of Kazakhstan that (ostensibly for security reasons) was made the capital in 1998.
39. A drug combination found in some over-the-counter headache remedies (Aspirin and Phenacetin and Caffeine).
42. Earn on some commercial or business transaction.
43. (sports) The chief official (as in boxing or American football) who is expected to ensure fair play.
46. A river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine.
48. A silvery ductile metallic element found primarily in bauxite.
49. Leaf or strip from a leaf of the talipot palm used in India for writing paper.
50. Characterized by extravagance and profusion.
53. In such a manner as could not be otherwise.
55. (astronomy) The angular distance of a celestial point measured westward along the celestial equator from the zenith crossing.
56. A soft silvery metallic element of the alkali earth group.
58. (Irish) Mother of the ancient Irish gods.
59. Largest known toad species.
61. A soft white precious univalent metallic element having the highest electrical and thermal conductivity of any metal.
62. A shape that sags.
63. (used especially of hair or fur) Having a bright orange-brown color.
66. A medieval oboe.
70. Freedom from difficulty or hardship or effort.
71. The elementary stages of any subject (usually plural).
73. Tag the base runner to get him out.
74. (Babylonian) God of wisdom and agriculture and patron of scribes and schools.
75. Type genus of the family Arcidae.
77. A special way of doing something.
80. A Japanese shrub that resembles members of the genus Spiraea.
83. Resembling or characteristic of or appropriate to an elegy.
84. An honorary arts degree.
86. Russian writer who introduced realism to Russian literature (1809-1852).
90. A local and habitual twitching especially in the face.
91. Surrealist Spanish painter (1904-1989).
94. A formation of people or things one beside another.
96. Plant with an elongated head of broad stalked leaves resembling celery.
97. Hormone secreted by the posterior pituitary gland (trade name Pitressin) and also by nerve endings in the hypothalamus.
98. Set down according to a plan.
99. Chief port of Yemen.
100. Keep in mind or convey as a conviction or view.
101. French marshal in the Napoleonic Wars (1769-1815).
102. A member of an Iroquoian people formerly living on the south shore of Lake Erie in northern Ohio and northwest Pennsylvania and western New York.
103. Not widely known.
104. Type genus of the Alcidae comprising solely the razorbill.


1. A master's degree in library science.
2. A detailed description of design criteria for a piece of work.
3. English monk and scholar (672-735).
4. (computer science) A coding system that incorporates extra parity bits in order to detect errors.
5. One who hates or loathes.
6. Of a pale purple color.
7. Chief god of the Rig-Veda.
8. A very light brown.
9. French cabaret singer (1915-1963).
10. A mouth or mouthlike opening.
11. Swedish chemist (born in Germany) who discovered oxygen before Priestley did (1742-1786).
12. A painful emotion resulting from an awareness of inadequacy or guilt.
13. Ground snakes.
14. A distinct part that can be specified separately in a group of things that could be enumerated on a list.
15. Any of the Hindu sacred writing.
22. An inactive volcano in Sicily.
25. An unnaturally frenzied or distraught woman.
27. United States chemist who developed methods for studying long-chain molecules (1910-1985).
30. A metallic element having four allotropic forms.
32. A state in the eastern United States.
34. Genus of herbs of Eurasia and the Americas.
35. A city on the Loire river in north central France.
37. The quarter of many North African cities in which the citadel is located.
38. A member of the Siouan people formerly living in the Missouri river valley in NE Nebraska.
40. A river in northeastern Brazil that flows generally northward to the Atlantic Ocean.
41. A loud resonant repeating noise.
44. An ancient Hebrew unit of dry measure equal to about a bushel.
45. Emblem usually consisting of a rectangular piece of cloth of distinctive design.
47. Come into the possession of something concrete or abstract.
51. Provide with clothes or put clothes on.
52. Oriental moth that produces brownish silk.
54. The compass point that is one point east of due south.
57. Upright consisting of a vertical side member of a door or window frame.
60. Irish prelate who deduced from the Bible that Creation occurred in the year 4004 BC (1581-1656).
64. Wheelwork consisting of a connected set of rotating gears by which force is transmitted or motion or torque is changed.
65. Any competition.
67. Segmented worms.
68. The driver of a wagon.
69. Large arboreal boa of tropical South America.
72. The cry made by sheep.
76. Twist or braid together, interlace.
78. (zoology) Pertaining to alulae.
79. The act of slowing down or falling behind.
81. A feeling of self-respect and personal worth.
82. Unable to relax or be still.
85. An officer who acts as military assistant to a more senior officer.
87. A Gaelic-speaking Celt in Ireland or Scotland or the Isle of Man.
88. An organization of countries formed in 1961 to agree on a common policy for the sale of petroleum.
89. A Tibetan or Mongolian priest of Lamaism.
92. A river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine.
93. Being two more than fifty.
95. The compass point midway between northeast and east.

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