Crossword Puzzle Number 1240 (Large Grid)

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ACROSS

1. A barrier constructed to contain the flow or water or to keep out the sea.
4. The sixth month of the civil year.
8. The highest level or degree attainable.
12. An narrative telling the adventures of a hero or a family.
16. Goddess of criminal rashness and its punishment.
17. A very young child (birth to 1 year) who has not yet begun to walk or talk.
18. A crude uncouth ill-bred person lacking culture or refinement.
19. Highly excited.
20. The sacred city of Lamaism.
22. Popular dance music of Brazil.
24. (Babylonian) God of wisdom and agriculture and patron of scribes and schools.
25. Having been taken into the mouth for consumption.
26. Ions are accelerated along a linear path by voltage differences on electrodes along the path.
28. A large fleet.
30. A machine-readable version of a standard dictionary.
31. Type genus of the Amiidae.
33. Absent without permission.
34. A high-crowned black cap (usually made of felt or sheepskin) worn by men in Turkey and Iran and the Caucasus.
39. A language group of the Hokan family.
43. A member of the extinct Algonquian people formerly living in northern Indiana and southern Michigan.
45. A trivalent metallic element of the rare earth group.
48. Harsh or corrosive in tone.
50. Any division of quantity accepted as a standard of measurement or exchange.
51. A walled city in southeastern China on the Gan Jiang.
53. The 17th letter of the Greek alphabet.
56. Fleshy and usually brightly colored cover of some seeds that develops from the ovule stalk and partially or entirely envelopes the seed.
57. An ancient Assyrian city on the River Tigris across from the modern city of Mosul in the northern part of what is now known a Iraq.
59. A member of an Algonquian people living in central Canada.
60. Having relatively few calories.
61. Morally bad or wrong.
62. A nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (trade name Clinoril).
65. A very poisonous metallic element that has three allotropic forms.
66. Steal goods.
68. Relating to or like or divided into areolae.
71. A hotel providing overnight lodging for travelers.
73. A soft silvery metallic element of the alkali earth group.
74. Wig for men fashionable in 17th-18th centuries.
78. A landslide of mud.
84. Widely known and esteemed.
85. A resident of Utah.
86. A mountain in the central Himalayas on the border of Tibet and Nepal (27,890 feet high).
88. An aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect.
89. A large sandwich made of a long crusty roll split lengthwise and filled with meats and cheese (and tomato and onion and lettuce and condiments).
90. Carbon fuel produced by distillation of coal.
92. Belonging to some prior time.
93. (Old Testament) In Judeo-Christian mythology.
94. Title for a civil or military leader (especially in Turkey).
95. A town in north central Oklahoma.
96. Tropical woody herb with showy yellow flowers and flat pods.
97. A small cake leavened with yeast.
98. Being one more than fifty.

DOWN

1. Indigo bush.
2. Essential oil or perfume obtained from flowers.
3. A retailer of meat.
4. The trait of lacking restraint or control.
5. An official prosecutor for a judicial district.
6. A defensive missile designed to shoot down incoming intercontinental ballistic missiles.
7. A domain in which something is dominant.
8. Present in great quantity.
9. A state of deep and often prolonged unconsciousness.
10. Large high frilly cap with a full crown.
11. A period marked by distinctive character or reckoned from a fixed point or event.
12. The capital and largest city of Yemen.
13. Any culture medium that uses agar as the gelling agent.
14. A desert in central Asia.
15. Largest known toad species.
21. (of winds) Coming from the sea toward the land.
23. Decorated metal band worn around the head.
27. A member of the Algonquian people formerly inhabiting the Maritime Provinces of Canada.
29. A silvery ductile metallic element found primarily in bauxite.
32. Informal terms for a mother.
35. Italian painter and sculptor and engineer and scientist and architect.
36. Italian painter and art historian (1511-1574).
37. Genus of widely distributed agarics that have white spores and are poisonous with few exceptions.
38. Badminton played with one person on each side.
40. A depository containing historical records and documents.
41. A member of the Manchu speaking people of Mongolian race of Manchuria.
42. Plants with sword-shaped leaves and erect stalks bearing bright-colored flowers composed of three petals and three drooping sepals.
44. Draw in by breathing.
46. The lower part of the abdomen just above the external genital organs.
47. A small flat triangular bone in front of the knee that protects the knee joint.
49. Region of western Asia Minor colonized by Ancient Greeks.
52. Of or relating to or involving an area.
54. The eleventh month of the civil year.
55. An inflammatory disease involving the sebaceous glands of the skin.
58. Usually good-naturedly mischievous.
63. Bearing or marked with a label or tag.
64. A self-funded retirement plan that allows you to contribute a limited yearly sum toward your retirement.
67. Spin or twist together so as to form a cord.
69. (sports) The chief official (as in boxing or American football) who is expected to ensure fair play.
70. Guinea fowl.
71. A religious belief of African origin involving witchcraft and sorcery.
72. A fine strong sheer silky fabric made of silk or rayon or nylon.
75. The seventh month of the Moslem calendar.
76. Cubes of meat marinated and cooked on a skewer usually with vegetables.
77. Swelling from excessive accumulation of serous fluid in tissue.
79. (Sumerian) Sun god.
80. A Chadic language spoken south of Lake Chad.
81. A Russian unit of weight equal to approximately 36 pounds.
82. An inactive volcano in Sicily.
83. United States writer (born in Poland) who wrote in Yiddish (1880-1957).
87. The fatty flesh of eel.
91. (Sumerian) Goddess personifying earth.

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