Crossword Puzzle Number 1281 (Large Grid)

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1. A barrier constructed to contain the flow or water or to keep out the sea.
4. Lower in esteem.
9. Offering fun and gaiety.
13. Make amends for.
16. American prizefighter who won the world heavyweight championship three times (born in 1942).
17. An implement consisting of handle with a free swinging stick at the end.
18. A blue dye obtained from plants or made synthetically.
19. Owed and payable immediately or on demand.
20. Remove color from.
22. Called forth from a latent or potential state by stimulation.
24. A constellation in the southern hemisphere near Telescopium and Norma.
25. South American armadillo with three bands of bony plates.
26. Deciduous shrub widely cultivated for its white or pink or red flowers.
27. Attractiveness to the opposite sex.
29. United States liquid unit equal to 4 quarts or 3.785 liters.
31. A heavy brittle metallic element of the platinum group.
32. A rapid series of short loud sounds (as might be heard with a stethoscope in some types of respiratory disorders).
34. Covered with paving material.
38. State in northeastern India.
40. Informal or slang terms for mentally irregular.
44. Affording unobstructed entrance and exit.
45. Large high frilly cap with a full crown.
47. 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.
48. The tissue forming the hard outer layer of e.g. a fruit.
49. A unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 foot/sec/sec to a mass of 1 pound.
50. (Old Testament) Cain and Abel were the first children of Adam and Eve born after the Fall of Man.
52. Made from residue of grapes or apples after pressing.
53. French filmmaker (1908-1982).
54. Of surpassing excellence.
57. A republic in southeastern Europe on the southern part of the Balkan peninsula.
60. An intensely radioactive metallic element that occurs in minute amounts in uranium ores.
61. A program under which employees regularly accumulate shares and may ultimately assume control of the company.
62. A flat wing-shaped process or winglike part of an organism.
63. Relating to or characteristic of or occurring in the air.
64. A white metallic element that burns with a brilliant light.
65. A loud harsh or strident noise.
67. British politician (born in the United States) who was the first woman to sit in the British House of Commons (1879-1964).
69. (Greek mythology) Goddess of the earth and mother of Cronus and the Titans in ancient mythology.
71. One million periods per second.
72. Place in a line or arrange so as to be parallel.
74. Being one more than one hundred.
75. Put up with something or somebody unpleasant.
78. A member of the Wakashan people living on Vancouver Island and in the Cape Flattery region of northwestern Washington.
81. The portion of the vertebrate nervous system consisting of the brain and spinal cord.
82. Aircraft landing in bad weather in which the pilot is talked down by ground control using precision approach radar.
85. An Indian side dish of yogurt and chopped cucumbers and spices.
89. An enclosure made or wire or metal bars in which birds or animals are kept.
91. A Tibetan or Mongolian priest of Lamaism.
94. The basic unit of money in Peru.
97. A gonadotropic hormone that is secreted by the anterior pituitary.
99. A sharp hand gesture (resembling a blow).
100. Tall palm tree bearing coconuts as fruits.
101. The capital of Western Samoa.
102. In bed.
104. 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).
105. German chemist who was co-discoverer with Lise Meitner of nuclear fission (1879-1968).
106. A small ball with a hole through the middle.
107. Any of numerous local fertility and nature deities worshipped by ancient Semitic peoples.
108. (meaning literally `born') Used to indicate the maiden or family name of a married woman.

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1. An informal term for a father.
2. A city in northwestern Syria.
3. Any of various minerals consisting of hydrous silicates of aluminum or potassium etc. that crystallize in forms that allow perfect cleavage into very thin leaves.
4. A federation of North American labor unions that merged with the Congress of Industrial Organizations in 1955.
5. A burner that produces a hot flame.
6. A river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine.
7. A complete metric system of units of measurement for scientists.
8. Resembling or characteristic of or appropriate to an elegy.
9. A correctional institution used to detain persons who are in the lawful custody of the government (either accused persons awaiting trial or convicted persons serving a sentence).
10. The capital of Turkey.
11. A statement that deviates from or perverts the truth.
12. An oily colorless liquid obtained by the condensation of two molecules of acetaldehyde.
13. (Old Testament) In Judeo-Christian mythology.
14. A reflex that expels wind noisily from the stomach through the mouth.
15. Not only so, but.
21. A sheer stiff muslin.
23. Italian fashion designer (1946-1997).
28. Swelling from excessive accumulation of serous fluid in tissue.
30. A public promotion of some product or service.
33. A primeval personification of air and breath.
35. Relating to bees or beekeeping.
36. Being or placed in the center.
37. A youth subculture that began in London in the early 1960s.
39. A cut of pork ribs with much of the meat trimmed off.
41. The mountain peak that Noah's ark landed on as the waters of the great flood receded.
42. A muzzle loader having a flintlock type of gunlock.
43. Terrestrial or epilithic ferns of tropical rain forests.
46. A promotional statement (as found on the dust jackets of books).
51. Realistic Norwegian author who wrote plays on social and political themes (1828-1906).
55. An Anatolian language.
56. An accountant certified by the state.
58. Being ten more than one hundred ninety.
59. United States designer noted for an innovative series of chairs (1907-1978).
66. A silvery ductile metallic element found primarily in bauxite.
68. Full of submerged reefs or sandbanks or shoals.
70. A variety of bridge in which tricks made in excess of the contract are scored toward game.
71. A federation of North American labor unions that merged with the Congress of Industrial Organizations in 1955.
73. A genus of evergreen shrub that grows in New Zealand.
74. An oily colorless liquid obtained by the condensation of two molecules of acetaldehyde.
76. A nucleic acid that transmits genetic information from DNA to the cytoplasm.
77. (Greek mythology) One of the three Graces.
79. A midwestern state in north central United States in the Great Lakes region.
80. Roman emperor and adoptive son of Nerva.
83. (informal) Of the highest quality.
84. A soft white precious univalent metallic element having the highest electrical and thermal conductivity of any metal.
86. Small buffalo of the Celebes having small straight horns.
87. A contagious skin infection caused by the itch mite.
88. A strip of land projecting into a body of water.
90. An Arabic speaking person who lives in Arabia or North Africa.
91. A constellation in the southern hemisphere near Telescopium and Norma.
92. Female equine animal.
93. A French abbot.
95. A workplace for the conduct of scientific research.
96. An anxiety disorder characterized by chronic free-floating anxiety and such symptoms as tension or sweating or trembling of light-headedness or irritability etc that has lasted for more than six months.
98. A lipoprotein that transports cholesterol in the blood.
103. A soft silvery metallic element of the alkali earth group.

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