Crossword Puzzle Number 1283 (Large Grid)

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1. Experiencing or showing sorrow or unhappiness.
4. The protoplasm of the germ cells that contains chromosomes and genes.
9. Large burrowing rodent of South and Central America.
13. Annual grass of Europe and North Africa.
16. An independent agency of the United States government responsible for collecting and coordinating intelligence and counterintelligence activities abroad in the national interest.
17. (of especially liquids) Clouded as with sediment.
18. By bad luck.
19. An inflammatory disease of connective tissue with variable features including fever and weakness and fatigability and joint pains and skin lesions on the face or neck or arms.
20. Electrical conduction through a gas in an applied electric field.
21. Freshwater or marine or terrestrial gastropod mollusk usually having an external enclosing spiral shell.
22. A gonadotropic hormone that is secreted by the anterior pituitary.
23. System of measurement based on centimeters and grams and seconds.
24. One thousandth of a second.
26. Dry brandy distilled in the Armagnac district of France.
29. An oral antibiotic (trade name Cipro) used against serious bacterial infections of the skin or respiratory tract of urinary tract or bones or joints.
30. South American cavy.
32. Interface consisting of a standard port between a computer and its peripherals that is used in some computers.
35. Minor or subordinate.
36. A silvery ductile metallic element found primarily in bauxite.
38. The longer of the two telegraphic signals used in Morse code.
39. Tropical American feather palm having a swollen spiny trunk and edible nuts.
43. Be obliged to pay or repay.
45. (Islam) The man who leads prayers in a mosque.
46. A blood group antigen possessed by Rh-positive people.
49. (Greek mythology) The Muse of astronomy.
52. Acute ulceration of the mucous membranes of the mouth or genitals.
53. A person who is not very bright.
54. (informal) Inclined to club together.
56. French couturier whose first collection in 1947 created a style (tight bodice and narrow waist and flowing pleated skirt) that became known as the New Look (1905-1957).
57. Hard greenish-brown wood of the lignum vitae tree and other trees of the genus Guaiacum.
59. A heavy brittle metallic element of the platinum group.
60. A workplace for the conduct of scientific research.
62. A widely distributed system consisting of all the cells able to ingest bacteria or colloidal particles etc, except for certain white blood cells.
63. The rate at which red blood cells settle out in a tube of blood under standardized conditions.
64. A rare silvery (usually trivalent) metallic element.
67. Jordan's port.
69. A Mid-Atlantic state.
71. Belonging to or prescribed for celiac disease.
72. Bearded reddish sheep of southern Asia.
75. Tropical starchy tuberous root.
77. A silvery soft waxy metallic element of the alkali metal group.
78. Away from the mouth or oral region.
80. An organization of countries formed in 1961 to agree on a common policy for the sale of petroleum.
83. A public promotion of some product or service.
85. A roll of photographic film holding a series of frames to be projected by a movie projector.
86. At or constituting a border or edge.
88. A highly unstable radioactive element (the heaviest of the halogen series).
93. Rare north temperate bog orchid bearing a solitary white to pink flower marked with purple at the tip of an erect reddish stalk above 1 basal leaf.
94. A unit of weight used in some Spanish speaking countries.
96. Aircraft landing in bad weather in which the pilot is talked down by ground control using precision approach radar.
97. An organic compound that contains a hydroxyl group bonded to a carbon atom which in turn is doubly bonded to another carbon atom.
98. A detailed description of design criteria for a piece of work.
100. Not only so, but.
101. A barrier constructed to contain the flow or water or to keep out the sea.
102. Informal terms for a human head.
103. A river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine.
104. (Babylonian) God of storms and wind.
105. A loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth.


1. A fraudulent business scheme.
2. Affected manners intended to impress others.
3. Small European freshwater fish with a slender bluish-green body.
4. A syndrome that occurs in many women from 2 to 14 days before the onset of menstruation.
5. Ions are accelerated along a linear path by voltage differences on electrodes along the path.
6. Brazilian tree with handsomely marked wood.
7. Containing little excess.
8. (trademark) A thin polyester film.
9. A symptom of some physical hurt or disorder.
10. Type genus of the Alcidae comprising solely the razorbill.
11. A steep descent of the water of a river.
12. The residue that remains when something is burned.
13. An annual award by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for achievements in motion picture production and performance.
14. Primitive chlorophyll-containing mainly aquatic eukaryotic organisms lacking true stems and roots and leaves.
15. A unit of magnetic flux density equal to one weber per square meter.
25. Dry red Italian table wine from the Chianti region of Tuscany.
27. A state of southwestern India.
28. Having the lower score or lagging position in a contest.
31. An informal term for a father.
33. Revelry in drinking.
34. Of or relating to a directionless magnitude.
37. United States physiologist (born in Germany) who did research on parthenogenesis (1859-1924).
40. Destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle.
41. An indehiscent fruit derived from a single ovary having one or many seeds within a fleshy wall or pericarp.
42. Relating to or located near a tibia.
44. Scottish insurgent who led the resistance to Edward I.
46. The 3 goddesses of fate or destiny.
47. Pertaining to or resembling amoebae.
48. Dark sweet or semisweet dessert wine from Sicily.
50. A radioactive transuranic element that is similar to uranium.
51. A binary compound of carbon with a more electropositive element.
55. (Akkadian) God of wisdom.
58. Small terrestrial lizard of warm regions of the Old World.
61. (computer science) A data transmission rate (bits/second) for modems.
65. Make less visible or unclear.
66. Unknown god.
68. A village of huts for native Africans in southern Africa.
70. Scottish historian who wrote about the French Revolution (1795-1881).
71. A syndrome that occurs in many women from 2 to 14 days before the onset of menstruation.
73. A cavity in the mesoderm of an embryo that gives rise in humans to the pleural cavity and pericardial cavity and peritoneal cavity.
74. A port city of south central Ukraine on an arm of the Black Sea.
76. A logarithmic unit of sound intensity.
79. A game in which numbered balls are drawn and random and players cover the corresponding numbers on their cards.
80. A ductile gray metallic element of the lanthanide series.
81. The state prevailing during the absence of war.
82. Genus of large deciduous nut-bearing trees.
83. A white metallic element that burns with a brilliant light.
84. (Irish) Chief god of the Tuatha De Danann.
87. Amino acid that is formed in the liver and converted into dopamine in the brain.
89. Having a toe or toes of a specified kind.
90. King of Saudi Arabia since 1982 (born in 1922).
91. Someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike.
92. God of love and erotic desire.
95. The cry made by sheep.
99. A trivalent metallic element of the rare earth group.

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