Crossword Puzzle Number 1371 (Large Grid)

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ACROSS

1. A light touch or stroke.
4. Music composed for dancing the conga.
9. Norwegian mathematician (1802-1829).
13. An abnormally large amount of this fetoprotein in the fetus can signal an abnormality of the neural tube (as spina bifida or anencephaly).
16. One of the most common of the five major classes of immunoglobulins.
17. Relating to or having the characteristics of bees.
18. A Chadic language spoken south of Lake Chad.
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. A unit of absorbed ionizing radiation equal to 100 ergs per gram of irradiated material.
21. Norse chieftan who became the first duke of Normandy (860-931).
22. The persistence of a sound after its source has stopped.
23. A plant hormone promoting elongation of stems and roots.
24. Before noon.
26. Tall marsh plant with cylindrical seed heads that explode when mature shedding large quantities of down.
29. A white metallic element that burns with a brilliant light.
30. Divination by means of signs connected with the earth (as points taken at random or the arrangement of particles thrown down at random or from the configuration of a region and its relation to another).
33. South American wood sorrel cultivated for its edible tubers.
35. Imperial moths.
39. Cubes of meat marinated and cooked on a skewer usually with vegetables.
44. Barely perceptible.
45. (botany) Of or relating to the axil.
46. Suffering from abulia.
48. The younger brother of Edwy who became king of Northumbria when it renounced Edwy.
49. A river in Germany.
51. A silvery ductile metallic element found primarily in bauxite.
52. Hormone released by the hypothalamus that controls the release of thyroid-stimulating hormone from the anterior pituitary.
53. A flat wing-shaped process or winglike part of an organism.
54. Sexually transmitted urethritis (usually caused by chlamydia).
59. A long narrow passage (as in a cave or woods).
61. Disparaging terms for the common people.
62. A large body of water constituting a principal part of the hydrosphere.
63. An official prosecutor for a judicial district.
64. Essential oil or perfume obtained from flowers.
65. An associate degree in nursing.
66. A pale or subdued color.
67. The capital and largest city of Ghana with a deep-water port.
72. Aromatic bulb used as seasoning.
75. A metabolic acid found in yeast and liver cells.
83. The small projection of a mammary gland.
84. An official language of the Republic of South Africa.
85. (computer science) A data transmission rate (bits/second) for modems.
88. Hormone secreted by the posterior pituitary gland (trade name Pitressin) and also by nerve endings in the hypothalamus.
89. A colloid that has a continuous liquid phase in which a solid is suspended in a liquid.
91. God of love and erotic desire.
92. The Tibeto-Burman language spoken in the Dali region of Yunnan.
93. A nucleic acid consisting of large molecules shaped like a double helix.
94. Covered with brambles and ferns and other undergrowth.
95. The biblical name for ancient Syria.
96. The basic unit of electric current adopted under the System International d'Unites.

DOWN

1. English theoretical physicist who applied relativity theory to quantum mechanics and predicted the existence of antimatter and the positron (1902-1984).
2. Small terrestrial lizard of warm regions of the Old World.
3. Having undesirable or negative qualities.
4. 4-wheeled motor vehicle.
5. Port city in northwest Portugal.
6. World's longest river (4187 miles).
7. Small genus of Eurasian herbs.
8. A positively charged electrode by which electrons leave an electrical device.
9. At right angles to the length of a ship or airplane.
10. An indehiscent fruit derived from a single ovary having one or many seeds within a fleshy wall or pericarp.
11. A flammable colorless gaseous alkene.
12. Of or relating to a member of the Buddhist people inhabiting the Mekong river in Laos and Thailand.
13. The largest continent with 60% of the earth's population.
14. Loose or flaccid body fat.
15. Small beads made from polished shells and formerly used as money by native Americans.
25. Go ashore.
27. A member of the Moslem dynasty that ruled India until 1857.
28. Any tropical gymnosperm of the order Cycadales.
31. A small restaurant where drinks and snacks are sold.
32. A tablet placed horizontally on top of the capital of a column as an aid in supporting the architrave.
34. An independent agency of the United States government responsible for collecting and coordinating intelligence and counterintelligence activities abroad in the national interest.
36. A sheet or band of tough fibrous tissue connecting bones or cartilages or supporting muscles or organs.
37. A substitution of part of speech or gender or number or tense etc. (e.g., editorial `we' for `I').
38. Lacking natural ease.
40. Resembling or characteristic of or appropriate to an elegy.
41. A Russian prison camp for political prisoners.
42. Old master of the Venetian school (1490-1576).
43. Lean end of the neck.
47. An imaginary elephant that appears in a series of French books for children.
50. Any organic compound formed by adding alcohol molecules to aldehyde molecules.
55. Any of various strong liquors distilled from the fermented sap of toddy palms or from fermented molasses.
56. A thrusting blow with a knife.
57. A wine bottle made of leather.
58. A pendent spear of ice formed by the freezing of dripping water.
60. A long noosed rope used to catch animals.
68. An esoteric or occult matter that is traditionally secret.
69. Responsible for or chargeable with a reprehensible act.
70. A soft silvery metallic element of the alkali earth group.
71. An intensely radioactive metallic element that occurs in minute amounts in uranium ores.
73. Having the wind against the forward side of the sails.
74. A coffee cake flavored with orange rind and raisins and almonds.
76. (in Gnosticism) A divine power or nature emanating from the Supreme Being and playing various roles in the operation of the universe.
77. A disorderly outburst or tumult.
78. Type genus of the Ranidae.
79. (Old Testament) In Judeo-Christian mythology.
80. A Chadic language spoken south of Lake Chad.
81. Mild yellow Dutch cheese made in balls.
82. A vessel that carries passengers or freight v 1.
86. A river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine.
87. A benevolent aspect of Devi.
90. A metallic element of the rare earth group.

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