Crossword Puzzle Number 1376 (Large Grid)

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ACROSS

1. A sharp projection on an edge or surface.
4. Someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike.
8. Edible starchy tuberous root of taro plants.
12. Owed and payable immediately or on demand.
16. Hormone secreted by the posterior pituitary gland (trade name Pitressin) and also by nerve endings in the hypothalamus.
17. Gold or silver wire thread.
18. Stiff coarse fiber from the outer husk of a coconut.
19. A long depression in the surface of the land that usually contains a river.
20. Conqueror of Gaul and master of Italy (100-44 BC).
22. Consider or hold as true.
24. Any of several related languages of the Celts in Ireland and Scotland.
25. An organization of countries formed in 1961 to agree on a common policy for the sale of petroleum.
26. Flesh of any of various freshwater fishes of the families Centrarchidae of North America or Cyprinidae of Europe.
27. Having or showing profound knowledge.
29. A soft silvery metallic element of the alkali earth group.
30. An intensely radioactive metallic element that occurs in minute amounts in uranium ores.
37. A tributary of the Rhine.
41. German naturalist whose speculations that plants and animals are made up of tiny living `infusoria' led to the cell theory (1779-1851).
43. Any fungus of the genus Discina.
45. Japanese statesman who set Japan's expansionist policies and formed an alliance with Germany and Italy (1891-1945).
46. A European river.
47. A republic in the West Indies on the western part of the island of Hispaniola.
49. On the left-hand side of a vessel or aircraft when facing forward.
50. (prefix) Outside or outer.
51. A region of northeastern France famous for its wines.
53. A physician who is not a specialist but treats all illnesses.
55. A unit of pressure.
56. A major French river.
58. The longest division of geological time.
59. Being one more than seventeen.
62. The sense organ for hearing and equilibrium.
63. A family of Afroasiatic tonal languages (mostly two tones) spoken in the regions west and south of Lake Chad in north central Africa.
65. An artistic form of nonverbal communication.
66. American novelist (1909-1955).
69. The use of bacteria or viruses of toxins to destroy men and animals or food.
71. An associate degree in nursing.
72. Covered with paving material.
74. An organization of military land forces.
76. Denuded of leaves.
78. English essayist (1775-1834).
81. English actor noted for his portrayals of Shakespeare's great tragic characters (1789-1833).
82. South American armadillo with three bands of bony plates.
85. Small family of usually tropical butterflies.
88. A globular water bottle used in Asia.
91. Cubes of meat marinated and cooked on a skewer usually with vegetables.
92. English courtier (a favorite of Elizabeth I) who tried to colonize Virginia.
93. Any of various strong liquors distilled from the fermented sap of toddy palms or from fermented molasses.
94. An interior passage or corridor onto which rooms open.
96. According to the Old Testament he was a pagan king of Israel and husband of Jezebel (9th century BC).
98. (Judaism) Sacred chest where the ancient Hebrews kept the two tablets containing the Ten Commandments.
99. Advanced in years.
100. Type genus of the Anatidae.
101. Young sheep.
102. Large brownish-green New Zealand parrot.

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1. French biochemist who (with Jacques Monod) studied regulatory processes in cells (born in 1920).
2. (Babylonian) A demigod or first man.
3. Clarified butter used in Indian cookery.
4. A health resort near a spring or at the seaside.
5. An edge between a sidewalk and a roadway consisting of a line of curbstones (usually forming part of a gutter).
6. A colorless and odorless inert gas.
7. (Scottish) Bluish-black or gray-blue.
8. Electronic warfare undertaken to insure effective friendly use of the electromagnetic spectrum in spite of the enemy's use of electronic warfare.
9. Mature female of mammals of which the male is called `buck'.
10. An official engaged in international negotiations.
11. Nicaraguan statesman (born in 1945).
12. To exhaust by excessive cultivation, of land.
13. Notify of danger, potential harm, or risk.
14. Other than what is under consideration or implied.
15. A notable achievement.
21. An industrial city of northeastern Pennsylvania.
23. Someone who is morally reprehensible.
28. The branch of computer science that deal with writing computer programs that can solve problems creatively.
31. The blood group whose red cells carry both the A and B antigens.
32. A Russian river.
33. A skilled worker who is employed to restore or refinish buildings or antique furniture.
34. Not in action or at work.
35. The usage or vocabulary that is characteristic of a specific group of people.
36. Slanting diagonally across the grain of a fabric.
38. Not open.
39. An early form of streetcar that was drawn by horses.
40. Either of two yellow to red retinal pigments formed from Rhodopsin by the action of light.
42. A Bantu language spoken by the Chaga people in northern Tanzania.
44. Thorny shrub or small tree common in central Argentina having small orange or yellow flowers followed by edible berries.
48. One of the five major classes of immunoglobulins.
52. A district in southwestern Manhattan noted for its shops and restaurants and galleries and artist's lofts.
54. An American doctorate usually based on at least 3 years graduate study and a dissertation.
57. An international organization of European countries formed after World War II to reduce trade barriers and increase cooperation among its members.
60. A ballistic missile that is capable of traveling from one continent to another.
61. 100 tambala equal 1 Kwacha.
64. A special loved one.
67. A green transparent form of beryl.
68. Harsh or corrosive in tone.
70. English prelate and statesman.
73. A silvery ductile metallic element found primarily in bauxite.
75. Relating to or near the radius.
77. A kind of heavy jacket (`windcheater' is a British term).
79. American professional baseball player who hit more home runs than Babe Ruth (born in 1934).
80. A pale rose-colored variety of the ruby spinel.
81. A metric unit of length equal to one hundredth of a meter.
83. Small beads made from polished shells and formerly used as money by native Americans.
84. (usually followed by `to') Having the necessary means or skill or know-how or authority to do something.
86. A quantity of no importance.
87. Title for a civil or military leader (especially in Turkey).
89. Any of several weedy vetches grown for forage.
90. A town and port in northwestern Israel in the eastern Mediterranean.
95. A white metallic element that burns with a brilliant light.
97. A small pellet fired from an air rifle or BB gun.

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