Crossword Puzzle Number 1854 (Large Grid)

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ACROSS

1. A caustic detergent useful for removing grease.
4. Being of delicate or slender build.
8. Sweet pulpy tropical fruit with thick scaly rind and shiny black seeds.
12. The 11th letter of the Hebrew alphabet.
16. Resinlike substance secreted by certain lac insects.
17. An officer who acts as military assistant to a more senior officer.
18. Plant with an elongated head of broad stalked leaves resembling celery.
19. 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.
20. (Irish) Mother of the ancient Irish gods.
21. South African term for `boss'.
22. The cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one.
23. A Chadic language spoken south of Lake Chad.
24. An ancient country is southwestern Asia on the east coast of the Mediterranean.
26. One of the two branches of the Finno-Ugric family of languages.
28. The capital of the Democratic Republic of the Congo on the Congo river opposite Brazzaville.
30. North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean.
32. The square of a body of any size of type.
35. A loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth.
38. God of death.
40. A Chadic language spoken south of Lake Chad.
44. A mouth or mouthlike opening.
45. The blood group whose red cells carry both the A and B antigens.
46. A rare heavy polyvalent metallic element that resembles manganese chemically and is used in some alloys.
47. The second month of the Hindu calendar.
49. A mountainous landlocked communist state in southeastern Asia.
51. Kamarupan languages spoken in northeastern India and western Burma.
54. A city in southern Turkey on the Seyhan River.
56. A rapid bustling commotion.
57. West Indian tree having racemes of fragrant white flowers and yielding a durable timber and resinous juice.
60. Tropical American aroid having edible tubers that are cooked and eaten like yams or potatoes.
63. A small cake leavened with yeast.
64. A large number or amount.
65. Administer an oil or ointment to.
66. Large genus of African trees bearing kola nuts.
68. (Norse mythology) Goddess of old age who defeated Thor in a wrestling match.
69. A member of the Manchu speaking people of Mongolian race of Manchuria.
71. A resort city in western Florida.
75. Being one more than nine.
76. A hard gray lustrous metallic element that is highly corrosion-resistant.
78. Widely cultivated herb with aromatic leaf stalks that are eaten raw or cooked.
79. A toxic nonmetallic element related to sulfur and tellurium.
80. A radioactive element of the actinide series.
82. Grass of freshwater swamps and salt marshes of Europe, Africa, America, and South Atlantic islands.
84. Small genus sometimes included in genus Onoclea.
89. Make an incision into by carving or cutting.
90. Scottish mathematician who invented logarithms.
93. The villain in William Shakespeare's tragedy who tricked Othello into murdering his wife.
94. Remaining after all deductions.
95. A genus of Accipitridae.
97. A cord fastened around the neck with an ornamental clasp and worn as a necktie.
98. Posing no difficulty.
99. Medieval plate armor to protect a horse's head.
100. An ancient Assyrian city on the River Tigris and traditional capital of Assyria.

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1. Not tense or taut.
2. An island of central Hawaii.
3. Someone who scans verse to determine the number and prosodic value of the syllables.
4. A region of Malaysia in northeastern Borneo.
5. A woody climbing usually tropical plant.
6. An agency of the United Nations affiliated with the World Bank.
7. Genus of tropical Asiatic trees having large solitary flowers.
8. A natural cavity or hollow in a bone.
9. Any of the openings to the nasal cavities that allow air to flow through the cavities to the pharynx.
10. An organization of countries formed in 1961 to agree on a common policy for the sale of petroleum.
11. A negative.
12. Cubes of meat marinated and cooked on a skewer usually with vegetables.
13. A genus of orb-weaving spiders including common garden spiders and barn spiders.
14. (Middle East) Usually small round bread that can open into a pocket for filling.
15. Heal or recover.
25. The capital of Eritrea.
27. A compartment in front of a motor vehicle where driver sits.
29. Someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike.
31. German organist and contrapuntist (1685-1750).
33. A member of a seafaring group of North American Indians who lived on the Pacific coast of British Columbia and southwestern Alaska.
34. The basic unit of money in Bangladesh.
36. Subject to being reserved or booked.
37. A murderer (especially one who kills a prominent political figure) who kills by a treacherous surprise attack and often is hired to do the deed.
39. A port city in southwestern Iran.
41. Any of numerous local fertility and nature deities worshipped by ancient Semitic peoples.
42. The capital and largest city of Yemen.
43. A projection used for strength or for attaching to another object.
48. A midnight meeting of witches to practice witchcraft and sorcery.
50. A unit of potential equal to one-hundred-millionth of a volt.
52. (Jewish folklore) An artificially created human being that is given life by supernatural means.
53. Hormone produced early in pregnancy by the placenta.
55. A soft silvery metallic element of the alkali earth group.
58. A city in western Germany near the Dutch and Belgian borders.
59. Providing sophisticated amusement by virtue of having artificially (and vulgarly) mannered or banal or sentimental qualities.
61. Liveliness and eagerness.
62. A Uralic language spoken by a Samoyed people of northern Siberia.
67. (Greek mythology) God of the heavens.
70. A person who seeks the advice of a lawyer.
71. An official prosecutor for a judicial district.
72. Have an ambitious plan or a lofty goal.
73. A streak of light in the sky at night that results when a meteoroid hits the earth's atmosphere and air friction causes the meteoroid to melt or vaporize or explode.
74. A river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine.
77. Transient cessation of respiration.
81. Tropical American trees with palmately compound leaves and showy bell-shaped flowers.
83. A book of the New Testament.
85. Bulky grayish-brown eagle with a short wedge-shaped white tail.
86. A member of the Pueblo people living in northern New Mexico.
87. An Eskimo hut.
88. The act of rising upward into the air.
91. (usually followed by `to') Naturally disposed toward.
92. The 21st letter of the Greek alphabet.
96. The branch of engineering science that studies the uses of electricity and the equipment for power generation and distribution and the control of machines and communication.

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