Crossword Puzzle Number 186 (Large Grid)

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ACROSS

1. Government agency created in 1974 to license and regulate nuclear power plants.
4. United States anatomist who identified four pituitary hormones and discovered vitamin E (1882-1971).
9. Someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike.
13. (of champagne) Moderately dry.
16. A plant hormone promoting elongation of stems and roots.
17. Genus of large deciduous nut-bearing trees.
18. A human female who does housework.
19. A benevolent aspect of Devi.
20. An Italian title of address equivalent to Mrs. when used before a name.
22. The capital of Lesotho.
24. 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.
25. Blockage of the intestine (especially the ileum) that prevents the contents of the intestine from passing to the lower bowel.
26. The civil and religious leader of a Muslim state.
27. An anti-inflammatory drug that does not contain steroids.
28. A metric unit of length equal to one thousandth of a meter.
29. A pass between mountain peaks.
32. Any of various tiny insects whose larvae are parasites on eggs and larvae of other insects.
36. Pertaining to or characteristic of an ascetic.
40. A river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine.
41. A diagrammatic representation of the earth's surface (or part of it).
43. Large burrowing rodent of South and Central America.
44. Scottish explorer who led Arctic expeditions that yielded geographic discoveries while searching for the Northwest Passage (1777-1856).
48. Quality of being active or spirited or vigorous.
49. The Greek biographer who wrote Parallel Lives (a collection of biographies of famous Greeks and Romans that Shakespeare used in writing his plays).
51. A state in the western United States.
52. An unimaginably large amount.
53. Leave immediately.
54. A Chadic language spoken south of Lake Chad.
55. Widely cultivated in tropical and subtropical regions for its fragrant flowers and colorful fruits.
56. Female peafowl.
57. A heavy ductile magnetic metallic element.
59. A unit of absorbed ionizing radiation equal to 100 ergs per gram of irradiated material.
60. A boy or man.
61. Australian clover fern.
63. Lighted up by or as by fire or flame.
65. A colorless and odorless inert gas.
69. English aristocrat who was the first wife of Prince Charles.
71. A sudden short attack.
72. A native American chieftain who argued for peace with the European settlers (16th century).
76. A strip of land projecting into a body of water.
78. A starch made by leaching and drying the root of the cassava plant.
83. The inner and thicker of the two bones of the human leg between the knee and ankle.
85. United States tennis player (born in Czechoslovakia) who won several singles championships.
87. A member of an agricultural people of southern India.
88. Disabled in the feet or legs.
90. A body of poetry that conveys the traditions of a society by treating some epic theme.
92. Airtight sealed metal container for food or drink or paint etc..
93. American novelist (1909-1955).
94. An Arabic speaking person who lives in Arabia or North Africa.
95. Anything that provides inspiration for later work.
96. A graphical record of electric currents associated with muscle contractions.
97. A unit of language that native speakers can identify.
98. River in eastern Asia.
99. Mentally or physically infirm with age.
100. Time for Earth to make a complete rotation on its axis.
101. The blood group whose red cells carry both the A and B antigens.

DOWN

1. Not final or absolute.
2. A barrier consisting of a horizontal bar and supports.
3. An enclosure made or wire or metal bars in which birds or animals are kept.
4. A permanent council of the United Nations.
5. A unit of electrical power in an AC circuit equal to the power dissipated when 1 volt produces a current of 1 ampere.
6. Any of various strong liquors distilled from the fermented sap of toddy palms or from fermented molasses.
7. A Mid-Atlantic state.
8. A winged often one-seed indehiscent fruit as of the ash or elm or maple.
9. Interface consisting of a standard port between a computer and its peripherals that is used in some computers.
10. A professional cook.
11. A river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine.
12. A sultanate in northwestern Borneo.
13. A white crystalline carbohydrate used as a sweetener and preservative.
14. (computer science) A system of world-wide electronic communication in which a computer user can compose a message at one terminal that is generated at the recipient's terminal when he logs in.
15. A can for storing tea.
21. A small round body of protein in a cell nucleus.
23. A silvery ductile metallic element found primarily in bauxite.
28. Wedge-shaped bone consisting of five fused vertebrae forming the posterior part of the pelvis.
30. An African river.
31. A major god.
33. (Japan) Ritual suicide by self-disembowelment on a sword.
34. (botany) Of some seeds.
35. A metric unit of volume or capacity equal to 10 liters.
37. A cut of pork ribs with much of the meat trimmed off.
38. South American palm yielding a wax similar to carnauba wax.
39. Electronic warfare undertaken to insure effective friendly use of the electromagnetic spectrum in spite of the enemy's use of electronic warfare.
42. A city in southeastern South Korea on the Korean Strait.
45. Type genus of the Otariidae.
46. An overland journey by hunters (especially in Africa).
47. Protected from heat and light with shade or shadow.
50. A landlocked desert republic in north-central Africa.
58. (Akkadian) God of wisdom.
62. Belonging to some prior time.
64. Austrian neurologist who originated psychoanalysis (1856-1939).
66. Expected hopefully.
67. (Irish) Mother of the Tuatha De Danann.
68. An acute intestinal infection caused by ingestion of contaminated water or food.
69. A Mid-Atlantic state.
70. A city and port in northern Jutland.
71. A sultanate in northwestern Borneo.
73. Someone who walks at a leisurely pace.
74. A light strong gray lustrous corrosion-resistant metallic element used in strong light-weight alloys (as for airplane parts).
75. Any organic compound formed by adding alcohol molecules to aldehyde molecules.
77. Colorless watery fluid of blood and lymph containing no cells and in which erythrocytes and leukocytes and platelets are suspended.
79. Large swift fly the female of which sucks blood of various animals.
80. Closed with a lace.
81. Small terrestrial lizard of warm regions of the Old World.
82. Tall and thin and having long slender limbs.
84. The villain in William Shakespeare's tragedy who tricked Othello into murdering his wife.
86. (Babylonian) God of wisdom and agriculture and patron of scribes and schools.
89. (used of animals especially a horse) Of a moderate reddish-brown color n 1.
91. Seed of a pea plant.

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