Crossword Puzzle Number 1879 (Large Grid)

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ACROSS

1. An impudent or insolent rejoinder.
5. The elementary stages of any subject (usually plural).
9. An organization of countries formed in 1961 to agree on a common policy for the sale of petroleum.
13. A hormone produced by the anterior pituitary gland.
16. 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.
17. English psychologist whose studies of twins were later said to have used fabricated data (1883-1971).
18. Plant with an elongated head of broad stalked leaves resembling celery.
19. A plant hormone promoting elongation of stems and roots.
20. Pain resulting from rapid change in pressure.
22. United States physiologist (born in Germany) who did research on parthenogenesis (1859-1924).
24. A feeling of deep and bitter anger and ill-will.
26. A region of Malaysia in northeastern Borneo.
27. When dried yields a hard substance used e.g. in golf balls.
29. Cause to lose courage.
30. (physics and chemistry) The smallest component of an element having the chemical properties of the element.
32. Forbidden to profane use especially in South Pacific islands.
34. A tricycle (usually propelled by pedalling).
36. Citadel of Moscow, housing the offices of the Russian government.
38. A silvery ductile metallic element found primarily in bauxite.
39. (informal) Being satisfactory or in satisfactory condition.
42. A radioactive element of the actinide series.
45. 100 penni equal 1 markka.
48. 30 to 300 gigahertz.
50. Any culture medium that uses agar as the gelling agent.
52. A corporation's first offer to sell stock to the public.
53. (Babylonian) A goddess of the watery deep and daughter of Ea.
55. 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.
56. A gesture involving the shoulders.
58. (of linens or clothes) Smoothed with a hot iron.
62. A unit of weight used in east Asia approximately equal to 1.3 ounces.
63. Informal terms for a mother.
64. Submerged aquatic plant having narrow leaves and small flowers.
65. Any tree or shrub of the genus Inga having pinnate leaves and showy usually white flowers.
66. A large family of trees, shrubs, vines, and herbs bearing bean pods.
69. A feeling of intense anger.
70. A New England state.
71. A white soft metallic element that tarnishes readily.
73. Last or greatest in an indefinitely large series.
74. Positioned so as to be ready for confrontation or danger.
79. Conducive to peace.
81. A dress worn primarily by Hindu women.
83. Any of several evergreen perennials of the genus Pyrola.
85. An indehiscent fruit derived from a single ovary having one or many seeds within a fleshy wall or pericarp.
89. Straggling shrub with narrow leaves and conspicuous red flowers in dense globular racemes.
92. Something that baffles understanding and cannot be explained.
94. A river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine.
95. A constellation in the southern hemisphere near Telescopium and Norma.
96. Any of numerous low-growing cushion-forming plants of the genus Draba having rosette-forming leaves and terminal racemes of small flowers with scapose or leafy stems.
98. Group of people related by blood or marriage.
99. A nucleic acid that transmits genetic information from DNA to the cytoplasm.
100. A potent estrogen used in medicine and in feed for livestock and poultry.
101. A landlocked desert republic in north-central Africa.
102. A group of cattle or sheep or other domestic mammals all of the same kind that are herded by humans.
103. A young woman making her debut into society.

DOWN

1. The compass point that is one point south of southeast.
2. A particular geographical region of indefinite boundary (usually serving some special purpose or distinguished by its people or culture or geography).
3. In the Arabian Nights a hero who tells of the fantastic adventures he had in his voyages.
4. A state of reduced excitement or anxiety that is induced by the administrative of a sedative agent.
5. The blood group whose red cells carry both the A and B antigens.
6. A modified bud consisting of a thickened globular underground stem serving as a reproductive structure.
7. A member of the Slavic people living in Croatia.
8. An ancient upright stone slab bearing markings.
9. In operation or operational.
10. (obstetrics) The number of live-born children a woman has delivered.
11. A federal agency established to coordinate programs aimed at reducing pollution and protecting the environment.
12. The basic unit of luminous intensity adopted under the System International d'Unites.
13. Of or relating to the Sioux people or their language and culture.
14. Aggravation by deriding or mocking or criticizing.
15. United States writer noted for his stories about life during the California gold rush (1836-1902).
21. Glaringly vivid and graphic.
23. A coffee cake flavored with orange rind and raisins and almonds.
25. Type genus of the Caricaceae.
28. Any of numerous trees and shrubs grown for their beautiful glossy foliage and sweetly fragrant starry flowers.
31. Informal terms for a mother.
33. Before noon.
35. Five-toed pachyderm.
37. Jointed and nearly leafless desert shrub having reduced scalelike leaves and reddish fleshy seeds.
40. Scarabaeid beetle considered divine by ancient Egyptians.
41. A ductile gray metallic element of the lanthanide series.
43. The process of wasting.
44. Adorned with braid.
46. A constitutional monarchy in northern Europe on the western side of the Scandinavian Peninsula.
47. (Jungian psychology) The inner self (not the external persona) that is in touch with the unconscious.
49. The syllable naming the fourth (subdominant) note of the diatonic scale in solmization.
51. Hard greenish-brown wood of the lignum vitae tree and other trees of the genus Guaiacum.
54. The state of being inactive.
57. Pain in the gums.
59. A strategically located monarchy on the southern and eastern coasts of the Arabian Peninsula.
60. An associate degree in nursing.
61. A percussion instrument consisting of a pair of hollow pieces of wood or bone (usually held between the thumb and fingers) that are made to click together (as by Spanish dancers) in rhythm with the dance.
67. German bacteriologist who found a `magic bullet' to cure syphilis and was a pioneer in the study of immunology (1854-1915).
68. The compass point that is one point north of due east.
72. A colorless and odorless inert gas.
75. A ribbon used as a decoration.
76. A wall hanging of heavy handwoven fabric with pictorial designs.
77. An ancient Hebrew unit of dry measure equal to about a bushel.
78. A trivalent metallic element of the rare earth group.
80. Any of various large keen-sighted diurnal birds of prey noted for their broad wings and strong soaring flight.
82. A river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine.
83. Having undesirable or negative qualities.
84. Having been read.
86. One of a set of small pieces of stiff paper marked in various ways and used for playing games or for telling fortunes.
87. A stick that people can lean on to help them walk.
88. An Arabic speaking person who lives in Arabia or North Africa.
90. (astronomy) A measure of time defined by Earth's orbital motion.
91. Electrical conduction through a gas in an applied electric field.
93. The month following February and preceding April.
97. A soft silvery metallic element of the alkali earth group.

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