Crossword Puzzle Number 191 (Large Grid)

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ACROSS

1. A hormone produced by the anterior pituitary gland that stimulates the adrenal cortex.
5. An independent ruler or chieftain (especially in Africa or Arabia).
9. A series of steps to be carried out or goals to be accomplished.
13. The syllable naming the first (tonic) note of any major scale in solmization.
16. A disdainful pouting grimace.
17. A river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine.
18. A island in the Netherlands Antilles that is the top of an extinct volcano.
19. Any of various primates with short tails or no tail at all.
20. The state of being behind in payments.
22. African tree having an exceedingly thick trunk and fruit that resembles a gourd and has an edible pulp called monkey bread.
24. Goddess of the dead and queen of the underworld.
25. A clap of the hands to indicate approval.
27. The Jewish rite of circumcision performed on a male child on the eighth day of his life.
29. The United Nations agency concerned with the interests of labor.
30. A radioactive transuranic element produced by bombarding plutonium with neutrons.
32. A nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (trademarks Aleve and Anaprox and Aflaxen).
34. Of surpassing excellence.
37. A river that rises in central Germany and flows north to join the Elbe River.
39. Any of several tall tropical palms native to southeastern Asia having egg-shaped nuts.
43. A period of time containing 365 (or 366) days.
44. Conveyed by sea.
46. A mound of stones piled up as a memorial or to mark a boundary or path.
47. A pirate along the Barbary coast.
49. Squash bugs.
52. An open receptacle for holding or displaying or serving articles or food.
53. A rapid bustling commotion.
54. French philosopher remembered as the founder of positivism.
56. An elaborate representation of scenes from history etc.
58. Tropical Asian starlings.
61. A correctional institution used to detain persons who are in the lawful custody of the government (either accused persons awaiting trial or convicted persons serving a sentence).
62. A period marked by distinctive character or reckoned from a fixed point or event.
63. A state in New England.
64. In operation or operational.
65. A white soft metallic element that tarnishes readily.
66. A proposal for an appropriate course of action.
68. Being eight more than fifty.
71. A source of danger.
74. An informal term for a father.
75. German chemist who did research on high-speed chemical reactions (born in 1927).
76. Animal food for browsing or grazing.
78. Using speech rather than writing.
81. 1/10 gram.
82. Any division of quantity accepted as a standard of measurement or exchange.
83. A hard malleable ductile silvery metallic element that is resistant to corrosion.
84. A federation of North American labor unions that merged with the Congress of Industrial Organizations in 1955.
86. A public promotion of some product or service.
88. (Judaism) The ceremonial dinner on the first night (or both nights) of Passover.
95. An inscription on a tombstone or monument in memory of the person buried there.
97. Syncopated music in duple time for dancing the rumba.
99. Aircraft landing in bad weather in which the pilot is talked down by ground control using precision approach radar.
100. (meaning literally `born') Used to indicate the maiden or family name of a married woman.
101. A long noosed rope used to catch animals.
103. Not only so, but.
104. A barrier constructed to contain the flow or water or to keep out the sea.
105. A doctor's degree in education.
106. English theoretical physicist who applied relativity theory to quantum mechanics and predicted the existence of antimatter and the positron (1902-1984).
107. (Babylonian) God of storms and wind.
108. A loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth.

DOWN

1. A woman hired to suckle a child of someone else.
2. (Greek mythology) Daughter of Zeus and Demeter.
3. Widely cultivated plant having a large fleshy edible white or yellow root.
4. Marked by or paying little heed or attention.
5. A British peer ranking below a Marquess and above a Viscount.
6. An independent group of closely related Chadic languages spoken in the area between the Biu-Mandara and East Chadic languages.
7. A heavy brittle metallic element of the platinum group.
8. (informal) `johnny' was applied as a nickname for Confederate soldiers by the Federal soldiers in the American Civil War.
9. Widely distributed genus of herbs or shrubs with glandular compound leaves and spicate or racemose purple or white flowers.
10. Open to change.
11. Lower in esteem.
12. Tag the base runner to get him out.
13. Tropical woody herb with showy yellow flowers and flat pods.
14. An organization of countries formed in 1961 to agree on a common policy for the sale of petroleum.
15. Goddess of the dead and queen of the underworld.
21. Absence of the pupil in an eye.
23. The blood group whose red cells carry both the A and B antigens.
26. The basic unit of money in Uruguay.
28. Expose to fresh air, as of old clothing.
31. An industrial city in the European part of Russia.
33. British informal term.
35. Pain during urination.
36. The Tibeto-Burman language spoken in the Dali region of Yunnan.
38. Segmented worms.
40. A genus of Mustelidae.
41. Having small chinks or crannies (especially in or between rocks or stones).
42. A thing of any kind.
45. A thick and heavy shoe.
48. A Chadic language spoken in northern Nigeria.
50. Distance travelled per unit time.
51. A river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine.
55. Evergreen tree of Pacific North America having glossy leathery leaves and orange-red edible berries.
57. Greek anatomist whose theories formed the basis of European medicine until the Renaissance (circa 130-200).
59. Perennial or biennial herb cultivated for its delicate usually blue flowers.
60. (astronomy) The angular distance of a celestial point measured westward along the celestial equator from the zenith crossing.
67. A member of the North American Indian people of Oregon.
69. Urgently needed.
70. A class of proteins produced in lymph tissue in vertebrates and that function as antibodies in the immune response.
72. Produced or marked by conscious design or premeditation.
73. Of the blackest black.
77. United States financier (born in France) who helped finance the War of 1812 (1750-1831).
79. A narrow zigzag ribbon used as trimming.
80. A silvery ductile metallic element found primarily in bauxite.
85. Widely known and esteemed.
87. (Irish) Chief god of the Tuatha De Danann.
88. An international organization of European countries formed after World War II to reduce trade barriers and increase cooperation among its members.
89. A fencing sword similar to a foil but with a heavier blade.
90. A human female who does housework.
91. A midwestern state in north central United States in the Great Lakes region.
92. King of Saudi Arabia since 1982 (born in 1922).
93. Someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike.
94. God of love and erotic desire.
96. United States architect (born in China in 1917).
98. The cry made by sheep.
102. A hard gray lustrous metallic element that is highly corrosion-resistant.

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