Crossword Puzzle Number 1968 (Large Grid)

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ACROSS

1. A federally chartered savings bank.
4. Savory jelly based on fish or meat stock used as a mold for meats or vegetables.
9. God of love and erotic desire.
13. Any of several small ungulate mammals of Africa and Asia with rodent-like incisors and feet with hooflike toes.
16. Black tropical American cuckoo.
17. The sound made by a cat (or any sound resembling this).
18. An Arabic speaking person who lives in Arabia or North Africa.
19. A flat wing-shaped process or winglike part of an organism.
20. (Norse mythology) One of the Aesir.
22. Music written in the rhythm of the bolero dance.
24. Strong liquor flavored with juniper berries.
25. An artificial language.
26. 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.
29. A rare heavy polyvalent metallic element that resembles manganese chemically and is used in some alloys.
30. A colorless odorless inert gaseous element occurring in the earth's atmosphere in trace amounts.
31. A small cake leavened with yeast.
32. A state in which the level of carbon dioxide in the blood is lower than normal.
35. A midwestern state in north central United States in the Great Lakes region.
36. The district occupied entirely by the city of Washington.
37. A sweetened beverage of diluted fruit juice.
38. A deep prolonged loud noise.
43. Pepsi Cola is a trademarked cola.
47. Roman general who commanded the fleet that defeated the forces of Antony and Cleopatra at Actium (63-12 BC).
49. Stable gear consisting of either of two curved supports that are attached to the collar of a draft horse and that hold the traces.
52. (rugby football) The method of beginning play in which the forwards of each team crouch side by side with locked arms.
53. A cloth having a crisscross design.
54. The capital of Mali.
56. Goddess of the dead and queen of the underworld.
57. Genus of tropical hardwood timber trees.
59. English theoretical physicist who applied relativity theory to quantum mechanics and predicted the existence of antimatter and the positron (1902-1984).
60. An emergency procedure consisting of external cardiac massage and artificial respiration.
61. (informal) Roused to anger.
62. East Indian tree bearing a profusion of intense vermilion velvet-textured blooms and yielding a yellow dye.
63. The sixth day of the week.
64. Flightless New Zealand birds similar to gallinules.
67. A nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (trademarks Aleve and Anaprox and Aflaxen).
69. A federation of North American labor unions that merged with the Congress of Industrial Organizations in 1955.
71. Red Asian weaverbirds often kept as cage birds.
72. An extreme state of adversity.
73. Common Indian weaverbird.
75. An informal term for a father.
76. A light strong brittle gray toxic bivalent metallic element.
77. The blood group whose red cells carry both the A and B antigens.
78. The cry made by sheep.
81. An official prosecutor for a judicial district.
84. A range of mountains (usually with jagged peaks and irregular outline).
88. (prosody) Of or consisting of iambs.
91. The content of cognition.
93. A member of a pastoral people living in the Nilgiri hills of southern India.
94. A theocratic republic in the Middle East in western Asia.
96. (Old Testament) In Judeo-Christian mythology.
98. The elementary stages of any subject (usually plural).
99. Welsh industrialist and social reformer who founded cooperative communities (1771-1858).
100. (Irish) Mother of the Tuatha De Danann.
101. A member of a Slavic people who settled in Serbia and neighboring areas in the 6th and 7th centuries.
102. (British) A waterproof raincoat made of rubberized fabric.
103. The noise made by a short puff of steam (as from an engine).
104. An unfledged or nestling hawk.
105. Tropical starchy tuberous root.
106. A loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth.
107. A radioactive transuranic element produced by bombarding plutonium with neutrons.

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1. An act of gracious kindness.
2. Old or New World straight-billed game bird of the sandpiper family.
3. A strong post (as on a wharf or quay or ship for attaching mooring lines).
4. Filled with the emotional impact of overwhelming surprise or shock.
5. Term of address for a man.
6. A plane curve formed by the intersection of a right circular cone and a plane parallel to an element of the curve.
7. (Greek mythology) A maiden seduced by Zeus.
8. Spicy fruit of the cubeb vine.
9. Bushy plant of Old World salt marshes and sea beaches having prickly leaves.
10. Any of several tall tropical palms native to southeastern Asia having egg-shaped nuts.
11. 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.
12. A dark-skinned member of a race of people living in Australia when Europeans arrived.
13. (Mesopotamia) God of agriculture and earth.
14. (law) A defense by an accused person purporting to show that he or she could not have committed the crime in question.
15. The capital and largest city of Yemen.
21. Flagellates free-living or parasitic in intestines of birds.
23. Toward the mouth or oral region.
27. A member of the Siouan people formerly living in the Missouri river valley in NE Nebraska.
28. A formal spoken communication delivered to an audience.
33. A system of one or more computers and associated software with common storage.
34. Eaten away as by acid or oxidation.
39. A member of the Siouan people formerly inhabiting the Black Hills of western South Dakota.
40. Transient cessation of respiration.
41. Slender insect with delicate membranous wings having an aquatic larval stage and terrestrial adult stage usually lasting less than two days.
42. Flightless New Zealand rail of thievish disposition having short wings each with a spur used in fighting.
44. Receives blood from the head and arms and chest and empties into the right atrium of the heart.
45. Antibacterial consisting of any of several synthetic organic compounds capable of inhibiting the growth of bacteria that require PABA.
46. A hostel for pilgrims in Turkey.
48. Someone who procures customers for whores (in England they call a pimp a ponce).
50. An independent ruler or chieftain (especially in Africa or Arabia).
51. A dark region of considerable extent on the surface of the moon.
55. The cardinal number that is the sum of seven and one.
58. Jordan's port.
65. (Babylonian) God of storms and wind.
66. A family of Sino-Tibetan languages spoken in southeastern Asia.
68. Vigorous and active.
69. Filled with the emotional impact of overwhelming surprise or shock.
70. Genus of South and Central American heathlike evergreen shrubs.
71. Spicy fruit of the cubeb vine.
74. A defensive missile designed to shoot down incoming intercontinental ballistic missiles.
79. Lower in esteem.
80. Having help.
82. Cubes of meat marinated and cooked on a skewer usually with vegetables.
83. An indehiscent fruit derived from a single ovary having one or many seeds within a fleshy wall or pericarp.
85. A member of the Siouan people formerly living in Iowa and Minnesota and Missouri.
86. Any place of complete bliss and delight and peace.
87. An officer who acts as military assistant to a more senior officer.
89. Type genus of the Anatidae.
90. One of a set of small pieces of stiff paper marked in various ways and used for playing games or for telling fortunes.
92. Fallow deer.
93. A heavy brittle diamagnetic trivalent metallic element (resembles arsenic and antimony chemically).
95. A column of light (as from a beacon).
97. A master's degree in business.

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