Crossword Puzzle Number 199 (Large Grid)

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1. The United Nations agency concerned with the international organization of food and agriculture.
4. A knife used as a weapon.
8. A complex red organic pigment containing iron and other atoms to which oxygen binds.
12. God of love and erotic desire.
16. A three-year law degree.
17. Gully or streambed in North Africa and the Middle East that remains dry except during rainy season.
18. An Eskimo hut.
19. Heal or recover.
20. An organization of countries formed in 1961 to agree on a common policy for the sale of petroleum.
22. Sole genus of the family Naiadaceae.
25. Title for the former hereditary monarch of Iran.
26. A coarse lace.
28. Come into existence.
29. Formerly a term of respect for important white Europeans in colonial India.
31. Genus of tropical plants with creeping rootstocks and small umbellate flowers.
33. (Greek mythology) Goddess of the earth and mother of Cronus and the Titans in ancient mythology.
38. A radioactive transuranic element.
40. Deciduous dioecious Chinese tree having fan-shaped leaves and fleshy yellow seeds.
44. The lean flesh of a fish similar to cod.
46. Of or relating to a member of the Buddhist people inhabiting the Mekong river in Laos and Thailand.
48. (Middle East) An ornamental metal cup-shaped holder for a hot coffee cup.
49. Essential oil or perfume obtained from flowers.
50. The great hall in ancient Persian palaces.
53. A serve that strikes the net before falling into the receiver's court.
54. A small lump or protuberance.
55. West Indian tree having racemes of fragrant white flowers and yielding a durable timber and resinous juice.
58. The basic unit of money in Haiti.
61. A Russian prison camp for political prisoners.
63. The sixth month of the civil year.
64. Swiss mathematician (1707-1783).
67. Wild ox of mountainous areas of eastern India.
68. A chronic inflammatory collagen disease affecting connective tissue (skin or joints).
69. An honorary degree in science.
70. The syllable naming the fourth (subdominant) note of the diatonic scale in solmization.
71. Of or relating to or characteristic of Monaco or its people.
74. Made agreeably cold (especially by ice).
77. A white soft metallic element that tarnishes readily.
78. Lacking in light.
79. Noisy quarrel.
83. Any of numerous local fertility and nature deities worshipped by ancient Semitic peoples.
87. A river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine.
88. The dry dusty pulp that remains after juice is extracted from sugar cane or similar plants.
92. Rare (usually fatal) brain disease (usually in middle age) caused by an unidentified slow virus.
94. Type genus of the Alcidae comprising solely the razorbill.
96. Ancient Hebrew unit of liquid measure = 1.5 gallons.
97. An adherent of any branch of Taoism.
98. Jordan's port.
99. The basic unit of money in Iran.
100. A doctor's degree in education.


1. A soft loosely twisted thread used in embroidery.
2. First in order of importance.
3. A religious belief of African origin involving witchcraft and sorcery.
4. The compass point midway between south and west.
5. Stems of beans and peas and potatoes and grasses collectively as used for thatching and bedding.
6. A state in the Rocky Mountains.
8. Seizure of a vehicle in transit either to rob it or divert it to an alternate destination.
9. Small terrestrial lizard of warm regions of the Old World.
10. Other than what is under consideration or implied.
11. The 12th letter of the Greek alphabet.
12. A member of a people of Turkic speech and Mongolian race inhabiting vast regions of central Siberia.
13. The lofty nest of a bird of prey (such as a hawk or eagle).
14. A master's degree in library science.
15. On or toward the lee.
21. Small tropical flea.
23. Electrical conduction through a gas in an applied electric field.
24. The cry made by sheep.
27. A member of an Indian people formerly living along the Gulf coast of Louisiana and Texas.
30. The Tibeto-Burman language spoken in the Dali region of Yunnan.
32. A strip of land projecting into a body of water.
34. Spin or twist together so as to form a cord.
35. A Chadic language spoken south of Lake Chad.
36. Breed of large wiry-coated terrier bred in Yorkshire.
37. Having the rafters especially having them visible.
39. Complacently or inanely foolish.
41. The state of affairs that a plan is intended to achieve and that (when achieved) terminates behavior intended to achieve it.
42. Obvious and dull.
43. Food mixtures either arranged on a plate or tossed and served with a moist dressing.
45. The capital and largest city of Afghanistan.
47. Used as a Hindi courtesy title.
51. (Mesopotamia) God of agriculture and earth.
52. Half the width of an em.
56. A landlocked republic in eastern Africa.
57. A percussion instrument with wooden bars tuned to produce a chromatic scale and with resonators.
59. Put a new facing on, as of a garment.
60. 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.
62. Title for a civil or military leader (especially in Turkey).
65. Before noon.
66. An easy return of a tennis ball in a high arc.
72. By bad luck.
73. Conqueror of Gaul and master of Italy (100-44 BC).
75. Australian clover fern.
76. A member of a Turkic people of Uzbekistan and neighboring areas.
80. A Hindu prince or king in India.
81. A small cake leavened with yeast.
82. A shop selling delicatessen (as salads or cooked meats).
84. A dull persistent (usually moderately intense) pain.
85. Harsh or corrosive in tone.
86. Relating to or characteristic of or occurring on land.
89. A loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth.
90. Light informal conversation for social occasions.
91. A metric unit of volume or capacity equal to 10 liters.
93. Unknown god.
95. A white metallic element that burns with a brilliant light.

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