Crossword Puzzle Number 215 (Large Grid)

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1. A white linen liturgical vestment with sleeves.
4. An honorary arts degree.
9. A particular geographical region of indefinite boundary (usually serving some special purpose or distinguished by its people or culture or geography).
13. The compass point that is one point west of due south.
16. (informal) `johnny' was applied as a nickname for Confederate soldiers by the Federal soldiers in the American Civil War.
17. A West African language closely related to Fula.
18. Providing sophisticated amusement by virtue of having artificially (and vulgarly) mannered or banal or sentimental qualities.
19. Fermented alcoholic beverage similar to but heavier than beer.
20. An expression of greeting.
22. Characterized by absence of emotional agitation.
24. Cheap showy jewelry or ornament or clothing.
26. (informal British usage) Aggravation or aggression.
29. Inconsistent with reason or logic or common sense.
31. Widely known and esteemed.
32. A bronchodilator (trade names Elixophyllin and Slo-Bid and Theobid) used to treat asthma and bronchitis and emphysema.
33. A person forced to flee from home or country.
34. The eighth month of the civil year.
35. A public promotion of some product or service.
38. A general kind of something.
42. A source of danger.
46. Intelligence derived from non-communications electromagnetic radiations from foreign sources (other than radioactive sources).
47. Angular distance above the horizon (especially of a celestial object).
48. Type genus of the Gadidae.
49. 4-wheeled motor vehicle.
50. (prefix) Within.
51. (informal terms) "gave me a cockamamie reason for not going".
53. A republic in southern Europe on the Italian Peninsula.
56. Any of various coarse shrubby plants of the genus Iva with small greenish flowers.
58. The elementary stages of any subject (usually plural).
59. An acute inflammatory disease occurring in the intestines of premature infants.
61. Used of a single unit or thing.
62. Any of various plants of the genus Zigadenus having glaucous leaves and terminal racemes of mostly white flowers.
66. Fear resulting from the awareness of danger.
67. First in order of importance.
70. Leaf or strip from a leaf of the talipot palm used in India for writing paper.
71. A chronic inflammatory collagen disease affecting connective tissue (skin or joints).
72. A tight-fitting headdress.
74. The process of shedding tears (usually accompanied by sobs or other inarticulate sounds).
76. (architecture) Forming or resembling an arch.
77. The month following August and preceding October.
80. A state in midwestern United States.
82. A dagger with a slender blade.
84. A car in which policemen cruise the streets.
86. A number or letter indicating quality (especially of a student's performance).
87. Mild yellow Dutch cheese made in balls.
91. A cord that is pulled to open the gasbag of a balloon wide enough to release gas and so causes the balloon to descend.
93. (Babylonian) God of wisdom and agriculture and patron of scribes and schools.
94. South American wood sorrel cultivated for its edible tubers.
95. Any of several tall tropical palms native to southeastern Asia having egg-shaped nuts.
97. A small cake leavened with yeast.
99. The compass point that is one point south of due west.
100. A metric unit of volume or capacity equal to 10 liters.
101. Cubes of meat marinated and cooked on a skewer usually with vegetables.
102. According to the Old Testament he was a pagan king of Israel and husband of Jezebel (9th century BC).
103. (meaning literally `born') Used to indicate the maiden or family name of a married woman.


1. A Buddhist who has attained nirvana.
2. English film actress (1913-1967).
3. A small pellet fired from an air rifle or BB gun.
4. A very poisonous metallic element that has three allotropic forms.
5. A widely distributed system consisting of all the cells able to ingest bacteria or colloidal particles etc, except for certain white blood cells.
6. A step in walking or running.
7. A member of a Slavic people who settled in Serbia and neighboring areas in the 6th and 7th centuries.
8. A city in southeastern Germany on the Elbe River.
9. Type genus of the Aceraceae.
10. An intensely radioactive metallic element that occurs in minute amounts in uranium ores.
11. The rate at which energy is drawn from a source that produces a flow of electricity in a circuit.
12. Any customary and rightful perquisite appropriate to your station in life.
13. Containing or filled with salt.
14. (Scottish) Bluish-black or gray-blue.
15. European mignonette cultivated as a source of yellow dye.
21. An unusually talented or intelligent child.
23. The social event at which the ceremony of marriage is performed.
25. A siren of German legend who lured boatmen in the Rhine to destruction.
27. A toothed wheel that engages another toothed mechanism in order to change the speed or direction of transmitted motion.
28. A Russian river.
30. Antihistamine (trade name Dimetane) used to treat hypersensitivity reactions (as rhinitis).
36. Urban areas in New England and Middle West characterized by concentrations of declining industries (steel or textiles).
37. Small ornamental ladies' bag for small articles.
39. A name under which Ninkhursag was worshipped.
40. Release from entanglement of difficulty.
41. (combining form) Having stories as indicated.
43. A tricyclic antidepressant drug (trade name Elavil) with serious side effects.
44. A white soft metallic element that tarnishes readily.
45. A geographical region of northeastern South America including Guyana and Surinam.
52. Kamarupan languages spoken in northeastern India and western Burma.
54. A radioactive element of the actinide series.
55. Of or relating to a directionless magnitude.
57. Designer drug designed to have the effects of amphetamines (it floods the brain with serotonin) but to avoid the drug laws.
60. The capital and largest city of Japan.
63. At or near the north pole.
64. A river in northeastern Brazil that flows generally northward to the Atlantic Ocean.
65. A plot of ground where plants are cultivated.
68. Liveliness and energy.
69. Leafless East Indian vine.
73. Capital of the state of South Dakota.
74. Having been read.
75. Formerly a contemptuous term of address to an inferior man or boy.
76. 300 to 3000 kilohertz.
78. Any plant of the genus Erica.
79. Of the insects in the chrysalis (cocoon) or post larval stage.
81. A unit of dry measure used in Egypt.
82. A soft silvery metallic element of the alkali metal group.
83. Jordan's port.
85. The process of becoming softened and saturated as a consequence of being immersed in water (or other liquid).
88. The first light of day.
89. A French abbot.
90. In ancient Greek mythology any of 9 daughters of Zeus and Mnemosyne.
92. Tag the base runner to get him out.
96. A white metallic element that burns with a brilliant light.
97. Half the width of an em.
98. The blood group whose red cells carry both the A and B antigens.

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