Crossword Puzzle Number 249 (Large Grid)

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ACROSS

1. A watery solution of sugars, salts, and minerals that circulates through the vascular system of a plant.
4. Valuable fiber plant of East Indies now widespread in cultivation.
9. A Chadic language spoken in Chad.
13. An open box attached to a long pole handle.
16. An accountant certified by the state.
17. An ancient city in northern Portugal.
18. Horny plate covering and protecting part of the dorsal surface of the digits.
19. A Turkish unit of weight equal to about 2.75 pounds.
20. Relating to or characteristic of or occurring in the air.
21. (often used in combination) Not genuine but having the appearance of.
23. Used especially of front teeth having artificial crowns.
25. English botanist who accompanied Captain Cook on his first voyage to the Pacific Ocean (1743-1820).
27. Italian operatic soprano (born in 1922).
29. A law passed by US Congress to prevent employees from being injured or contracting diseases in the course of their employment.
30. The branch of computer science that deal with writing computer programs that can solve problems creatively.
32. United States tennis player (born in Czechoslovakia) who won several singles championships.
34. (Norse mythology) Ruler of the Aesir.
36. Not clearly understood or expressed.
40. An expensive vessel propelled by sail or power and used for cruising or racing.
44. Cubes of meat marinated and cooked on a skewer usually with vegetables.
45. Type genus of the Laridae.
48. A human female who does housework.
49. A plant hormone promoting elongation of stems and roots.
51. Japanese mathematical physicist who proposed that nuclear forces are mediated by massive particles called mesons which are analogous to the photon in mediating electromagnetic forces (1907-1981).
52. A yellow trivalent metallic element of the rare earth group.
55. Any of several related languages of the Celts in Ireland and Scotland.
57. (British) Your grandmother.
58. Plants having flowers in umbels.
60. A word that can be used to refer to a person or place or thing.
62. Maintains a rabbit warren.
63. Long-bodied long-tailed tropical American wildcat.
64. English essayist (1775-1834).
65. Type genus of the Anatidae.
66. take exception to.
69. A radioactive element of the actinide series.
70. Unknown god.
71. A white metallic element that burns with a brilliant light.
72. A medicine that induces nausea and vomiting.
75. The blood group whose red cells carry both the A and B antigens.
77. A white soft metallic element that tarnishes readily.
79. A soft gray ductile metallic element used in alloys.
81. God of fire.
82. Obvious and dull.
85. A doughnut-shaped chamber used in fusion research.
89. Lacking in liveliness or charm or surprise.
92. A loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth.
93. Of a moderate orange-yellow color.
95. An Arabic speaking person who lives in Arabia or North Africa.
97. An agency of the United Nations affiliated with the World Bank.
98. Experiencing or showing sorrow or unhappiness.
99. With rapid movements.
100. God of death.
101. A long projecting or anterior elongation of an animal's head.
102. A period marked by distinctive character or reckoned from a fixed point or event.
103. A colorless toxic flammable liquid used in the synthesis of nylon.
104. Similar or related in quality or character.
105. Large African antelope having a head with horns like an ox and a long tufted tail.

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1. Someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike.
2. The capital of Western Samoa.
3. A river in northeastern Brazil that flows generally northward to the Atlantic Ocean.
4. A unit of information equal to 1024 bytes.
5. Alsatian artist and poet who was cofounder of Dadaism in Zurich.
6. American political cartoonist (1840-1902).
7. American novelist (1909-1955).
8. A New Orleans district lying outside the original city limits.
9. A small natural hill.
10. (Akkadian) God of wisdom.
11. A toxic protein extracted from castor beans.
12. A flat wing-shaped process or winglike part of an organism.
13. Twining perennials having cordate leaves and flowers arranged in conelike spikes.
14. An endorsement.
15. An informal term for a father.
22. An official prosecutor for a judicial district.
24. A person of Polish descent.
26. The basic unit of money in Papua New Guinea.
28. The last (12th) month of the year.
31. Being one more than three.
33. A trivalent metallic element of the rare earth group.
35. Deliberately impassive in manner.
37. Any of various plants of the genus Althaea.
38. King of the Vandals who seized Roman lands and invaded North Africa and sacked Rome (428-477).
39. Mason wasps.
41. Thorny shrub or small tree common in central Argentina having small orange or yellow flowers followed by edible berries.
42. Of or relating to or characteristic of the state or island of Hawaii or to the people or culture or language.
43. Conduct business.
46. United States writer of plays and short stories (1908-1981).
47. Doglike nocturnal mammal of Africa and southern Asia that feeds chiefly on carrion.
50. United States baseball manager (1890-1975).
53. Dark sweet or semisweet dessert wine from Sicily.
54. (informal) Of the highest quality.
56. An important god.
59. A republic in the Middle East in western Asia.
61. Argue or speak in defense of.
67. A durable fabric formerly loomed by hand in China from natural cotton having a yellowish color.
68. White crystalline compound used as a food additive to enhance flavor.
73. Medium-sized tree-dwelling monkey of the Amazon basin.
74. The opening of a subject to public discussion and debate.
76. An imaginary elephant that appears in a series of French books for children.
78. Essential oil or perfume obtained from flowers.
79. The branch of engineering science that studies the uses of electricity and the equipment for power generation and distribution and the control of machines and communication.
80. A soft silvery metallic element of the alkali earth group.
83. A quantity of no importance.
84. A shaped mass of baked bread.
86. Predatory black-and-white toothed whale with large dorsal fin.
87. Informal terms for a mother.
88. Any of various strong liquors distilled from the fermented sap of toddy palms or from fermented molasses.
89. Not out.
90. Chief port of Yemen.
91. Used as a Hindi courtesy title.
94. (computer science) The part of a computer (a microprocessor chip) that does most of the data processing.
96. A decree that prohibits something.

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