Crossword Puzzle Number 250 (Large Grid)

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ACROSS

1. The longer of the two telegraphic signals used in Morse code.
4. United States writer noted for his droll epigrams (1902-1971).
8. A city in northeastern Egypt at the head of the Gulf of Suez and at the southern end of the Suez Canal.
12. Someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike.
16. A sweetened beverage of diluted fruit juice.
17. One of the two main branches of orthodox Islam.
18. Type genus of the family Arcidae.
19. A river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine.
20. Light informal conversation for social occasions.
21. Chinese evergreen conifer discovered in 1955.
23. Unintelligible talking.
24. An organization of countries formed in 1961 to agree on a common policy for the sale of petroleum.
26. A region whose eastern part is Bangladesh and western part is included in India.
27. A network of intersecting blood vessels or intersecting nerves or intersecting lymph vessels.
28. Submerged aquatic plant having narrow leaves and small flowers.
30. The part of the nervous system of vertebrates that controls involuntary actions of the smooth muscles and heart and glands.
31. A small hole (usually round and finished around the edges) in cloth or leather for the passage of a cord.
33. Informal terms for a mother.
37. Containing or made of or resembling or characteristic of a metal.
40. A poisonous colorless flammable gas used in organic synthesis and to dope transistors and as a poison gas in warfare.
43. A soft white precious univalent metallic element having the highest electrical and thermal conductivity of any metal.
47. A musical work that has been created.
49. The branch of computer science that deal with writing computer programs that can solve problems creatively.
50. A populous province in northeastern China.
52. Temporary living quarters.
53. The Greek biographer who wrote Parallel Lives (a collection of biographies of famous Greeks and Romans that Shakespeare used in writing his plays).
55. A large number or amount.
56. One of the five major classes of immunoglobulins.
58. A cage (usually made of wood and wire mesh) for small animals.
60. A deep bow.
62. A loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth.
63. Resembling an eel in being long and thin and sinuous.
65. An English pirate who operated in the Caribbean and off the Atlantic coast of North America (died in 1718).
67. Any of various dark heavy viscid substances obtained as a residue.
68. (Akkadian) God of wisdom.
69. A doctor's degree in optometry.
70. The basic unit of money in Western Samoa.
74. (astronomy) The angular distance of a celestial point measured westward along the celestial equator from the zenith crossing.
76. A tricycle (usually propelled by pedalling).
78. Expletives used informally as intensifiers.
86. A constellation in the southern hemisphere near Telescopium and Norma.
87. The capital and largest city of Yemen.
89. Wearing or provided with clothing.
91. A device for creating a current of air by movement of a surface or surfaces.
92. A human female who does housework.
95. A federal agency established to regulate the release of new foods and health-related products.
96. The (prehensile) extremity of the superior limb.
97. (Scottish) Bluish-black or gray-blue.
98. Block consisting of a thick piece of something.

DOWN

1. (Phoenician and Philistine) God of agriculture and the earth.
2. (Babylonian) A demigod or first man.
3. A populous province in northeastern China.
4. A committee in the executive branch of government that advises the president on foreign and military and national security.
5. According to the Old Testament he was a pagan king of Israel and husband of Jezebel (9th century BC).
6. The piece of land on which something is located (or is to be located).
7. German chemist who was co-discoverer with Lise Meitner of nuclear fission (1879-1968).
8. A Chadic language spoken in northern Nigeria.
9. A mountain range in western Russia extending from the arctic to the Caspian Sea.
10. An international organization of European countries formed after World War II to reduce trade barriers and increase cooperation among its members.
11. The capital of Croatia.
12. A fencing sword with a v-shaped blade and a slightly curved handle.
13. United States writer of satirical novels (1879-1958).
14. A sharp narrow ridge found in rugged mountains.
15. A cap with no brim or bill.
22. Title for a civil or military leader (especially in Turkey).
25. Any of several plants of the genus Camassia.
29. A metric unit of volume or capacity equal to 10 liters.
32. Not only so, but.
34. Tropical woody herb with showy yellow flowers and flat pods.
35. Loud confused noise from many sources.
36. A wave on the surface of a lake or landlocked bay.
38. Small creeping evergreen shrubs.
39. A major waterfall in southern Africa.
41. A port town on the Atlantic coast of Portugal southeast of Lisbon.
42. A lawman concerned with narcotics violations.
44. Russian writer who introduced realism to Russian literature (1809-1852).
45. (Old Testament) Wife of Isaac and mother of Jacob and Esau.
46. Internal organs collectively (especially those in the abdominal cavity).
48. (trademark) A tinned luncheon meat made largely from pork.
51. (logic) A proposition that is accepted as true in order to provide a basis for logical reasoning.
54. A member of an Indian people formerly living along the Gulf coast of Louisiana and Texas.
57. King of Saudi Arabia since 1982 (born in 1922).
59. Being ten more than one hundred forty.
61. (archaic) Of persons.
64. Gunfire directed along the length rather than the breadth of a formation.
66. What you can repeat immediately after perceiving it.
71. A port city in southwestern Turkey on the Gulf of Antalya.
72. A radioactive element of the actinide series.
73. The airforce of Great Britain.
75. A city in southern Turkey on the Seyhan River.
77. Distinguish oneself.
79. Toward the mouth or oral region.
80. United States writer (born in Poland) who wrote in Yiddish (1880-1957).
81. A member of the Siouan people formerly living in the Missouri river valley in NE Nebraska.
82. A lyric poet.
83. A state in midwestern United States.
84. A small cake leavened with yeast.
85. An Arabic speaking person who lives in Arabia or North Africa.
88. (British) Your grandmother.
90. United States liquid unit equal to 4 quarts or 3.785 liters.
93. A soft silvery metallic element of the alkali metal group.
94. An honorary degree in science.

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