Crossword Puzzle Number 263 (Large Grid)

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1. Informal terms for a (young) woman.
5. A craftsman who shapes pottery on a potter's wheel and bakes them it a kiln.
13. Informal terms for a mother.
17. (Old Testament) In Judeo-Christian mythology.
18. A bacterial toxin that has been weakened until it is no longer toxic but is strong enough to induce the formation of antibodies and immunity to the specific disease caused by the toxin.
19. (botany) Of or relating to the axil.
20. African tree having an exceedingly thick trunk and fruit that resembles a gourd and has an edible pulp called monkey bread.
22. A dark region of considerable extent on the surface of the moon.
23. Enthusiastic approval.
24. (music) A short recitative that is melodic but is not an aria.
25. A university town in east central Illinois adjoining Champaign.
27. Characterized by lightness and insubstantiality.
28. A Nilotic language.
30. An annual award for outstanding achievements in television.
32. (Babylonian) God of storms and wind.
35. Minor or subordinate.
36. Being ten more than thirty.
40. A journey in a vehicle driven by someone else.
41. A river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine.
43. Resinlike substance secreted by certain lac insects.
45. A homeless child who has been abandoned and roams the streets.
47. How a result is obtained or an end is achieved.
48. A tricycle (usually propelled by pedalling).
50. The products of human creativity.
51. A nucleotide derived from adenosine that occurs in muscle tissue.
52. A Chadic language spoken south of Lake Chad.
53. A state in the Rocky Mountains.
56. The state of being covered with unclean things.
59. A rechargeable battery with a nickel cathode and a cadmium anode.
62. The cardinal number that is the sum of eight and one.
63. Type genus of the Alcidae comprising solely the razorbill.
65. A radioactive element of the actinide series.
67. Support column consisting of a steel cylinder filled with concrete.
69. A discrete unit of living matter.
70. A genus of Paridae.
74. German organist and contrapuntist (1685-1750).
76. A low heavy horsecart without sides.
77. Title used for a married Frenchwoman.
79. A member of the Iroquoian people formerly living east of Lake Ontario.
80. (prefix) Half or partial.
82. Not present.
84. Tropical starchy tuberous root.
88. A member of a seafaring group of North American Indians who lived on the Pacific coast of British Columbia and southwestern Alaska.
90. God of wealth and love.
91. Being one more than one.
93. An associate degree in applied science.
94. Bulky grayish-brown eagle with a short wedge-shaped white tail.
95. Eurasian rose with prickly stems and fragrant leaves and bright pink flowers followed by scarlet hips.
97. (Babylonian) A goddess of the watery deep and daughter of Ea.
99. Government agency created in 1974 to license and regulate nuclear power plants.
100. A chronic skin disease occurring primarily in women between the ages of 20 and 40.
101. A hidden storage space (for money or provisions or weapons).
102. Primitive chlorophyll-containing mainly aquatic eukaryotic organisms lacking true stems and roots and leaves.
103. Hormone secreted by the posterior pituitary gland (trade name Pitressin) and also by nerve endings in the hypothalamus.
104. Before noon.


1. A Chadic language spoken south of Lake Chad.
2. The sixth month of the civil year.
3. Any of a group of antidepressant drugs that inhibit the action of monoamine oxidase in the brain and so allow monoamines to accumulate.
4. Give encouragement to.
5. Alternatively, a member of the family Nymphaeaceae.
6. Half the width of an em.
7. The posterior part of the mandible that is more or less vertical.
8. A drug (trade names Atarax and Vistaril) used as a tranquilizer to treat anxiety and motion sickness.
9. An acute and highly contagious viral disease marked by distinct red spots followed by a rash.
10. A monocotyledonous genus of the family Iridaceae.
11. A city of central China.
12. A state in east central United States.
13. Tropical American feather palm having a swollen spiny trunk and edible nuts.
14. A narrow street with walls on both sides.
15. A flat-bottomed volcanic crater that was formed by an explosion.
16. Showily imitative of art or artists.
21. A very poisonous metallic element that has three allotropic forms.
26. A former agency (from 1946 to 1974) that was responsible for research into atomic energy and its peacetime uses in the United States.
29. Low spreading tropical American shrub with long slender leaves used to make a mildly stimulating drink resembling tea.
31. A periodic paperback publication.
33. United States film actress (born in Germany) who made many films with Josef von Sternberg and later was a successful cabaret star (1901-1992).
34. A tricyclic antidepressant (trade names Adapin and Sinequan) with numerous side effects (dry mouth and sedation and gastrointestinal disturbances).
37. Any of a number of fishes of the family Carangidae.
38. Small genus of Asian trees or shrubs.
39. The state of being total.
42. A prescription drug that is provided again.
44. Harsh or corrosive in tone.
46. A distinctive odor that is offensively unpleasant.
49. The capital and largest city of Bangladesh.
54. A member of a Slavic people who settled in Serbia and neighboring areas in the 6th and 7th centuries.
55. Only the bowfins.
57. Half woman and half fish.
58. A trivalent metallic element of the rare earth group.
60. A city and port in northern Jutland.
61. Informal terms for a mother.
64. A school for students intermediate between elementary school and college.
66. (of persons) Highest in rank or authority or office.
68. A flowering shrub.
69. A city of central China.
71. A complex inorganic compound that contains ammonia molecules.
72. A public promotion of some product or service.
73. Pertaining to or resembling amoebae.
75. The activity of keeping something secret.
78. An ancient Hebrew unit of dry measure equal to about a bushel.
81. A British peer ranking below a Marquess and above a Viscount.
83. A river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine.
85. (Irish) Mother of the Tuatha De Danann.
86. Any of a group of Indic languages spoken in Kashmir and eastern Afghanistan and northern Pakistan.
87. United States writer (born in Poland) who wrote in Yiddish (1880-1957).
89. The elementary stages of any subject (usually plural).
90. A master's degree in business.
92. A plant hormone promoting elongation of stems and roots.
93. A master's degree in business.
96. An intensely radioactive metallic element that occurs in minute amounts in uranium ores.
98. Being nine more than forty.

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