Crossword Puzzle Number 281 (Large Grid)

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1. A dark-skinned member of a race of people living in Australia when Europeans arrived.
4. A summary that repeats the substance of a longer discussion.
9. Costing 10 dollars.
13. A numbered compartment in a post office where mail is put to be called for.
16. An undergarment worn by women to support their breasts.
17. (Hindu) A manner of sitting (as in the practice of Yoga).
18. Plants with sword-shaped leaves and erect stalks bearing bright-colored flowers composed of three petals and three drooping sepals.
19. A religious belief of African origin involving witchcraft and sorcery.
20. United States inventor of a dry-plate process of developing photographic film and of flexible film (his firm introduced roll film) and of the box camera and of a process for color photography (1854-1932).
22. Chromatic purity.
23. A zodiacal constellation in northern hemisphere between Cancer and Virgo.
24. A fee charged for exchanging currencies.
25. The basic unit of money in Papua New Guinea.
26. A sac-like widening of an artery.
28. Lost temporarily.
31. A fencing sword similar to a foil but with a heavier blade.
32. A metallic element having four allotropic forms.
38. Sports equipment that is worn on the feet to enable the wearer to glide along on wheels and to be propelled by the alternate actions of the legs.
41. A federally chartered savings bank.
46. An Asian temple.
49. Preparatory school work done outside school (especially at home).
50. Being the only one.
51. Someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike.
54. A sodium salt of carbonic acid.
55. A nucleic acid that transmits genetic information from DNA to the cytoplasm.
57. Any of various forms of aluminum oxide occurring naturally as corundum.
58. An opening that permits escape or release.
59. An Indian side dish of yogurt and chopped cucumbers and spices.
61. With rapid movements.
63. A hospital unit staffed and equipped to provide intensive care.
64. The sixth month of the civil year.
66. A ridge of sand created by the wind.
67. Relating to the blood vessels or blood.
69. A silvery soft waxy metallic element of the alkali metal group.
70. A Gaelic-speaking Celt in Ireland or Scotland or the Isle of Man.
73. A metabolic acid found in yeast and liver cells.
76. A dull persistent (usually moderately intense) pain.
80. Jordan's port.
83. Toxin secreted by animals (by certain snakes and poisonous insects (e.g., spiders and scorpions)).
87. Being or befitting or characteristic of an infant.
89. English economist noted for his studies of international trade and finance (born in 1907).
90. (Babylonian) A demigod or first man.
91. An extension at the end and at right angles to the main building.
94. Ancient Italian deity in human shape, with horns, pointed ears and a goat's tail.
96. The basic unit of money in Cambodia.
97. The starting place for each hole on a golf course.
98. Not only so, but.
99. Other than what is under consideration or implied.
100. Type genus of the Alcidae comprising solely the razorbill.


1. At right angles to the length of a ship or airplane.
2. (Norse mythology) God of poetry and music.
3. A fertile tract in a desert (where the water table approaches the surface).
4. The most common computer memory which can be used by programs to perform necessary tasks while the computer is on.
5. Physicist honored for advances in solid state electronics (born in Japan in 1925).
6. Any of various fissiped mammals with nonretractile claws and typically long muzzles.
7. An associate degree in nursing.
8. Large burrowing rodent of South and Central America.
9. English theoretical physicist who applied relativity theory to quantum mechanics and predicted the existence of antimatter and the positron (1902-1984).
10. Extremely robust.
11. An actor who communicates entirely by gesture and facial expression.
12. (Old Testament) The eldest son of Isaac who would have inherited the Covenant that God made with Abraham and that Abraham passed on to Isaac.
13. A small vascular growth on the surface of a mucous membrane.
14. Excessively fat.
15. A major biotic community characterized by the dominant forms of plant life and the prevailing climate.
21. Russian author remembered for two great novels (1828-1910).
27. A failure to maintain a higher state.
29. In bed.
30. A logarithmic unit of sound intensity.
33. An act of scaling by the use of ladders (especially the walls of a fortification).
34. A small pellet fired from an air rifle or BB gun.
35. Small dry indehiscent fruit with the seed distinct from the fruit wall.
36. God of wealth and love.
37. Half the width of an em.
39. A Dravidian language spoken in southern India.
40. (Greek mythology) One of the three Graces.
42. A junction where two things (as paper or film or magnetic tape) have been joined together.
43. The nearest star to the sun.
44. A tricycle (usually propelled by pedalling).
45. A turner with a narrow flexible blade.
47. The blood group whose red cells carry both the A and B antigens.
48. Swedish oceanographer who recognized the role of the Coriolis effect on ocean currents (1874-1954).
52. A white soft metallic element that tarnishes readily.
53. Shaped like (or supporting) a cupule.
56. A rare silvery (usually trivalent) metallic element.
60. Felt hat with a creased crown.
62. A gonadotropic hormone that is secreted by the anterior pituitary.
65. Animal reproductive body consisting of an ovum or embryo together with nutritive and protective envelopes.
68. Jointed and nearly leafless desert shrub having reduced scalelike leaves and reddish fleshy seeds.
69. A small vascular growth on the surface of a mucous membrane.
71. A soft white precious univalent metallic element having the highest electrical and thermal conductivity of any metal.
72. Genus of much-branched treelike or shrubby cacti with pronounced ribs and rounded needlelike spines and nocturnal flowers usually white.
74. A telegram sent abroad.
75. (Akkadian) God of wisdom.
77. Soreness and warmth caused by friction.
78. Relating to the deepest parts of the ocean (below 6000 meters).
79. A vinyl polymer used especially in paints or adhesives.
81. Informal terms for money.
82. A woman hired to suckle a child of someone else.
84. Horny plate covering and protecting part of the dorsal surface of the digits.
85. An organization of countries formed in 1961 to agree on a common policy for the sale of petroleum.
86. The arch of bone beneath the eye that forms the prominence of the cheek.
88. Any of numerous hairy-bodied insects including social and solitary species.
92. Minor or subordinate.
93. An official prosecutor for a judicial district.
95. A colorless odorless gaseous element that give a red glow in a vacuum tube.

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