Crossword Puzzle Number 283 (Large Grid)

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1. A chronic skin disease occurring primarily in women between the ages of 20 and 40.
4. Fabric dyed with splotches of green and brown and black and tan.
8. A contagious skin infection caused by the itch mite.
12. Weapons considered collectively.
16. Thigh of a hog (usually smoked).
17. Toward the mouth or oral region.
18. The battle in 202 BC in which Scipio decisively defeated Hannibal at the end of the second Punic War.
19. Remove with or as if with a ladle.
20. A radioactive element of the actinide series.
21. Of or relating to or denoting numbers.
22. Basic principles of the cosmos.
23. Someone unpleasantly strange or eccentric.
25. Kamarupan languages spoken in northeastern India and western Burma.
27. A signal transmitted along a narrow path.
28. A public promotion of some product or service.
29. 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.
30. The basic unit of money in Bangladesh.
33. Type genus of the Alcidae comprising solely the razorbill.
36. (neurology) Of or relating to the vagus nerve.
38. Affect with wonder.
42. A formal expression of praise.
45. (botany) Of or relating to the axil.
46. Electronic warfare undertaken to insure effective friendly use of the electromagnetic spectrum in spite of the enemy's use of electronic warfare.
47. God of death.
48. Not out.
50. The rate at which heat is produced by an individual in a resting state.
51. A package of several things tied together for carrying or storing.
53. Submerged aquatic plant having narrow leaves and small flowers.
57. To make a mistake or be incorrect.
58. Scottish writer of rustic verse (1770-1835).
61. Biennial Eurasian plant usually having a swollen edible root.
62. An ambitious and aspiring young person.
64. A Greek island in the southeast Aegean Sea 10 miles off the Turkish coast.
67. (Sumerian) Evil storm god represented as a black bird.
68. A very poisonous metallic element that has three allotropic forms.
69. (Akkadian) God of wisdom.
71. United States neoclassical architect (1847-1909).
76. Any of a number of fishes of the family Carangidae.
78. Mild yellow Dutch cheese made in balls.
80. Having small chinks or crannies (especially in or between rocks or stones).
84. A fractional monetary unit in Bangladesh and India and Nepal and Pakistan.
86. Using speech rather than writing.
87. The blood group whose red cells carry both the A and B antigens.
88. (Sumerian) Water god and god of wisdom.
89. (Judaism) Sacred chest where the ancient Hebrews kept the two tablets containing the Ten Commandments.
90. (Sumerian and Babylonian) A solar deity.
94. The United Nations agency concerned with international maritime activities.
95. The corporate executive responsible for the operations of the firm.
96. Declare invalid.
97. A river that rises in western New Mexico and flows westward through southern Arizona to become a tributary of the Colorado River.
98. A slight amount or degree of difference.
99. The 7th letter of the Greek alphabet.
100. A painful emotion resulting from an awareness of inadequacy or guilt.
101. A European river.
102. The compass point midway between northeast and east.


1. An Indian tree of the family Combretaceae that is a source of timber and gum.
2. Closed with a lace.
3. The square of a body of any size of type.
4. Express strong disapproval of.
5. Wild sheep of northern Africa.
6. United States playwright (born in 1947).
7. A lyric poem with complex stanza forms.
8. The god who fathered the islands and gods of Japan with his sister Izanami.
9. The basic unit of money in Western Samoa.
10. A metric unit of length equal to one hundredth of a meter.
11. Relating to the deepest parts of the ocean (below 6000 meters).
12. A state in the southeastern United States on the Gulf of Mexico.
13. Not widely known.
14. Designer drug designed to have the effects of amphetamines (it floods the brain with serotonin) but to avoid the drug laws.
15. Joint consisting of a line formed by joining two pieces.
24. Small genus of mediterranean shrubs.
26. A mountain peak in the Andes in Argentina (21,654 feet high).
31. (statistics) Approximating the statistical norm or average or expected value.
32. A family of Sino-Tibetan languages spoken in southeastern Asia.
34. A white metallic element that burns with a brilliant light.
35. Mark as different.
37. Harsh or corrosive in tone.
39. American dramatist (1928- ).
40. An African river.
41. A mistake in printed matter resulting from mechanical failures of some kind.
43. Tropical trees having papery leaves and large fruit.
44. (plate tectonic theory) A hypothetical continent including all the landmass of the earth prior to the Triassic period when it split into Laurasia and Gondwanaland.
49. Diabetes caused by a relative or absolute deficiency of insulin and characterized by polyuria.
52. The federal agency that insures residential mortgages.
54. Of or pertaining to hearing or the ear.
55. Hormone secreted by the posterior pituitary gland (trade name Pitressin) and also by nerve endings in the hypothalamus.
56. Designed to incite to indecency or lust.
59. Excessively fat.
60. A doctor's degree in dental surgery.
63. In such a manner as could not be otherwise.
65. An organization of countries formed in 1961 to agree on a common policy for the sale of petroleum.
66. A strategically located monarchy on the southern and eastern coasts of the Arabian Peninsula.
70. Capable of being tamed.
71. The god who fathered the islands and gods of Japan with his sister Izanami.
72. A white mineral consisting of magnesium sulphate and potassium chloride.
73. South American plant cultivated for its large fragrant trumpet-shaped flowers.
74. A soft silvery metallic element of the alkali earth group.
75. Rapid and indistinct speech.
77. A mark used by an author or editor to indicate where something is to be inserted into a text.
79. An Italian woman of rank.
81. Marked by excessive enthusiasm for and intense devotion to a cause or idea.
82. Swedish oceanographer who recognized the role of the Coriolis effect on ocean currents (1874-1954).
83. A thermionic tube having two electrodes.
85. Type genus of the Anatidae.
91. Antibacterial drug (trade name Nydrazid) used to treat tuberculosis.
92. Gone by.
93. The sense organ for hearing and equilibrium.

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