Crossword Puzzle Number 284 (Large Grid)

  10 11 12  13 14 15 
16    17      18     19   
20   21     22 23      24   
25      26 27       28    
  29          30 31     
32 33       34  35 36     37 38 
39   40 41  42 43  44    45   46  
47  48   49  50     51  52 53   
54       55       56    
57      58       59  60   
61      62     63  64 65    
66   67  68       69  70    
71    72     73    74     
   75    76 77   78    79 80 81 
82 83 84    85   86 87   88     
89     90   91    92   93   
94     95  96   97     98   
99     100     101     102   

ACROSS

1. (computer science) A coding system that incorporates extra parity bits in order to detect errors.
4. Having three dimensions.
9. A tax on employees and employers that is used to fund the Social Security system.
13. A compartment in front of a motor vehicle where driver sits.
16. Any thick messy substance.
17. Of or relating to Oman or its people.
18. An island of central Hawaii (between Molokai and Kauai).
19. A constellation in the southern hemisphere near Telescopium and Norma.
20. Studies of the formation of basic linguistic units.
22. An unbroken series of events.
24. Tag the base runner to get him out.
25. A chronic disorder that occurs in tropical and nontropical forms and in both children and adults.
26. A dialect of Tocharian.
29. Sharp piercing cry.
30. An informal term for a father.
32. (Greek mythology) Goddess of the earth and mother of Cronus and the Titans in ancient mythology.
39. A public promotion of some product or service.
40. A unit of information equal to one million (1,048,576) bytes.
42. Small voraciously carnivorous freshwater fishes of South America that attack and destroy living animals.
45. Half the width of an em.
46. A colorless explosive liquid that is volatile and poisonous and foul-smelling.
47. United States abolitionist born a slave on a plantation in Maryland and became a famous conductor on the Underground Railroad leading other slaves to freedom in the North (1820-1913).
50. An ugly evil-looking old woman.
52. An unforeseen obstacle.
54. A liquid solution that results from elution.
55. United States swimmer who in 1926 became the first woman to swim the English Channel (1903- ).
56. Tree bearing large brown nuts containing e.g. caffeine.
57. Large black-and-white herbivorous mammal of bamboo forests of China and Tibet.
60. A periodic paperback publication.
61. (of securities) Not quoted on a stock exchange.
62. A narrow zigzag ribbon used as trimming.
64. Affect with wonder.
66. A district in southwestern Manhattan noted for its shops and restaurants and galleries and artist's lofts.
70. (Babylonian) God of storms and wind.
71. A lever that is operated with the foot.
73. An island in the southern Mariana Islands that is the administrative center of the United States Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands.
75. A mature blood cell that contains hemoglobin to carry oxygen to the bodily tissues.
78. A Powhatan Indian woman (the daughter of Powhatan) who befriended the English at Jamestown and is said to have saved Captain John Smith's life (1595-1617).
82. Lacking or deprive of the sense of hearing wholly or in part.
88. A unit of dry measure used in Egypt.
89. Tropical evergreen subshrubs (some climbers) to trees of Asia and Australasia to Americas.
91. Of or relating to the palm of the hand or to the area at the base of the thumb.
93. Make amends for.
94. Goddess of fertility.
95. Spanish cubist painter (1887-1927).
97. Kamarupan languages spoken in northeastern India and western Burma.
98. A close friend who accompanies his buddies in their activities.
99. (Old Testament) Third son of Adam.
100. A female domestic.
101. Fiber of the flax plant that is made into thread and woven into linen fabric.
102. A loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth.

DOWN

1. Oval reproductive body of a fowl (especially a hen) used as food.
2. A business whose articles of incorporation have been approved in some state.
3. Of texture.
4. Someone with a promising future.
5. A benevolent aspect of Devi.
6. An employee who mixes and serves alcoholic drinks at a bar.
7. Not out.
8. (computer science) A kind of computer architecture that has a large number of instructions hard coded into the cpu chip.
9. (nautical) Situated at or toward the bow of a vessel.
10. The United Nations agency concerned with atomic energy.
11. Malevolent aspect of Devi.
12. Black-and-white short-necked web-footed diving bird of northern seas.
13. An ancient country is southwestern Asia on the east coast of the Mediterranean.
14. An Arabic speaking person who lives in Arabia or North Africa.
15. A small cake leavened with yeast.
21. Leader of Black Muslims who campaigned for independence for Black Americans (1897-1975).
23. A bachelor's degree in theology.
27. A monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles.
28. A city of northern Poland near the mouth of the Vistula River on a gulf of the Baltic Sea.
31. A sweetened beverage of diluted fruit juice.
33. A person who uses flattery.
34. Make a prediction about.
35. Brown or blackish Alpine mosses having a dehiscent capsule with 4 longitudinal slits.
36. Any of numerous local fertility and nature deities worshipped by ancient Semitic peoples.
37. Basal part of a plant ovule opposite the micropyle.
38. Having ones attention or mind or energy engaged.
41. A Chadic language spoken south of Lake Chad.
43. Old World herbs and subshrubs.
44. Small genus of bitter-rooted herbs of eastern North America and Asia.
48. United States diplomat and United Nations official (1904-1971).
49. A colorless odorless gaseous element that give a red glow in a vacuum tube.
51. A state in New England.
53. A member of a people who have no permanent home but move about according to the seasons.
58. A tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown.
59. A white metallic element that burns with a brilliant light.
63. Relating to crime or its punishment.
65. The mansion of the lord of the manor.
67. Thin deep-water tropical fish 20 to 30 feet long having a red dorsal fin.
68. Considerate and solicitous care.
69. A federal agency established to coordinate programs aimed at reducing pollution and protecting the environment.
72. A logarithmic unit of sound intensity.
74. A drug (trade names Atarax and Vistaril) used as a tranquilizer to treat anxiety and motion sickness.
76. A heavy brittle diamagnetic trivalent metallic element (resembles arsenic and antimony chemically).
77. An honorary arts degree.
79. (Babylonian) A demigod or first man.
80. Cubes of meat marinated and cooked on a skewer usually with vegetables.
81. A promontory in northern Morocco opposite the Rock of Gibraltar.
83. Any of several related languages of the Celts in Ireland and Scotland.
84. A nearly horizontal passage from the surface into a mine.
85. (obstetrics) The number of live-born children a woman has delivered.
86. A midwestern state in north central United States in the Great Lakes region.
87. A city in southwestern Switzerland at the western end of Lake Geneva.
90. One of the five major classes of immunoglobulins.
92. Title for a civil or military leader (especially in Turkey).
96. Being one more than one.

Feel free to print out this crossword puzzle for your personal use. You may also link to it. However, this web page and puzzle are copyrighted and may not be distributed without prior written consent.

Navigation
Home Page
Printer Friendly
View Solution
Previous Puzzle
Next Crossword

© Clockwatchers, Inc. 2003