Crossword Puzzle Number 287 (Large Grid)

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1. An aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect.
5. (classical architecture) A molding for a cornice.
9. Primitive chlorophyll-containing mainly aquatic eukaryotic organisms lacking true stems and roots and leaves.
13. A master's degree in business.
16. An Asian river between China and Russia.
17. Small beads made from polished shells and formerly used as money by native Americans.
18. Cheap showy jewelry or ornament or clothing.
19. Aromatic bulb used as seasoning.
20. A member of the Shoshonean people of northeastern Arizona.
21. (of stone especially) Not given a finished form by or as if by hewing.
23. A tenant who holds a lease.
25. The act of tying things together.
27. A hard gray lustrous metallic element that is highly corrosion-resistant.
28. The United Nations agency concerned with atomic energy.
30. A river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine.
31. A genus of Platalea.
34. A law passed by US Congress to prevent employees from being injured or contracting diseases in the course of their employment.
37. A small unit serving as the nucleus of a larger political movement.
41. A ductile gray metallic element of the lanthanide series.
42. Goddess of fortune.
46. Clean or orderly.
47. A byproduct of inflammation.
49. (Akkadian) God of wisdom.
50. Marked by artful prudence, expedience, and shrewdness.
52. An accidental hole that allows something (fluid or light etc.) to enter or escape.
57. Cereal grass widely cultivated for its grain.
58. Not influenced or affected.
60. The compass point that is one point south of southwest.
62. A vacuum tube in which a hot cathode emits a beam of electrons that pass through a high voltage anode and are focused or deflected before hitting a phosphorescent screen.
63. Some held in custody.
64. A member of a North American Plains people (now living in Oklahoma and Wyoming).
67. A feeling of strong eagerness (usually in favor of a person or cause).
68. Perennial rhizomatous herbs of Asia and Australia and Polynesia having ginger-scented rhizomes.
71. Slanderous defamation.
72. A trivalent metallic element of the rare earth group.
73. Inflammation of the lining of the uterus (of the endometrium).
75. Tropical starchy tuberous root.
77. An international organization of European countries formed after World War II to reduce trade barriers and increase cooperation among its members.
78. Someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike.
80. (Greek mythology) Goddess of the earth and mother of Cronus and the Titans in ancient mythology.
85. Australian shrubs and small trees with evergreen usually spiny leaves and dense clusters of showy flowers.
89. Title for a civil or military leader (especially in Turkey).
93. Usually large hard-shelled seed.
94. A negatively charged atom.
95. A small cake leavened with yeast.
97. A constellation in the southern hemisphere near Telescopium and Norma.
98. The longer of the two telegraphic signals used in Morse code.
99. Food mixtures either arranged on a plate or tossed and served with a moist dressing.
100. Showing or causing joy and pleasure.
101. A coenzyme derived from the B vitamin nicotinic acid.


1. The basic unit of money in Thailand.
2. Any of the forms of Chinese spoken in Fukien province.
3. The basic unit of money in Indonesia.
4. Hairy upright herb native to southeastern Asia but widely cultivated for its large glossy edible fruit commonly used as a vegetable.
5. (computer science) The part of a computer (a microprocessor chip) that does most of the data processing.
6. A woman gossip.
7. A member of the Siouan people formerly living in the Missouri river valley in NE Nebraska.
8. How long something has existed.
9. A loose narrow strip of skin near the base of a fingernail.
10. A white soft metallic element that tarnishes readily.
11. A Russian prison camp for political prisoners.
12. A sweetened beverage of diluted fruit juice.
13. An independent group of closely related Chadic languages spoken in the area between the Biu-Mandara and East Chadic languages.
14. A coffin along with its stand.
15. On or toward the lee.
22. United States poet (1883-1963).
24. Extremely evil or cruel.
26. A rare silvery (usually trivalent) metallic element.
29. The compass point midway between northeast and east.
32. A timepiece that measures a time interval and signals its end.
33. Being nine more than ninety.
35. In a peacefully serene manner.
36. A gonadotropic hormone that is secreted by the anterior pituitary.
38. Showing lack of emotional involvement.
39. Line that is the commercial organization responsible for operating a railway system.
40. More of the same adv.
43. The blood group whose red cells carry both the A and B antigens.
44. Swedish chemist (born in Germany) who discovered oxygen before Priestley did (1742-1786).
45. A concavity in a surface (especially an anatomical depression).
48. Shaped and dried dough made from flour and water and sometimes egg.
51. A chronic inflammatory collagen disease affecting connective tissue (skin or joints).
53. A festival featuring African-American culture.
54. Generator consisting of a coil (the armature) that rotates between the poles of an electromagnet (the field magnet) causing a current to flow in the armature.
55. Having or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude.
56. Look forward to the probably occurrence of.
59. The branch of computer science that deal with writing computer programs that can solve problems creatively.
61. Cook in liquid.
65. A note appended to a letter after the signature.
66. Pertaining to or resembling amoebae.
69. A republic consisting of 26 of 32 counties comprising the island of Ireland.
70. A rechargeable battery with a nickel cathode and a cadmium anode.
74. A white trivalent metallic element.
76. The event of dying or departure from life.
79. Having the leading position or higher score in a contest.
81. Largest known toad species.
82. A roughly cylindrical that is vessel open at the top.
83. Small buffalo of the Celebes having small straight horns.
84. Open-heart surgery in which the rib cage is opened and a section of a blood vessel is grafted from the aorta to the coronary artery to bypass the blocked section of the coronary artery and improve the blood supply to the heart.
86. English actor noted for his portrayals of Shakespeare's great tragic characters (1789-1833).
87. A genus of Mustelidae.
88. (Babylonian) God of storms and wind.
90. The state of matter distinguished from the solid and liquid states by.
91. A nucleic acid that transmits genetic information from DNA to the cytoplasm.
92. A loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth.
96. A silvery ductile metallic element found primarily in bauxite.

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