Crossword Puzzle Number 289 (Large Grid)

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1. Committee formed by a special-interest group to raise money for their favorite political candidates.
4. Cruel or inhumane treatment.
9. Temporary living quarters.
13. Having undesirable or negative qualities.
16. A flat wing-shaped process or winglike part of an organism.
17. Small evergreen shrub of Pacific coast of North America having edible dark purple grape-size berries.
18. Type genus of the family Arcidae.
19. Title for a civil or military leader (especially in Turkey).
20. Small cubes with 1 to 6 spots on the faces.
21. A gate or bar across a toll bridge or toll road which is lifted when the toll is paid.
23. Pertaining to or resembling amoebae.
24. Go away from the surface to which it is adsorbed, of a substance.
26. A chain of more than 200 islands about 400 miles long in the western central Pacific Ocean.
28. A constellation in the southern hemisphere near Telescopium and Norma.
29. A habitual liar (after a New Testament character who was struck dead for lying).
31. A city in northern India.
34. Small shrubby tree of eastern North America similar to the Judas tree having usually pink flowers.
36. A state in northwestern North America.
38. A mythical Greek warrior who was a leader on the Trojan side of the Trojan War.
42. A chronic progressive nervous disorder involving loss of myelin sheath around certain nerve fibers.
44. That is to say.
45. A woman poseur.
47. Not in action or at work.
48. Harsh or corrosive in tone.
51. Large brownish-green New Zealand parrot.
52. A form of rummy using two decks and four jokers.
53. A quantity of no importance.
54. (of time) Having passed or slipped by.
57. A dark region of considerable extent on the surface of the moon.
58. A unit of surface area equal to 100 square meters.
60. Relating to or near the ulna.
62. (often followed by `of') A large number or amount or extent.
63. English lexicographer who was a joint editor of the Oxford English Dictionary (1872-1966).
65. A river that rises in central Germany and flows north to join the Elbe River.
67. Wife or mistress of Zeus and mother of Apollo and Artemis in ancient mythology.
68. The slender spear of the Bantu-speaking people of Africa.
71. Being nine more than forty.
72. Any place of complete bliss and delight and peace.
73. Half the width of an em.
74. English historian noted for his history of England (1800-1859).
80. Title for a civil or military leader (especially in Turkey).
81. The blood group whose red cells carry both the A and B antigens.
83. Type genus of the Alcidae comprising solely the razorbill.
88. In bed.
91. The airforce of Great Britain.
93. (Akkadian) God of wisdom.
96. A unit of length of thread or yarn.
97. The 7th letter of the Greek alphabet.
98. Type genus of the Ardeidae.
100. A Russian river.
101. Electrical conduction through a gas in an applied electric field.
102. A river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine.
103. Cubes of meat marinated and cooked on a skewer usually with vegetables.
104. Someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike.
105. Minor or subordinate.


1. A genus of Ploceidae.
2. Not contained in or deriving from the essential nature of something.
3. Conqueror of Gaul and master of Italy (100-44 BC).
4. With one leg on each side.
5. African tree having an exceedingly thick trunk and fruit that resembles a gourd and has an edible pulp called monkey bread.
6. (Norse mythology) One of the Aesir known for his beauty and skill with bow and skis.
7. Minute floating marine tunicate having a transparent body with an opening at each end.
8. A river in central Europe that arises in northwestern Czechoslovakia and flows northward through Germany to empty into the North Sea.
9. A challenge to do something dangerous or foolhardy.
10. A heavy brittle metallic element of the platinum group.
11. Aircraft landing in bad weather in which the pilot is talked down by ground control using precision approach radar.
12. A river in western Europe that rises in northern France and flows generally east into Belgium where it joins the Neuse at Namur.
13. A small cake leavened with yeast.
14. Any culture medium that uses agar as the gelling agent.
15. (Irish) Mother of the Tuatha De Danann.
22. Primitive chlorophyll-containing mainly aquatic eukaryotic organisms lacking true stems and roots and leaves.
25. A member of the Iroquoian people formerly living east of Lake Ontario.
27. A state in northwestern United States on the Pacific.
30. A store or supply (especially of food or clothing or arms).
32. (Greek mythology) Goddess of the earth and mother of Cronus and the Titans in ancient mythology.
33. (Jungian psychology) The inner self (not the external persona) that is in touch with the unconscious.
35. The capital and chief port of Qatar.
37. A famous waterfall in Venezuela.
39. United States swimmer who in 1926 became the first woman to swim the English Channel (1903- ).
40. Small genus of chiefly American herbs.
41. In a sedate manner.
43. Deeply affected or marked by mental or physical pain or injury.
46. A town in east central Missouri.
49. Form a mental image of something that is not present or that is not the case.
50. Soviet chief of secret police under Joseph Stalin.
55. A city in southeastern South Korea on the Korean Strait.
56. The scum formed by oxidation at the surface of molten metals.
59. 1/1000 gram.
61. A rare heavy polyvalent metallic element that resembles manganese chemically and is used in some alloys.
64. Region of western Asia Minor colonized by Ancient Greeks.
66. Of or pertaining to any Shinto sect other than Kokka Shinto.
69. The seat within a bishop's diocese where his cathedral is located adv.
70. The act of slowing down or falling behind.
75. A keel-shaped constellation in the southern hemisphere.
76. 1 species.
77. Sudden mass fear and anxiety over anticipated events.
78. A soft silvery metallic element of the alkali earth group.
79. The sixth day of the week.
82. A Chadic language spoken south of Lake Chad.
84. An accidental hole that allows something (fluid or light etc.) to enter or escape.
85. An Arabic speaking person who lives in Arabia or North Africa.
86. A master's degree in library science.
87. An organization of countries formed in 1961 to agree on a common policy for the sale of petroleum.
89. Suggestive of the supernatural.
90. Small European freshwater fish with a slender bluish-green body.
92. At a great distance in time or space or degree.
94. Seed of a pea plant.
95. A compartment in front of a motor vehicle where driver sits.
99. A logarithmic unit of sound intensity.

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