Crossword Puzzle Number 293 (Large Grid)

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ACROSS

1. The compass point that is one point east of due south.
4. Make secure by lashing.
8. (Norse mythology) Ruler of the Aesir.
12. According to the Old Testament he was a pagan king of Israel and husband of Jezebel (9th century BC).
16. A rotating disk shaped to convert circular into linear motion.
17. Type genus of the Ranidae.
18. Large burrowing rodent of South and Central America.
19. The 6th letter of the Greek alphabet.
20. The branch of computer science that deal with writing computer programs that can solve problems creatively.
22. Softened by the addition of cushions or padding.
24. African tree having an exceedingly thick trunk and fruit that resembles a gourd and has an edible pulp called monkey bread.
26. (Scottish) Bluish-black or gray-blue.
28. A tricycle (usually propelled by pedalling).
29. A small faint zodiacal constellation in the southern hemisphere.
30. Someone who dwells in a cave.
33. Of or relating to or characteristic of Bengal or its people.
38. The upper side of the thighs of a seated person.
41. Type genus of the Aceraceae.
42. Small spiny outgrowth on the wings of certain insects.
44. A Russian river.
46. A heavy brittle metallic element of the platinum group.
47. A trivalent metallic element of the rare earth group.
48. 30 to 300 gigahertz.
50. A Spanish river.
52. (prefix) Indicating difference or variation.
54. Express or state indirectly.
58. A city in northwestern Syria.
59. The chief source of beryllium.
60. A landlocked republic in eastern Africa.
62. Black tropical American cuckoo.
63. The part of the nervous system of vertebrates that controls involuntary actions of the smooth muscles and heart and glands.
64. Any of various hard resins from trees of the family Dipterocarpaceae and of the genus Agathis.
66. Extinct flightless bird of New Zealand.
67. Disability of walking due to crippling of the legs or feet.
69. Of or concerning this or that.
73. A large body of water constituting a principal part of the hydrosphere.
75. A tiny or scarcely detectable amount.
76. The template for protein synthesis.
78. An East Indian sailor.
80. A city of southeastern Mexico.
84. A unit of dry measure used in Egypt.
87. Type genus of the Rubiaceae.
90. English theoretical physicist who applied relativity theory to quantum mechanics and predicted the existence of antimatter and the positron (1902-1984).
91. Indian statesman and leader with Gandhi in the struggle for home rule.
93. The capital of Morocco.
95. An awkward stupid person.
96. (Old Testament) In Judeo-Christian mythology.
99. (British) A recreational facility including a swimming pool for water sports.
100. (music) Composed or performed by a single voice or instrument.
101. The noise of something spattering or sputtering explosively.
102. The sixth month of the civil year.

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1. Someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike.
2. (criminal law) Money that must be forfeited by the bondsman if an accused person fails to appear in court for trial.
3. The square of a body of any size of type.
4. A radioactive element of the alkali-metal group discovered as a disintegration product of actinium.
5. Lower oneself with a double rope coiled aroound the body from a mountainside.
6. A lack of vitality.
7. A genus of Ploceidae.
8. An organization of countries formed in 1961 to agree on a common policy for the sale of petroleum.
9. An informal term for a father.
10. Being nine more than ninety.
11. Tag the base runner to get him out.
12. (geology) Before the appearance of life.
13. German dramatist (1813-1863).
14. Essential oil or perfume obtained from flowers.
15. A small cake leavened with yeast.
21. To a meager degree or in a meager manner.
23. A loud harsh or strident noise.
25. The mission in San Antonio where in 1836 Mexican forces under Santa Anna besieged and massacred American rebels who were fighting to make Texas independent of Mexico.
27. An inflammatory disease involving the sebaceous glands of the skin.
31. A state in the eastern United States.
32. An official prosecutor for a judicial district.
34. Concerned with promoting unity among churches or religions.
35. Or family Polypodiaceae.
36. All the New World monkeys except marmosets and tamarins.
37. Rhizomatous herb of India having aromatic seeds used as seasoning.
39. An airfoil that controls lateral motion.
40. Member of the stage crew in charge of properties.
43. Footwear usually with wooden soles.
45. Any of numerous local fertility and nature deities worshipped by ancient Semitic peoples.
49. Type genus of the Hylidae.
51. A mouth or mouthlike opening.
53. Wild or domesticated South American cud-chewing animal related to camels but smaller and lacking a hump.
55. First in rank or degree.
56. Characteristic of rural life.
57. A white soft metallic element that tarnishes readily.
61. A colorless and odorless inert gas.
65. A rounded thickly curled hairdo.
68. The capital of Sicily.
69. A radioactive element of the alkali-metal group discovered as a disintegration product of actinium.
70. Showing characteristics of age, especially having gray or white hair.
71. An ancient country in central Italy.
72. The upper jawbone in vertebrates.
73. German dramatist (1813-1863).
74. (Babylonian) God of wisdom and agriculture and patron of scribes and schools.
77. A coenzyme derived from the B vitamin nicotinic acid.
79. An Asian country under the control of China.
81. (botany) Relating to a plant of the family Araceae.
82. Any taillike structure.
83. A theatrical performer.
85. Make anew.
86. Tropical woody herb with showy yellow flowers and flat pods.
88. The basic unit of money in Thailand.
89. A river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine.
92. Former measure of the US economy.
94. A prominent rock or pile of rocks on a hill.
97. A very poisonous metallic element that has three allotropic forms.
98. A soft gray malleable metallic element that resembles tin but discolors on exposure to air.

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