Crossword Puzzle Number 294 (Large Grid)

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ACROSS

1. (British) A waterproof raincoat made of rubberized fabric.
4. Large dark brown North American arboreal carnivorous mammal.
9. Wearing footgear.
13. Having undesirable or negative qualities.
16. A federal agency established to coordinate programs aimed at reducing pollution and protecting the environment.
17. Any of several tall tropical palms native to southeastern Asia having egg-shaped nuts.
18. (computer science) A data transmission rate (bits/second) for modems.
19. The 17th letter of the Greek alphabet.
20. Water chestnut whose spiny fruit has two rather than 4 prongs.
22. The verbal act of urging on.
25. Meat from an adult domestic bovine.
27. Wild sheep of northern Africa.
28. The district occupied entirely by the city of Washington.
29. A metabolic acid found in yeast and liver cells.
30. A very poisonous metallic element that has three allotropic forms.
31. An Arabic speaking person who lives in Arabia or North Africa.
35. A republic in southeastern Europe on the southern part of the Balkan peninsula.
37. A metal frame or container holding cartridges.
41. Plants having flowers in umbels.
45. A notice of someone's death.
46. Queen of the Olympian gods in ancient Greek mythology.
47. Joint capital (with Riyadh) of Saudi Arabia.
48. Extravasation of urine into the scrotal sac.
50. A body of poetry that conveys the traditions of a society by treating some epic theme.
51. Large northern deer with enormous flattened antlers in the male.
52. Any of various hard resins from trees of the family Dipterocarpaceae and of the genus Agathis.
54. A nucleic acid that transmits genetic information from DNA to the cytoplasm.
55. Strong woody fibers obtained especially from the phloem of from various plants.
60. Title for a civil or military leader (especially in Turkey).
61. Chief port of Yemen.
62. Become adolescent.
64. Close at hand.
66. A state in midwestern United States.
68. Of or relating to the former Indo-European people.
69. A flat-bottomed volcanic crater that was formed by an explosion.
71. Feeding that consists of the delivery of a nutrient solution (as through a nasal tube) to someone who cannot or will not eat.
74. A white soft metallic element that tarnishes readily.
75. French revolutionary leader (born in Switzerland) who was a leader in overthrowing the Girondists and was stabbed to death in his bath by Charlotte Corday (1743-1793).
79. A public promotion of some product or service.
81. An organization of countries formed in 1961 to agree on a common policy for the sale of petroleum.
87. An accountant certified by the state.
89. The lowest brass wind instrument.
91. Aircraft landing in bad weather in which the pilot is talked down by ground control using precision approach radar.
92. Headdress that protects the head from bad weather.
93. The capital and largest city of Yemen.
94. Not only so, but.
95. A barrier constructed to contain the flow or water or to keep out the sea.
96. A flat wing-shaped process or winglike part of an organism.
97. Any of various small boats propelled by oars or by sails or by a motor.
98. (Babylonian) God of storms and wind.
99. A loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth.

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1. Australian operatic soprano (1861-1931).
2. Twining perennial North American plants.
3. A stick that people can lean on to help them walk.
4. An informal term for a father.
5. A period marked by distinctive character or reckoned from a fixed point or event.
6. Cubes of meat marinated and cooked on a skewer usually with vegetables.
7. Type genus of the Aceraceae.
8. The essential qualities or characteristics by which something is recognized.
9. The compass point that is one point east of due south.
10. A railing at the side of a staircase or balcony to prevent people from falling.
11. (India) Not belonging to or having been expelled from a caste and thus having no place or status in society.
12. A doctor's degree in religion.
13. Genus of prickly shrubs and small trees of the Caribbean region.
14. According to the Old Testament he was a pagan king of Israel and husband of Jezebel (9th century BC).
15. The capital and chief port of Qatar.
21. Hard greenish-brown wood of the lignum vitae tree and other trees of the genus Guaiacum.
23. Destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle.
24. Any member of Athapaskan tribes that migrated to the southwestern desert (from Arizona to Texas and south into Mexico).
26. Noisy quarrel.
32. Fermented alcoholic beverage similar to but heavier than beer.
33. One of the three prairie provinces in western Canada.
34. A small two-wheeled cart for one passenger.
36. Relating to or applicable to or concerned with the administration of a city or town or district rather than a larger area.
38. Chronic granulomatous communicable disease occurring in tropical and subtropical regions.
39. Characterized by often poignant difference or incongruity between what is expected and what actually is.
40. A city in southwestern California east of Los Angeles.
42. Growth of hair or wool or fur covering the body of an animal.
43. Wild sheep of northern Africa.
44. Remove from memory or existence.
49. Of or relating to Oman or its people.
53. A Russian prison camp for political prisoners.
56. Covered with paving material.
57. Common Indian weaverbird.
58. A polyvalent metallic element that resembles chromium and tungsten in its properties.
59. Made of grain or relating to grain or the plants that produce it.
63. Lowered in value.
65. Nocturnal mouselike mammal with forelimbs modified to form membranous wings and anatomical adaptations for echolocation by which they navigate.
67. Any culture medium that uses agar as the gelling agent.
70. Of or relating to the Gypsies or their language or culture.
71. An emotional response that has been acquired by conditioning.
72. One of 7 to 12 sons of Aditi.
73. The branch of computer science that deal with writing computer programs that can solve problems creatively.
76. Strike with disgust or revulsion.
77. A long noosed rope used to catch animals.
78. Fiber from an East Indian plant Hibiscus cannabinus.
80. (Irish) Chief god of the Tuatha De Danann.
81. The blood group whose red cells carry both the A and B antigens.
82. A republic in the Middle East in western Asia.
83. French cabaret singer (1915-1963).
84. King of Saudi Arabia since 1982 (born in 1922).
85. Someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike.
86. God of love and erotic desire.
88. Syndrome resulting from a serious acute (sometimes fatal) infection associated with the presence of staphylococcus.
90. The cry made by sheep.

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