Crossword Puzzle Number 296 (Large Grid)

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ACROSS

1. A local and habitual twitching especially in the face.
4. Of the insects in the chrysalis (cocoon) or post larval stage.
9. A metrical unit with unstressed-stressed syllables.
13. An anxiety disorder characterized by chronic free-floating anxiety and such symptoms as tension or sweating or trembling of light-headedness or irritability etc that has lasted for more than six months.
16. A river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine.
17. Small terrestrial lizard of warm regions of the Old World.
18. Indicating the most important performer or role.
19. (informal) Of the highest quality.
20. Seed of a pea plant.
21. Alternatively, a member of the family Nymphaeaceae.
23. Usually elongate cluster of flowers along the main stem in which the flowers at the base open first.
25. A island in the Netherlands Antilles that is the top of an extinct volcano.
27. (British) Your grandmother.
28. A Hindu prince or king in India.
29. A complex red organic pigment containing iron and other atoms to which oxygen binds.
30. Any of a number of fishes of the family Carangidae.
32. A radioactive element of the actinide series.
34. Before noon.
36. A loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth.
44. Mediterranean germander having small hairy leaves and reddish purple flowers.
48. Advanced in years.
51. By bad luck.
52. Type genus of the Ranidae.
53. Capable of reflecting light like a mirror.
54. Engage or hire for work.
55. Any of numerous ornamental shrubs grown for their showy flowers of various colors.
57. The brightest star in Orion.
59. 100 pyas equal 1 kyat.
61. A silvery ductile metallic element found primarily in bauxite.
62. Very attentive or observant.
63. Find repugnant.
65. A state in east central United States.
67. (astronomy) A measure of time defined by Earth's orbital motion.
68. A metric unit of length equal to 10,000 meters.
70. A crystalline metallic element not found in nature.
71. A large medieval helmet supported on the shoulders.
74. The United Nations agency concerned with civil aviation.
77. A name for the Old Testament God as transliterated from the Hebrew YHVH.
80. A flat-bottomed volcanic crater that was formed by an explosion.
81. A state in northwestern United States on the Pacific.
83. Less than the correct or legal or full amount often deliberately so.
88. 100 halers equal 1 koruna.
91. A padded cloth covering to keep a teapot warm.
92. A percussion instrument consisting of a pair of hollow pieces of wood or bone (usually held between the thumb and fingers) that are made to click together (as by Spanish dancers) in rhythm with the dance.
93. (Philippine) A dish of marinated vegetables and meat or fish.
94. Chief port of Yemen.
96. Essential oil or perfume obtained from flowers.
98. The address of a web page on the world wide web.
99. Produced by a manufacturing process.
100. Of or relating to or characteristic of the Republic of Chad or its people or language.
101. A small cake leavened with yeast.
102. Fish eggs or egg-filled ovary.

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1. (military) Signal to turn the lights out.
2. The United Nations agency concerned with atomic energy.
3. Infestation of the pubic hair by crab lice.
4. Committee formed by a special-interest group to raise money for their favorite political candidates.
5. A landlocked republic in eastern Africa.
6. A metabolic acid found in yeast and liver cells.
7. A primeval personification of air and breath.
8. A rapid escape (as by criminals).
9. (Old Testament) The second patriarch.
10. A highly unstable radioactive element (the heaviest of the halogen series).
11. God of death.
12. An undergarment worn by women to support their breasts.
13. (Greek mythology) Goddess of the earth and mother of Cronus and the Titans in ancient mythology.
14. The highest level or degree attainable.
15. Keep in mind or convey as a conviction or view.
22. (informal) Exceptionally good.
24. (Jewish cookery) A loaf of white bread containing eggs and leavened with yeast.
26. (zoology) Lacking a tail or taillike appendage.
31. A defensive missile designed to shoot down incoming intercontinental ballistic missiles.
33. God of war and sky.
35. A periodic paperback publication.
37. The literary intelligentsia.
38. A nitrogen-containing base found in RNA (but not in DNA) and derived from pyrimidine.
39. Payment to the holder of a patent or copyright or resource for the right to use their property.
40. South American armadillo with three bands of bony plates.
41. The civil and religious leader of a Muslim state.
42. A cell without a nucleus (as an erythrocyte).
43. Systematic investigation to establish facts.
45. Of or relating to the kidneys.
46. Fleshy folds of tissue as those surrounding the mouth.
47. The capital of Sicily.
49. A collection of Psalms for liturgical use.
50. Unusually great in size or amount or degree or especially extent or scope.
56. (Akkadian) God of wisdom.
58. A soft silvery metallic element of the alkali earth group.
64. Cut the head of.
66. A purine base found in DNA and RNA.
67. Committee formed by a special-interest group to raise money for their favorite political candidates.
69. Type genus of the family Myacidae.
72. Filled with the emotional impact of overwhelming surprise or shock.
73. The officer below the master on a commercial ship.
75. English novelist (born in Poland) noted for sea stories and for his narrative technique (1857-1924).
76. An elaborate song for solo voice.
78. A member of the Semitic speaking people of northern Ethiopia.
79. Heavy fabric that resembles velvet.
82. A long noosed rope used to catch animals.
83. An intensely radioactive metallic element that occurs in minute amounts in uranium ores.
84. The closing section of a musical composition.
85. A woman hired to suckle a child of someone else.
86. An amino acid that is found in the central nervous system.
87. Someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike.
89. A Spanish river.
90. The actions and activities assigned to or required or expected of a person or group.
95. The district occupied entirely by the city of Washington.
97. The blood group whose red cells carry both the A and B antigens.

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