Crossword Puzzle Number 357 (Large Grid)

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ACROSS

1. Similar to the color of jade.
5. A constellation in the polar region of the southern hemisphere near Octans.
9. A French abbot.
13. Greenwich Mean Time updated with leap seconds.
16. Fleshy and usually brightly colored cover of some seeds that develops from the ovule stalk and partially or entirely envelopes the seed.
17. A bluish-white lustrous metallic element.
18. A large area of land preserved in its natural state as public property.
19. A person active in party politics.
20. An ancient Iranian language.
21. Aircraft landing in bad weather in which the pilot is talked down by ground control using precision approach radar.
22. The scum formed by oxidation at the surface of molten metals.
23. Large brownish-green New Zealand parrot.
24. The capital of Croatia.
25. Not having been read.
27. A Loloish language.
29. The 18th letter of the Hebrew alphabet.
31. The blood group whose red cells carry both the A and B antigens.
37. Instrument used in fighting or hunting.
40. A rudaceous rock consisting of sharp fragments embedded in clay or sand.
42. The act of competing as for profit or a prize.
44. An uproarious party.
45. The Hebrew patriarch who saved himself and his family and the animals by building an ark in which they survived 40 days and 40 nights of rain.
46. Having or using or propelled by means of power or power of a specified kind.
48. American professional baseball player who hit more home runs than Babe Ruth (born in 1934).
50. The month following September and preceding November.
52. (Hindu) A manner of sitting (as in the practice of Yoga).
53. Czechoslovakian religious reformer who anticipated the Reformation.
54. The branch of physics that studies the deformation and flow of matter.
57. A Chadic language spoken in Chad.
60. Weapons considered collectively.
61. According to the Old Testament he was a pagan king of Israel and husband of Jezebel (9th century BC).
63. Large gregarious predatory feline of Africa and India having a tawny coat with a shaggy mane in the male.
64. A colorless and odorless inert gas.
65. A former agency (from 1946 to 1974) that was responsible for research into atomic energy and its peacetime uses in the United States.
67. One of the small drupes making up an aggregate or multiple fruit like a blackberry.
69. A tenant who holds a lease.
72. A federation of North American labor unions that merged with the Congress of Industrial Organizations in 1955.
74. A unit of conductance equal to the reciprocal of an ohm.
75. A toxic nonmetallic element related to sulfur and tellurium.
76. The sense organ for hearing and equilibrium.
80. American novelist (1909-1955).
83. Of or involving the ovaries.
85. The capital and largest city of Bangladesh.
89. Capital and largest city of Iraq.
91. An East Indian sailor.
93. A large round wicker basket (used on farms).
94. A graphical record of electrical activity of the brain.
95. English monk and scholar (672-735).
97. (of persons) Highest in rank or authority or office.
98. The dressed skin of an animal (especially a large animal).
99. Any of several small ungulate mammals of Africa and Asia with rodent-like incisors and feet with hooflike toes.
100. (Babylonian) God of storms and wind.
101. Wife or mistress of Zeus and mother of Apollo and Artemis in ancient mythology.
102. An independent ruler or chieftain (especially in Africa or Arabia).

DOWN

1. Empty rhetoric or insincere or exaggerated talk.
2. A particular geographical region of indefinite boundary (usually serving some special purpose or distinguished by its people or culture or geography).
3. Thickly covered with ingrained dirt or soot.
4. Suggesting the operation of supernatural influences.
5. The azimuth of a celestial body is the angle between the vertical plane containing it and the plane of the meridian.
6. Domestic swine.
7. Move out of a curled position.
8. The act of scanning.
9. A domed or vaulted recess or projection on a building especially the east end of a church.
10. A pale rose-colored variety of the ruby spinel.
11. An awl for making small holes for brads or small screws.
12. A graphical recording of the cardiac cycle produced by an electrocardiograph.
13. Activity involved in maintaining something in good working order.
14. 100 toea equal 1 kina.
15. Group of people related by blood or marriage.
26. African mahogany trees.
28. 10 jiao equal 1 yuan.
30. French painter and exponent of Fauvism (1880-1954).
32. A small book usually having a paper cover.
33. Bony fishes of the southern hemisphere that breathe by a modified air bladder as well as gills.
34. (Greek mythology) Greek god of war.
35. The capital and largest city of Albania in the center of the country.
36. Divisible by two.
38. Having odor or a characteristic odor.
39. Having no intelligible meaning.
41. Having been taken into the mouth for consumption.
43. A city in southern Turkey on the Seyhan River.
47. United States film actor who played tough heroes (1907-1979).
49. A major European river carrying more traffic than any other river in the world.
51. Angular distance above the horizon (especially of a celestial object).
55. Any of several seeds that yield oil.
56. A state of southwestern India.
58. A unit of current equal to 10 amperes.
59. (Greek mythology) The Muse of history.
62. A lipoprotein that transports cholesterol in the blood.
66. United States film maker (1897-1991).
68. Of or relating to or characteristic of the Republic of Chad or its people or language.
70. (Akkadian) God of wisdom.
71. Worn away as by water or ice or wind.
72. A class of proteins produced in lymph tissue in vertebrates and that function as antibodies in the immune response.
73. King of Saudi Arabia from 1964 to 1975 (1906-1975).
77. Food mixtures either arranged on a plate or tossed and served with a moist dressing.
78. Order by virtue of superior authority.
79. United States neoclassical architect (1847-1909).
80. (Akkadian) God of wisdom.
81. (Greek mythology) Goddess of the earth and mother of Cronus and the Titans in ancient mythology.
82. Oval reproductive body of a fowl (especially a hen) used as food.
84. A unit of area (4840 square yards) used in English-speaking countries.
85. A very poisonous metallic element that has three allotropic forms.
86. United States tennis player who was the first Black to win United States and English singles championships (1943-1993).
87. The basic unit of money in Ghana.
88. Someone who copies the words or behavior of another.
90. A loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth.
92. The 17th letter of the Greek alphabet.
96. An official prosecutor for a judicial district.

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