Crossword Puzzle Number 396 (Large Grid)

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1. Wild and domestic cattle.
4. Give qualities or abilities to.
9. The process whereby heat changes something from a solid to a liquid.
13. A fluorocarbon with chlorine.
16. The administration of a strong electric current that passes through the brain to induce convulsions and coma.
17. A fractional monetary unit in Bangladesh and India and Nepal and Pakistan.
18. Imprudently incurring risk.
19. The syllable naming the sixth (submediant) note of a major or minor scale in solmization.
20. According to the Old Testament he was a pagan king of Israel and husband of Jezebel (9th century BC).
22. English financier (1519-1579).
24. A genus of Indriidae.
26. A person who acts and gets things done.
27. Relating to the Andes and their inhabitants.
29. Food mixtures either arranged on a plate or tossed and served with a moist dressing.
31. A state in midwestern United States.
32. A federation of North American labor unions that merged with the Congress of Industrial Organizations in 1955.
33. A city in the Saxony region of Germany on the Saale River.
36. A British peer ranking below a Marquess and above a Viscount.
38. A Chadic language spoken south of Lake Chad.
42. (Old Testament) In Judeo-Christian mythology.
45. Being one more than fifty.
47. An independent agency of the United States government responsible for collecting and coordinating intelligence and counterintelligence activities abroad in the national interest.
48. Using speech rather than writing.
49. A Tibetan or Mongolian priest of Lamaism.
50. A furniture style that originated in England around 1800.
53. A thin wedge of material (wood or metal or stone) for driving into crevices.
54. A primeval personification of air and breath.
55. English pathologist who discovered the cause of trichinosis (1814-1899).
56. Only extant member of the order Rhynchocephalia of large spiny lizard-like diapsid reptiles of coastal islands off New Zealand.
58. An imaginary elephant that appears in a series of French books for children.
60. Ions are accelerated along a linear path by voltage differences on electrodes along the path.
62. A medicine that lowers blood cholesterol levels by inhibiting HMG-CoA reductase.
63. Title for a civil or military leader (especially in Turkey).
64. South American plant cultivated for its large fragrant trumpet-shaped flowers.
66. Unknown god.
67. Sewing that repairs a worn or torn place in a garment.
70. Written or drawn or engraved.
74. A public promotion of some product or service.
75. A loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth.
77. Hypothetical remedy for all ills or diseases.
82. Dried out by heat or excessive exposure to sunlight.
85. 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.
87. A former copper coin of Pakistan.
88. A mouth or mouthlike opening.
89. Rice cooked in well-seasoned broth with onions or celery and usually poultry or game or shellfish and sometimes tomatoes.
90. An implement used to erase something.
91. Not trimmed.
93. A radioactive element of the actinide series.
94. A metric unit of volume or capacity equal to 100 liters.
95. City in southwestern Colombia in a rich agricultural area.
96. An arm of the Mediterranean between Slovenia and Croatia and Montenegro and Albania on the east and Italy on the west.
99. Type genus of the Apidae.
101. Hinge joint in the human leg connecting the tibia and fibula with the femur and protected in front by the patella.
102. A large group of islands in the south Pacific including Melanesia and Micronesia and Polynesia (and sometimes Australasia and the Malay Archipelago).
103. A small cake leavened with yeast.


1. Beads threaded on a string.
2. United States biochemist (born in Spain) who studied the biological synthesis of nucleic acids (born in 1905).
3. French romantic writer (1766-1817).
4. The sciences concerned with gathering and manipulating and storing and retrieving and classifying recorded information.
5. Kamarupan languages spoken in northeastern India and western Burma.
6. A full skirt with a gathered waistband.
7. Employed in accomplishing something.
8. Freedom from difficulty or hardship or effort.
9. Conduct business.
10. Thigh of a hog (usually smoked).
11. A very poisonous metallic element that has three allotropic forms.
12. A platform built out from the shore into the water and supported by piles.
13. Group of people related by blood or marriage.
14. King of Saudi Arabia since 1982 (born in 1922).
15. The bill in a restaurant.
21. Hindu sacred text instructing the Brahmins to perform the Vedic rituals.
23. The lean flesh of a fish similar to cod.
25. A town in southern Georgia near the Florida border.
28. Type genus of the family Balanidae.
30. An official prosecutor for a judicial district.
34. A speech defect that involves pronouncing s like voiceless th and z like voiced th.
35. Resembling or characteristic of or appropriate to an elegy.
37. A public act of violence by an unruly mob.
39. A Buddhist who has attained nirvana.
40. National capital of Kiribati.
41. An annual publication including weather forecasts and other miscellaneous information arranged according to the calendar of a given year.
43. Harmed or injured or spoiled.
44. Pertaining to or resembling amoebae.
46. Conducive to peace.
51. A board game in which players try to move their pieces into their opponent's bases.
52. A member of an Indian people formerly living along the Gulf coast of Louisiana and Texas.
57. A language spoken by the Atakapa people of the Gulf coast of Louisiana and Texas.
59. A soft silvery metallic element of the alkali metal group.
61. A heavy odorless colorless gas formed during respiration and by the decomposition of organic substances.
65. Uncertain of all claims to knowledge.
68. Small long-bodied short-legged German breed of dog having a short sleek coat and long drooping ears.
69. Small buffalo of Mindoro in the Philippines.
70. A full skirt with a gathered waistband.
71. An intensely radioactive metallic element that occurs in minute amounts in uranium ores.
72. A tricycle (usually propelled by pedalling).
73. The act of drawing or hauling something.
76. A soft silvery metallic element of the alkali earth group.
78. Agile long-legged rabbit-sized rodent of Central and South America and West Indies.
79. A river that rises in central Germany and flows north to join the Elbe River.
80. cause to accept or become hardened to.
81. An irrational but irresistible motive for a belief or action.
83. Formerly a term of respect for important white Europeans in colonial India.
84. A major city of northeastern Oklahoma on the Arkansas river.
86. A port city in northwestern Algeria and the country's 2nd largest city.
87. Angular distance above the horizon (especially of a celestial object).
92. Airtight sealed metal container for food or drink or paint etc..
97. The district occupied entirely by the city of Washington.
98. A white metallic element that burns with a brilliant light.
100. An informal term for a father.

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