Crossword Puzzle Number 404 (Large Grid)

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ACROSS

1. Chiefly perennial grasses of cool temperate regions.
4. Related to or located at the back.
8. Suggestive of the supernatural.
12. Uttering in an irritated tone.
16. Someone who engages in arbitrage (who purchases securities in one market for immediate resale in another in the hope of profiting from the price differential).
17. Brightly colored and showy.
18. Wild plum of northeastern United States having dark purple fruits with yellow flesh.
19. (Sumerian) Water god and god of wisdom.
20. An esoteric or occult matter that is traditionally secret.
22. The right to enter.
24. Horny plate covering and protecting part of the dorsal surface of the digits.
25. (Babylonian) God of storms and wind.
26. A Bantu language spoken by the Chaga people in northern Tanzania.
29. An alliance made up of states that had been Soviet Socialist Republics in the Soviet Union prior to its dissolution in Dec 1991.
31. An African river that flows northwest into Lake Chad.
33. A battle in World War II.
35. Minute floating marine tunicate having a transparent body with an opening at each end.
36. An unfledged or nestling hawk.
37. Being one more than three.
38. Not only so, but.
40. A compartment in front of a motor vehicle where driver sits.
44. The face or front of a building.
48. Having undesirable or negative qualities.
49. An adherent of any branch of Taoism.
50. The compass point midway between northeast and east.
51. Thorny shrub or small tree common in central Argentina having small orange or yellow flowers followed by edible berries.
56. A colorless odorless gaseous element that give a red glow in a vacuum tube.
57. (of tempo) Slow adv.
60. A Hebrew prophet in the Old Testament who opposed the worship of idols.
64. A city in western Germany.
65. Worship given to God alone.
66. (Islam) The man who leads prayers in a mosque.
67. Type of the Scolopacidae.
69. Formerly a large constellation in the southern hemisphere between Canis Major and the Southern Cross.
71. Freedom from difficulty or hardship or effort.
72. (medieval Europe) A person who is bound to the land and owned by the feudal lord.
74. A metrical unit with stressed-unstressed-unstressed syllables.
76. An ancient Hebrew unit of dry measure equal to about a bushel.
78. The most common computer memory which can be used by programs to perform necessary tasks while the computer is on.
81. United States writer (born in Lebanon) (1883-1931).
85. Wild sheep of northern Africa.
90. A loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth.
91. Used of old persons or old trees.
94. English painter and art critic (1866-1934).
95. The handle of a sword or dagger.
96. A river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine.
98. A legally binding command or decision entered on the court record (as if issued by a court or judge).
99. A federal agency established to regulate the release of new foods and health-related products.
100. American novelist (1909-1955).
101. A doctor's degree in music.
102. Type genus of the Alcidae comprising solely the razorbill.

DOWN

1. Large burrowing rodent of South and Central America.
2. Toward the mouth or oral region.
3. The jurisdiction or office of an abbot.
4. Any of various units of capacity.
5. Any of various strong liquors distilled from the fermented sap of toddy palms or from fermented molasses.
6. A white metallic element that burns with a brilliant light.
7. The basic unit of money in Zambia.
8. A steep artificial slope in front of a fortification.
9. Resembling or characteristic of or appropriate to an elegy.
10. Large genus of erect or climbing prickly shrubs including roses.
11. An affirmative.
12. The conversion of waste land into land suitable for use of habitation or cultivation.
13. A genus of tropical American plants have sword-shaped leaves and a fleshy compound fruits composed of the fruits of several flowers (such as pineapples).
14. Alert agile lizard with reduced limbs and an elongated body covered with shiny scales.
15. Low-growing tropical perennials grown for their stingless foliage.
21. One of 7 to 12 sons of Aditi.
23. A soft whitish calcite.
27. A gonadotropic hormone that is secreted by the anterior pituitary.
28. (used of animals especially a horse) Of a moderate reddish-brown color n 1.
30. A small hard fruit.
32. Cubes of meat marinated and cooked on a skewer usually with vegetables.
34. Disappear gradually.
39. A former agency (from 1946 to 1974) that was responsible for research into atomic energy and its peacetime uses in the United States.
41. The blood group whose red cells carry both the A and B antigens.
42. Type genus of the Danaidae.
43. German mystic and theosophist who founded modern theosophy.
45. A person who is authorized to read publications or correspondence or to watch theatrical performances and suppress in whole or in part anything considered obscene or politically unacceptable v 1.
46. Tufted evergreen perennial herb having spikes of tiny white flowers and glossy green round to heart-shaped leaves that become coppery to maroon or purplish in fall.
47. Indras's thunderbolt.
52. Goddess of the dead and queen of the underworld.
53. A luminance unit equal to 1 candle per square meter measured perpendicular to the rays from the source.
54. (Scotland) A landowner.
55. Tropical American tree having edible fruit with a leathery rind.
58. One of the conveyances (or cars) in a telpherage.
59. United States musician (born in Japan) who married John Lennon and collaborated with him on recordings (born in 1933).
61. British writer noted for romantic adventure novels (1856-1925).
62. A complete metric system of units of measurement for scientists.
63. Any of numerous local fertility and nature deities worshipped by ancient Semitic peoples.
68. 100 pfennigs equal 1 Deutsche Mark.
69. A white metallic element that burns with a brilliant light.
70. South American wood sorrel cultivated for its edible tubers.
73. part of the peritoneum attached to the stomach and to the colon and covering the intestines.
75. A soft silvery metallic element of the rare earth group.
77. United States writer noted for his stories about life during the California gold rush (1836-1902).
79. Wood of a sumac.
80. A long noosed rope used to catch animals.
82. A United Nations agency created to assist developing nations by loans guaranteed by member governments.
83. Common Indian weaverbird.
84. Title for a civil or military leader (especially in Turkey).
86. No longer having or seeming to have or expecting to have life.
87. (Old Testament) In Judeo-Christian mythology.
88. A Chadic language spoken south of Lake Chad.
89. Fleshy and usually brightly colored cover of some seeds that develops from the ovule stalk and partially or entirely envelopes the seed.
92. Fermented alcoholic beverage similar to but heavier than beer.
93. A potent estrogen used in medicine and in feed for livestock and poultry.
97. A rare polyvalent metallic element of the platinum group.

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