Crossword Puzzle Number 438 (Large Grid)

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1. An acute febrile highly contagious viral disease.
4. A woman hired to suckle a child of someone else.
8. The elementary stages of any subject (usually plural).
12. Antibiotic-resistant mycoplasma causing a kind of pneumonia in humans.
16. (British) Your grandmother.
17. A Chadic language spoken south of Lake Chad.
18. Swiss painter influenced by Kandinsky (1879-1940).
19. A person who is entitled by law or by the terms of a will to inherit the estate of another.
20. (prefix) Bad or erroneous or lack of.
21. An infant that is born prior to 37 weeks of gestation.
23. Small genus of aquatic or semiaquatic plants.
25. A dull persistent (usually moderately intense) pain.
27. An annual publication including weather forecasts and other miscellaneous information arranged according to the calendar of a given year.
29. Either of two large African antelopes of the genus Taurotragus having short spirally twisted horns in both sexes.
30. An organization of countries formed in 1961 to agree on a common policy for the sale of petroleum.
32. Relating to or used in chemistry.
34. A tricycle (usually propelled by pedalling).
37. The ninth month of the Hindu calendar.
39. A unit of illumination equal to 1 lumen per square centimeter.
42. Being nine more than forty.
43. 1,000,000,000 periods per second.
44. 4-wheeled motor vehicle.
46. A physician who is not a specialist but treats all illnesses.
47. A silvery soft waxy metallic element of the alkali metal group.
48. A sails-shaped constellation in the southern hemisphere near Carina.
51. Powerful mackerel shark of the Atlantic and Pacific.
54. Wild goat of mountain areas of Eurasia and North Africa having large recurved horns.
56. A city in northwestern Spain near the Cantabrian Mountains.
57. A fictitious name used when the person performs a particular social role.
59. Being two more than fifty.
60. The basic unit of money in Bangladesh.
61. German physicist who studied cathode rays (1862-1947).
62. French soldier said to be fearless and chivalrous (1473-1524).
65. Goddess of criminal rashness and its punishment.
66. Battle in World War I (1917).
68. Tall perennial herb of tropical Asia with dark green leaves.
69. A Russian river.
71. Canadian writer noted for his analyses of the mass media (1911-1980).
73. A case or sheath especially a pollen sac or moss capsule.
74. A small cake leavened with yeast.
76. Primitive reptile having no opening in the temporal region of the skull.
78. Engage in a controversy.
82. A unit of absorbed ionizing radiation equal to 100 ergs per gram of irradiated material.
85. An organic compound that contains a hydroxyl group bonded to a carbon atom which in turn is doubly bonded to another carbon atom.
86. The speed of an aircraft relative to the air in which it is flying.
91. A midwestern state in north central United States in the Great Lakes region.
92. Cubes of meat marinated and cooked on a skewer usually with vegetables.
93. An Arab country on the peninsula of Qatar.
94. Basic principles of the cosmos.
96. Any culture medium that uses agar as the gelling agent.
99. The language of the nomadic Lapp people in northern Scandinavia and the Kola Peninsula.
100. An aromatic ointment used in antiquity.
101. Resistant to oils and aging.
102. (old-fashioned) At or from or to a great distance.
103. The district occupied entirely by the city of Washington.


1. A federally chartered corporation that purchases mortgages.
2. Concerning those not members of the clergy.
3. (used of certain religious orders) Barefoot or wearing only sandals.
4. An ester of adenosine that is converted to ATP for energy storage.
5. 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.
6. Norwegian mathematician (1802-1829).
7. A complex red organic pigment containing iron and other atoms to which oxygen binds.
8. Similar or related in quality or character.
9. The whiteness that results from removing the color from something.
10. A ductile gray metallic element of the lanthanide series.
11. Relating to or characteristic of or occurring on the sea or ships.
12. Octavian and Mark Antony defeated Brutus and Cassius in 42 BC.
13. (Judaism) A Jewish festival (traditionally 8 days) celebrating the exodus of the Israelites from Egypt.
14. Trace the shape of.
15. Toward the mouth or oral region.
22. 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).
24. A spacecraft that carries astronauts from the command module to the surface of the moon and back.
26. Small creeping evergreen shrubs.
28. Composed of or containing or resembling calcium carbonate or calcite or chalk.
31. (computer science) A coding system that incorporates extra parity bits in order to detect errors.
33. Half the width of an em.
35. Give a promotion to.
36. The cry made by sheep.
38. (Old Testament) An ancient city near the Dead Sea that (along with Sodom) was destroyed by God for the vice and depravity of its inhabitants.
40. Of or relating to or suggestive of dreams.
41. In some classifications considered a genus of subfamily Melinae.
45. The bivalent radical UO2 which forms salts with acids.
49. Consider or describe as similar, equal, or analogous.
50. A republic in northwestern South America.
52. Relating to the Andes and their inhabitants.
53. The executive agency that advises the President on the federal budget.
55. Expletives used informally as intensifiers.
58. Chevrotain somewhat larger than the kanchil.
63. An honorary arts degree.
64. A member of an extinct North American Indian people who lived in the Pit river valley in northern California.
67. Something (often something deceptively attractive) that catches you unawares.
70. French philosopher and theologian.
71. An ester of adenosine that is converted to ATP for energy storage.
72. Black-and-red or black-and-yellow orioles of the American tropics.
73. A complex red organic pigment containing iron and other atoms to which oxygen binds.
75. Before noon.
77. Small wooden bat with a flat surface.
79. Lake in northwestern Russia near the border with Finland.
80. Of or relating to or affecting a lobe.
81. (Greek mythology) The Muse of lyric and love poetry.
83. A punctuation mark (,) used to indicate the separation of elements within the grammatical structure of a sentence.
84. A seat for one person, with a support for the back.
87. The event of something ending.
88. Queen of England as the 6th wife of Henry VIII (1512-1548).
89. A member of an Iroquoian people formerly living on the south shore of Lake Erie in northern Ohio and northwest Pennsylvania and western New York.
90. An independent group of closely related Chadic languages spoken in the area between the Biu-Mandara and East Chadic languages.
95. The airforce of Great Britain.
97. A state in east central United States.
98. An associate degree in nursing.

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