Crossword Puzzle Number 454 (Large Grid)

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ACROSS

1. Young sheep.
5. An ancient Assyrian city on the River Tigris and traditional capital of Assyria.
9. Of a period of maximal use or demand or activity.
13. A three-year law degree.
16. A fee charged for exchanging currencies.
17. A city in western Nevada at the foot of the Sierra Nevada Mountains.
18. A metabolic acid found in yeast and liver cells.
19. A plant hormone promoting elongation of stems and roots.
20. A progressive disease of the central nervous system marked by increasing lack of coordination and advancing to paralysis and death within a year of the appearance of symptoms.
21. Attack someone physically or emotionally.
23. Having an oblique or slanted direction.
25. Austrian composer who influenced the classical form of the symphony (1732-1809).
27. Porridge made of rolled oats.
29. Having had the bones removed.
30. A fully differentiated structural and functional unit in an animal that is specialized for some particular function.
32. A fraudulent business scheme.
34. A white soft metallic element that tarnishes readily.
35. Quibbling over insignificant details.
40. According to the Old Testament he was a pagan king of Israel and husband of Jezebel (9th century BC).
42. Sour or bitter in taste.
45. (trademark) An antacid.
48. Cooking utensil consisting of a wide metal vessel.
52. A man who courts a woman.
54. Title for a civil or military leader (especially in Turkey).
55. Large mackerel with long pointed snout.
57. A graphic character used in ideography.
60. Fossil fuel consisting of carbonized vegetable matter deposited in the Carboniferous period.
62. Imperial dynasty that ruled China (most of the time) from 206 BC to 221 and expanded its boundaries and developed its bureaucracy.
63. Italian poet considered the national poet of modern Italy (1835-1907).
64. Type genus of the Amiidae.
66. The local time at the 0 meridian passing through Greenwich, England.
67. A high-crowned black cap (usually made of felt or sheepskin) worn by men in Turkey and Iran and the Caucasus.
70. A city in western Lithuania on the Baltic Sea.
73. Airtight sealed metal container for food or drink or paint etc..
75. A unit of surface area equal to 100 square meters.
76. A condition (mostly in boys) characterized by behavioral and learning disorders.
79. A city in south central California in the San Joaquin Valley.
84. Capital city of the Apulia region on the Adriatic coast.
88. A local computer network for communication between computers.
89. Large family of important mostly marine food fishes.
92. Any of various spiny trees or shrubs of the genus Acacia.
94. (Irish) Mother of the ancient Irish gods.
95. A case or sheath especially a pollen sac or moss capsule.
96. A small cake leavened with yeast.
98. One of the five major classes of immunoglobulins.
99. Having undesirable or negative qualities.
100. United States neuroscientist noted for his studies of the neural basis of vision (born in 1926).
101. Someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike.
102. A light touch or stroke.

DOWN

1. The cardinal number that is the fifth power of ten.
2. Largest known toad species.
3. (of soil) Soft and watery.
4. A lady's bedroom or private sitting room.
5. A constellation in the southern hemisphere near Telescopium and Norma.
6. Any of various plants of the genus Sesbania having pinnate leaves and large showy pealike flowers.
7. Not rendered in song.
8. A deep prolonged loud noise.
9. Antibiotic-resistant mycoplasma causing a kind of pneumonia in humans.
10. (Akkadian) God of wisdom.
11. A loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth.
12. The quarter of many North African cities in which the citadel is located.
13. Large gregarious predatory feline of Africa and India having a tawny coat with a shaggy mane in the male.
14. Lap at the front of a coat.
15. English monk and scholar (672-735).
22. A class of proteins produced in lymph tissue in vertebrates and that function as antibodies in the immune response.
24. Any of various ornamental evergreens of the genus Lomatia having attractive fragrant flowers.
26. Agency of the United States government charged with mediating disputes between management and labor.
28. A mouth or mouthlike opening.
31. Of or relating to the stomach and intestines.
33. Someone who is morally reprehensible.
36. (zoology) Lacking a tail or taillike appendage.
37. Coating consisting of a thin layer of superior wood glued to a base of inferior wood.
38. A language spoken by the Atakapa people of the Gulf coast of Louisiana and Texas.
39. Large brownish-green New Zealand parrot.
41. Freshwater sculpin with a large flattened bony-plated head with hornlike spines.
43. A shape that sags.
44. Verse in the meter used in Greek and Latin poetry consisting of strophes of 4 tetrametric lines.
46. Tropical American aroid having edible tubers that are cooked and eaten like yams or potatoes.
47. Disgraceful gossip about the private lives of other people.
49. Meat from a domestic hog or pig.
50. (folklore) A corpse that rises at night to drink the blood of the living.
51. Being five more than fifty.
53. United States composer of musical comedies (especially in collaboration with Oscar Hammerstein II and with Lorenz Hart) (1902-1979).
56. A flat wing-shaped process or winglike part of an organism.
58. Of or related to the genital and urinary organs or their functions.
59. The capital and largest city of Ghana with a deep-water port.
61. A strategically located monarchy on the southern and eastern coasts of the Arabian Peninsula.
65. Syncopated music in duple time for dancing the rumba.
68. A digital display that uses liquid crystal cells that change reflectivity in an applied electric field.
69. A soft silvery metallic element of the alkali earth group.
71. An unnaturally frenzied or distraught woman.
72. The linear extent in space from one end to the other.
73. An intensely radioactive metallic element that occurs in minute amounts in uranium ores.
74. West Indian tree having racemes of fragrant white flowers and yielding a durable timber and resinous juice.
77. Make or become free of frost or ice.
78. A heavy odorless colorless gas formed during respiration and by the decomposition of organic substances.
80. Type genus of the Ranidae.
81. An island of central Hawaii (between Molokai and Kauai).
82. A state in midwestern United States.
83. United States labor organizer who ran for President as a socialist (1855-1926).
85. Harsh or corrosive in tone.
86. Port city that is the capital and largest city of Latvia.
87. A metrical unit with unstressed-stressed syllables.
90. A young woman making her debut into society.
91. A metric unit of volume or capacity equal to 10 liters.
93. A compartment in front of a motor vehicle where driver sits.
97. A radioactive element of the actinide series.

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