Crossword Puzzle Number 479 (Large Grid)

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ACROSS

1. The federal agency that insures residential mortgages.
4. A town and port in northwestern Israel in the eastern Mediterranean.
9. A Chadic language spoken south of Lake Chad.
13. Anterior pituitary hormone that stimulates the function of the thyroid gland.
16. A former agency (from 1946 to 1974) that was responsible for research into atomic energy and its peacetime uses in the United States.
17. (Greek mythology) The last king of Troy.
18. A city in northern India.
19. Any of various primates with short tails or no tail at all.
20. The most common computer memory which can be used by programs to perform necessary tasks while the computer is on.
21. Genus of large deciduous nut-bearing trees.
22. Turn sharply.
23. The fatty flesh of eel.
24. An organization of countries formed in 1961 to agree on a common policy for the sale of petroleum.
26. Being ten more than one hundred ninety.
27. In such a manner as could not be otherwise.
29. Medium-sized tree-dwelling monkey of the Amazon basin.
31. Resonance of protons to radiation in a magnetic field.
33. Of or relating to or proceeding from the sense of touch.
41. Rounded like an egg.
42. With eagerness.
46. A Portuguese province on the south coast of China and two islands in the South China Sea.
47. Cubes of meat marinated and cooked on a skewer usually with vegetables.
48. Wild sheep of northern Africa.
49. Something with a round shape like a flat circular plate.
50. A river that rises in northeastern Turkey (near the source of the Euphrates) and flows generally eastward through Armenia to the Caspian Sea.
53. A hidden storage space (for money or provisions or weapons).
54. The 4th planet from the sun.
55. Characterized by active hostility.
57. United States sculptor and architect whose public works include the memorial to veterans of the Vietnam War in Washington (born in 1959).
58. How long something has existed.
60. United States tennis player who was the first Black to win United States and English singles championships (1943-1993).
62. Any of a class of organic compounds having a carbonyl group linked to a carbon atom in each of two hydrocarbon radicals.
67. A rare silvery (usually trivalent) metallic element.
68. The month following February and preceding April.
69. A condition (mostly in boys) characterized by behavioral and learning disorders.
70. A disease caused by deficiency of niacin or tryptophan (or by a defect in the metabolic conversion of tryptophan to niacin).
72. A Spanish river.
75. Fastener consisting of a resinous composition that is plastic when warm.
78. Any of various units of capacity.
79. Keep in mind or convey as a conviction or view.
80. Thickly covered with ingrained dirt or soot.
83. The hair growing on the lower part of a man's face.
87. Common gray wild goose of Europe.
89. Small genus of delicate mossy bog plants having white or violet flowers.
91. The cry made by sheep.
92. (prefix) Opposite or opposing or neutralizing.
93. East Indian cereal grass whose seed yield a somewhat bitter flour, a staple in the Orient.
95. An inn in some Eastern countries with a large courtyard that provides accommodation for caravans.
96. A container.
97. Having been read.
98. Type genus of the family Arcidae.
99. Located at or near the back of an animal.
100. The compass point midway between northeast and east.

DOWN

1. A card game in which players bet against the dealer on the cards he will draw from a dealing box.
2. A collection of objects laid on top of each other.
3. The highest level or degree attainable.
4. A drug combination found in some over-the-counter headache remedies (Aspirin and Phenacetin and Caffeine).
5. Having the surface decorated with a network of fine cracks, as in crackleware.
6. Enchanter's nightshade.
7. Grass mowed and cured for use as fodder.
8. Of or relating to Oman or its people.
9. Someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field.
10. Advanced in years.
11. A city in south central California in the San Joaquin Valley.
12. A river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine.
13. A unit of weight used in east Asia approximately equal to 1.3 ounces.
14. A detailed description of design criteria for a piece of work.
15. Goddess of the dead and queen of the underworld.
25. A short heavy curved sword with one edge.
28. A large fleet.
30. The branch of computer science that deal with writing computer programs that can solve problems creatively.
32. A metric unit of length equal to 10,000 meters.
34. (statistics) Approximating the statistical norm or average or expected value.
35. A spot that is open late at night and that provides entertainment (as singers or dancers) as well as dancing and food and drink.
36. A person being ordained.
37. English physician (1624-1689).
38. A pendent spear of ice formed by the freezing of dripping water.
39. A large number or amount.
40. A famous waterfall in Venezuela.
43. Look with amazement.
44. The basic monetary unit of most members of the European Union (introduced in 1999).
45. Up to the immediate present.
51. United States humorist remembered for his homespun commentary on politics and American society (1879-1935).
52. A federal agency established to coordinate programs aimed at reducing pollution and protecting the environment.
56. A brittle silver-white metalloid element that is related to selenium and sulfur.
59. (Irish) Mother of the ancient Irish gods.
61. A spoon-shaped vessel with a long handle.
63. Extinct tiny nocturnal lower primates that fed on fruit and insects.
64. A flat-bottomed volcanic crater that was formed by an explosion.
65. 1 species.
66. A ribbon used as a decoration.
71. The blood group whose red cells carry both the A and B antigens.
73. The capital of Switzerland.
74. A long noosed rope used to catch animals.
76. Moth having nonfunctional mouthparts as adults.
77. A virtually extinct Caucasian language spoken exclusively in Turkey.
81. A soft silvery metallic element of the alkali earth group.
82. A member of an extinct North American Indian people who lived in the Pit river valley in northern California.
84. A French abbot.
85. Water falling in drops from vapor condensed in the atmosphere.
86. A native or inhabitant of Denmark.
88. A constellation in the southern hemisphere near Telescopium and Norma.
90. Airtight sealed metal container for food or drink or paint etc..
94. 1,000,000,000 periods per second.

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