Crossword Puzzle Number 488 (Large Grid)

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1. Fiddler crabs.
4. Of or involving servomechanisms.
9. (Scottish) Bluish-black or gray-blue.
13. A unit of pain intensity.
16. An angular shape characterized by sharp turns in alternating directions.
17. (Greek mythology) The last king of Troy.
18. Tear down so as to make flat with the ground.
19. Any of various primates with short tails or no tail at all.
20. Used to whiten laundry or hair or give it a bluish tinge.
22. (of reproduction) Not involving the fusion of male and female gametes reproduction".
24. 100 fen equal 1 yuan.
25. Place in a line or arrange so as to be parallel.
26. Loss of the ability to swallow.
29. The quarter of many North African cities in which the citadel is located.
31. A unit of absorbed ionizing radiation equal to 100 ergs per gram of irradiated material.
32. (Jungian psychology) The inner self (not the external persona) that is in touch with the unconscious.
34. Goddess of the dead and queen of the underworld.
36. A ductile gray metallic element of the lanthanide series.
39. The use of bacteria or viruses of toxins to destroy men and animals or food.
41. Tropical American insectivorous bird having a long sharp bill and iridescent green or bronze plumage.
46. Type genus of the Ranidae.
48. An Indian side dish of yogurt and chopped cucumbers and spices.
51. A tricycle (usually propelled by pedalling).
52. A theocratic republic in the Middle East in western Asia.
53. One of the five major classes of immunoglobulins.
54. A white the color of pearls.
56. A strong-smelling plant from whose dried leaves a number of euphoriant and hallucinogenic drugs are prepared.
60. An elaborate song for solo voice.
61. Thickening of tissue in the motor tracts of the lateral columns and anterior horns of the spinal cord.
62. American novelist (1909-1955).
64. (informal) Uncomplimentary terms for a policeman.
65. Communicate electronically on the computer.
70. A surgical instrument used to remove sections of bone from the skull.
73. A trivalent metallic element of the rare earth group.
74. A colorless and odorless inert gas.
75. A constellation in the southern hemisphere near Telescopium and Norma.
77. The act of scanning.
86. An association of countries in the western hemisphere.
88. A cord that is drawn through eyelets or around hooks in order to draw together two edges (as of a shoe or garment).
90. Open to or abounding in fresh air.
91. The law enforcement agency in the Justice Department.
92. A law passed by US Congress to prevent employees from being injured or contracting diseases in the course of their employment.
93. A federally sponsored corporation that insures accounts in national banks and other qualified institutions.
94. The content of cognition.
95. Title for a civil or military leader (especially in Turkey).
96. A branch of the Tai languages.
97. An Indian nursemaid who looks after children.
98. An administrator in charge of a division of a university or college.

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1. A member of a Turkic people of Uzbekistan and neighboring areas.
2. South African plant widely cultivated for its showy pure white spathe and yellow spadix.
3. Affected by ague.
4. Of or relating to the spine or spinal cord.
5. Bulky grayish-brown eagle with a short wedge-shaped white tail.
6. Port city that is the capital and largest city of Latvia.
7. A state in the eastern United States.
8. A member of the Siouan people formerly living in the Missouri river valley in NE Nebraska.
9. (informal) Exceptionally good.
10. (folklore) A corpse that rises at night to drink the blood of the living.
11. Of or relating to or characteristic of Asia or the peoples of Asia or their languages or culture.
12. An international organization of European countries formed after World War II to reduce trade barriers and increase cooperation among its members.
13. Little known Kamarupan languages.
14. An organization of countries formed in 1961 to agree on a common policy for the sale of petroleum.
15. A Russian river.
21. King of Wessex whose military victories made Wessex the most powerful kingdom in England (died in 839).
23. An anxiety disorder characterized by chronic free-floating anxiety and such symptoms as tension or sweating or trembling of light-headedness or irritability etc that has lasted for more than six months.
27. The income arising from land or other property.
28. North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean.
30. A pilgrimage to Mecca.
33. Being nine more than ninety.
35. East Asian perennial herbs.
37. An organism (especially a bacterium) that does not require air or free oxygen to live.
38. Grass of the eastern United States and tropical America having spikelets enclosed in prickly burs.
40. Someone who bets.
42. Strike with disgust or revulsion.
43. (Babylonian) God of storms and wind.
44. Little known Kamarupan languages.
45. A column of light (as from a beacon).
47. Used especially in treating bruises.
49. Cause to start burning.
50. A radioactive element of the actinide series.
55. Goddess of criminal rashness and its punishment.
57. An Asian skiff usually propelled by two oars.
58. (Old Testament) Cain and Abel were the first children of Adam and Eve born after the Fall of Man.
59. (used especially of vegetation) Having lost all moisture.
63. A castrated tomcat.
66. A river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine.
67. A white soft metallic element that tarnishes readily.
68. Important European leguminous forage plant with trifoliate leaves and blue-violet flowers grown widely as a pasture and hay crop.
69. A female bartender.
70. Little known Kamarupan languages.
71. Inhabitant of the island of Cebu.
72. A plant hormone promoting elongation of stems and roots.
76. Dwell (archaic).
77. An international organization of European countries formed after World War II to reduce trade barriers and increase cooperation among its members.
78. Open-heart surgery in which the rib cage is opened and a section of a blood vessel is grafted from the aorta to the coronary artery to bypass the blocked section of the coronary artery and improve the blood supply to the heart.
79. The largest continent with 60% of the earth's population.
80. Any of the short curved hairs that grow from the edges of the eyelids.
81. A Loloish language.
82. A polite name for any woman.
83. A school teaching mechanical and industrial arts and the applied sciences.
84. A particular geographical region of indefinite boundary (usually serving some special purpose or distinguished by its people or culture or geography).
85. A bluish shade of green.
87. Wild and domestic cattle.
89. An independent agency of the United States government responsible for collecting and coordinating intelligence and counterintelligence activities abroad in the national interest.

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