Crossword Puzzle Number 490 (Large Grid)

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ACROSS

1. The month following March and preceding May.
4. Stalk of a moss capsule.
8. The basic unit of money in Western Samoa.
12. An area in a town where a public mercantile establishment is set up.
16. Any of numerous hairy-bodied insects including social and solitary species.
17. A blue dye obtained from plants or made synthetically.
18. United States tennis player who was the first Black to win United States and English singles championships (1943-1993).
19. Type genus of the Anatidae.
20. A boy or man.
21. Of or relating to or characteristic of Bengal or its people.
23. Perennial plants resembling yucca.
24. Fragrant resin obtain from trees of the family Burseraceae and used as incense.
26. A steep descent of the water of a river.
28. An independent ruler or chieftain (especially in Africa or Arabia).
29. A member of the Mayan people of the Yucatan peninsula in Mexico.
31. A port in western Israel on the Mediterranean.
33. A sweet innocent baby.
35. Czechoslovakian religious reformer who anticipated the Reformation.
37. The second great battle of the American Civil War (1862).
40. (Akkadian) God of wisdom.
41. (computer science) A computer that is running software that allows users to leave messages and access information of general interest.
43. A New England state.
45. A radioactive element of the actinide series.
46. A heavy brittle diamagnetic trivalent metallic element (resembles arsenic and antimony chemically).
47. Feed, care for, and rear young birds for flight.
50. A state in the United States in the central Pacific on the Hawaiian Islands.
55. Essential oil or perfume obtained from flowers.
56. Under the influence of a sedative drug.
58. Cut the head of.
60. A metric unit of volume or capacity equal to 10 liters.
61. Relating to or occurring or living in or frequenting the open ocean.
62. A self-funded retirement plan that allows you to contribute a limited yearly sum toward your retirement.
63. A soft silvery metallic element of the alkali earth group.
64. A crime syndicate in the United States.
66. Any of the short curved hairs that grow from the edges of the eyelids.
67. An appreciable consequence (especially a lessening).
69. Lap that forms a cloth border doubled back and stitched down v 1.
71. The noise made by a short puff of steam (as from an engine).
72. (Sumerian) Water god and god of wisdom.
73. A British peer ranking below a Marquess and above a Viscount.
75. (old-fashioned) At or from or to a great distance.
77. The sense organ for hearing and equilibrium.
79. A silvery ductile metallic element found primarily in bauxite.
81. A white metallic element that burns with a brilliant light.
84. The Mongol people living the the central and eastern parts of Outer Mongolia.
88. A country on the island of Dominica.
91. Rank-smelling tropical American pigweed.
93. A salt or ester of acetic acid.
95. A master's degree in business.
96. A hinged catch that fits into a notch of a ratchet to move a wheel forward or prevent it from moving backward.
97. King of Denmark and Norway who forced Edmund II to divide England with him.
99. (archaic or Scottish) Faithful and true.
100. An adult male person (as opposed to a woman).
101. A friendly nation.
102. The 8th letter of the Hebrew alphabet.
103. A Tibetan or Mongolian priest of Lamaism.
104. A loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth.

DOWN

1. (usually followed by `to') Having the necessary means or skill or know-how or authority to do something.
2. A deep prolonged sound (as of thunder or large bells).
3. A night flight from which the passengers emerge with eyes red from lack of sleep.
4. The wood of the sabicu which resembles mahogany.
5. The compass point midway between northeast and east.
6. Dye with a color.
7. Primitive chlorophyll-containing mainly aquatic eukaryotic organisms lacking true stems and roots and leaves.
8. A fine grained mineral having a soft soapy feel and consisting of hydrated magnesium silicate.
9. The largest continent with 60% of the earth's population.
10. A gonadotropic hormone that is secreted by the anterior pituitary.
11. A mythical Greek warrior who was a leader on the Trojan side of the Trojan War.
12. Having or exerting a malignant influence.
13. Of the appetites and passions of the body.
14. (the feminine of raja) A Hindu princess or the wife of a raja.
15. A male monarch or emperor (especially of Russia prior to 1917).
22. United States writer (born in Poland) who wrote in Yiddish (1880-1957).
25. Originally Old World rats now distributed worldwide.
27. A person who announces and plays popular recorded music.
30. A French abbot.
32. The federal agency that insures residential mortgages.
34. Either of the club-like rudimentary hind wings of dipterous insects.
36. Singing jazz.
38. A stone pillar having a rectangular cross section tapering towards a pyramidal top.
39. A portable brazier that burns charcoal and has a grill for cooking.
42. (biology) Shed at an early stage of development.
44. A pin used to hold the tie in place.
48. A colorless odorless gas used as fuel.
49. Taken or to be taken at random.
51. (Old Testament) In Judeo-Christian mythology.
52. A member of a North American people formerly living in the Colorado river valley in Arizona.
53. Form a mental image of something that is not present or that is not the case.
54. (Mesopotamia) God of agriculture and earth.
57. An active volcano in southeastern Colombia in the Andes.
59. Tropical woody herb with showy yellow flowers and flat pods.
65. Of a speech expressing leave-taking.
68. In a tacit manner.
69. The wood of the sabicu which resembles mahogany.
70. A member of the Siouan people formerly living in the Missouri river valley in NE Nebraska.
74. Type genus of the Ranidae.
76. A radioactive element of the alkali-metal group discovered as a disintegration product of actinium.
78. Remote city of Kazakhstan that (ostensibly for security reasons) was made the capital in 1998.
80. Relating to or applicable to or concerned with the administration of a city or town or district rather than a larger area.
82. The place where some action occurs.
83. An Asian peninsula (off Manchuria) separating the Yellow Sea and the Sea of Japan.
85. A subsidiary proposition that is assumed to be true in order to prove another proposition.
86. Cubes of meat marinated and cooked on a skewer usually with vegetables.
87. A city in southern Turkey on the Seyhan River.
89. Cry weakly or softly.
90. A contagious skin infection caused by the itch mite.
91. A New England state.
92. A large quantity of written matter.
94. A hormone produced by the anterior pituitary gland.
98. The local time at the 0 meridian passing through Greenwich, England.

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