Crossword Puzzle Number 496 (Large Grid)

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ACROSS

1. The longer of the two telegraphic signals used in Morse code.
4. A former communist country in eastern Europe and northern Asia.
8. (Scottish) Bluish-black or gray-blue.
12. A framework that holds the panes of a window in the window frame.
16. Title for a civil or military leader (especially in Turkey).
17. Pleasant or pleasing or agreeable in nature or appearance.
18. Stubbornly unyielding.
19. A genus of European owls.
20. The seventh month of the Moslem calendar.
22. Goddess of criminal rashness and its punishment.
24. Any of various finches of Europe or America having a massive and powerful bill.
26. Before noon.
27. Resembling or characteristic of or appropriate to an elegy.
29. A state in the southeastern United States on the Gulf of Mexico.
30. The syllable naming the fourth (subdominant) note of the diatonic scale in solmization.
31. Functioning correctly and ready for action.
32. The spirit of evil in Zoroastrianism.
37. (usually followed by `to') Naturally disposed toward.
40. (archaic) Of persons.
42. Small usually scaleless fishes with comb-like teeth living about rocky shores.
44. A woody climbing usually tropical plant.
45. A small pellet fired from an air rifle or BB gun.
46. Edible starchy tuberous root of taro plants.
48. (of a young animal) Abandoned by its mother and raised by hand.
49. Worn or shabby from overuse or (of pages) from having corners turned down.
50. On, to, or at the top.
51. A note appended to a letter after the signature.
52. Cubes of meat marinated and cooked on a skewer usually with vegetables.
53. Japanese ornamental tree with fragrant white or pink blossoms and small yellow fruits.
54. Drooping of the upper eyelid caused by muscle paralysis and weakness.
57. A colorless and odorless inert gas.
60. (British) Your grandmother.
61. A Mid-Atlantic state.
62. Do something that one considers to be below one's dignity.
64. A water wheel with buckets attached to the rim.
65. A class of proteins produced in lymph tissue in vertebrates and that function as antibodies in the immune response.
68. A gray lustrous metallic element of the rare earth group.
69. Angular distance above the horizon (especially of a celestial object).
70. Go "ding dong", like a bell.
71. Yellow-fever mosquitos.
73. Remove from the bar.
77. A religious belief of African origin involving witchcraft and sorcery.
78. A doctor's degree in optometry.
79. An organization of independent states to promote international peace and security.
81. Type genus of the Cariamidae comprising only the crested cariama.
85. Mild yellow Dutch cheese made in balls.
89. Toward the mouth or oral region.
90. Submit or yield to another's wish or opinion.
92. Wear away.
94. Large genus of tropical subshrubs or herbs some of which yield fibers of mucilaginous substances.
95. A bitter quarrel between two parties.
96. Primitive chlorophyll-containing mainly aquatic eukaryotic organisms lacking true stems and roots and leaves.
98. The network in the reticular formation that serves an alerting or arousal function.
99. Wild plum of northeastern United States having dark purple fruits with yellow flesh.
100. A particular geographical region of indefinite boundary (usually serving some special purpose or distinguished by its people or culture or geography).
101. A soft heavy toxic malleable metallic element.
102. An agency of the United Nations affiliated with the World Bank.

DOWN

1. A unit of elastance equal to the reciprocal of a farad.
2. Small terrestrial lizard of warm regions of the Old World.
3. A pilgrimage to Mecca.
4. Achieved without bloodshed.
5. A complete metric system of units of measurement for scientists.
6. A narcotic that is considered a hard drug.
7. An unsaturated alcohol that occurs in marine fish-liver oils and is synthesized biologically from carotene.
8. A bachelor's degree in religion.
9. (of roads) Made of logs laid down crosswise.
10. 100 aurar equal 1 krona.
11. A genus of Scolopacidae.
12. Any of various plants of the genus Sabbatia having usually pink cymose flowers.
13. An association of nations dedicated to economic and political cooperation in southeastern Asia.
14. Country of southeastern Asia that extends southward along the isthmus of Kra to the Malay peninsula.
15. A member of a North American Indian people speaking one of the Hokan language.
21. Goat grass.
23. (Akkadian) God of wisdom.
25. Serving as typical examples.
28. Ancient city is southeastern Italy where Hannibal defeated the Romans in 216 BC.
33. A bag used for carrying money and small personal items or accessories (especially by women).
34. Silky envelope spun by the larvae of many insects to protect pupas and by spiders to protect eggs.
35. A software system that facilitates the creation and maintenance and use of an electronic database.
36. Lacking or apparently lacking a neck.
38. Expressive of contempt.
39. Frivolous banter.
41. A small house with a single story.
43. A person with a strong desire for something.
45. Shrubby or herbaceous low-growing evergreen perennials.
47. A domed or vaulted recess or projection on a building especially the east end of a church.
55. Deciduous round-headed Asiatic tree widely grown in mild climates as an ornamental for its heart-shaped leaves and fragrant yellow-green flowers followed by hanging clusters of fleshy orange-red berries.
56. A public promotion of some product or service.
58. A silvery malleable metallic element that resists corrosion.
59. A young child.
63. (followed by `with') Deeply filled or permeated.
66. All the New World monkeys except marmosets and tamarins.
67. Germanic barbarian leader who ended the western Roman Empire in 476 and became the first barbarian ruler of Italy (434-493).
68. An unsaturated alcohol that occurs in marine fish-liver oils and is synthesized biologically from carotene.
72. A constellation in the southern hemisphere near Reticulum and Pictor.
74. A state in the Rocky Mountains.
75. Anneal or toughen by a process of gradually heating and cooling.
76. The blood group whose red cells carry both the A and B antigens.
80. God of wealth and love.
82. Fleshy and usually brightly colored cover of some seeds that develops from the ovule stalk and partially or entirely envelopes the seed.
83. A Chadic language spoken south of Lake Chad.
84. English monk and scholar (672-735).
86. An Iranian language spoken in Afghanistan.
87. (Babylonian) God of storms and wind.
88. Flat tableland with steep edges.
91. An actor's line that immediately precedes and serves as a reminder for some action or speech.
93. Having undesirable or negative qualities.
97. A chronic inflammatory collagen disease affecting connective tissue (skin or joints).

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