Crossword Puzzle Number 502 (Large Grid)

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ACROSS

1. (Irish) Mother of the ancient Irish gods.
4. French biochemist who (with Jacques Monod) studied regulatory processes in cells (born in 1920).
9. One thousandth of a second.
13. Government agency created in 1974 to license and regulate nuclear power plants.
16. Thigh of a hog (usually smoked).
17. Any plant of the genus Erica.
18. A dull persistent (usually moderately intense) pain.
19. An affirmative.
20. A sweetened beverage of diluted fruit juice.
21. (of tempo) Slow adv.
22. A port in western Israel on the Mediterranean.
23. The player judged to be the most important to the sport.
24. Obvious and dull.
26. The compass point that is one point east of northeast.
28. A musical composition of 3 or 4 movements of contrasting forms.
31. An organization of countries formed in 1961 to agree on a common policy for the sale of petroleum.
34. The cry made by sheep.
37. Largest known toad species.
38. A science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic of quantity and shape and arrangement.
40. Before noon.
42. Someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike.
44. (comparative of `little' usually used with mass nouns) Quantifier meaning not as great in amount or degree.
47. Last or greatest in an indefinitely large series.
48. Annual or perennial grasses cosmopolitan in northern hemisphere.
52. A republic in southern Europe on the Italian Peninsula.
54. Type genus of Ochnaceae.
55. A highly unstable radioactive element (the heaviest of the halogen series).
56. A nonmetallic largely pentavalent heavy volatile corrosive dark brown liquid element belonging to the halogens.
57. Make numb or insensitive.
58. The friend of Phintias who pledged his life that Phintias would return (4th century BC).
59. That is to say.
60. Accumulation in the blood of nitrogen-bearing waste products (urea) that are usually excreted in the urine.
61. A Nilotic language.
65. A silvery malleable metallic element that resists corrosion.
66. A trivalent metallic element of the rare earth group.
69. Mild yellow Dutch cheese made in balls.
76. Inquire about.
78. United States artist whose work reflected social and political themes (1898-1969).
79. A kind of heavy jacket (`windcheater' is a British term).
83. Swiss theologian whose sermons began the Reformation in Switzerland (1484-1531).
86. A particular geographical region of indefinite boundary (usually serving some special purpose or distinguished by its people or culture or geography).
88. Plant having a large slender white bulb and flat overlapping dark green leaves.
89. An instance or single occasion for some event.
90. An authoritative person who divines the future.
93. West Indian tree having racemes of fragrant white flowers and yielding a durable timber and resinous juice.
95. A river in central Europe that arises in northwestern Czechoslovakia and flows northward through Germany to empty into the North Sea.
96. Large burrowing rodent of South and Central America.
97. Urged social reform in 19th century England.
99. The bill in a restaurant.
100. A compact mass.
101. A large round wicker basket (used on farms).
102. An informal term for a father.
103. A loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth.

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1. According to the Old Testament he was a pagan king of Israel and husband of Jezebel (9th century BC).
2. A quantity of no importance.
3. A primeval personification of air and breath.
4. Fruit-flavored dessert (trade mark Jell-O) made from a commercially prepared gelatin powder.
5. A unit of surface area equal to 100 square meters.
6. Of a vivid red to reddish-orange color.
7. The cardinal number that is the sum of seven and one.
8. African tree having an exceedingly thick trunk and fruit that resembles a gourd and has an edible pulp called monkey bread.
9. The month following April and preceding June.
10. Any of a number of fishes of the family Carangidae.
11. 30 to 300 gigahertz.
12. The corporate executive responsible for the operations of the firm.
13. The type genus of the family Nymphaeaceae.
14. A variety show with topical sketches and songs and dancing and comedians.
15. King of France elected in 987 and founding the Capetian dynasty (940-996).
25. United States writer (born in Poland) who wrote in Yiddish (1880-1957).
27. Create by shaping stone or wood or any other hard material.
29. A compartment in front of a motor vehicle where driver sits.
30. A soft white precious univalent metallic element having the highest electrical and thermal conductivity of any metal.
32. A perceptual structure.
33. A colorless odorless gas used as fuel.
35. Respiratory disorder characterized by wheezing.
36. Plants closely allied to the genera Satureja and Calamintha.
39. Squirrel monkeys.
41. A characteristic (habitual or relatively temporary) state of feeling.
43. (Hindu) A manner of sitting (as in the practice of Yoga).
45. A historical region in central and northern Yugoslavia.
46. A natural body of running water flowing on or under the earth.
49. An amino acid that is found in the central nervous system.
50. One who is playfully mischievous.
51. A river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine.
53. A unit of luminous flux equal to the amount of light given out through a solid angle of 1 steradian by a point source of 1 candela intensity radiating uniformly in all directions.
62. A hospital unit staffed and equipped to provide intensive care.
63. The process of remembering (especially the process of recovering information by mental effort).
64. A public promotion of some product or service.
67. A soft silvery metallic element of the alkali earth group.
68. Thickening of tissue in the motor tracts of the lateral columns and anterior horns of the spinal cord.
70. (used of arms and legs) Bent outward with the joint away from the body.
71. (computer science) A unit for measuring computing power.
72. An official language of the Republic of South Africa.
73. Marked by practical hardheaded intelligence.
74. Used of a single unit or thing.
75. The sciences concerned with gathering and manipulating and storing and retrieving and classifying recorded information.
77. Wet feed (especially for pigs) consisting of mostly kitchen waste mixed with water or skimmed or sour milk.
78. Half the width of an em.
80. A long noosed rope used to catch animals.
81. Cubes of meat marinated and cooked on a skewer usually with vegetables.
82. Jordan's port.
84. A condition requiring relief.
85. A republic in the Middle East in western Asia.
87. Harsh or corrosive in tone.
91. (informal) Of the highest quality.
92. A tight-fitting headdress.
94. Title for a civil or military leader (especially in Turkey).
98. (astronomy) The angular distance of a celestial point measured westward along the celestial equator from the zenith crossing.

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