Crossword Puzzle Number 508 (Large Grid)

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1. A federal agency established to regulate the release of new foods and health-related products.
4. Rice cooked in well-seasoned broth with onions or celery and usually poultry or game or shellfish and sometimes tomatoes.
9. Give over.
13. A reptile genus of Iguanidae.
16. The syllable naming the sixth (submediant) note of a major or minor scale in solmization.
17. Tropical American tree grown in southern United States having a whitish pink-tinged fruit.
18. A university in Connecticut.
19. A unit of electrical power in an AC circuit equal to the power dissipated when 1 volt produces a current of 1 ampere.
20. A member of the Siouan people formerly living in the Missouri river valley in NE Nebraska.
22. English theoretical physicist who applied relativity theory to quantum mechanics and predicted the existence of antimatter and the positron (1902-1984).
24. A Hindu disciple of a swami.
26. An amino acid that is found in the central nervous system.
28. The Tibeto-Burman language spoken in the Dali region of Yunnan.
31. Noisy talk.
32. Resinlike substance secreted by certain lac insects.
35. The capital and largest city of Bangladesh.
37. Any of various units of weight used in SE Asia (especially a Chinese measure equal to 500 grams).
42. Parasitic on the digestive epithelium of vertebrates and higher invertebrates.
46. United States tennis player who was the first Black to win United States and English singles championships (1943-1993).
47. Extinct dodos and solitaires.
50. A language unit by which a person or thing is known.
51. Rock star and drummer for the Beatles (born in 1940).
53. 1,000 baiza equal 1 riyal-omani.
54. A system of one or more computers and associated software with common storage.
55. A system of timekeeping that defines the beginning and length and divisions of the year.
57. A yellow trivalent metallic element of the rare earth group.
59. The last (12th) month of the year.
60. Goddess of criminal rashness and its punishment.
61. 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.
66. Sound recording consisting of a disc with continuous grooves.
68. Italian poet (1569-1625).
69. United States poet (1917-1977).
70. Half the width of an em.
71. Before noon.
73. A rechargeable battery with a nickel cathode and a cadmium anode.
74. A bivalent and trivalent metallic element of the rare earth group.
75. The upper house of the parliament of the Republic of Ireland.
81. The capital and largest city of Yemen.
83. An ugly evil-looking old woman.
85. A former agency (from 1946 to 1974) that was responsible for research into atomic energy and its peacetime uses in the United States.
86. The cardinal number that is the sum of seven and one.
88. A diacritical mark (,) placed below the letter c to indicate that it is pronounced as an s.
91. A Tibetan or Mongolian priest of Lamaism.
94. Of or relating to or characteristic of Ghana or its people or language.
96. (Norse mythology) The heavenly dwelling of the Norse gods (the Aesir) and slain war heroes.
98. A compartment in front of a motor vehicle where driver sits.
99. A local computer network for communication between computers.
100. (Greek mythology) One of the mountain nymphs.
102. An officer who acts as military assistant to a more senior officer.
103. A United Nations agency that invest directly in companies and guarantees loans to private investors.
104. A federal agency established to coordinate programs aimed at reducing pollution and protecting the environment.
105. A genus of Pyralidae.
106. A girl or young woman who is unmarried.
107. An associate degree in applied science.


1. Beat severely with a whip or rod.
2. Fallow deer.
3. According to the Old Testament he was a pagan king of Israel and husband of Jezebel (9th century BC).
4. Perennial herb of East India to Polynesia and Australia cultivated for its large edible root yielding Otaheite arrowroot starch.
5. Being nine more than forty.
6. A polite name for any woman.
7. An independent ruler or chieftain (especially in Africa or Arabia).
8. At a great distance in time or space or degree.
9. Any tropical gymnosperm of the order Cycadales.
10. (Akkadian) God of wisdom.
11. A metric unit of volume equal to one tenth of a liter.
12. An international organization of European countries formed after World War II to reduce trade barriers and increase cooperation among its members.
13. The part of the eye that contains the iris and ciliary body and choroid.
14. A fine grained mineral having a soft soapy feel and consisting of hydrated magnesium silicate.
15. Any of various strong liquors distilled from the fermented sap of toddy palms or from fermented molasses.
21. Either of the club-like rudimentary hind wings of dipterous insects.
23. The blood group whose red cells carry both the A and B antigens.
25. Doglike nocturnal mammal of Africa and southern Asia that feeds chiefly on carrion.
27. Type genus of the Aceraceae.
29. The United Nations agency concerned with atomic energy.
30. Most important element.
33. The branch of computer science that deal with writing computer programs that can solve problems creatively.
34. A member of an extinct North American Indian people who lived in the Pit river valley in northern California.
36. A metric unit of length equal to 1000 meters (or 0.621371 miles).
38. A highly unstable radioactive element (the heaviest of the halogen series).
39. Greek philosopher and astronomer (who predicted an eclipse in 585 BC) who was said by Aristotle to be the founder of physical science.
40. A cut of pork ribs with much of the meat trimmed off.
41. Someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field.
43. Twist or braid together, interlace.
44. The blade of a rotor (as in the compressor of a jet engine).
45. Deciduous trees or some shrubs of North America.
48. A port city in southwestern Iran.
49. Large tropical butterfly with degenerate forelegs and an unpleasant taste.
52. A radioactive gaseous element formed by the disintegration of radium.
56. Lacking in light.
58. A unit of conductance equal to the reciprocal of an ohm.
62. Intentionally so written (used after a printed word or phrase).
63. A genus of Nymphalidae.
64. (music) A curved line spanning notes that are to be played legato.
65. Traveling by wheeled vehicle such as bicycle or automobile e.g..
67. An ancient country is southwestern Asia on the east coast of the Mediterranean.
72. Cassava with long tuberous edible roots and soft brittle stems.
73. Being nine more than forty.
76. Remote city of Kazakhstan that (ostensibly for security reasons) was made the capital in 1998.
77. An official prosecutor for a judicial district.
78. (Greek mythology) One of the three Graces.
79. An intensely radioactive metallic element that occurs in minute amounts in uranium ores.
80. Any of various spiny trees or shrubs of the genus Acacia.
82. (of complexion) Blemished by imperfections of the skin.
83. A heavy brittle metallic element of the platinum group.
84. Of or relating to alga.
87. A boy or man.
89. An informal term for a father.
90. Acute lung injury characterized by coughing and rales.
92. A Chadic language spoken south of Lake Chad.
93. The elementary stages of any subject (usually plural).
95. A constellation in the southern hemisphere near Telescopium and Norma.
97. A potent estrogen used in medicine and in feed for livestock and poultry.
101. A colorless and odorless inert gas.

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