Crossword Puzzle Number 551 (Large Grid)

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1. (British) A waterproof raincoat made of rubberized fabric.
4. The largest continent with 60% of the earth's population.
8. A demon who swallows the sun causing eclipses.
12. The number of opening per inch of a screen.
16. Title for a civil or military leader (especially in Turkey).
17. A form of rummy using two decks and four jokers.
18. Mild yellow Dutch cheese made in balls.
19. English essayist (1775-1834).
20. A room equipped with toilet facilities.
21. Relating to or occurring on the undersurface of the foot.
23. A member of the Algonquian people of Maine and southern Quebec.
25. (Greek mythology) Greek god of war.
27. Congenital absence of the uterus.
29. Of or relating to the kidneys.
30. A drug (trade names Atarax and Vistaril) used as a tranquilizer to treat anxiety and motion sickness.
32. Any warm-blooded vertebrate having the skin more or less covered with hair.
33. Essential oil or perfume obtained from flowers.
35. Before noon.
37. A brittle silver-white metalloid element that is related to selenium and sulfur.
38. A republic on the west coast of Africa.
42. The ratio of the circumference to the diameter of a circle.
43. The act of slowing down or falling behind.
44. Commonly used diuretic (trade name Lasix) used to treat hypertension and edema.
46. The excrement of sea birds.
47. A sock with a separation for the big toe.
50. Being one hundred more than two hundred.
52. Used of the language of the deaf.
53. A theocratic republic in the Middle East in western Asia.
57. Being or moving higher in position or greater in some value.
58. South American herb with sticky glandular foliage.
60. Of or relating to or characteristic of Thailand of its people.
64. A kind of person.
65. An informal conversation.
67. (botany) Capable of fertilizing female organs.
68. A wound made by cutting.
70. Flemish painter of numerous portraits (1599-1641).
73. A collection of facts from which conclusions may be drawn.
74. Small wildcat of the mountains of Siberia Tibet and Mongolia.
75. The table in Christian churches where communion is given.
77. A (usually canopied) seat for riding on the back of a camel or elephant.
79. (Old Testament) The second patriarch.
82. (Old Testament) A son of Jacob and a forebear of one of the tribes of Israel.
85. A bitter aromatic gum resin that resembles asafetida.
89. A city in northeastern Ukraine.
91. A promontory in northern Morocco opposite the Rock of Gibraltar.
92. The elapsed time it takes for light (or radio signals) to travel between the Earth and a celestial object.
93. Concerning those not members of the clergy.
97. A vinyl polymer used especially in paints or adhesives.
98. An international organization created in 1949 by the North Atlantic Treaty for purposes of collective security.
99. An inactive volcano in Sicily.
100. A small cake leavened with yeast.
101. A river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine.
102. A very poisonous metallic element that has three allotropic forms.


1. The arch of bone beneath the eye that forms the prominence of the cheek.
2. Any culture medium that uses agar as the gelling agent.
3. A warning against certain acts.
4. The basic unit of electric current adopted under the System International d'Unites.
5. Big-eyed scad.
6. Tropical American tree grown in southern United States having a whitish pink-tinged fruit.
7. Of or pertaining to adnexa.
8. Arm again.
9. An arm of the Mediterranean between Slovenia and Croatia and Montenegro and Albania on the east and Italy on the west.
10. (astronomy) The angular distance of a celestial point measured westward along the celestial equator from the zenith crossing.
11. A benevolent aspect of Devi.
12. (Greek mythology) The king of Sparta at the time of the Trojan War.
13. A feeling of strong eagerness (usually in favor of a person or cause).
14. Small deer of Japan with slightly forked antlers.
15. Precipitation of ice pellets when there are strong rising air currents.
22. (astronomy) A measure of time defined by Earth's orbital motion.
24. Confederate general during the American Civil War who was defeated by Grant in the battle of Chattanooga (1817-1876).
26. An industrial city in the Donets Basin.
28. A stock exchange in New York.
31. A river that rises in northeastern Turkey (near the source of the Euphrates) and flows generally eastward through Armenia to the Caspian Sea.
34. Small genus of North American herbs having mostly basal leaves and slender racemes of delicate white flowers.
36. (British) A waterproof raincoat made of rubberized fabric.
39. The Tibeto-Burman language spoken in the Dali region of Yunnan.
40. In former classifications a major division of Mammalia comprising all hoofed mammals.
41. Not ionic.
45. A native or inhabitant of Scotland.
48. Of or denoting or relating to the Balkan countries or their inhabitants or the Balkan peninsula or the Balkan Mountains.
49. A ductile gray metallic element of the lanthanide series.
51. To a degree (not used with a negative).
54. The longer of the two telegraphic signals used in Morse code.
55. A general anesthetic (not a barbiturate) that is administered intravenously or intramuscularly.
56. A financial institution that accepts deposits and channels the money into lending activities.
59. (slang) Merchandise that is shoddy or inferior.
61. A frame attached to a wagon to increase the amount of hay it can carry.
62. A tricycle (usually propelled by pedalling).
63. Capital and largest city of the Czech Republic.
66. Red Asian weaverbirds often kept as cage birds.
69. Indonesian statesman who seized power from Sukarno in 1967 (born in 1921).
70. The basic unit of electric current adopted under the System International d'Unites.
71. Last or greatest in an indefinitely large series.
72. An official prosecutor for a judicial district.
76. An esoteric or occult matter that is traditionally secret.
78. A period of indeterminate length (usually short) marked by some action or condition.
80. The capital and largest city of Yemen.
81. A silvery ductile metallic element found primarily in bauxite.
83. A neutral middle vowel.
84. Containing or filled with salt.
86. Monotypic genus of palms of Australasia.
87. Type genus of the family Ulvaceae.
88. A flat-bottomed volcanic crater that was formed by an explosion.
90. Aircraft landing in bad weather in which the pilot is talked down by ground control using precision approach radar.
94. Not out.
95. A small pellet fired from an air rifle or BB gun.
96. The blood group whose red cells carry both the A and B antigens.

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