Crossword Puzzle Number 579 (Large Grid)

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1. Standard temperature and pressure.
4. Eurasian plant cultivated for its seed and as a forage crop.
9. A city in northwestern Syria.
13. A caustic detergent useful for removing grease.
16. A pass between mountain peaks.
17. A large body of water constituting a principal part of the hydrosphere.
18. Cassava with long tuberous edible roots and soft brittle stems.
19. The 19th letter of the Greek alphabet.
20. Title for a civil or military leader (especially in Turkey).
21. Enduring strength and energy.
23. A region of northeastern France famous for its wines.
25. Related to or located at the back.
27. The mission in San Antonio where in 1836 Mexican forces under Santa Anna besieged and massacred American rebels who were fighting to make Texas independent of Mexico.
29. An independent ruler or chieftain (especially in Africa or Arabia).
30. Issue an injunction.
33. The quantity that a barn will hold.
35. Being of the same opinion.
37. Something acquired without compensation.
40. A gonadotropic hormone that is secreted by the anterior pituitary.
41. Half the width of an em.
42. An adult female person (as opposed to a man).
44. Edible starchy tuberous root of taro plants.
46. A card game played in casinos in which two or more punters gamble against the banker.
50. Long coarse hair growing from the crest of the animal's neck.
51. United States composer noted for his innovative use of polytonality (1874-1954).
52. Small buffalo of the Celebes having small straight horns.
53. Flemish painter who was a founder of the Flemish school of painting and to have pioneered modern techniques of oil painting (1390-1441).
54. Train to be discriminative.
55. A high-crowned black cap (usually made of felt or sheepskin) worn by men in Turkey and Iran and the Caucasus.
58. A member of an extinct North American Indian people who lived in the Pit river valley in northern California.
59. A slippery or viscous liquid or liquefiable substance not miscible with water.
60. Common Indian weaverbird.
62. A public promotion of some product or service.
63. (astronomy) The angular distance of a celestial point measured westward along the celestial equator from the zenith crossing.
65. Remaining after all deductions.
66. Radioactive iodine test that measures the amount of radioactive iodine taken up by the thyroid gland.
68. A tricycle (usually propelled by pedalling).
70. A state in the eastern United States.
72. A chronic inflammatory collagen disease affecting connective tissue (skin or joints).
73. The Uralic language spoken by the Yeniseian people.
75. A rotating disk shaped to convert circular into linear motion.
77. Having been read.
83. A landlocked republic in northwestern Africa.
86. Make a deliberately low estimate.
90. Yellow oval fruit with juicy acidic flesh.
91. A plaster now made mostly from Portland cement and sand and lime.
92. The state of being honored.
94. Large genus of erect or climbing prickly shrubs including roses.
95. A British peer ranking below a Marquess and above a Viscount.
96. A soft heavy compact variety of talc having a soapy feel.
98. Plants with sword-shaped leaves and erect stalks bearing bright-colored flowers composed of three petals and three drooping sepals.
99. A member of an Algonquian people living in central Canada.
100. Worn to shreds.
101. An inactive volcano in Sicily.


1. Someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike.
2. A one-piece cloak worn by men in ancient Rome.
3. An alluvial deposit that contains particles of some valuable mineral.
4. Ratio of the adjacent side to the hypotenuse.
5. A tax on various goods brought into a town.
6. A unit of length of thread or yarn.
7. Large ornamental tropical American tree with bipinnate leaves and globose clusters of flowers with crimson stamens and sweet-pulp seed pods eaten by cattle.
8. A blue dye obtained from plants or made synthetically.
9. Small terrestrial lizard of warm regions of the Old World.
10. A white soft metallic element that tarnishes readily.
11. A period marked by distinctive character or reckoned from a fixed point or event.
12. Rice cooked in well-seasoned broth with onions or celery and usually poultry or game or shellfish and sometimes tomatoes.
13. French romantic writer (1766-1817).
14. A cord that is drawn through eyelets or around hooks in order to draw together two edges (as of a shoe or garment).
15. A man who courts a woman.
22. Small tree of dry open parts of southern Africa having erect angled branches suggesting candelabra.
24. In a smutty manner.
26. A small flat triangular bone in front of the knee that protects the knee joint.
28. (chemistry) Relating or belonging to the class of chemical compounds having a carbon basis.
31. The battle in 1806 in which Napoleon decisively defeated the Prussians.
32. (dentistry) A filling consisting of a solid substance (as gold or porcelain) fitted to a cavity in a tooth and cemented into place.
34. An ancient Assyrian city on the River Tigris across from the modern city of Mosul in the northern part of what is now known a Iraq.
36. Of or relating to or characteristic of Ghana or its people or language.
38. French physicist who invented polarized light and invented the Fresnel lens (1788-1827).
39. Having a dusty purplish pink color.
43. Covered with paving material.
45. (zoology) Pertaining to or characteristic of birds.
47. A silky-coated sheepdog with a long ruff and long narrow head developed in Scotland.
48. A summary that repeats the substance of a longer discussion.
49. A landlocked desert republic in north-central Africa.
56. The blood group whose red cells carry both the A and B antigens.
57. Large burrowing rodent of South and Central America.
61. The capital and largest city of Japan.
64. A means of serving.
67. A small pouch into which the semicircular canals open.
68. Ratio of the adjacent side to the hypotenuse.
69. A ship with a reinforced bow to break up ice and keep channels open for navigation.
71. A republic in northwestern Africa on the Mediterranean Sea.
72. French romantic writer (1766-1817).
74. A toxic nonmetallic element related to sulfur and tellurium.
76. A person forced to flee from home or country.
78. A town in central Belgium.
79. Wash out with a solvent, as in chromatography.
80. (archaic) Utterly cast down.
81. A red fluorescent dye resulting from the action of bromine on fluorescein.
82. Squash bugs.
84. Essential oil or perfume obtained from flowers.
85. Qualities that attract by seeming to promise some kind of reward.
87. Make keen or more acute.
88. (prefix) In front of or before in space.
89. Large European dormouse.
93. Having any of numerous bright or strong colors reminiscent of the color of blood or cherries or tomatoes or rubies.
97. A hard gray lustrous metallic element that is highly corrosion-resistant.

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