Crossword Puzzle Number 653 (Large Grid)

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1. Not in good physical or mental health.
5. Inspired by a feeling of fearful wonderment or reverence.
9. An amino acid that is found in the central nervous system.
13. Japanese ornamental tree with fragrant white or pink blossoms and small yellow fruits.
16. Small buffalo of the Celebes having small straight horns.
17. English monk and scholar (672-735).
18. In bed.
19. Goddess of fate.
20. A pause during which things are calm or activities are diminished.
21. Large bamboo having thick-walled culms.
23. Any of several small ungulate mammals of Africa and Asia with rodent-like incisors and feet with hooflike toes.
25. Type genus of the Elopidae.
27. An island off southern Alaska in the Gulf of Alaska.
29. The capital and largest city of Bangladesh.
30. A percussion instrument consisting of a pair of hollow pieces of wood or bone (usually held between the thumb and fingers) that are made to click together (as by Spanish dancers) in rhythm with the dance.
32. A state in midwestern United States.
34. An official language of the Republic of South Africa.
35. 4-wheeled motor vehicle.
40. An abnormally large amount of this fetoprotein in the fetus can signal an abnormality of the neural tube (as spina bifida or anencephaly).
43. Date used in reckoning dates before the supposed year Christ was born.
44. Swelling from excessive accumulation of serous fluid in tissue.
45. Yellow-fever mosquitos.
49. Having relatively few calories.
51. Scandinavian liquor usually flavored with caraway seeds.
53. Grind together, of teeth.
54. Evergreen trees and shrubs having oily one-seeded fruits.
55. Keep in mind or convey as a conviction or view.
57. South American wood sorrel cultivated for its edible tubers.
58. A river in northeastern Brazil that flows generally northward to the Atlantic Ocean.
63. Very sad.
64. Herbs of temperate regions.
65. A graphical record of electrical activity of the brain.
68. A primeval personification of air and breath.
69. United States industrialist who manufactured plows suitable for working the prairie soil (1804-1886).
73. 1/10 gram.
74. A public promotion of some product or service.
78. A pilgrimage to Mecca.
82. Placed crosswise.
85. A republic in southeastern Europe on the Adriatic coast of the Balkan Peninsula.
87. (Greek mythology) One of the three Graces.
89. An independent agency of the United States government responsible for collecting and coordinating intelligence and counterintelligence activities abroad in the national interest.
90. The smallest multiple that is exactly divisible by every member of a set of numbers.
91. A garment of cloth or leather or plastic that is tied about the waist and worn to protect your clothing.
93. A feeling of strong eagerness (usually in favor of a person or cause).
94. An ugly evil-looking old woman.
95. An association of countries in the western hemisphere.
96. Out of fashion.
97. An officer who acts as military assistant to a more senior officer.
98. A flat wing-shaped process or winglike part of an organism.


1. Capital of the state of Oregon in the northwestern part of the state on the Willamette River.
2. Any plant of the genus Inula.
3. (photography) "color film".
4. A high-crowned black cap (usually made of felt or sheepskin) worn by men in Turkey and Iran and the Caucasus.
5. A defensive missile designed to shoot down incoming intercontinental ballistic missiles.
6. Having little physical or spiritual strength.
7. Edible starchy tuberous root of taro plants.
8. No longer having or seeming to have or expecting to have life.
9. (Greek mythology) Goddess of the earth and mother of Cronus and the Titans in ancient mythology.
10. The blood group whose red cells carry both the A and B antigens.
11. A piece of furniture that provides a place to sleep.
12. (Babylonian) God of storms and wind.
13. A small constellation in the polar region of the southern hemisphere near the Southern Cross and Chamaeleon.
14. Any plant of the genus Erica.
15. Conforming to an ultimate standard of perfection or excellence.
22. The third month of the civil year.
24. A cotton fabric with a satiny finish.
26. Someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike.
28. Deciduous South African tree having large odd-pinnate leaves and profuse fragrant orange-yellow flowers.
31. The dialect of Ancient Greek spoken by Arcadians.
33. An associate degree in nursing.
36. Make visible.
37. Mild yellow Dutch cheese made in balls.
38. Any of a class of organic compounds that contain the divalent radical -CONHCO-.
39. An enclosure made or wire or metal bars in which birds or animals are kept.
41. European weed naturalized in southwestern United States and Mexico having reddish decumbent stems with small fernlike leaves and small deep reddish-lavender flowers followed by slender fruits that stick straight up.
42. The peers of a kingdom considered as a group.
46. Philosophical system developed by of Lao-tzu and Chuang-tzu advocating a simple honest life and noninterference with the course of natural events.
47. Having escaped, especially from confinement.
48. Sharing equally with another or others.
50. The taste experience when a savoury condiment is taken into the mouth.
52. Cubes of meat marinated and cooked on a skewer usually with vegetables.
56. A member of the Siouan people formerly living in the Missouri river valley in NE Nebraska.
59. Open to or abounding in fresh air.
60. In such a manner as could not be otherwise.
61. An anxiety disorder associated with serious traumatic events and characterized by such symptoms as guilt about surviving or reliving the trauma in dreams or numbness and lack of involvement with reality or recurrent thoughts and images.
62. (South African) A camp defended by a circular formation of wagons.
66. Found in the ordinary course of events.
67. Small genus of evergreen tropical shrubs or trees with smooth leathery leaves.
68. The blood group whose red cells carry both the A and B antigens.
70. A Hindu prince or king in India.
71. A river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine.
72. Requiring secret or mysterious knowledge.
75. Wheelwork consisting of a connected set of rotating gears by which force is transmitted or motion or torque is changed.
76. Submerged aquatic plant having narrow leaves and small flowers.
77. Soft suede glove leather from goatskin.
79. Type genus of the Alcidae comprising solely the razorbill.
80. A software system that facilitates the creation and maintenance and use of an electronic database.
81. Monotypic genus of palms of Australasia.
83. The granite-like rocks that form the outermost layer of the earth's crust.
84. An narrative telling the adventures of a hero or a family.
86. A period of time spent sleeping.
88. American prizefighter who won the world heavyweight championship three times (born in 1942).
92. A mouth or mouthlike opening.

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