Crossword Puzzle Number 656 (Large Grid)

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1. The herpes virus that causes infectious mononucleosis.
4. (old-fashioned) At or from or to a great distance.
8. Harsh or corrosive in tone.
12. A rounded thickly curled hairdo.
16. Fermented alcoholic beverage similar to but heavier than beer.
17. The capital and chief port of Qatar.
18. A large bundle bound for storage or transport.
19. A blow from a flat object (as an open hand).
20. A high-crowned black cap (usually made of felt or sheepskin) worn by men in Turkey and Iran and the Caucasus.
22. An alloy of copper and zinc (and sometimes arsenic) used to imitate gold in cheap jewelry and for gilding.
24. An enclosure made or wire or metal bars in which birds or animals are kept.
25. Heal or recover.
26. According to the Old Testament he was a pagan king of Israel and husband of Jezebel (9th century BC).
27. Pertaining to a simple method of cell division.
29. The blood group whose red cells carry both the A and B antigens.
32. A just detectable amount.
36. A white metallic element that burns with a brilliant light.
37. Exultantly proud and joyful.
41. Unrestrained merrymaking.
42. A flat-bottomed volcanic crater that was formed by an explosion.
45. A flat wing-shaped process or winglike part of an organism.
46. (physics and chemistry) The smallest component of an element having the chemical properties of the element.
48. Cubes of meat marinated and cooked on a skewer usually with vegetables.
51. Shrub bearing oval-fruited kumquats.
53. Largest known toad species.
54. A city of central China.
55. The form of ratbite fever occurring in the Far East.
59. Late time of life.
60. With dry humor.
62. Inflammation of the hands and feet caused by exposure to cold and moisture.
65. (Akkadian) God of wisdom.
67. The 13th letter of the Greek alphabet.
68. A group of soldiers.
72. Broadcasting visual images of stationary or moving objects.
76. A hemoprotein composed of globin and heme that gives red blood cells their characteristic color.
79. Capital of Armenia.
83. Whip scorpions.
85. Public transport provided by a line of railway cars coupled together and drawn by a locomotive.
87. Type genus of the Nepidae.
88. Large burrowing rodent of South and Central America.
89. A musical composition for voices and orchestra based on a religious text.
91. The act of grasping.
92. (Babylonian) God of storms and wind.
93. Any plant of the genus Gerardia.
94. (Old Testament) The eldest son of Isaac who would have inherited the Covenant that God made with Abraham and that Abraham passed on to Isaac.


1. (used of count nouns) Every one considered individually.
2. (Scottish) Bluish-black or gray-blue.
3. A sails-shaped constellation in the southern hemisphere near Carina.
4. A loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth.
5. A tax on employees and employers that is used to fund the Social Security system.
6. A public promotion of some product or service.
7. Sweet liqueur made from wine and brandy flavored with plum or peach or apricot kernels and bitter almonds.
8. A defensive missile designed to shoot down incoming intercontinental ballistic missiles.
9. An esoteric or occult matter that is traditionally secret.
10. Tropical American tree grown in southern United States having a whitish pink-tinged fruit.
11. (statistics) Any of nine points that divided a distribution of ranked scores into equal intervals where each interval contains one-tenth of the scores.
12. An ascocarp having the spore-bearing layer of cells (the hymenium) on a broad disklike receptacle.
13. Having a horizontal surface in which no part is higher or lower than another.
14. East Indian cereal grass whose seed yield a somewhat bitter flour, a staple in the Orient.
15. An organization of countries formed in 1961 to agree on a common policy for the sale of petroleum.
21. (British) A disparaging term for an appointee.
23. A Russian river.
28. A fee levied for the use of roads or bridges (used for maintenance).
30. A logarithmic unit of sound intensity equal to 10 decibels.
31. Having a rasping or grating sound.
33. A merchant who sells goods at retail.
34. Italian physicist noted for his work on gases.
35. A United Nations agency to promote trade by increasing the exchange stability of the major currencies.
38. A reference point to shoot at.
39. Annual and perennial grasses of savannas and upland grasslands.
40. An ancient city (widely regarded as the world's oldest) and present capital and largest city of Syria.
43. Remote city of Kazakhstan that (ostensibly for security reasons) was made the capital in 1998.
44. Of or relating to or characteristic of Thailand of its people.
47. Do wrongly or improperly.
49. A unit of heat equal to the amount of heat required to raise one pound of water one degree Fahrenheit at one atmosphere pressure.
50. The craniometric point at the bridge of the nose where the frontal and nasal bones of the skull meet.
52. (psychology) An urge to accept or approach a situation or an object.
56. A state in northwestern United States on the Pacific.
57. Leaf or strip from a leaf of the talipot palm used in India for writing paper.
58. A small pellet fired from an air rifle or BB gun.
61. (informal) Of the highest quality.
63. A pad of paper for keeping notes.
64. A poliovirus vaccine consisting of inactivated polio virus that is injected subcutaneously to provide immunity to poliomyelitis.
66. United States physicist who developed the first successful liquid-fueled rocket (1882-1945).
67. Tropical American tree grown in southern United States having a whitish pink-tinged fruit.
69. An overwhelming feeling of fear and anxiety.
70. A river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine.
71. Many and different.
73. Lighted up by or as by fire or flame.
74. Italian chemist noted for work on polymers (1903-1979).
75. A seaport in northwestern Italy.
77. A small nail.
78. Highly excited.
80. English prelate noted for his pessimistic sermons and articles (1860-1954).
81. The capital of Western Samoa.
82. Chevrotain somewhat larger than the kanchil.
84. South American wood sorrel cultivated for its edible tubers.
86. Being one more than two.
87. A chronic inflammatory collagen disease affecting connective tissue (skin or joints).
90. A colorless and odorless inert gas.

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