Crossword Puzzle Number 684 (Large Grid)

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1. The federal agency that insures residential mortgages.
4. A wealthy man (who made his fortune in the Orient).
9. Baby bed with high sides.
13. The compass point midway between south and southeast.
16. A former agency (from 1946 to 1974) that was responsible for research into atomic energy and its peacetime uses in the United States.
17. A small pendant fleshy lobe at the back of the soft palate.
18. United States baseball player (born 1925).
19. An independent agency of the United States government responsible for collecting and coordinating intelligence and counterintelligence activities abroad in the national interest.
20. The most common computer memory which can be used by programs to perform necessary tasks while the computer is on.
21. A constitutional monarchy in northern Europe on the western side of the Scandinavian Peninsula.
22. Panel forming the lower part of an interior wall when it is finished differently from the rest.
23. An associate degree in applied science.
24. An organization of countries formed in 1961 to agree on a common policy for the sale of petroleum.
26. Cause to go crazy.
28. A telegram sent abroad.
29. Being nine more than ninety.
30. Type genus of the Alcidae comprising solely the razorbill.
33. European bison having a smaller and higher head than the North American bison.
35. A verse line with a dactyl followed by a spondee or trochee.
38. A logarithmic unit of sound intensity.
39. 8th and most important avatar of Vishnu.
43. A rugged box (usually made of wood).
47. A formal expression of praise.
48. The cardinal number that is the sum of five and one.
49. A long noosed rope used to catch animals.
52. Mentally or physically infirm with age.
53. A translucent mineral consisting of hydrated silica of variable color.
54. Fissiped fur-bearing carnivorous mammals.
56. A river that rises in northeastern Turkey (near the source of the Euphrates) and flows generally eastward through Armenia to the Caspian Sea.
57. Long-tailed brilliantly colored parrot of Central and South America.
59. The cardinal number that is the sum of three and one.
61. (Irish) Mother of the ancient Irish gods.
62. An artistic form of nonverbal communication.
63. The sense organ for hearing and equilibrium.
64. A midwestern state in north central United States.
67. A compartment in front of a motor vehicle where driver sits.
70. One thousand periods per second.
71. Of or relating to or characteristic of Israel or its people.
75. Inability to walk.
78. The basic monetary unit of most members of the European Union (introduced in 1999).
81. Lie adjacent to another.
83. A structure in which one end is counterbalanced by the other (as in a bascule bridge).
87. Essential oil or perfume obtained from flowers.
90. Cubes of meat marinated and cooked on a skewer usually with vegetables.
91. Desert shrub of Syria and Arabia having small white flowers.
92. A river that rises in central Germany and flows north to join the Elbe River.
93. A complex red organic pigment containing iron and other atoms to which oxygen binds.
96. A theocratic republic in the Middle East in western Asia.
97. A former copper coin of Pakistan.
98. Irregularly slashed and jagged as if torn.
99. Soft white semisolid fat obtained by rendering the fatty tissue of the hog v 1.


1. A card game in which players bet against the dealer on the cards he will draw from a dealing box.
2. A collection of objects laid on top of each other.
3. The highest level or degree attainable.
4. A woman religious.
5. 100 avos equal 1 pataca.
6. A mountainous republic in southeastern Asia on the Bay of Bengal.
7. Evergreen trees and shrubs having oily one-seeded fruits.
8. Capital and largest city of Iraq.
9. Alcoholic drink from fermented cider (`cider' and `cyder' are European (especially British) usage for the fermented beverage).
10. A city in southwestern Virginia.
11. One of the five major classes of immunoglobulins.
12. A microchip that uses tiny strands of DNA to latch onto and quickly recognize thousands of genes at a time.
13. Someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike.
14. The granite-like rocks that form the outermost layer of the earth's crust.
15. Freedom from difficulty or hardship or effort.
25. Hard fiber used in making coarse twine.
27. Give a nickname to.
29. The slender spear of the Bantu-speaking people of Africa.
31. A German art song of the 19th century for voice and piano.
32. Being ten more than one hundred ninety.
34. A hard brittle blue-white multivalent metallic element.
36. A genus of Drepanididae.
37. A city of southeastern Mexico.
40. A vehicle for carrying a coffin to a church or a cemetery.
41. A city in southern Japan on Kyushu.
42. Generalized edema with accumulation of serum in subcutaneous connective tissue.
44. (of champagne) Extremely dry.
45. Any plant of the genus Reseda.
46. Stem of the rattan palm used for making canes and umbrella handles.
50. Essential oil or perfume obtained from flowers.
51. Small slender gull having narrow wings and a forked tail.
55. The content of cognition.
58. A unit of magnetic flux equal to 100,000,000 maxwells.
60. A substance produced by the hypothalamus that is capable of accelerating the secretion of a given hormone by the anterior pituitary gland.
65. Founder of Buddhism.
66. The branch of computer science that deal with writing computer programs that can solve problems creatively.
68. The cry made by sheep.
69. Tall erect herbs with sword-shaped leaves.
70. Someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike.
72. (Old Testament) A son of Jacob and forefather of one of the tribes of Israel.
73. An easy return of a tennis ball in a high arc.
74. (informal) Someone with a habitually sullen or gloomy expression.
76. Slanting diagonally across the grain of a fabric.
77. The world's largest desert (3,500,000 square miles) in North Africa.
79. (Old Testament) The second patriarch.
80. The act of remitting (especially the referral of a law case to another court).
82. Any of various edible seeds of plants of the family Leguminosae.
84. Type genus of the family Arcidae.
85. Give over.
86. A Tibetan or Mongolian priest of Lamaism.
88. (botany) Of or relating to the axil.
89. Tear or be torn violently.
94. A silvery ductile metallic element found primarily in bauxite.
95. A ductile gray metallic element of the lanthanide series.
96. The sciences concerned with gathering and manipulating and storing and retrieving and classifying recorded information.

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