Crossword Puzzle Number 688 (Large Grid)

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ACROSS

1. A nucleic acid that transmits genetic information from DNA to the cytoplasm.
4. A port city on the Caspian Sea that is the capital of Azerbaijan and an important center for oil production.
8. A Chadic language spoken in northern Nigeria.
12. A state in the western United States.
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. (Old Testament) In Judeo-Christian mythology.
18. A Kwa language spoken in Ghana and the Ivory Coast.
19. The Fate who spins the thread of life.
20. The compass point that is one point east (clockwise) of due north.
21. In a damp manner.
22. Of or relating to or produced by the glottis.
24. A restricted computer network.
26. The month following July and preceding September.
27. (`cease' is a noun only in the phrase `without cease') End v 1.
28. A group of islands off the west coast of Sicily in the Mediterranean.
30. Essential oil or perfume obtained from flowers.
32. Strong lightweight wood of the balsa tree used especially for floats.
34. (used of count nouns) Every one considered individually.
37. The act of escaping physically.
40. An edge tool with a heavy bladed head mounted across a handle.
44. The blood group whose red cells carry both the A and B antigens.
45. Wearing or provided with clothing.
47. A soft white precious univalent metallic element having the highest electrical and thermal conductivity of any metal.
48. An Iranian language spoken in Afghanistan.
50. Cubes of meat marinated and cooked on a skewer usually with vegetables.
51. Large genus of Australian evergreen shrubs or small trees with large daisylike flowers.
55. An international organization based in Geneva that monitors and enforces rules governing global trade.
56. An ancient town on Crete where Bronze Age culture flourished from about 2000 BC to 1400 BC.
58. An Arabic speaking person who lives in Arabia or North Africa.
60. A poisonous colorless flammable gas used in organic synthesis and to dope transistors and as a poison gas in warfare.
61. Of or relating to alga.
62. (used especially of vegetation) Having lost all moisture.
64. A person forced to flee from home or country.
66. Pathetically lacking in force or effectiveness.
67. Small genus of American herbs (American pennyroyal).
71. By bad luck.
72. An island in the Indian Ocean off the southeastern coast of India.
73. Talk pompously.
75. A member of the Moslem dynasty that ruled India until 1857.
78. 100 ngwee equal 1 kwacha.
79. Type genus of the Alcidae comprising solely the razorbill.
83. A loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth.
84. The popular taste at a given time.
87. A member of the North American Indian people living in southern Arizona and northern Mexico.
89. A river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine.
90. Nut of any of several trees of the genus Corylus.
91. A long noosed rope used to catch animals.
92. A town in north central Oklahoma.
93. A communist nation that covers a vast territory in eastern Asia.
94. Large brownish-green New Zealand parrot.
95. Having a specified kind of border or edge.
96. United States writer (born in Poland) who wrote in Yiddish (1880-1957).
97. Seed of a pea plant.

DOWN

1. (the feminine of raja) A Hindu princess or the wife of a raja.
2. The compass point that is one point north of northeast.
3. Any organic compound formed by adding alcohol molecules to aldehyde molecules.
4. A member of an agricultural people of southern India.
5. A city in southern Turkey on the Seyhan River.
6. A mountain in the Himalayas in northern India (25,450 feet high).
7. Innumerable but many.
8. Common Indian weaverbird.
9. A state in northwestern North America.
10. Relatively nontoxic South African herb smoked like tobacco.
11. An inflammatory complication of leprosy that results in painful skin lesions on the arms and legs and face.
12. Cause to disbelieve.
13. Valuable timber tree of New Zealand yielding hard reddish wood used for furniture and bridges and wharves.
14. Type genus of the Anatidae.
15. Exhibiting or restored to vigorous good health.
23. United States newspaper publisher (1858-1935).
25. Any plant of the genus Reseda.
29. Emotions experienced when not in a state of well-being.
31. Brightly colored tropical freshwater fishes.
33. A dead axle on a carriage or wagon that has terminal spindles on which the wheel revolve.
35. Being ten more than one hundred ninety.
36. Any elementary particle that interacts strongly with other particles.
38. The visual percept of a region.
39. Trees or shrubs of the families Ebenaceae or Sapotaceae or Styracaceae or Symplocaceae.
41. (astronomy) The angular distance of a celestial point measured westward along the celestial equator from the zenith crossing.
42. Lacking gonads.
43. Above the surround or above the normal position.
46. On a ship, train, plane or other vehicle.
49. (Akkadian) God ruling with his consort Ereshkigal the world of the dead.
52. The Judeo-Christian God.
53. A line spoken by an actor to the audience but not intended for others on the stage.
54. Genus of chiefly small rock-loving ferns.
57. A soft silvery metallic element of the alkali earth group.
59. Any of several large deciduous trees with rounded spreading crowns and smooth gray bark and small sweet edible triangular nuts enclosed in burs.
63. Resembling starch.
64. A mountain in the Himalayas in northern India (25,450 feet high).
65. Of or relating to pyemia.
68. The total output of a writer or artist (or a substantial part of it).
69. The cardinal number that is the sum of eight and one.
70. Fruit or seed of the cowpea plant.
74. Power to control.
76. A slender double-reed instrument.
77. An amino acid that is found in the central nervous system.
80. An inhabitant of Lappland.
81. The work of caring for or attending to someone or something.
82. Type genus of the family Arcidae.
85. A humorous anecdote or remark.
86. A member of the Shoshonean people of Utah and Colorado and New Mexico.
88. Hormone secreted by the posterior pituitary gland (trade name Pitressin) and also by nerve endings in the hypothalamus.

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