Crossword Puzzle Number 694 (Large Grid)

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ACROSS

1. (computer science) A computer that is running software that allows users to leave messages and access information of general interest.
4. (informal) The best of its kind n.
9. A rare chronic progressive encephalitis caused by the measles virus and occurring primarily in children and young adults.
13. A doctor's degree in education.
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. Long-tailed brilliantly colored parrot of Central and South America.
18. Open-heart surgery in which the rib cage is opened and a section of a blood vessel is grafted from the aorta to the coronary artery to bypass the blocked section of the coronary artery and improve the blood supply to the heart.
19. The month following February and preceding April.
20. Any of numerous local fertility and nature deities worshipped by ancient Semitic peoples.
22. Pouch used in the shipment of mail.
24. Any of a group of heavenly spirits under the god Anu.
26. Relating to the Urdu language.
27. United States anthropologist (born in England) who popularized anthropology (1905- ).
28. Very large white gannet with black wing tips.
29. A nucleic acid consisting of large molecules shaped like a double helix.
31. An associate degree in nursing.
33. Utter a high-pitched cry, characteristic of pigs.
34. Lush greenness of flourishing vegetation.
38. An island in Antigua and Barbuda.
40. At full speed.
44. A member of a European people who occupied Britain and Spain and Gaul in pre-Roman times.
45. A member of an agricultural people in southeastern India.
47. Any tropical gymnosperm of the order Cycadales.
49. Someone unpleasantly strange or eccentric.
51. A heavy brittle metallic element of the platinum group.
52. The rate at which heat is produced by an individual in a resting state.
54. Canadian hockey player (born 1948).
55. One of the five major classes of immunoglobulins.
58. Of or relating to the songbirds n.
61. Indian statesman and leader with Gandhi in the struggle for home rule.
63. Imperial moths.
66. A fully differentiated structural and functional unit in an animal that is specialized for some particular function.
67. Not out.
68. The ball-shaped capsule containing the vertebrate eye.
70. The cavity in which the large intestine begins and into which the ileum opens.
72. Any tree or shrub of the genus Inga having pinnate leaves and showy usually white flowers.
73. A studio especially for an artist or designer.
76. Bright with a steady but subdued shining.
78. Angular distance above the horizon (especially of a celestial object).
79. The beach at a seaside resort.
81. A small island.
82. A slender double-reed instrument.
84. An organization of countries formed in 1961 to agree on a common policy for the sale of petroleum.
86. Type genus of the Alcidae comprising solely the razorbill.
90. Large and brightly colored handkerchief.
92. A family of Afroasiatic tonal languages (mostly two tones) spoken in the regions west and south of Lake Chad in north central Africa.
94. A river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine.
95. Devoid of warmth and cordiality.
96. The basic unit of money in Yemen.
98. Type genus of the Ranidae.
99. An agency of the United Nations affiliated with the World Bank.
100. A master's degree in theology.
101. A genus of Ploceidae.
102. Someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike.
103. A young woman making her debut into society.

DOWN

1. Used as a Hindi courtesy title.
2. Massive plantigrade carnivorous or omnivorous mammals with long shaggy coats and strong claws.
3. Any of a number of fishes of the family Carangidae.
4. After noon.
5. (Assyrian) God of storms and wind.
6. The United Nations agency concerned with civil aviation.
7. For the most part.
8. The elapsed time it takes for light (or radio signals) to travel between the Earth and a celestial object.
9. A narcotic that is considered a hard drug.
10. Extremely large treelike cactus of desert regions of southwestern United States having a thick columnar sparsely branched trunk bearing white flowers and edible red pulpy fruit.
11. A soft heavy toxic malleable metallic element.
12. Armor plate that protects the chest.
13. Tropical African herbs.
14. (Mesopotamia) God of agriculture and earth.
15. A single serving of a beverage.
21. Any opponent of technological progress.
23. African tree having an exceedingly thick trunk and fruit that resembles a gourd and has an edible pulp called monkey bread.
25. A farewell remark.
30. (British) Your grandmother.
32. The compass point that is one point east (clockwise) of due north.
35. Coming into existence.
36. English courtier (a favorite of Elizabeth I) who tried to colonize Virginia.
37. An independent agency of the United States government responsible for collecting and coordinating intelligence and counterintelligence activities abroad in the national interest.
39. According to the Old Testament he was a pagan king of Israel and husband of Jezebel (9th century BC).
41. 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.
42. The savage and excessive killing of people.
43. Of or pertaining to the adrenal glands or their secretions.
46. English theoretical physicist who applied relativity theory to quantum mechanics and predicted the existence of antimatter and the positron (1902-1984).
48. Expandable metal or wooden wedge used by printers to lock up a form within a chase.
50. Presence of white blood cells in the urine.
53. An artificial language for international use that rejects rejects all existing words and is based instead on an abstract analysis of ideas.
56. A ductile gray metallic element of the lanthanide series.
57. Offering little or no hope.
59. Conforming to truth.
60. A Ukrainian peninsula between the Black Sea and the Sea of Azov.
62. (botany) Especially of petals or leaves in bud.
64. A graphical recording of the cardiac cycle produced by an electrocardiograph.
65. A nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (trade name Clinoril).
69. Any of numerous plants of the genus Begonia grown for their attractive glossy asymmetrical leaves and colorful flowers in usually terminal cymes or racemes.
70. The United Nations agency concerned with civil aviation.
71. A port city in northeastern Sicily on the Strait of Messina.
72. Armor plate that protects the chest.
74. The name of a person for whom something is supposedly named.
75. Having a slightly undulating margin.
77. A silvery ductile metallic element found primarily in bauxite.
80. The capital and largest city of Ghana with a deep-water port.
83. German organist and contrapuntist (1685-1750).
85. Gymnastic apparatus consisting of two parallel wooden bars supported on uprights.
87. Set down according to a plan.
88. (of a young animal) Abandoned by its mother and raised by hand.
89. An Arabic speaking person who lives in Arabia or North Africa.
91. An ester of adenosine that is converted to ATP for energy storage.
92. An associate degree in nursing.
93. A compartment in front of a motor vehicle where driver sits.
97. A public promotion of some product or service.

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