Crossword Puzzle Number 723 (Large Grid)

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ACROSS

1. A hormone secreted by the anterior pituitary gland that controls the degree of pigmentation in melanocytes.
4. Sour or bitter in taste.
9. A training program to prepare college students to be commissioned officers.
13. A reproach for some lapse or misdeed.
16. A plant hormone promoting elongation of stems and roots.
17. Small tropical shrubby tree bearing small yellowish fruit.
18. A woman hired to suckle a child of someone else.
19. A period marked by distinctive character or reckoned from a fixed point or event.
20. Any skeletal muscle having three origins (but especially the triceps brachii).
22. A republic in central Africa.
24. A sweetened beverage of diluted fruit juice.
25. Tropical starchy tuberous root.
26. Large dark brown North American arboreal carnivorous mammal.
28. Indigo bush.
30. A department of Greece in the central Peloponnese.
33. A very poisonous metallic element that has three allotropic forms.
35. That is to say.
36. Informal or slang terms for mentally irregular.
40. A felt cap (usually red) for a man.
44. A heavy long-handled hammer used to drive stakes or wedges.
45. An organization of countries formed in 1961 to agree on a common policy for the sale of petroleum.
49. On or toward the lee.
50. A genus of herbs and shrubs belonging to the family Euphorbiaceae.
52. Avatar of Vishnu.
53. The actions and activities assigned to or required or expected of a person or group.
54. Someone who persistently (and annoyingly) follows along.
55. Massive plantigrade carnivorous or omnivorous mammals with long shaggy coats and strong claws.
56. Squash bugs.
58. Hungarian choreographer who developed Labanotation (1879-1958).
59. A soft silvery metallic element of the alkali metal group.
60. Used of a single unit or thing.
61. Being one more than eighteen.
62. An agency of the United Nations affiliated with the World Bank.
63. Stalk of a moss capsule.
66. Being nine more than ninety.
68. English tennis player who won may women's singles titles (born in 1945).
71. A master's degree in literature.
72. A river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine.
76. The United Nations agency concerned with atomic energy.
77. (South African) A camp defended by a circular formation of wagons.
79. Any of various small plant-sucking insects.
80. 1 species.
83. Edge tool used in shaving.
85. An ancient Hebrew unit of dry measure equal to about a bushel.
89. Large genus of Australian evergreen shrubs or small trees with large daisylike flowers.
91. A peninsula in southwestern Europe.
93. An associate degree in applied science.
94. Someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike.
95. In bed.
97. Round object that is hit or thrown or kicked in games.
98. A communist nation that covers a vast territory in eastern Asia.
99. The capital and largest city of Yemen.
100. An independent agency of the United States government responsible for aviation and spaceflight.
101. Leaf or strip from a leaf of the talipot palm used in India for writing paper.
102. Hormone secreted by the posterior pituitary gland (trade name Pitressin) and also by nerve endings in the hypothalamus.

DOWN

1. A small but appreciable amount.
2. A deep orange-red variety of chalcedony.
3. A member of a seafaring group of North American Indians who lived on the Pacific coast of British Columbia and southwestern Alaska.
4. How long something has existed.
5. (British) A cup of tea.
6. (of pain or sorrow) Made easier to bear.
7. A motorized wheeled vehicle used for camping or other recreational activities.
8. A shop where a variety of goods are sold.
9. The most common computer memory which can be used by programs to perform necessary tasks while the computer is on.
10. Fast-growing herbaceous evergreen tree of South America having a broad trunk with high water content and dark green oval leaves.
11. Of or relating to or characteristic of Thailand of its people.
12. A cloth used as a head covering (and veil and shawl) by Muslim and Hindu women.
13. A domain in which something is dominant.
14. Type genus of the Ardeidae.
15. A formal expression of praise.
21. A group of islands in the southeastern West Indies.
23. An associate degree in nursing.
27. A Bantu language spoken by the Chaga people in northern Tanzania.
29. Accumulate on the surface.
31. The corporate executive responsible for the operations of the firm.
32. Rheumatic or myalgic pains in the arms or legs.
34. A port city in northeastern Greece on an inlet of the Aegean Sea.
37. Any of a group of proteins found in saliva and pancreatic juice and parts of plants.
38. United States gangster who terrorized Chicago during Prohibition until arrested for tax evasion (1899-1947).
39. Austrian chemist who did research on carotenoids and vitamins (1900-1967).
41. Become less tense.
42. Annual grass of Europe and North Africa.
43. White Southerner supporting Reconstruction policies after the Civil War usually for self-interest.
47. Proceed or issue forth, as from a source.
48. Loggerhead turtles.
51. A workplace for the conduct of scientific research.
57. Relating to or characteristic of or occurring in the air.
64. Not eternal.
65. A vowel-like sound that serves as a consonant.
67. A loose cloak with a hood.
68. How long something has existed.
69. (informal) Of the highest quality.
70. French philosopher and critic.
73. Of or relating to Fabianism.
74. A small roofed building affording shade and rest.
75. The swift release of a store of affective force.
78. A river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine.
81. Type genus of the Alcidae comprising solely the razorbill.
82. Any of various edible seeds of plants of the family Leguminosae.
84. The blood group whose red cells carry both the A and B antigens.
86. An informal term for a father.
87. Not easy.
88. United States writer (born in Poland) who wrote in Yiddish (1880-1957).
90. A loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth.
92. A flat wing-shaped process or winglike part of an organism.
96. A radioactive transuranic element produced by bombarding plutonium with neutrons.

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