Crossword Puzzle Number 731 (Large Grid)

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ACROSS

1. 100 avos equal 1 pataca.
4. A port in western Israel on the Mediterranean.
9. The compass point that is one point south of southwest.
13. Of southern Europe.
16. Having any of numerous bright or strong colors reminiscent of the color of blood or cherries or tomatoes or rubies.
17. (trademark) An acrylic fiber or the lightweight crease-resistant fabric made with Orlon yarns.
18. A member of the Pueblo people living in northern New Mexico.
19. Aircraft landing in bad weather in which the pilot is talked down by ground control using precision approach radar.
20. A chronic skin disease occurring primarily in women between the ages of 20 and 40.
21. Long-tailed arboreal mustelid of Central and South America.
22. A republic consisting of 26 of 32 counties comprising the island of Ireland.
23. The sense organ for hearing and equilibrium.
24. Freedom from difficulty or hardship or effort.
26. The formal act of giving approval.
28. (formerly) A golfing wood with a face more elevated that a driver but less than a spoon.
30. The bureau of the Treasury Department responsible for tax collections.
31. Large burrowing rodent of South and Central America.
35. Colloquial British abbreviation.
39. Seeming unaffected by pleasure or pain.
42. Youngest daughter of the prophet Mohammed and wife of the fourth calif Ali.
45. Type genus of the family Arcidae.
47. A decree that prohibits something.
48. East Indian cereal grass whose seed yield a somewhat bitter flour, a staple in the Orient.
49. The basic unit of money in Cambodia.
50. North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean.
53. (Greek mythology) The last king of Troy.
54. A flat wing-shaped process or winglike part of an organism.
56. A wad of something chewable as tobacco.
58. Informal terms for a mother.
59. German chemist who studied steroids and cholesterol and discovered histamine (1876-1959).
61. A river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine.
64. A very poisonous metallic element that has three allotropic forms.
65. The cardinal number that is the sum of four and one.
68. The sixth month of the Hindu calendar.
70. The capital and largest city of Afghanistan.
72. Being nine more than fifty.
73. A road that takes traffic around the edge of a town.
74. A ductile malleable reddish-brown corrosion-resistant diamagnetic metallic element.
75. An ancient Hebrew unit of dry measure equal to about a bushel.
77. An American doctorate usually based on at least 3 years graduate study and a dissertation.
78. Wasting of the body during a chronic disease.
86. The great hall in ancient Persian palaces.
88. A meeting of spiritualists.
91. Nocturnal mouselike mammal with forelimbs modified to form membranous wings and anatomical adaptations for echolocation by which they navigate.
92. A Greek dialect that flourished under the Roman Empire.
94. A rich soil consisting of a mixture of sand and clay and decaying organic materials.
95. Type genus of the family Myacidae.
96. A self-funded retirement plan that allows you to contribute a limited yearly sum toward your retirement.
97. Combined or joined to increase in size or quantity or scope.
98. A small cake leavened with yeast.
99. A room or establishment where alcoholic drinks are served over a counter.

DOWN

1. A unit of dry measure used in Egypt.
2. Of or relating to the velum.
3. A port city of south central Ukraine on an arm of the Black Sea.
4. A brief (and hurriedly handwritten) note.
5. Relating to or characteristic of Arabs.
6. A blank leaf in the front of back of a book.
7. (nautical) Situated at or toward the bow of a vessel.
8. Type genus of the Anatidae.
9. United States feminist (born in 1934).
10. English writer (1925-1994).
11. Italian pope whose nepotism put the Borgia family in power in Italy (1378-1458).
12. The compass point midway between south and southeast.
13. Advanced in years.
14. Any of a number of fishes of the family Carangidae.
15. (obstetrics) The number of live-born children a woman has delivered.
25. The act of detecting something.
27. A dry scab formed on the skin following a burn or cauterization of the skin.
29. An enclosed space.
32. Essential oil or perfume obtained from flowers.
33. (British) A minicar used as a taxicab.
34. A shop where a variety of goods are sold.
36. A Chadic language spoken south of Lake Chad.
37. Mountain goats.
38. The remains of a dead body after cremation.
40. Genus of herbs of southern United States.
41. A large body of water constituting a principal part of the hydrosphere.
43. In bed.
44. A byproduct of inflammation.
46. A basketball shot made with one hand from a position under or beside the basket (and usually banked off the backboard).
51. A Bantu language.
52. A stiff chitinous seta or bristle especially of an annelid worm.
55. An official prosecutor for a judicial district.
57. English writer and a central member of the Fabian Society (1858-1943).
60. Expletives used informally as intensifiers.
62. A ridge that forms a seam between two parts.
63. (Babylonian) God of storms and wind.
66. Evergreen trees and shrubs having oily one-seeded fruits.
67. With no protection or shield.
69. Bleeding into the interior chamber of the eye.
71. The capital and largest city of Zambia.
76. Step on it.
79. South American armadillo with three bands of bony plates.
80. A Chadic language spoken south of Lake Chad.
81. A female domestic.
82. Small buffalo of the Celebes having small straight horns.
83. Someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike.
84. Common Indian weaverbird.
85. (old-fashioned) At or from or to a great distance.
87. A sign of assent or salutation or command.
89. A white linen liturgical vestment with sleeves.
90. The executive agency that advises the President on the federal budget.
93. A colorless odorless gaseous element that give a red glow in a vacuum tube.

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