Crossword Puzzle Number 779 (Large Grid)

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ACROSS

1. An official language of the Republic of South Africa.
5. A sudden very loud noise.
9. A slender double-reed instrument.
13. A solution containing a phosphate buffer.
16. A French abbot.
17. (prefix) Half or partial.
18. Characteristic of false pride.
19. A flat wing-shaped process or winglike part of an organism.
20. Cubes of meat marinated and cooked on a skewer usually with vegetables.
21. A pale or subdued color.
24. (Babylonian) God of storms and wind.
29. A woman's headscarf folded into a triangle and tied under the chine.
31. Austrian composer who influenced the classical form of the symphony (1732-1809).
33. The doctrine that reality consists of two basic opposing elements, often taken to be mind and matter (or mind and body), or good and evil.
35. The blood group whose red cells carry both the A and B antigens.
39. On, to, or at the top.
43. At a previous time.
46. The longer of the two telegraphic signals used in Morse code.
47. A colloid in a more solid form than a sol.
49. A science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic of quantity and shape and arrangement.
51. Flightless New Zealand rail of thievish disposition having short wings each with a spur used in fighting.
53. 30 to 300 gigahertz.
54. (British) A linear measure of 16.5 feet.
55. Very small free-living arachnid that is parasitic on animals or plants.
57. United States film actress (born in Sweden) known for her reclusiveness (1905-1990).
59. A genus of Lamnidae.
61. The chair of state of a monarch, bishop, etc..
62. The compass point that is one point east of due south.
64. A feeling of strong eagerness (usually in favor of a person or cause).
65. A subsonic jet airliner operated over short distances.
68. (prefix) In front of or before in space.
69. Concerning those not members of the clergy.
76. Japanese painter whose work influenced the impressionists (1760-1849).
79. Very dark black.
80. Type genus of the Alcidae comprising solely the razorbill.
84. According to the Old Testament he was a pagan king of Israel and husband of Jezebel (9th century BC).
85. The Jewish rite of circumcision performed on a male child on the eighth day of his life.
88. (usually followed by `to') Having the necessary means or skill or know-how or authority to do something.
90. A river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine.
91. Capital and largest city and economic center of Peru.
92. Law intended to eradicate organized crime by establishing strong sanctions and forfeiture provisions.
93. A socially awkward or tactless act.
94. An agency of the United Nations affiliated with the World Bank.
95. A young horse.
96. United States writer (born in Poland) who wrote in Yiddish (1880-1957).
97. Goddess of the dead and queen of the underworld.
98. A young woman making her debut into society.

DOWN

1. The basic unit of money in Bangladesh.
2. In bed.
3. The jurisdiction or office of an abbot.
4. A soft heavy toxic malleable metallic element.
5. A soft silver-white ductile metallic element (liquid at normal temperatures).
6. A pause during which things are calm or activities are diminished.
7. An American follower of the Mennonite Bishop Amman.
8. Large edible mackerel of temperate United States coastal Atlantic waters.
9. Bake in an oven.
10. A soft silvery metallic element of the alkali earth group.
11. A slippery or viscous liquid or liquefiable substance not miscible with water.
12. Half the width of an em.
13. Cause to wither or parch from exposure to heat.
14. Being of the achromatic color of maximum darkness.
15. The capital and largest city of Yemen.
22. A rare silvery (usually trivalent) metallic element.
23. Someone employed by a gas company.
25. A metric unit of volume equal to one thousandth of a liter.
26. Italian astronomer and mathematician who was the first to use a telescope to study the stars.
27. A vehicle carrying many passengers.
28. An associate degree in nursing.
30. A container.
32. The condition of having no arms.
34. Having removed clothing.
36. A public promotion of some product or service.
37. Legal document setting forth rules governing a particular kind of activity.
38. The dialect of Albanian spoken in northern Albania and Yugoslavia.
40. Unbearable physical pain.
41. Dragonflies and damselflies.
42. A person who rides a pedal-driven vehicle (as a bicycle).
44. Abounding with or resembling stars.
45. A deep pulsating type of pain.
48. A federation of North American labor unions that merged with the Congress of Industrial Organizations in 1955.
50. Curved or curving in and out.
52. The quarter of many North African cities in which the citadel is located.
56. A potent estrogen used in medicine and in feed for livestock and poultry.
58. A logarithmic unit of sound intensity equal to 10 decibels.
60. Any of numerous ornamental shrubs grown for their showy flowers of various colors.
63. The syllable naming the fourth (subdominant) note of the diatonic scale in solmization.
66. A constellation in the southern hemisphere near Telescopium and Norma.
67. Completely lacking nobility in character or quality or purpose.
68. A slippery or viscous liquid or liquefiable substance not miscible with water.
70. God of the underworld and judge of the dead.
71. A silvery ductile metallic element found primarily in bauxite.
72. Of or relating to o occurring in a tube such as e.g. the fallopian tube or eustachian tube.
73. A native-born Israeli.
74. Cause to be embarrassed.
75. (Sumerian) God of the air and king of the Sumerian gods.
77. A midwestern state in north central United States in the Great Lakes region.
78. God of love and erotic desire.
81. Set down according to a plan.
82. (of a young animal) Abandoned by its mother and raised by hand.
83. An Arabic speaking person who lives in Arabia or North Africa.
86. A federal agency that supervises carriers that transport goods and people between states.
87. The syllable naming the fifth (dominant) note of any musical scale in solmization.
89. A federal agency established to coordinate programs aimed at reducing pollution and protecting the environment.

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