Crossword Puzzle Number 783 (Large Grid)

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ACROSS

1. An oral poliovirus vaccine (containing live but weakened poliovirus) that is given to provide immunity to poliomyelitis.
4. A person who is deemed to be despicable or contemptible.
9. Strike sharply.
13. The residue that remains when something is burned.
16. Towards the side away from the wind.
17. A chain of more than 200 islands about 400 miles long in the western central Pacific Ocean.
18. An officer who acts as military assistant to a more senior officer.
19. Aircraft landing in bad weather in which the pilot is talked down by ground control using precision approach radar.
20. The sense organ for hearing and equilibrium.
21. Any of various fissiped mammals with nonretractile claws and typically long muzzles.
22. Made agreeably cold (especially by ice).
23. Thigh of a hog (usually smoked).
24. Of or being the lowest female voice.
26. South African statesman who was released from prison to become the nation's first democratically elected president in 1994 (born in 1918).
27. Feeling or showing extreme anger.
28. Being ten more than one hundred ninety.
29. A federal agency that supervises carriers that transport goods and people between states.
31. Small European freshwater fish with a slender bluish-green body.
33. An abundance of material possessions and resources.
39. The capital and largest city situated centrally in Spain.
43. An independent ruler or chieftain (especially in Africa or Arabia).
44. The elementary stages of any subject (usually plural).
46. 1,000 baiza equal 1 riyal-omani.
47. (usually followed by `to') Having the necessary means or skill or know-how or authority to do something.
48. Having a face or facing especially of a specified kind or number.
51. A white metallic element that burns with a brilliant light.
53. Burrowing marine mollusk living on sand or mud.
54. A white soft metallic element that tarnishes readily.
55. A rectangular block of hewn stone used for building purposes.
57. A chain of connected ideas or passages or objects so arranged that each member is closely related to the preceding and following members (especially a series of patristic comments elucidating Christian dogma).
59. A Russian prison camp for political prisoners.
63. Chiefly tropical trees and shrubs and vines usually having a tall columnar trunk bearing a crown of very large leaves.
65. A soft white precious univalent metallic element having the highest electrical and thermal conductivity of any metal.
66. A promontory in northern Morocco opposite the Rock of Gibraltar.
67. One of the most common of the five major classes of immunoglobulins.
68. Remove or force out from a position.
72. An area in which something acts or operates or has power or control.
73. Dried bark of the cascara buckthorn used as a laxative.
75. Marked by the reception of pay.
76. An associate degree in applied science.
78. Perversely irritable.
80. Attractive especially by means of smallness or prettiness or quaintness.
83. A legal document codifying the result of deliberations of a committee or society or legislative body.
86. United States writer of poems and plays about racial conflict (born in 1934).
89. Title for a civil or military leader (especially in Turkey).
94. The atomic weight of an element that has the same combining capacity as a given weight of another element.
95. A person who lacks confidence, is irresolute and wishy-washy.
96. Bristlelike process near the tip of the antenna of certain flies.
98. Relating to or characteristic of or occurring in the air.
99. Done or occurring in a brief period of time.
101. Type genus of the Majidae.
102. Extremely pleasing.
103. South American wood sorrel cultivated for its edible tubers.
104. A short composition for a solo instrument.
105. The basic unit of money in China.
106. A loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth.

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1. Evergreen trees and shrubs having oily one-seeded fruits.
2. A deep prolonged sound (as of thunder or large bells).
3. A whorl of leaves growing around a stem.
4. Counting the number of white and red blood cells and the number of platelets in 1 cubic millimeter of blood.
5. A large quantity of written matter.
6. The inner and longer of the two bones of the human forearm.
7. Most important element.
8. Founder of Buddhism.
9. A hardy cabbage with coarse curly leaves that do not form a head.
10. A rechargeable battery with a nickel cathode and a cadmium anode.
11. A sweetened beverage of diluted fruit juice.
12. A tricycle (usually propelled by pedalling).
13. Title for a civil or military leader (especially in Turkey).
14. Singing jazz.
15. Stable gear consisting of either of two curved supports that are attached to the collar of a draft horse and that hold the traces.
25. Of a moderate orange-yellow color.
28. Someone who puts text into appropriate form for publication.
30. A ductile gray metallic element of the lanthanide series.
32. Before noon.
34. Tropical American tree with large peltate leaves and hollow stems.
35. An upholstered seat for more than one person.
36. A Bantu language spoken by the Chaga people in northern Tanzania.
37. A woman of refinement.
38. The blood group whose red cells carry both the A and B antigens.
40. Cause annoyance in.
41. The god who fathered the islands and gods of Japan with his sister Izanami.
42. Harmed or injured or spoiled.
45. Being ten more than one hundred ninety.
49. Savory jelly based on fish or meat stock used as a mold for meats or vegetables.
50. A republic in southeastern Europe on the southern part of the Balkan peninsula.
52. A radioactive element of the actinide series.
56. Measuring instrument in which the echo of a pulse of microwave radiation is used to detect and locate distant objects.
58. A federation of North American labor unions that merged with the Congress of Industrial Organizations in 1955.
60. United States sculptor and architect whose public works include the memorial to veterans of the Vietnam War in Washington (born in 1959).
61. Primitive chlorophyll-containing mainly aquatic eukaryotic organisms lacking true stems and roots and leaves.
62. (Greek mythology) Goddess of the earth and mother of Cronus and the Titans in ancient mythology.
64. A genus of Mustelidae.
69. Any of various plants of the genus Sabbatia having usually pink cymose flowers.
70. A drama set to music.
71. An informal term for a father.
74. Being one hundred more than two hundred.
77. A midnight meeting of witches to practice witchcraft and sorcery.
79. The peninsula and island in the Philippines where Japanese forces besieged American forces in World War II.
81. One of the two branches of the Finno-Ugric family of languages.
82. Long-tailed arboreal mustelid of Central and South America.
84. Aquatic South American rodent resembling a small beaver.
85. The fifth day of the week.
87. Cubes of meat marinated and cooked on a skewer usually with vegetables.
88. Jordan's port.
90. A river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine.
91. Produced by a manufacturing process.
92. Covered with frost.
93. (Old Testament) The eldest son of Isaac who would have inherited the Covenant that God made with Abraham and that Abraham passed on to Isaac.
97. A master's degree in fine arts.
100. A state in the Rocky Mountains.

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