Crossword Puzzle Number 788 (Large Grid)

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ACROSS

1. A hormone produced by the anterior pituitary gland.
4. (computer science) American Standard Code for Information Interchange.
9. United States writer (born in Poland) who wrote in Yiddish (1880-1957).
13. Electrical conduction through a gas in an applied electric field.
16. The organ of sight (`peeper' is an informal term for `eye').
17. A soiled or discolored appearance.
18. An emotion experienced in anticipation of some specific pain or danger (usually accompanied by a desire to flee or fight).
19. A metric unit of volume or capacity equal to 10 liters.
20. Constricted in size.
22. Marine microorganism having a calcareous shell with openings where pseudopods protrude.
25. Tiny insectivorous West Indian bird having red-and-green plumage and a long straight bill.
26. Organelle in the cytoplasm of a living cell that is composed of ribonucleic acid.
28. (Islam) The man who leads prayers in a mosque.
29. A fixed number of lines of verse forming a unit of a poem.
31. A feeling of strong eagerness (usually in favor of a person or cause).
33. (computer science) A system of world-wide electronic communication in which a computer user can compose a message at one terminal that is generated at the recipient's terminal when he logs in.
35. A nucleic acid that transmits genetic information from DNA to the cytoplasm.
37. (India) Absolutely first class and genuine.
38. A white metallic element that burns with a brilliant light.
41. The bags of letters and packages that are transported by the postal service.
45. Apathy demonstrated by an absence of emotional reactions.
46. A public promotion of some product or service.
47. A long thin fluffy scarf of feathers or fur.
48. A toilet in England.
49. A period of time containing 365 (or 366) days.
50. United States writer of poems and plays about racial conflict (born in 1934).
53. Cast again.
55. (botany) Having stalked flowers along an elongated stem that continue to open in succession from below as the stem continues to grow.
57. Mild yellow Dutch cheese made in balls.
59. Type genus of the family Unionidae.
60. The 7th letter of the Greek alphabet.
61. A midnight meeting of witches to practice witchcraft and sorcery.
64. An abnormal condition in which a normal opening or tube in the body (as the urethra) is closed or absent.
68. (Irish) Mother of the Tuatha De Danann.
69. Less than the correct or legal or full amount often deliberately so.
70. United States chemist noted for his theories of molecular structure (born in 1919).
72. A rare heavy polyvalent metallic element that resembles manganese chemically and is used in some alloys.
74. Primitive chlorophyll-containing mainly aquatic eukaryotic organisms lacking true stems and roots and leaves.
75. Someone who is morally reprehensible.
76. Angular distance above the horizon (especially of a celestial object).
79. A port city in northeastern Greece on an inlet of the Aegean Sea.
83. Outer membrane covering an axon.
87. An official language of the Republic of South Africa.
88. The Indic language of the Sindhi people.
90. A deep bow.
91. Predatory black-and-white toothed whale with large dorsal fin.
92. Divisible by two.
93. An area within a building enclosed by walls and floor and ceiling.
95. A self-funded retirement plan that allows you to contribute a limited yearly sum toward your retirement.
96. Fermented alcoholic beverage brewed from malt and hops.
97. The outermost (and toughest) of the 3 meninges.
98. Type genus of the family Arcidae.
99. The longer of the two telegraphic signals used in Morse code.

DOWN

1. A subdivision of a larger religious group.
2. Someone new to a field or activity.
3. Any sail set forward of the foremast of a vessel.
4. Of southern Europe.
5. Of a stern or strict bearing or demeanor.
6. An ancient port city in southwestern Spain.
7. Being one more than one.
8. A message received and understood that reduces the recipient's uncertainty.
9. A rounded thickly curled hairdo.
10. Having or joined by a seam or seams.
11. Cud-chewing mammal used as a draft or saddle animal in desert regions.
12. A period of time equal to 1/24th of a day.
13. (Old Testament) In Judeo-Christian mythology.
14. Avatar of Vishnu.
15. Burrowing marine mollusk living on sand or mud.
21. An island of eastern Greece in the eastern Aegean Sea.
23. An Oscan-speaking member of an ancient people of Campania.
24. A herbaceous plant genus of the family Linaceae with small sessile leaves.
27. Biennial or perennial herbs of north temperate regions.
30. A silvery ductile metallic element found primarily in bauxite.
32. Any of various primates with short tails or no tail at all.
34. An Indic language.
36. A quantity of no importance.
38. Of or relating to or characteristic of or inhabiting a colony.
39. Sorghums of China and Manchuria having small white or brown grains (used for food) and dry pithy stalks (used for fodder, fuel and thatching).
40. Thin-shelled freshwater mussels.
42. A slight rounded elevation where the malleus attaches to the eardrum.
43. A port city in southwestern Iran.
44. A commercial leavening agent containing yeast cells.
51. State in northeastern India.
52. Cubes of meat marinated and cooked on a skewer usually with vegetables.
54. Wine from muscat grapes.
56. The lean flesh of a fish that is often farmed.
58. A drug (trade names Atarax and Vistaril) used as a tranquilizer to treat anxiety and motion sickness.
62. A bachelor's degree in religion.
63. A very poisonous metallic element that has three allotropic forms.
65. Large snake mackerel with rings like spectacles around its eyes.
66. The act of scanning.
67. Treated with iodine.
68. An ancient port city in southwestern Spain.
71. A baseball deliberately thrown at the batter's head.
73. A permanent council of the United Nations.
77. Long-tailed arboreal mustelid of Central and South America.
78. Tropical American tree grown in southern United States having a whitish pink-tinged fruit.
80. A river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine.
81. A cord that is drawn through eyelets or around hooks in order to draw together two edges (as of a shoe or garment).
82. A lake in the mountains of central Africa between Congo and Rwanda.
84. A female domestic.
85. God of death.
86. A woman hired to suckle a child of someone else.
89. A nucleic acid consisting of large molecules shaped like a double helix.
94. A state in northwestern United States on the Pacific.

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