Crossword Puzzle Number 854 (Large Grid)

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ACROSS

1. Annual grass of Europe and North Africa.
4. Small very thin pancake.
9. A cord that is drawn through eyelets or around hooks in order to draw together two edges (as of a shoe or garment).
13. Aircraft landing in bad weather in which the pilot is talked down by ground control using precision approach radar.
16. 100 pyas equal 1 kyat.
17. Nocturnal badger-like carnivore of wooded regions of Africa and southern Asia.
18. A United Nations agency created to assist developing nations by loans guaranteed by member governments.
19. The sense organ for hearing and equilibrium.
20. Take in solid food.
21. Lacking fresh air.
23. United States swimmer who in 1926 became the first woman to swim the English Channel (1903- ).
25. Dry red Italian table wine from the Chianti region of Tuscany.
27. A measuring instrument for measuring and indicating a quantity or for testing conformity with a standard.
29. Lacking excess flesh.
30. Reptile having a pair of openings in the skull behind each eye.
32. The great hall in ancient Persian palaces.
34. An oil port in southern Iraq.
37. A large number or amount.
39. The compass point that is one point east of due south.
40. A means of serving.
43. Wild sheep of semidesert regions in central Asia.
47. (Greek mythology) Daughter of Zeus and Demeter.
49. A benevolent aspect of Devi.
50. A cigar made with light-colored tobacco.
51. A festival featuring African-American culture.
53. Before noon.
54. A city in central Japan on southern Honshu.
55. Liveliness and energy.
56. A cut of pork ribs with much of the meat trimmed off.
59. United States sculptor and architect whose public works include the memorial to veterans of the Vietnam War in Washington (born in 1959).
60. Chief port of Yemen.
62. Tranquilizer (trade name Ativan) used to treat anxiety and tension and insomnia.
63. Excessively fat.
65. Being ten more than one hundred forty.
66. (informal) Of the highest quality.
68. Take revenge for a perceived wrong.
70. Showily imitative of art or artists.
71. An Australian boomerang.
74. An enzyme that catalyzes the oxidation of many body compounds (e.g., epinephrine and norepinephrine and serotonin).
76. A member of a seafaring group of North American Indians who lived on the Pacific coast of British Columbia and southwestern Alaska.
78. A state in northwestern North America.
83. Being without food.
87. Select as an alternative.
88. A genus of Mustelidae.
90. A city in central Tanzania.
91. An association of countries in the western hemisphere.
92. The mother-in-law of Ruth whose story is told in the Book of Ruth in the Old Testament.
93. Assist or encourage, usually in some wrongdoing.
95. The compass point that is midway between north and northwest.
96. A chronic skin disease occurring primarily in women between the ages of 20 and 40.
97. Relating to or associated with or comprising a convolution of the brain.
98. Female equine animal.
99. The dialect of Chinese spoken in Canton and neighboring provinces and in Hong Kong and elsewhere outside China.

DOWN

1. An organization of countries formed in 1961 to agree on a common policy for the sale of petroleum.
2. An Indian nursemaid who looks after children.
3. French filmmaker (1908-1982).
4. Of or relating to the cranium which encloses the brain.
5. An Indian side dish of yogurt and chopped cucumbers and spices.
6. (nautical) Of an anchor.
7. (computer science) The smallest discrete component of an image or picture on a CRT screen (usually a colored dot).
8. Resembling or characteristic of or appropriate to an elegy.
9. A Loloish language.
10. The blood group whose red cells carry both the A and B antigens.
11. A disease of cattle and sheep attributed to a dietary deficiency.
12. A doctor's degree in education.
13. Small genus of hairy herbs with yellow flowers.
14. A drug (trade names Calan and Isoptin) used as an oral or parenteral calcium blocker in cases of hypertension or congestive heart failure or angina or migraine.
15. A particular environment or walk of life.
22. (Hinduism) An ascetic holy man.
24. Advanced in years.
26. Roman Emperor who was the adoptive son of Trajan.
28. A rare silvery (usually trivalent) metallic element.
31. (informal) A bunch.
33. Having the wind against the forward side of the sails.
35. By open declaration.
36. A long brightly colored shawl.
38. A port city is southern Indonesia.
41. (Babylonian) A demigod or first man.
42. Inclined to or serving for the giving of names.
44. Someone who guards prisoners.
45. A person whose creative work shows sensitivity and imagination.
46. Someone deranged and possibly dangerous.
48. An associate degree in applied science.
52. Something of small importance.
57. Essential oil or perfume obtained from flowers.
58. A member of the Tungus speaking people of Mongolian race who are a nomadic people widely spread over eastern Siberia.
61. Submerged aquatic plant having narrow leaves and small flowers.
64. African tree having an exceedingly thick trunk and fruit that resembles a gourd and has an edible pulp called monkey bread.
67. The overhead upper surface of a room.
68. An Indian side dish of yogurt and chopped cucumbers and spices.
69. The electrode in a transistor where electrons originate.
70. A doctor's degree in education.
72. A mountain in the central Himalayas on the border of Tibet and Nepal (27,890 feet high).
73. A cook who bastes roasting meat with melted fat or gravy.
74. Angular distance above the horizon (especially of a celestial object).
75. Expose to fresh air, as of old clothing.
77. A beguiler who leads someone into danger (usually as part of a plot).
78. A dissolute man in fashionable society.
79. An honorary degree in science.
80. Intense feelings of suffering.
81. (anatomy) Any structure that resembles a horn in shape.
82. Widely distributed low-growing Eurasian herb having narrow leaves and inconspicuous green flowers.
84. A translucent mineral consisting of hydrated silica of variable color.
85. Leafless East Indian vine.
86. A set of questions or exercises evaluating skill or knowledge.
94. A soft silvery metallic element of the alkali earth group.

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