Crossword Puzzle Number 869 (Large Grid)

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ACROSS

1. A nucleic acid consisting of large molecules shaped like a double helix.
4. Meat from a domestic hog or pig.
8. A thin coat of water-base paint.
12. God of love and erotic desire.
16. Aromatic bulb used as seasoning.
17. A demon who swallows the sun causing eclipses.
18. English essayist (1775-1834).
19. Extremely robust.
20. A cloth used as a head covering (and veil and shawl) by Muslim and Hindu women.
22. A wired or starched collar of intricate lace.
24. Lacking excess flesh.
25. Ratio of the hypotenuse to the opposite side.
28. An associate degree in nursing.
29. (Norse mythology) An enormous wolf that was fathered by Loki and that killed Odin.
33. The French-speaking capital of the province of Quebec.
34. Spider monkeys.
38. (Akkadian) God of wisdom.
40. A yellow trivalent metallic element of the rare earth group.
41. Contain or include.
45. Uttering in an irritated tone.
46. Optical instrument consisting of a pair of lenses for correcting defective vision.
48. A light springing movement upwards or forwards.
49. A condition (mostly in boys) characterized by behavioral and learning disorders.
50. (computer science) A measure of how densely information is packed on a storage medium.
51. Having the slant of a bevel.
53. Follower of Rastafarianism.
56. A lyric poem with complex stanza forms.
57. A popular island resort in the Netherlands Antilles.
58. A republic in West Africa on the Gulf of Guinea.
59. Club consisting of a heavy stick (often bamboo) bound with iron.
62. Cubes of meat marinated and cooked on a skewer usually with vegetables.
63. A material effigy that is worshipped as a god.
64. Typical geese.
67. A state in northwestern North America.
68. A small natural hill.
69. An intensely radioactive metallic element that occurs in minute amounts in uranium ores.
73. An achromatic color of any lightness between the extremes of black and white.
76. A digital display that uses liquid crystal cells that change reflectivity in an applied electric field.
78. The basic unit of electric current adopted under the System International d'Unites.
80. The ninth month of the Hindu calendar.
82. Green algae common in freshwater lakes of limestone districts.
85. A resident of Iowa.
89. Thick heavy expensive material with a raised pattern.
92. Deciduous round-headed Asiatic tree widely grown in mild climates as an ornamental for its heart-shaped leaves and fragrant yellow-green flowers followed by hanging clusters of fleshy orange-red berries.
94. A loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth.
95. The sense organ for hearing and equilibrium.
96. (Greek mythology) A sorceress who detained Odysseus on her island and turned his men into swine.
98. The United Nations agency concerned with civil aviation.
99. A run that is the result of the batter's performance.
100. A doctor's degree in dental medicine.
101. Fiber from an East Indian plant Hibiscus cannabinus.
102. The process whereby heat changes something from a solid to a liquid.
103. The fatty flesh of eel.

DOWN

1. The capital and largest city of Bangladesh.
2. A constitutional monarchy occupying the Japanese Archipelago.
3. By bad luck.
4. The income arising from land or other property.
5. An implement used to propel or steer a boat.
6. A blood group antigen possessed by Rh-positive people.
7. A round shape formed by a series of concentric circles.
8. English writer and a central member of the Fabian Society (1858-1943).
9. A flat wing-shaped process or winglike part of an organism.
10. Type genus of the Sittidae.
11. 10 hao equal 1 dong.
12. American plover of inland waters and fields having a distinctive cry.
13. A particular geographical region of indefinite boundary (usually serving some special purpose or distinguished by its people or culture or geography).
14. An utterance expressing pain or disapproval.
15. A former copper coin of Pakistan.
21. No longer in force or use.
23. A river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine.
26. A city in southwestern Poland on the Oder.
27. Angular distance above the horizon (especially of a celestial object).
30. A soft gray ductile metallic element used in alloys.
31. (computer science) The part of a computer (a microprocessor chip) that does most of the data processing.
32. English monk and scholar (672-735).
35. Part of the province of Newfoundland in the eastern part of the large Labrador-Ungava peninsula in northeastern Canada.
36. Brown sauce with tomatoes and a caramelized mixture of minced carrots and onions and celery seasoned with madeira.
37. In the spine.
39. The great hall in ancient Persian palaces.
42. United States writer of poems and plays about racial conflict (born in 1934).
43. The unlimited 3-dimensional expanse in which everything is located.
44. A Powhatan Indian woman (the daughter of Powhatan) who befriended the English at Jamestown and is said to have saved Captain John Smith's life (1595-1617).
47. The Uralic language spoken by the Yeniseian people.
52. Water frozen in the solid state.
54. A region of Malaysia in northeastern Borneo.
55. A Kachinic language.
60. Pertaining to or near the sun.
61. A trivalent metallic element of the rare earth group.
65. An international organization of European countries formed after World War II to reduce trade barriers and increase cooperation among its members.
66. A fine grained mineral having a soft soapy feel and consisting of hydrated magnesium silicate.
70. 1,000,000,000 periods per second.
71. (Babylonian) God of storms and wind.
72. A soft silvery metallic element of the alkali earth group.
74. A straight line connecting two points on a curve.
75. A light informal meal.
77. Most important element.
78. A small pellet fired from an air rifle or BB gun.
79. The sound made by a cat (or any sound resembling this).
81. A metric unit of weight equal to one thousandth of a kilogram.
83. An investment trust that owns and manages a pool of commercial properties and mortgages and other real estate asssets.
84. United States writer (born in Poland) who wrote in Yiddish (1880-1957).
86. Articles of the same kind or material.
87. A French abbot.
88. Horny plate covering and protecting part of the dorsal surface of the digits.
90. Small cubes with 1 to 6 spots on the faces.
91. Bulky grayish-brown eagle with a short wedge-shaped white tail.
93. A plant hormone promoting elongation of stems and roots.
97. A white metallic element that burns with a brilliant light.

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