Crossword Puzzle Number 871 (Large Grid)

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ACROSS

1. The federal agency that insures residential mortgages.
4. (old-fashioned) At or from or to a great distance.
8. Having the slant of a bevel.
12. The cardinal number that is the sum of five and one.
16. A former agency (from 1946 to 1974) that was responsible for research into atomic energy and its peacetime uses in the United States.
17. South American shrub or small tree having long shining evergreen leaves and panicles of green or yellow flowers.
18. Small buffalo of the Celebes having small straight horns.
19. A friendly nation.
20. The most common computer memory which can be used by programs to perform necessary tasks while the computer is on.
21. (Sumerian) Water god and god of wisdom.
22. South African prelate and leader of the antiapartheid struggle (born in 1931).
23. A colorless and odorless inert gas.
24. An organization of countries formed in 1961 to agree on a common policy for the sale of petroleum.
26. A showy outward display.
30. South American wood sorrel cultivated for its edible tubers.
32. Relating to or demonstrating acapnia.
34. Letters and packages that are transported by aircraft.
38. (astronomy) The angular distance of a celestial point measured westward along the celestial equator from the zenith crossing.
39. Type genus of the Aceraceae.
42. A rounded projection or protuberance.
43. Worn until no longer useful.
46. A genus of delicate ferns belonging to the family Osmundaceae.
48. Cubes of meat marinated and cooked on a skewer usually with vegetables.
49. An intensely radioactive metallic element that occurs in minute amounts in uranium ores.
50. A highly unstable radioactive element (the heaviest of the halogen series).
52. English logician who introduced Venn diagrams (1834-1923).
53. A nearly horizontal passage from the surface into a mine.
54. Go "ding dong", like a bell.
56. A gradual decline (in size or strength or power or number).
58. An alliance made up of states that had been Soviet Socialist Republics in the Soviet Union prior to its dissolution in Dec 1991.
59. A loud harsh or strident noise.
61. A nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (trade name Daypro).
65. Realistic Norwegian author who wrote plays on social and political themes (1828-1906).
67. The opening of a subject to public discussion and debate.
68. (the feminine of raja) A Hindu princess or the wife of a raja.
69. Isolated from others.
70. Swelling from excessive accumulation of serous fluid in tissue.
72. A Uralic language spoken by a Samoyed people of northern Siberia.
74. Colorless watery fluid of blood and lymph containing no cells and in which erythrocytes and leukocytes and platelets are suspended.
76. Small shrubby African tree having compound leaves and racemes of small fragrant green flowers.
79. The acetylated derivative of salicylic acid.
83. A carriage consisting of two wheels and calash top.
86. Winged fly parasitic on horses.
89. A landlocked republic in northwestern Africa.
90. A river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine.
92. Having abnormal sagging of the spine (especially in horses).
94. A self-funded retirement plan that allows you to contribute a limited yearly sum toward your retirement.
95. A series of mental images and emotions occurring during sleep.
96. The largest continent with 60% of the earth's population.
97. A plant hormone promoting elongation of stems and roots.
98. A young woman making her debut into society.
99. A river that rises in central Germany and flows north to join the Elbe River.
100. A major god.
101. Not divisible by two.
102. The eleventh month of the civil year.

DOWN

1. A card game in which players bet against the dealer on the cards he will draw from a dealing box.
2. A collection of objects laid on top of each other.
3. The highest level or degree attainable.
4. Any of various primates with short tails or no tail at all.
5. A commercially operated park with stalls and shows for amusement.
6. A town and port in northwestern Israel in the eastern Mediterranean.
7. Water falling in drops from vapor condensed in the atmosphere.
8. Moths whose larvae are cutworms.
9. Frogs, toads, tree toads.
10. A pad of paper for keeping notes.
11. The 19th letter of the Greek alphabet.
12. Soviet physicist and dissident.
13. Being nine more than forty.
14. Speaking a Slavic language.
15. Long-bodied long-tailed tropical American wildcat.
25. An engagement fought between two military forces.
27. King of Saudi Arabia since 1982 (born in 1922).
28. Having relatively few calories.
29. A silvery ductile metallic element found primarily in bauxite.
31. A white metallic element that burns with a brilliant light.
33. A state in southeastern United States.
35. Not suitable for food.
36. English chemist noted for his studies of molecular structures in plants (1886-1975).
37. Gull family.
40. A Russian river.
41. (Irish folklore) A female spirit who wails to warn of impending death.
44. Large tropical butterfly with degenerate forelegs and an unpleasant taste.
45. Continuing forever or indefinitely.
47. Pour out.
51. A unit of magnetomotive force equal to 0.7958 ampere-turns.
55. A round shape formed by a series of concentric circles.
57. Wet spongy ground of decomposing vegetation.
60. The Uralic language spoken by the Yeniseian people.
62. A small inflamed elevation of the skin.
63. A bad-tempered person.
64. A town in southwestern British Columbia on Vancouver Island west of Vancouver.
66. Of or belonging to an enemy.
71. An ancient kingdom in northern Mesopotamia which is in present-day Iraq.
73. The world's largest desert (3,500,000 square miles) in North Africa.
75. A town in central Belgium.
76. A soft yellow malleable ductile (trivalent and univalent) metallic element.
77. Type genus of the Soleidae.
78. Of or relating to or involving an area.
80. The relative magnitudes of two quantities (usually expressed as a quotient).
81. A Greek epic poem (attributed to Homer) describing the siege of Troy.
82. A rechargeable battery with a nickel cathode and a cadmium anode.
84. Swift timid long-eared mammal larger than a rabbit having a divided upper lip and long hind legs.
85. An Arabic speaking person who lives in Arabia or North Africa.
87. Same in identity.
88. Any broad thin and limber covering attached at one edge.
91. A doctor's degree in dental surgery.
92. Relating to or characteristic of or occurring in the air.
93. The longer of the two telegraphic signals used in Morse code.

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