Crossword Puzzle Number 915 (Large Grid)

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ACROSS

1. An informal term for a father.
4. A member of the Shoshonean people of northeastern Arizona.
8. God of fire.
12. A member of the British order of honor.
16. A period marked by distinctive character or reckoned from a fixed point or event.
17. A port city in northwestern Algeria and the country's 2nd largest city.
18. God of love and erotic desire.
19. Plants with sword-shaped leaves and erect stalks bearing bright-colored flowers composed of three petals and three drooping sepals.
20. 30 to 300 gigahertz.
21. In accordance with nature.
22. The second largest continent.
24. Any of numerous varieties of Narcissus plants having showy often yellow flowers with a trumpet-shaped central crown.
26. The branch of information science that deals with natural language information.
27. A machine or person that adds.
28. A simple seat without a back or arms.
29. Consisting of or made of wood of the oak tree.
31. Failing to speak or communicate etc when expected to.
34. Final honors degree examinations at Cambridge University.
38. A strong paper or thin cardboard with a smooth light brown finish made from e.g. Manila hemp.
41. English theoretical physicist who applied relativity theory to quantum mechanics and predicted the existence of antimatter and the positron (1902-1984).
44. A loose and crumbling earthy deposit consisting mainly of calcite or dolomite.
45. Large Old World butterflies.
47. Being ten more than one hundred ninety.
48. Any of several free-flowering tropical or subtropical shrubs of the genus Hamelia.
50. Brick that is laid sideways at the top of a wall.
51. The blood group whose red cells carry both the A and B antigens.
52. (botany) Especially of leaves.
54. The force of workers available.
55. Any high mountain.
56. A fraudulent business scheme.
58. The pursuit (of a person or animal) by following tracks or marks they left behind.
61. The French-speaking capital of the province of Quebec.
63. English poet and painter who was a leader of the Pre-Raphaelites (1828-1882).
64. Cancel, annul, or reverse an action or its effect.
65. American statesman who promoted the Marshall Plan and helped establish NATO (1893-1971).
69. Of the nature of or undergoing an experiment.
70. The branch of engineering science that studies the uses of electricity and the equipment for power generation and distribution and the control of machines and communication.
71. A ductile silvery-white ductile ferromagnetic trivalent metallic element of the rare earth group.
73. A summary that repeats the substance of a longer discussion.
75. Being the only one.
79. Any culture medium that uses agar as the gelling agent.
81. The dialect of Malay used as the national language of the Republic of Indonesia or of Malaysia.
84. An oil port in southern Iraq.
88. An Indian side dish of yogurt and chopped cucumbers and spices.
90. A public promotion of some product or service.
91. Harsh or corrosive in tone.
93. Open-heart surgery in which the rib cage is opened and a section of a blood vessel is grafted from the aorta to the coronary artery to bypass the blocked section of the coronary artery and improve the blood supply to the heart.
94. An emotional response that has been acquired by conditioning.
95. Bar temporarily.
98. An Arabic speaking person who lives in Arabia or North Africa.
100. The sixth day of the week.
101. Imperial dynasty that ruled China (most of the time) from 206 BC to 221 and expanded its boundaries and developed its bureaucracy.
102. Austrian composer who influenced the classical form of the symphony (1732-1809).
103. A small cake leavened with yeast.
104. The capital and largest city of Japan.

DOWN

1. Performance of moral or religious acts.
2. A Buddhist who has attained nirvana.
3. A Chadic language spoken in northern Nigeria.
4. The capital and largest city of Hawaii.
5. Toward the mouth or oral region.
6. Usually paved outdoor area adjoining a residence.
7. Any plant of the genus Inula.
8. A Kwa language spoken in Ghana and the Ivory Coast.
9. Small Asiatic wild bird.
10. A metric unit of length equal to one billionth of a meter.
11. A plant hormone promoting elongation of stems and roots.
12. A sticky adhesive that is smeared on small branches to capture small birds.
13. Lacking sufficient water or rainfall.
14. Grains used as food either unpolished or more often polished.
15. A male monarch or emperor (especially of Russia prior to 1917).
23. Free from favoritism or self-interest or bias or deception.
25. Any inanimate object (as a towel or money or clothing or dishes or books or toys etc.) that can transmit infectious organisms from one person to another.
30. A highly unstable radioactive element (the heaviest of the halogen series).
32. Small bitter fruit of the marasca cherry tree from whose juice maraschino liqueur is made.
33. Type genus of the family Arcidae.
35. An ester of glycerol and palmitic acid.
36. Denoting or characteristic of the biogeographic region including southern Asia and the Malay Archipelago as far as the Philippines and Borneo and Java.
37. With slang.
39. Apoapsis in orbit around the moon.
40. (of fabrics) Having soft nap produced by brushing.
42. A ballistic missile that is capable of traveling from one continent to another.
43. (Greek mythology) The ferryman who brought the souls of the dead across the the river Styx or the river Acheron to Hades.
46. The elementary stages of any subject (usually plural).
49. By bad luck.
53. A leather strap used to sharpen razors.
57. A dull persistent (usually moderately intense) pain.
59. Standard time in the 6th time zone west of Greenwich, reckoned at the 90th meridian.
60. United States writer who was a leading figure of the beat generation (1922-1969).
62. United States film actor (1899-1957).
66. A person who lacks confidence, is irresolute and wishy-washy.
67. An international organization of European countries formed after World War II to reduce trade barriers and increase cooperation among its members.
68. The capital and largest city of Yemen.
72. A logarithmic unit of sound intensity.
74. The syllable naming the fourth (subdominant) note of the diatonic scale in solmization.
76. A mound of stones piled up as a memorial or to mark a boundary or path.
77. The basic unit of money in Nigeria.
78. A small pellet fired from an air rifle or BB gun.
80. (Greek mythology) Goddess of the earth and mother of Cronus and the Titans in ancient mythology.
82. (Babylonian) God of storms and wind.
83. Someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike.
85. Free from risk or danger.
86. A United Nations agency created to assist developing nations by loans guaranteed by member governments.
87. A fee charged for exchanging currencies.
89. Hormone secreted by the posterior pituitary gland (trade name Pitressin) and also by nerve endings in the hypothalamus.
92. A light touch or stroke.
96. (Akkadian) God of wisdom.
97. A radioactive gaseous element formed by the disintegration of radium.
99. A soft silvery metallic element of the alkali earth group.

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