Crossword Puzzle Number 957 (Large Grid)

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ACROSS

1. A woolen cap of Scottish origin.
4. Characterized by dignity and propriety.
9. Type genus of the Majidae.
13. Inquire about.
16. An agency of the United Nations affiliated with the World Bank.
17. A group of Plains Indians formerly living in what is now North and South Dakota and Nebraska and Kansas and Arkansas and Louisiana and Oklahoma and Texas.
18. An ancient Assyrian city on the River Tigris and traditional capital of Assyria.
19. Aircraft landing in bad weather in which the pilot is talked down by ground control using precision approach radar.
20. A political organization within the Democratic Party in New York city (late 1800's and early 1900's) seeking political control by corruption and bossism.
22. A ceremonial procession including people marching.
24. Thigh of a hog (usually smoked).
25. Conforming to an ultimate standard of perfection or excellence.
26. Waterfall in Canada is the Horseshoe Falls.
29. A surgical instrument used to remove sections of bone from the skull.
31. A percussion instrument consisting of vertical metal tubes of different lengths that are struck with a hammer.
33. A New England state.
35. Not to be placated or appeased or moved by entreaty.
37. A port and resort city on the French Riviera.
41. Formerly a large constellation in the southern hemisphere between Canis Major and the Southern Cross.
43. Pleasantly cold and invigorating.
45. Provide evidence for.
46. French philosopher and writer born in Switzerland.
47. Inflammation of the urethra of unknown cause.
50. City in northwestern Jordan.
51. The capital of Western Samoa.
52. (KNO3) Used especially as a fertilizer and explosive.
53. State of disgrace resulting from detestable behavior.
54. A sizeable hole (usually in the ground).
57. An Arabic speaking person who lives in Arabia or North Africa.
59. The extreme end of something.
60. The academic world.
62. A river that rises in western New Mexico and flows westward through southern Arizona to become a tributary of the Colorado River.
64. A unit of weight for precious stones = 200 mg.
65. (Assyrian and Babylonian) The chief sun god.
67. A public promotion of some product or service.
68. Angular distance above the horizon (especially of a celestial object).
70. Grow by addition, as of capital.
77. A fit of shivering.
79. A river of southwestern Africa that rises in central Angola and flows east and then north (forming part of the border between Angola and Congo) and continuing northwest through Congo to empty into the Congo River on the border between Congo and Republic of the Congo.
81. Stem of the rattan palm used for making canes and umbrella handles.
84. A region of Malaysia in northeastern Borneo.
86. A percussion instrument consisting of a pair of hollow pieces of wood or bone (usually held between the thumb and fingers) that are made to click together (as by Spanish dancers) in rhythm with the dance.
88. Large west African tree having large palmately lobed leaves and axillary cymose panicles of small white flowers and one-winged seeds.
89. An independent agency of the United States government responsible for collecting and coordinating intelligence and counterintelligence activities abroad in the national interest.
90. A city in southern Turkey on the Seyhan River.
92. According to the Old Testament he was a pagan king of Israel and husband of Jezebel (9th century BC).
94. An enzyme that catalyzes the oxidation of many body compounds (e.g., epinephrine and norepinephrine and serotonin).
95. Imperial dynasty that ruled China (most of the time) from 206 BC to 221 and expanded its boundaries and developed its bureaucracy.
96. A holy war by Muslims against unbelievers.
97. A small cake leavened with yeast.
98. The compass point that is one point north of due east.
99. Not out.

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1. Tree of low-lying coastal areas of southeastern United States having glossy leaves and racemes of fragrant white flowers.
2. (Babylonian) God of storms and wind.
3. United States playwright (born in 1947).
4. An electronic pulse counter used to count pulses that occur too rapidly to be recorded individually.
5. Of a light yellowish-brown color n 1.
6. Lack of strength or vigor esp from illness.
7. A state in the Rocky Mountains.
8. Amino acid that is formed in the liver and converted into dopamine in the brain.
9. A member of the South American people living in Argentina and Bolivia and Paraguay.
10. The fourth month of the Hindu calendar.
11. Historical and literary materials relating to Judaism.
12. A unit of surface area equal to 100 square meters.
13. Title for a civil or military leader (especially in Turkey).
14. Someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike.
15. God of love and erotic desire.
21. Large semi-evergreen tree of East India.
23. A soft white precious univalent metallic element having the highest electrical and thermal conductivity of any metal.
27. Not out.
28. The cardinal number that is the sum of four and one.
30. An area planted with pine trees or related conifers.
32. Brittle flat bread eaten at Passover.
34. Relating to or situated in or characteristic of the tropics (the region on either side of the equator).
36. A syntactic string that forms a part of some larger syntactic unit.
38. Having short a smooth or spirally ridged shell with thick usually toothed outer lip and toothed operculum.
39. A member of a people inhabiting the Arctic (northern Canada or Greenland or Alaska or eastern Siberia).
40. A headlong rush of people on a common impulse.
42. A stringed instrument usually having six strings.
44. A large fan consisting of a frame covered with canvas that is suspended from the ceiling.
48. In regular succession without gaps.
49. A mountain range in western Russia extending from the arctic to the Caspian Sea.
55. The money risked on a gamble.
56. (computer science) A kind of computer architecture that has a large number of instructions hard coded into the cpu chip.
58. The dialect of Malay used as the national language of the Republic of Indonesia or of Malaysia.
61. Fairly small terrestrial ferns of tropical America.
63. A river in Germany.
66. A capacitance unit equal to one billion farads.
69. (Judaism) Sacred chest where the ancient Hebrews kept the two tablets containing the Ten Commandments.
71. West Indian tree having racemes of fragrant white flowers and yielding a durable timber and resinous juice.
72. Usually elongate cluster of flowers along the main stem in which the flowers at the base open first.
73. Of or relating to or characteristic of Cuba or the people of Cuba.
74. (Hindu) A manner of sitting (as in the practice of Yoga).
75. Perennial herb of East India to Polynesia and Australia cultivated for its large edible root yielding Otaheite arrowroot starch.
76. A member of the Siouan people formerly living in the Missouri river valley in NE Nebraska.
78. (Greek mythology) Goddess of the earth and mother of Cronus and the Titans in ancient mythology.
80. A woman hired to suckle a child of someone else.
82. Decapod having eyes on short stalks and a broad flattened carapace with a small abdomen folded under the thorax and pincers.
83. (in Gnosticism) A divine power or nature emanating from the Supreme Being and playing various roles in the operation of the universe.
85. A pilgrimage to Mecca.
87. A compartment in front of a motor vehicle where driver sits.
91. A Mid-Atlantic state.
93. The blood group whose red cells carry both the A and B antigens.

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