Crossword Puzzle Number 96 (Large Grid)

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1. A French abbot.
5. An independent group of closely related Chadic languages spoken in the area between the Biu-Mandara and East Chadic languages.
9. Colloquial British abbreviation.
13. A bachelor's degree in naval science.
16. A sudden short attack.
17. Using speech rather than writing.
18. Rock that in its molten form (as magma) issues from volcanos.
19. Towards the side away from the wind.
20. In bed.
21. A very loud utterance (like the sound of an animal).
23. The act of escaping physically.
25. A room or establishment where alcoholic drinks are served over a counter.
27. Read anew.
29. A crime syndicate in the United States.
31. Someone who mooches or cadges (tries to get something free).
34. Containing ten or ten parts.
38. A large body of water constituting a principal part of the hydrosphere.
39. A logarithmic unit of sound intensity.
43. Of or relating to or characteristic of Thailand of its people.
44. A Ukrainian peninsula between the Black Sea and the Sea of Azov.
46. In a foreign country.
48. A white metallic element that burns with a brilliant light.
49. A state of deep and often prolonged unconsciousness.
50. English writer of Irish descent who spent much of his in Mediterranean regions (1912-1990).
53. The United Nations agency concerned with the interests of labor.
54. A cricket ball bowled as if to break one way that actually breaks in the opposite way.
55. Remote and separate physically or socially.
57. Remove salt from.
59. English scholastic philosopher and assumed author of Occam's Razor (1285-1349).
61. Of or being the lowest female voice.
62. Being one more than one.
63. Small tropical American tree bearing edible plumlike fruit.
66. A descent down a nearly vertical surface by using a doubled rope that is coiled around the body and attached to some higher point.
67. A communist state in Indochina on the South China Sea.
70. The syllable naming the sixth (submediant) note of a major or minor scale in solmization.
73. (of a young animal) Abandoned by its mother and raised by hand.
74. A new embodiment of a familiar idea.
77. Matters of personal concern.
79. (old-fashioned) At or from or to a great distance.
80. Type genus of the Alcidae comprising solely the razorbill.
84. An enclosed space.
85. 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.
88. The biblical name for ancient Syria.
90. An associate degree in applied science.
91. The 22nd letter of the Greek alphabet.
92. Owed as a debt.
93. Type genus of the Majidae.
94. The ratio of the distance traveled (in miles) to the time spent traveling (in hours).
95. A lipoprotein that transports cholesterol in the blood.
96. Genus of erect herbs of the Middle East having showy flowers.
97. A set of questions or exercises evaluating skill or knowledge.
98. Any of numerous hairy-bodied insects including social and solitary species.


1. An Arabic speaking person who lives in Arabia or North Africa.
2. A small cake leavened with yeast.
3. A coffin along with its stand.
4. A doctor's degree in education.
5. Fabric made with yarn made from the silky hair of the Angora goat.
6. (botany) Relating to a plant of the family Araceae.
7. Ragout of game in a rich sauce.
8. European shad.
9. An assertion of a right (as to money or property).
10. (astronomy) The angular distance of a celestial point measured westward along the celestial equator from the zenith crossing.
11. Feed excessively.
12. A milk protein used in making e.g. plastics and adhesives.
13. (Scottish) Bluish-black or gray-blue.
14. Type genus of the Nepidae.
15. A small hard fruit.
22. A state in northwestern United States on the Pacific.
24. Marked by skill in deception.
26. The place where some action occurs.
28. Small terrestrial lizard of warm regions of the Old World.
30. Unarmed feather palms of central and northern South America.
32. A pungent colorless unsaturated liquid aldehyde made from propene.
33. The smaller of the two satellites of Mars.
35. A midwestern state in north central United States in the Great Lakes region.
36. Old World terrestrial lizard.
37. The widening of the chambers of the heart between two contractions when the chambers fill with blood.
40. An aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect.
41. A mural done with watercolors on wet plaster.
42. The dialect of Ancient Greek spoken in Thessaly and Boeotia and Aeolis.
45. A Hindu goddess who releases from sin or disease.
47. A decorative pin worn by women.
51. The syllable naming the fourth (subdominant) note of the diatonic scale in solmization.
52. Indigo bush.
56. An archaic name for Easter or Passover.
58. An anti-TNF compound (trade name Arava) that is given orally.
60. A great raja.
64. Characteristic of the classical artistic and literary traditions.
65. A river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine.
68. A penicillinase-resistant form of penicillin (trade name Nafcil) used (usually in the form of its sodium salt) to treat infections caused by penicillin-resistant strains of staphylococci.
69. South American plant cultivated for its large fragrant trumpet-shaped flowers.
71. Charge falsely or with malicious intent.
72. A drug (trade names Atarax and Vistaril) used as a tranquilizer to treat anxiety and motion sickness.
75. A long fishing line with many shorter lines and hooks attached to it (usually suspended between buoys).
76. An official prosecutor for a judicial district.
78. King of Saudi Arabia since 1982 (born in 1922).
81. Young sheep.
82. A strip of land projecting into a body of water.
83. United States tennis player who was the first Black to win United States and English singles championships (1943-1993).
86. Used of a single unit or thing.
87. One of the most common of the five major classes of immunoglobulins.
89. A member of a Mayan people of southwestern Guatemala.

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