Crossword Puzzle Number 969 (Large Grid)

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1. An accidental hole that allows something (fluid or light etc.) to enter or escape.
5. Invulnerable to fear or intimidation.
13. (Babylonian) God of storms and wind.
17. Extremely robust.
18. Either of 2 species of the genus Roridula.
19. Medium-sized tree having glossy lanceolate leaves.
20. A cruel wicked and inhuman person.
21. Pertaining to or resembling amoebae.
22. (Greek mythology) The Muse of comedy and pastoral poetry.
23. Widely known and esteemed.
25. Engaged in as a pastime.
27. English Quaker who founded the colony of Pennsylvania (1644-1718).
28. (zoology) Lacking a tail or taillike appendage.
29. A Bantu language spoken by the Chaga people in northern Tanzania.
31. Being ten more than one hundred ninety.
33. The blood group whose red cells carry both the A and B antigens.
34. A metric unit of volume or capacity equal to 10 liters.
37. Of or relating to a member of the Buddhist people inhabiting the Mekong river in Laos and Thailand.
38. An association of people to promote the welfare of senior citizens.
42. (Old Testament) Adam's wife in Judeo-Christian mythology.
44. A support that steadies or strengthens something else.
48. The use of nuclear magnetic resonance of protons to produce proton density images.
49. Moving in a circle.
52. Any of various long-tailed rodents similar to but larger than a mouse.
53. An indehiscent fruit derived from a single ovary having one or many seeds within a fleshy wall or pericarp.
56. Align anew or better.
58. A large body of water constituting a principal part of the hydrosphere.
59. A platform raised above the surrounding level to give prominence to the person on it.
60. The scene of any event or action (especially the place of a meeting).
61. Expletives used informally as intensifiers.
63. The ninth month of the Hindu calendar.
65. Deprive (infants) of mother's milk.
66. A heavy brittle metallic element of the platinum group.
67. Any of various insects that feed and form galls on conifers.
71. A river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine.
72. The inner and longer of the two bones of the human forearm.
74. A brief description given for purposes of identification.
78. God of death.
82. A member of a Turkic people of Uzbekistan and neighboring areas.
85. Covered with water.
87. The most common computer memory which can be used by programs to perform necessary tasks while the computer is on.
88. South American armadillo with three bands of bony plates.
91. (archaic) Of persons.
93. A shape that sags.
94. Any of various systems of units for measuring electricity and magnetism.
95. God of wealth and love.
97. Type genus of the family Unionidae.
98. Goddess of criminal rashness and its punishment.
99. An associate degree in applied science.
100. Open to or abounding in fresh air.
101. Sew up the eyelids of hawks and falcons.
102. The month following February and preceding April.

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1. Large gregarious predatory feline of Africa and India having a tawny coat with a shaggy mane in the male.
2. (used as a sentenced connector) Therefore or consequently.
3. The large trunk artery that carries blood from the left ventricle of the heart to branch arteries.
4. A small flat triangular bone in front of the knee that protects the knee joint.
5. A self-funded retirement plan that allows you to contribute a limited yearly sum toward your retirement.
6. A member of a people who have no permanent home but move about according to the seasons.
7. An evergreen tree of the family Ulmaceae that grows in tropical America and Africa and Asia.
8. Humorously vulgar.
9. Make editorial changes (in a text).
10. A color varying from dark purplish brown to dark red.
11. Being nine more than forty.
12. An analgesic for mild pain.
13. A word (such as a pronoun) used to avoid repetition.
14. Indigo bush.
15. Growing old.
16. English aristocrat who was the first wife of Prince Charles.
24. A light touch or stroke.
26. A monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles.
30. A compartment in front of a motor vehicle where driver sits.
32. Any of various long-legged carrion-eating hawks of South and Central America.
35. United States food manufacturer who (with his brother) developed a breakfast cereal of crisp flakes of rolled and toasted wheat and corn.
36. Being seven more than fifty.
39. A kitchen utensil used for ricing soft foods by extruding them through small holes.
40. A genus of Mustelidae.
41. A recurring sleep state during which rapid eye movements do not occur and dreaming does not occur.
43. The cardinal number that is the sum of eight and one.
45. A genus of orb-weaving spiders including common garden spiders and barn spiders.
46. Marked by blithe unconcern.
47. A flammable colorless gaseous alkene.
50. An esoteric or occult matter that is traditionally secret.
51. A brittle gray crystalline element that is a semiconducting metalloid (resembling silicon) used in transistors.
54. The basic unit of luminous intensity adopted under the System International d'Unites.
55. Used of a single unit or thing.
57. United States astronomer (1835-1909).
62. Material used to daub walls.
64. Any plant of the genus Hibiscus.
68. A chronic skin disease occurring primarily in women between the ages of 20 and 40.
69. Make larger.
70. Conforming to truth.
73. A bachelor's degree in religion.
75. Jordan's port.
76. The cry made by sheep.
77. A major French river.
79. State in northeastern India.
80. A long noosed rope used to catch animals.
81. A strong emotion.
83. The battle in 202 BC in which Scipio decisively defeated Hannibal at the end of the second Punic War.
84. A bachelor's degree in music.
86. A material effigy that is worshipped as a god.
89. The 21st letter of the Greek alphabet.
90. A river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine.
92. A statement that deviates from or perverts the truth.
96. A public promotion of some product or service.

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