Crossword Puzzle Number 987 (Large Grid)

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1. Large genus of tropical subshrubs or herbs some of which yield fibers of mucilaginous substances.
5. The state of needing something that is absent or unavailable.
9. (Old Testament) In Judeo-Christian mythology.
13. A member of a Mayan people of southwestern Guatemala.
16. Using speech rather than writing.
17. The dynasty that ruled much of Manchuria and northeastern China from 947 to 1125.
18. (Babylonian) God of wisdom and agriculture and patron of scribes and schools.
19. An agency of the United Nations affiliated with the World Bank.
20. Sudden sharp painful emotion.
21. The template for protein synthesis.
22. A port city in northwestern Algeria and the country's 2nd largest city.
23. A coenzyme derived from the B vitamin nicotinic acid.
24. Short and fat.
26. A deep bow.
28. (Hindu) A manner of sitting (as in the practice of Yoga).
29. An official prosecutor for a judicial district.
30. Liquid containing proteins and electrolytes including the liquid in blood plasma and interstitial fluid.
31. A broad flat muscle on either side of the back.
32. The first of the Old Testament patriarchs and the father of Isaac.
34. A number of sheets of paper fastened together along one edge.
37. An anticipated outcome that is intended or that guides your planned actions.
38. A radioactive element of the actinide series.
44. The stock exchange in Paris.
48. A human female who does housework.
50. An organism (especially a bacterium) that does not require air or free oxygen to live.
52. Deeply moved.
53. Cubes of meat marinated and cooked on a skewer usually with vegetables.
54. Inability to walk.
56. The biblical name for ancient Syria.
58. An honorary arts degree.
59. The capital and largest city of Lithuania.
60. A preacher of the Christian gospel.
63. The United Nations agency concerned with atomic energy.
65. Automatic data processing in which data acquisition and other stages or processing are integrated into a coherent system.
66. The compass point midway between northeast and east.
67. A light touch or stroke.
73. A genus of orb-weaving spiders including common garden spiders and barn spiders.
75. English scholastic philosopher and assumed author of Occam's Razor (1285-1349).
78. Horny plate covering and protecting part of the dorsal surface of the digits.
79. Noisy talk.
80. A flat-bottomed volcanic crater that was formed by an explosion.
81. A new embodiment of a familiar idea.
84. Used by northerners of Confederate soldiers.
88. Type genus of the Ardeidae.
90. A lake in northwestern Russia north of St. Petersburg.
91. The lofty nest of a bird of prey (such as a hawk or eagle).
92. An open box attached to a long pole handle.
93. The dialect of Albanian spoken in northern Albania and Yugoslavia.
95. Doomed to extinction.
97. Earn on some commercial or business transaction.
98. A dark-skinned member of a race of people living in Australia when Europeans arrived.
99. A domed or vaulted recess or projection on a building especially the east end of a church.
100. Informal terms for a meal.
101. No longer having or seeming to have or expecting to have life.


1. Piece of solid food for dipping in a liquid.
2. A republic in the Middle East in western Asia.
3. (Irish) Mother of the Tuatha De Danann.
4. Primitive chlorophyll-containing mainly aquatic eukaryotic organisms lacking true stems and roots and leaves.
5. An advanced law degree.
6. Affected manners intended to impress others.
7. (astronomy) An indistinct surface feature of Mars once thought to be a system of channels.
8. Sluggish tailless Australian arboreal marsupial with gray furry ears and coat.
9. Small buffalo of the Celebes having small straight horns.
10. The deep vascular inner layer of the skin.
11. A loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth.
12. An artificial language.
13. Tropical Asian starlings.
14. A city in southern Turkey on the Seyhan River.
15. A woman of refinement.
25. Date used in reckoning dates before the supposed year Christ was born.
27. (usually followed by `for') Extremely desirous.
29. A Japanese warrior who was a member of the feudal military aristocracy.
33. A very young child (birth to 1 year) who has not yet begun to walk or talk.
35. (Greek mythology) A river in Hades across which the souls of the dead were carried by Charon.
36. Type genus of the Ranidae.
39. A painful and involuntary muscular contraction.
40. A hard gray lustrous metallic element that is highly corrosion-resistant.
41. An imaginary elephant that appears in a series of French books for children.
42. Located in or toward the back or rear.
43. Lawn grasses native to southeastern Asia and New Zealand.
45. A small horizontal rope between the shrouds of a sailing ship.
46. A German machine gun.
47. A genus of Bothidae.
49. Lower in esteem.
51. A member of an agricultural people of southern India.
55. A group of African language in the Niger-Congo group spoken from the Ivory Coast east to Nigeria.
57. A feeling of strong eagerness (usually in favor of a person or cause).
61. Mild yellow Dutch cheese made in balls.
62. Trees or shrubs of the families Ebenaceae or Sapotaceae or Styracaceae or Symplocaceae.
64. Suggestive of the supernatural.
68. A Greek epic poem (attributed to Homer) describing the siege of Troy.
69. A white crystalline sugar formed during the digestion of starches.
70. (music) Characterized by avoidance of traditional Western tonality.
71. The work of caring for or attending to someone or something.
72. Washing out a hollow organ (especially the stomach) by flushing with water.
74. A river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine.
76. Long pod containing small beans and sweetish edible pulp.
77. 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.
82. Largest known toad species.
83. A loud bombastic declamation expressed with strong emotion.
85. (Scotland) A slope or hillside.
86. A genus of Mustelidae.
87. Of a quality, as in.
89. Title for a civil or military leader (especially in Turkey).
94. A unit of power equal to 746 watts.
96. A state in midwestern United States.
97. (Greek mythology) A maiden seduced by Zeus.

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