Crossword Puzzle Number 988 (Large Grid)

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1. A plant hormone promoting elongation of stems and roots.
4. (Old Testament) The second patriarch.
9. A specific instance of feeling hopeful.
13. The unit of frequency.
16. The longer of the two telegraphic signals used in Morse code.
17. Wolflike yellowish-brown wild dog of Australia.
18. 4-wheeled motor vehicle.
19. Up to the present time.
20. Aromatic Eurasian perennial.
22. British choreographer (1906-1988).
24. 4-wheeled motor vehicle.
25. British artist and writer of nonsense verse (1812-1888).
26. Deeply eroded barren land.
28. Fallow deer.
30. Any of several seeds that yield oil.
32. Destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle.
34. A quantity of no importance.
38. An enclosed space.
39. Harsh or corrosive in tone.
40. Scarabaeid beetle considered divine by ancient Egyptians.
43. (Greek legend) The greedy king of Phrygia who Dionysus gave the power to turn everything he touched into gold.
47. A brittle silver-white metalloid element that is related to selenium and sulfur.
48. A slowly moving mass of ice.
49. A city in southern Turkey on the Seyhan River.
50. Advanced in years.
53. Any of various systems of units for measuring electricity and magnetism.
54. An elegantly dressed man (often with affected manners).
56. (Islam) The man who leads prayers in a mosque.
57. A river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine.
58. Water frozen in the solid state.
60. The unlimited 3-dimensional expanse in which everything is located.
62. A platform raised above the surrounding level to give prominence to the person on it.
63. A small flat triangular bone in front of the knee that protects the knee joint.
65. Relating to the deepest parts of the ocean (below 6000 meters).
66. (used with singular count nouns) Colloquial for `not a' or `not one' or `never a'.
67. Extinct small mostly diurnal lower primates that fed on leaves and fruit.
70. European strong-scented perennial herb with gray-green bitter-tasting leaves.
71. A loud harsh or strident noise.
75. A radioactive element of the actinide series.
77. A state in north central United States.
78. A very poisonous metallic element that has three allotropic forms.
80. A ductile malleable reddish-brown corrosion-resistant diamagnetic metallic element.
81. (Akkadian) God of wisdom.
82. A bag used for carrying money and small personal items or accessories (especially by women).
85. A pale rose-colored variety of the ruby spinel.
87. A genus of Pleuronectidae.
89. A doctor's degree in music.
92. Norwegian mathematician (1802-1829).
94. Long and light rowing boat.
95. Large burrowing rodent of South and Central America.
96. A condensed but memorable saying embodying some important fact of experience that is taken as true by many people.
98. An Arabic speaking person who lives in Arabia or North Africa.
100. (informal) Roused to anger.
101. Late time of life.
102. A genus of Ploceidae.
103. Type genus of the Ranidae.
104. A loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth.


1. A material effigy that is worshipped as a god.
2. A river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine.
3. Having the leading position or higher score in a contest.
4. An agency of the United Nations affiliated with the World Bank.
5. In the Arabian Nights a hero who tells of the fantastic adventures he had in his voyages.
6. Small buffalo of the Celebes having small straight horns.
7. A soft white precious univalent metallic element having the highest electrical and thermal conductivity of any metal.
8. Fossil fuel consisting of carbonized vegetable matter deposited in the Carboniferous period.
9. German chemist who was co-discoverer with Lise Meitner of nuclear fission (1879-1968).
10. Be or do something to a greater degree.
11. Drooping of the upper eyelid caused by muscle paralysis and weakness.
12. The longest division of geological time.
13. An interval during which a recurring sequence of events occurs.
14. The state prevailing during the absence of war.
15. A violin made by Antonio Stradivari or a member of his family.
21. A nobleman of highest rank in Spain or Portugal.
23. An overland journey by hunters (especially in Africa).
27. Minute sedentary marine invertebrate having a saclike body with siphons through which water enters and leaves.
29. Informal terms for a mother.
31. A Tibetan or Mongolian priest of Lamaism.
33. An island republic on the island of Iceland.
35. In a state of sleep.
36. (an Irish term of address expressing affection) Darling.
37. An unnaturally frenzied or distraught woman.
41. A rotating disk shaped to convert circular into linear motion.
42. French anthropologist who studied the craniums and brains of different races of people.
44. Any of various hard resins from trees of the family Dipterocarpaceae and of the genus Agathis.
45. A genus of Tettigoniidae.
46. A Samoyedic-speaking person in northwestern Siberia.
51. Causing fear or dread or terror.
52. A genus of herb having only one known species.
55. A logarithmic unit of sound intensity equal to 10 decibels.
59. Someone who is morally reprehensible.
61. An archaic name for Easter or Passover.
64. Constituting or having to do with or suggestive of a literary epic.
68. Expected hopefully.
69. A compartment in front of a motor vehicle where driver sits.
72. Raised pinkish scar tissue at the site of an injury.
73. A large building at an airport where aircraft can be stored and maintained.
74. Small genus of evergreen trees of tropical America and western Africa.
76. Providing sophisticated amusement by virtue of having artificially (and vulgarly) mannered or banal or sentimental qualities.
79. American dwarf fan palms.
83. (Mesopotamia) God of agriculture and earth.
84. Tropical tree of Central America and West Indies and Puerto Rico having spikes of white flowers.
85. (informal) Of the highest quality.
86. Suggestive of or tending to moral looseness.
88. A Chadic language spoken south of Lake Chad.
90. Someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike.
91. An informal term for a father.
93. An undergarment worn by women to support their breasts.
97. A physician who is not a specialist but treats all illnesses.
99. A soft silvery metallic element of the alkali earth group.

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