Crossword Puzzle Number 996 (Large Grid)

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1. A long thin fluffy scarf of feathers or fur.
4. French biochemist who (with Jacques Monod) studied regulatory processes in cells (born in 1920).
9. Informal terms for money.
13. Chiefly perennial grasses of cool temperate regions.
16. A drug combination found in some over-the-counter headache remedies (Aspirin and Phenacetin and Caffeine).
17. Any property detected by the olfactory system.
18. A member of an Iroquoian people formerly living on the south shore of Lake Erie in northern Ohio and northwest Pennsylvania and western New York.
19. Late time of life.
20. Any of numerous hairy-bodied insects including social and solitary species.
21. A Portuguese province on the south coast of China and two islands in the South China Sea.
22. A vigorous blow.
23. A flat wing-shaped process or winglike part of an organism.
24. A radioactive element of the actinide series.
26. Plant cultivated for its enlarged fleshy turnip-shaped edible stem.
28. A light touch or stroke.
30. A state in northwestern North America.
31. (trademark) A liquid that temporarily disables a person.
33. Informal terms for a mother.
35. An official prosecutor for a judicial district.
38. Having nine hinged bands of bony plates.
41. The executive agency that advises the President on the federal budget.
46. Small tree of dry open parts of southern Africa having erect angled branches suggesting candelabra.
48. Taking place over public roads.
50. A movable airfoil that is part of an aircraft wing.
52. Denuded of leaves.
53. The fourth or lowest deck.
55. An intersection or crossing of two tracts in the form of the letter X.
58. A high-crowned black cap (usually made of felt or sheepskin) worn by men in Turkey and Iran and the Caucasus.
60. Primitive chlorophyll-containing mainly aquatic eukaryotic organisms lacking true stems and roots and leaves.
61. An inflammatory disease of connective tissue with variable features including fever and weakness and fatigability and joint pains and skin lesions on the face or neck or arms.
62. A waste pipe that carries away sewage or surface water.
63. A proteolytic enzyme secreted by the kidneys.
64. Declare or acknowledge to be true.
65. A silvery soft waxy metallic element of the alkali metal group.
66. Angular distance above the horizon (especially of a celestial object).
67. A master's degree in business.
69. Tropical starchy tuberous root.
71. Situated in or facing or moving toward the east.
72. A Mid-Atlantic state.
76. (law) The party to whom something is assigned (e.g., someone to whom a right or property is legally transferred).
79. Someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike.
82. Title for a civil or military leader (especially in Turkey).
83. The biblical name for ancient Syria.
88. A island in the Netherlands Antilles that is the top of an extinct volcano.
92. An important god.
94. A lizard of the family Agamidae.
96. A conspicuous disparity or difference as between two figures.
97. An independent agency of the United States government responsible for collecting and coordinating intelligence and counterintelligence activities abroad in the national interest.
98. A wicker basket used by anglers to hold fish.
100. Common Indian weaverbird.
101. The network in the reticular formation that serves an alerting or arousal function.
102. A lipoprotein that transports cholesterol in the blood.
103. Small olive-colored woodland flycatchers of eastern North America.
104. A woman hired to suckle a child of someone else.
105. Fermented alcoholic beverage similar to but heavier than beer.


1. A small cake leavened with yeast.
2. An organization of countries formed in 1961 to agree on a common policy for the sale of petroleum.
3. (informal) Of the highest quality.
4. Preserve of crushed fruit.
5. Any of various strong liquors distilled from the fermented sap of toddy palms or from fermented molasses.
6. Tall palm tree bearing coconuts as fruits.
7. A member of the Siouan people formerly living in the Missouri river valley in NE Nebraska.
8. One of several parallel sloping beams that support a roof.
9. Cubes of meat marinated and cooked on a skewer usually with vegetables.
10. An Arabic speaking person who lives in Arabia or North Africa.
11. A medicinal liquid that is rubbed into the skin to relieve muscular stiffness and pain.
12. A graphical record of electrical activity of the brain.
13. The state prevailing during the absence of war.
14. Leaf or strip from a leaf of the talipot palm used in India for writing paper.
15. (Babylonian) God of storms and wind.
25. An interest followed with exaggerated zeal.
27. Covered with scabs.
29. A soft silvery metallic element of the alkali earth group.
32. A loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth.
34. Without regard for morality.
36. A fine grained mineral having a soft soapy feel and consisting of hydrated magnesium silicate.
37. Baked dish of layers of lasagna pasta with sauce and cheese and meat or vegetables.
39. Speak as if delivering a sermon.
40. Beaten eggs or an egg mixture cooked until just set.
42. A document listing the alternatives that is used in voting.
43. A gray tetravalent metallic element that resembles zirconium chemically and is found in zirconium minerals.
44. The world's largest desert (3,500,000 square miles) in North Africa.
45. A column of wood or steel or concrete that is driven into the ground to provide support for a structure.
47. Someone who rows a boat.
49. Amino acid that is formed in the liver and converted into dopamine in the brain.
51. A sum of money paid in compensation for loss or injury.
54. Committee formed by a special-interest group to raise money for their favorite political candidates.
56. The main city of ancient Phoenicia.
57. Aircraft landing in bad weather in which the pilot is talked down by ground control using precision approach radar.
59. A rotating disk shaped to convert circular into linear motion.
65. Remove gas from.
68. Wish harm upon.
69. A member of the Siouan people formerly living in the Missouri river valley in NE Nebraska.
70. The Magadhan language spoken by the Assamese people.
71. A graphical record of electrical activity of the brain.
73. A member of a Finnish people living in the northwestern Urals in Russia.
74. The blood group whose red cells carry both the A and B antigens.
75. Speak in a nasal voice.
77. A class of proteins produced in lymph tissue in vertebrates and that function as antibodies in the immune response.
78. Connected with or belonging to or used in a navy.
80. A white metallic element that burns with a brilliant light.
81. Above average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent.
84. A sudden short attack.
85. The work of caring for or attending to someone or something.
86. A Chadic language spoken south of Lake Chad.
87. (Islam) The man who leads prayers in a mosque.
89. A city in northern India.
90. Any of numerous local fertility and nature deities worshipped by ancient Semitic peoples.
91. A domed or vaulted recess or projection on a building especially the east end of a church.
93. A protocol developed for the internet to get data from one network device to another.
95. The longer of the two telegraphic signals used in Morse code.
99. The branch of engineering science that studies the uses of electricity and the equipment for power generation and distribution and the control of machines and communication.

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