Crossword Puzzle Number 151 (Medium Grid)

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ACROSS

1. (computer science) The rate at which data is transferred (as by a modem).
4. The act of getting possession of something.
12. Rate of revolution of a motor.
15. A former agency (from 1946 to 1974) that was responsible for research into atomic energy and its peacetime uses in the United States.
16. Requiring two hands or designed for two people.
17. The 7th letter of the Greek alphabet.
18. (informal usage) A general feeling of boredom and dissatisfaction.
20. The elementary stages of any subject (usually plural).
21. Marked by smartness in dress and manners.
23. A rounded thickly curled hairdo.
25. A Dravidian language spoken in south central India.
26. English scholastic philosopher and assumed author of Occam's Razor (1285-1349).
30. A crystal of snow.
33. Cheese containing a blue mold.
35. A metrical unit with unstressed-stressed syllables.
39. A girl or young woman who is unmarried.
42. Of or relating to a directionless magnitude.
43. The universal time coordinated when an event is received on Earth.
45. A flexible container with a single opening.
47. Electronic equipment that provides visual images of varying electrical quantities.
48. A statement that is not literally false but that cleverly avoids an unpleasant truth.
50. 100 avos equal 1 pataca.
52. An ancient country is southwestern Asia on the east coast of the Mediterranean.
53. A watercourse that carries water away from a mill or water wheel or turbine.
55. A feeling of strong eagerness (usually in favor of a person or cause).
56. One of the two main branches of orthodox Islam.
59. A Loloish language.
60. A colorless and odorless inert gas.
61. A radioactive element of the actinide series.
63. An associate degree in nursing.
64. A ruler of the Inca Empire (or a member of his family).
66. Used in or intended for inhaling.
70. (prosody) Of or consisting of iambs.
74. The cry made by sheep.
75. Any plant of the genus Argemone having large white or yellow flowers and prickly leaves and stems and pods.
78. A loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth.
79. The shape of a raised edge of a more or less circular object.
80. American gurnard.
81. (usually followed by `of') Released from something onerous (especially an obligation or duty).
82. A chronic skin disease occurring primarily in women between the ages of 20 and 40.
83. A river in northeastern Brazil that flows generally northward to the Atlantic Ocean.
84. A fatal disease of cattle that affects the central nervous system.

DOWN

1. A small cake leavened with yeast.
2. Informal terms for money.
3. A mark left by the healing of injured tissue.
4. A solution containing a phosphate buffer.
5. A state in New England.
6. A member of the Siouan people formerly living in the Missouri river valley in NE Nebraska.
7. Alternatively, a member of the family Nymphaeaceae.
8. Beyond what is natural.
9. A rare polyvalent metallic element of the platinum group.
10. A river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine.
11. Wild or domesticated South American cud-chewing animal related to camels but smaller and lacking a hump.
12. One of a pair of long straps (usually connected to the bit or the headpiece) used to control a horse.
13. An anxiety disorder associated with serious traumatic events and characterized by such symptoms as guilt about surviving or reliving the trauma in dreams or numbness and lack of involvement with reality or recurrent thoughts and images.
14. A member of the Siouan people formerly living in the Missouri river valley in NE Nebraska.
19. Large strong hand (as of a fighter).
22. A member of a North American Indian people of southeastern California and northwestern Mexico.
24. A white trivalent metallic element.
27. A ductile gray metallic element of the lanthanide series.
28. That is to say.
29. A Chadic language spoken south of Lake Chad.
31. Immature of its kind.
32. Remote city of Kazakhstan that (ostensibly for security reasons) was made the capital in 1998.
34. Ctenophore having tentacles only in the immature stage.
36. Genus of erect herbs of the Middle East having showy flowers.
37. A percussion instrument consisting of a pair of hollow pieces of wood or bone (usually held between the thumb and fingers) that are made to click together (as by Spanish dancers) in rhythm with the dance.
38. A businessman who buys or sells for another in exchange for a commission.
40. Metal shackles.
41. An argument opposed to a proposal.
44. Perennial herb of East India to Polynesia and Australia cultivated for its large edible root yielding Otaheite arrowroot starch.
46. A genus of Indriidae.
49. The capital and largest city of Yemen.
51. (Greek mythology) The last king of Troy.
54. Type genus of the Lycaenidae.
57. A large building at an airport where aircraft can be stored and maintained.
58. An advanced student or graduate in medicine gaining supervised practical experience (`houseman' is a British term).
62. A fastener (as a buckle or hook) that is used to hold two things together.
65. (Sumerian and Babylonian) A solar deity.
67. Horny plate covering and protecting part of the dorsal surface of the digits.
68. Stable gear consisting of either of two curved supports that are attached to the collar of a draft horse and that hold the traces.
69. A particular geographical region of indefinite boundary (usually serving some special purpose or distinguished by its people or culture or geography).
71. An aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect.
72. Wading birds of warm regions having long slender down-curved bills.
73. (of a young animal) Abandoned by its mother and raised by hand.
76. Extinct flightless bird of New Zealand.
77. A religious belief of African origin involving witchcraft and sorcery.

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