Crossword Puzzle Number 158 (Medium Grid)

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1. The local time at the 0 meridian passing through Greenwich, England.
4. Capital and largest city of Iraq.
11. The 4th planet from the sun.
15. An association of countries in the western hemisphere.
16. Relating to or like or divided into areolae.
17. Any of various strong liquors distilled from the fermented sap of toddy palms or from fermented molasses.
18. Title for a civil or military leader (especially in Turkey).
19. A large crater caused by the violent explosion of a volcano that collapses into a depression.
20. Surrealist Spanish painter (1904-1989).
21. English theoretical physicist who applied relativity theory to quantum mechanics and predicted the existence of antimatter and the positron (1902-1984).
23. Diabetes caused by a relative or absolute deficiency of insulin and characterized by polyuria.
24. Capable of wounding.
26. An ugly evil-looking old woman.
28. Wool of the alpaca.
31. Offering fun and gaiety.
34. Tag the base runner to get him out.
35. A thrusting blow with a knife.
39. Like an amoeba (especially in having a variable irregular shape).
43. A nucleic acid that transmits genetic information from DNA to the cytoplasm.
44. Administration of a nutritionally adequate solution through a catheter into the vena cava.
45. North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean.
49. (British) The position of headmaster or headmistress.
52. Being without physical aid.
53. Something that causes irritation and annoyance.
54. One of the three Furies.
55. Give over.
56. A three-tone Chadic language.
58. (Akkadian) God of wisdom.
60. The basic unit of money in Bangladesh.
64. Inability to urinate.
67. The distinctive spirit of a people or an era.
70. A relativistic quantum theory of the electromagnetic interactions of photons and electrons and muons.
71. A member of a rural Finnish people living in eastern Russia.
72. French composer noted for his experimentalism and rejection of romanticism (1866-1925).
74. Jordan's port.
75. An organization of countries formed in 1961 to agree on a common policy for the sale of petroleum.
76. Putting something (as a literary work) into publishable form.
78. A decree that prohibits something.
79. Not only so, but.
80. Be worthy of or have a certain rating.
81. A loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth.


1. A pointed instrument used to prod into motion.
2. (New Testament) The sages who visited Jesus and Mary and Joseph shortly after Jesus was born.
3. A male monarch or emperor (especially of Russia prior to 1917).
4. An indehiscent fruit derived from a single ovary having one or many seeds within a fleshy wall or pericarp.
5. A constellation in the southern hemisphere near Telescopium and Norma.
6. Cut off the testicles.
7. A laborer who carries supplies to masons or bricklayers.
8. A chronic skin disease occurring primarily in women between the ages of 20 and 40.
9. A river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine.
10. Any of numerous low-growing cushion-forming plants of the genus Draba having rosette-forming leaves and terminal racemes of small flowers with scapose or leafy stems.
11. A state in southeastern India on the Bay of Bengal (south of Andhra Pradesh).
12. An Arabic speaking person who lives in Arabia or North Africa.
13. A rapid series of short loud sounds (as might be heard with a stethoscope in some types of respiratory disorders).
14. One of a pair of planks used to make a track for rolling or sliding objects.
22. According to the Old Testament he was a pagan king of Israel and husband of Jezebel (9th century BC).
25. A radioactive element of the actinide series.
27. A Japanese woman trained to entertain men with conversation and singing and dancing.
29. Resinlike substance secreted by certain lac insects.
30. A soft heavy toxic malleable metallic element.
32. A former unit of electric current (slightly smaller than the SI ampere).
33. German physicist who studied cathode rays (1862-1947).
36. Relating to or used in or intended for trade or commerce.
37. A strong emotion.
38. English monk and scholar (672-735).
40. Remove from office.
41. Affectedly dainty or refined.
42. Something causes misery or death.
46. Large American feline resembling a lion.
47. An enclosure made or wire or metal bars in which birds or animals are kept.
48. Deciduous South African tree having large odd-pinnate leaves and profuse fragrant orange-yellow flowers.
50. United States film actress (born in Germany) who made many films with Josef von Sternberg and later was a successful cabaret star (1901-1992).
51. Small genus sometimes included in genus Onoclea.
57. Flightless birds having flat breastbones lacking a keel for attachment of flight muscles.
59. (of pain or sorrow) Made easier to bear.
61. Jordan's port.
62. Cubes of meat marinated and cooked on a skewer usually with vegetables.
63. A city in southern Turkey on the Seyhan River.
65. The back side of the neck.
66. The chief solid component of mammalian urine.
68. A person who is entitled by law or by the terms of a will to inherit the estate of another.
69. Having wisdom that comes with age and experience.
73. A sweetened beverage of diluted fruit juice.
77. A state in the western United States.

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