Crossword Puzzle Number 171 (Medium Grid)

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ACROSS

1. Tag the base runner to get him out.
4. Of or relating to or characteristic of Plato or his philosophy.
12. (music) The pace of music measured by the number of beats occurring in 60 seconds.
15. Relating to or characteristic of or occurring in the air.
16. An official residence provided by a church for its parson or vicar or rector.
17. A statement that deviates from or perverts the truth.
18. An undergarment worn by women to support their breasts.
19. A kind of heavy jacket (`windcheater' is a British term).
20. Port city on southern Honshu on Osaka Bay.
22. A former communist country in eastern Europe and northern Asia.
24. A deceitful and unreliable scoundrel.
26. Heal or recover.
27. A river that rises in central Germany and flows north to join the Elbe River.
30. Electrical conduction through a gas in an applied electric field.
31. A festival featuring African-American culture.
33. Explore and expose misconduct and scandals concerning public figures.
38. A river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine.
40. The middle of the day.
41. English physician (1624-1689).
45. An overwhelming feeling of wonder or admiration.
46. A colorless explosive liquid that is volatile and poisonous and foul-smelling.
47. The 11th letter of the Hebrew alphabet.
49. Strike with disgust or revulsion.
51. Yellow-fever mosquitos.
53. (Zoroastrianism) Title for benevolent deities.
55. The lean flesh of a fish similar to cod.
56. According to the Old Testament he was a pagan king of Israel and husband of Jezebel (9th century BC).
58. Cause to move back by force or influence.
60. A highly unstable radioactive element (the heaviest of the halogen series).
61. Tropical American trees.
64. Covered with beads of liquid.
66. Planetarium consisting of an apparatus that illustrates the relative positions and motions of bodies in the solar system by rotation and revolution of balls moved by wheelwork.
68. The largest city of Cameroon.
71. Two items of the same kind.
72. Eurasian perennial bulbous herbs.
75. United States naturalist (born in England) who advocated the creation of national parks (1838-1914).
76. Liquid containing proteins and electrolytes including the liquid in blood plasma and interstitial fluid.
79. Someone (especially a woman) who annoys people by constantly finding fault.
80. Any of various long-tailed rodents similar to but larger than a mouse.
81. Minute sedentary marine invertebrate having a saclike body with siphons through which water enters and leaves.
82. To an excessive degree.

DOWN

1. (Babylonian) God of wisdom and agriculture and patron of scribes and schools.
2. Affected manners intended to impress others.
3. Armor plate that protects the arm.
4. A vinyl polymer used especially in paints or adhesives.
5. United States sculptor and architect whose public works include the memorial to veterans of the Vietnam War in Washington (born in 1959).
6. Absence of the pupil in an eye.
7. Edible starchy tuberous root of taro plants.
8. The Japanese art of folding paper into shapes representing objects (e.g., flowers or birds).
9. A city in western Kenya.
10. A class of proteins produced in lymph tissue in vertebrates and that function as antibodies in the immune response.
11. The corporate executive responsible for the operations of the firm.
12. (Scottish) Bluish-black or gray-blue.
13. Small short-eared burrowing mammal of rocky uplands of Asia and western North America.
14. The food served and eaten at one time.
21. A broken piece of a brittle artifact.
23. (the feminine of raja) A Hindu princess or the wife of a raja.
25. Electronic warfare undertaken to insure effective friendly use of the electromagnetic spectrum in spite of the enemy's use of electronic warfare.
28. The azimuth of a celestial body is the angle between the vertical plane containing it and the plane of the meridian.
29. The cardinal number that is the fifth power of ten.
32. United States film actor who played tough heroes (1907-1979).
34. The basic unit of money in Papua New Guinea.
35. (Babylonian) A demigod or first man.
36. New Zealand timber tree resembling the cypress.
37. A small hole (usually round and finished around the edges) in cloth or leather for the passage of a cord.
39. A woman hired to suckle a child of someone else.
42. Someone who eats lightly or eats snacks between meals.
43. Jordan's port.
44. Being one more than two.
48. Having greatly reduced vision.
50. Grasses native to temperate regions.
52. Worn or shabby from overuse or (of pages) from having corners turned down.
54. The great hall in ancient Persian palaces.
57. Midwife toads.
59. The capital and largest city of Japan.
62. Annual to perennial herbs of the Mediterranean region.
63. A document ordering the payment of money.
65. Cause to lose courage.
67. Being two more than forty.
69. The dynasty that ruled much of Manchuria and northeastern China from 947 to 1125.
70. Formerly a large constellation in the southern hemisphere between Canis Major and the Southern Cross.
73. Greenwich Mean Time updated with leap seconds.
74. United States architect (born in China in 1917).
77. An intensely radioactive metallic element that occurs in minute amounts in uranium ores.
78. Half the width of an em.

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