Crossword Puzzle Number 180 (Medium Grid)

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1. The elementary stages of any subject (usually plural).
4. A mountain peak in south central Sri Lanka (7,360 feet high).
12. The longest division of geological time.
15. The cry made by sheep.
16. An extinct Semitic language of northern Syria.
17. South American wood sorrel cultivated for its edible tubers.
18. Having undesirable or negative qualities.
19. A cry of sorrow and grief.
20. Realistic Norwegian author who wrote plays on social and political themes (1828-1906).
22. Fragrant resin obtain from trees of the family Burseraceae and used as incense.
24. Of or relating to Mahatma Gandhi or his teachings.
26. A liquid used for printing or writing or drawing.
29. A former copper coin of Pakistan.
30. A large fleet.
33. A silvery ductile metallic element found primarily in bauxite.
34. A flexible container with a single opening.
36. A man who serves as a sailor.
41. A tricycle (usually propelled by pedalling).
43. A loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth.
44. Electronic warfare undertaken to prevent or reduce an enemy's effective use of the electromagnetic spectrum.
48. A Bantu language spoken by the Chaga people in northern Tanzania.
51. Fertility goddess in ancient Greek mythology.
52. Acute lung injury characterized by coughing and rales.
53. (physiology) Of or relating to or producing normal tone or tonus in muscles or tissue.
55. (Welsh myth) The other world.
58. The Tibeto-Burman language spoken in the Dali region of Yunnan.
61. A waste pipe that carries away sewage or surface water.
65. Functioning correctly and ready for action.
67. A card game for 2 players.
69. United States architect (born in England) whose works include the chambers of the United States Congress and the Supreme Court (1764-1820).
71. Edible starchy tuberous root of taro plants.
73. A flat wing-shaped process or winglike part of an organism.
74. Being one more than fifteen.
75. Roar louder than.
78. British informal term.
79. A deciduous tree of the family Ulmaceae that grows in the southeastern United States.
80. An independent group of closely related Chadic languages spoken in the area between the Biu-Mandara and East Chadic languages.

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1. A French abbot.
2. Any of numerous local fertility and nature deities worshipped by ancient Semitic peoples.
3. (of a young animal) Abandoned by its mother and raised by hand.
4. A nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (trade name Clinoril).
5. Title for a civil or military leader (especially in Turkey).
6. Black honeycreepers with yellow feathers around the tail.
7. A unit of surface area equal to 100 square meters.
8. (Akkadian) A goddess.
9. Essential oil or perfume obtained from flowers.
10. Being one more than fifty.
11. Harsh or corrosive in tone.
12. A red fluorescent dye resulting from the action of bromine on fluorescein.
13. A large body of water constituting a principal part of the hydrosphere.
14. Wife of Balder.
21. God of wealth and love.
23. A member of the extinct Algonquian people formerly living in northern Indiana and southern Michigan.
25. (Babylonian) God of wisdom and agriculture and patron of scribes and schools.
27. A historical region of southwestern India on the west coast.
28. (British) A waterproof raincoat made of rubberized fabric.
31. Echo repeatedly, echo again and again.
32. An insane person.
35. A defensive missile designed to shoot down incoming intercontinental ballistic missiles.
37. The visual property of something that shines with reflected light.
38. A mound of stones piled up as a memorial or to mark a boundary or path.
39. A United Nations agency created to assist developing nations by loans guaranteed by member governments.
40. A platform raised above the surrounding level to give prominence to the person on it.
42. A law passed by US Congress to prevent employees from being injured or contracting diseases in the course of their employment.
45. A form of address for a man.
46. The capital of Australia.
47. A crime syndicate in the United States.
49. A Chadic language spoken south of Lake Chad.
50. 1,000,000,000 periods per second.
54. (Akkadian) God of wisdom.
56. A city in east central Texas.
57. The capital and largest city of Afghanistan.
59. (Greek mythology) A Titan who was forced by Zeus to bear the sky on his shoulders.
60. A long noosed rope used to catch animals.
62. Rock that in its molten form (as magma) issues from volcanos.
63. Of or relating to near the ear.
64. A farm building for housing poultry.
66. A member of the Siouan people inhabiting the valleys of the Platte and Missouri rivers in Nebraska.
68. Type genus of the Ranidae.
70. The 7th letter of the Greek alphabet.
72. A river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine.
76. A radioactive gaseous element formed by the disintegration of radium.
77. A metric unit of weight equal to one thousandth of a kilogram.

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