Crossword Puzzle Number 1818 (Medium Grid)

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1. Someone (especially a woman) who annoys people by constantly finding fault.
4. Fleshy tawny or reddish saprophytic herb resembling the Indian pipe and growing in woodland humus of eastern North America.
11. A vigorous blow.
15. A period marked by distinctive character or reckoned from a fixed point or event.
16. Capable of being added or added to.
17. Type genus of the family Arcidae.
18. The Tibeto-Burman language spoken in the Dali region of Yunnan.
20. Having been read.
21. Any of several large turkey-like game birds of the family Cracidae.
22. A member of the Siouan people formerly living in the Missouri river valley in NE Nebraska.
24. Being ten more than one hundred forty.
25. Executed with proper legal authority.
27. (Judaism) Sacred chest where the ancient Hebrews kept the two tablets containing the Ten Commandments.
29. Any of various spiny trees or shrubs of the genus Acacia.
31. Someone who cuts and delivers ice.
34. Large American feline resembling a lion.
35. Go "ding dong", like a bell.
39. Young of domestic cattle.
40. Tag the base runner to get him out.
41. (Irish) The sea personified.
42. Other than what is under consideration or implied.
43. The basic unit of money in Bangladesh.
46. An Indian tree of the family Combretaceae that is a source of timber and gum.
48. United States film maker (1897-1991).
50. The cardinal number that is the sum of five and one.
53. A woman hired to suckle a child of someone else.
54. A loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth.
55. Lower in esteem.
56. A quantity of no importance.
57. A river in northeastern Brazil that flows generally northward to the Atlantic Ocean.
60. An unforeseen obstacle.
62. Before noon.
63. The basic unit of electric current adopted under the System International d'Unites.
64. Essential oil or perfume obtained from flowers.
66. Dyed with henna.
71. A Hindu prince or king in India.
74. By bad luck.
75. Open-heart surgery in which the rib cage is opened and a section of a blood vessel is grafted from the aorta to the coronary artery to bypass the blocked section of the coronary artery and improve the blood supply to the heart.
77. A blood group antigen possessed by Rh-positive people.
79. A flexible container with a single opening.
80. Make reference to.
81. Any of various insects that feed and form galls on conifers.
83. 100 avos equal 1 pataca.
84. An unstable meson produced as the result of a high-energy particle collision.
85. Relating to or resembling a cone.
86. A label made of cardboard or plastic or metal.

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1. (Babylonian) God of wisdom and agriculture and patron of scribes and schools.
2. The biblical name for ancient Syria.
3. (Greek mythology) Goddess of the earth and mother of Cronus and the Titans in ancient mythology.
4. An informal term for a father.
5. An artificial language that is a revision and simplification of Esperanto.
6. A yellow trivalent metallic element of the rare earth group.
7. One of two flaps attached to a cap to keep the ears warm.
8. The compass point that is one point east of due south.
9. A state in the southeastern United States on the Gulf of Mexico.
10. A tricycle (usually propelled by pedalling).
11. Capital and largest city of Iraq.
12. Wild sheep of northern Africa.
13. The act of scanning.
14. A special way of doing something.
19. Two surfaces meeting at an angle different from 90 degrees.
23. A constellation in the southern hemisphere near Telescopium and Norma.
26. A hard malleable ductile silvery metallic element that is resistant to corrosion.
28. A fabric made by knitting.
30. Battle in 401 BC when the Persian King Artaxerxes II defeated his younger brother who tried to usurp the throne.
32. West Indian tree having racemes of fragrant white flowers and yielding a durable timber and resinous juice.
33. Antineoplastic drug (trade name Elspar) sometimes used to treat lymphoblastic leukemia.
36. Tropical American tree grown in southern United States having a whitish pink-tinged fruit.
37. A state in the western United States.
38. United States evangelical preacher famous as a mass evangelist (born in 1918).
44. According to the Old Testament he was a pagan king of Israel and husband of Jezebel (9th century BC).
45. Cubes of meat marinated and cooked on a skewer usually with vegetables.
47. A large building at an airport where aircraft can be stored and maintained.
49. Small terrestrial lizard of warm regions of the Old World.
51. State in northeastern India.
52. Usually included in genus Cardamine.
58. Norwegian explorer of the Arctic and director of the League of Nations relief program for refugees of World War I (1861-1930).
59. A medicinal drug used to evoke vomiting (especially in cases of drug overdose or poisoning).
61. A highly unstable radioactive element (the heaviest of the halogen series).
65. The capital of Morocco.
67. English essayist (1775-1834).
68. An international organization created in 1949 by the North Atlantic Treaty for purposes of collective security.
69. Panel forming the lower part of an interior wall when it is finished differently from the rest.
70. Large sweet juicy hybrid between tangerine and grapefruit having a thick wrinkled skin.
72. An island in Indonesia south of Borneo.
73. Highly excited.
76. (in Scotland or Ireland) A mountain or tall hill.
78. A lipoprotein that transports cholesterol in the blood.
82. 1,000,000,000 periods per second.

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