Crossword Puzzle Number 1848 (Medium Grid)

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ACROSS

1. (Irish) Mother of the ancient Irish gods.
4. Annual and biennial herbs of Mediterranean to central Asia.
12. (folklore) A small grotesque supernatural creature that makes trouble for human beings.
15. Minor or subordinate.
16. Semi-parasitic herb with purple or white or pink flowers.
17. A federal agency established to coordinate programs aimed at reducing pollution and protecting the environment.
18. An associate degree in applied science.
19. Dutch navigator who was the first European to discover Tasmania and New Zealand (1603-1659).
20. A brief description given for purposes of identification.
22. An upward slope or grade (as in a road).
25. Singing popular songs accompanied by a recording of an orchestra (usually in bars or nightclubs).
27. Attractiveness to the opposite sex.
29. Not easy.
30. A monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles.
31. German chemist who did research on high-speed chemical reactions (born in 1927).
35. The superior of an abbey of monks.
40. A Chadic language spoken south of Lake Chad.
41. (British) An open river valley (in a hilly area).
44. (computer science) A computer that is running software that allows users to leave messages and access information of general interest.
45. A loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth.
50. A river in northeastern Brazil that flows generally northward to the Atlantic Ocean.
52. A particular environment or walk of life.
53. A particular geographical region of indefinite boundary (usually serving some special purpose or distinguished by its people or culture or geography).
54. A spoon-shaped vessel with a long handle.
56. A son who has the same first name as his father.
57. Of or related to the genital and urinary organs or their functions.
60. A shop where a variety of goods are sold.
67. A light informal meal.
70. A flat wing-shaped process or winglike part of an organism.
71. Ctenophore having tentacles only in the immature stage.
73. 100 ngwee equal 1 kwacha.
74. The smallest multiple that is exactly divisible by every member of a set of numbers.
75. English actor and theater manager who was the foremost Shakespearean actor of his day (1717-1779).
77. A river in central Europe that arises in northwestern Czechoslovakia and flows northward through Germany to empty into the North Sea.
78. A plant hormone promoting elongation of stems and roots.
79. A member of a North American Plains people (now living in Oklahoma and Wyoming).
80. Colored or impregnated with dye.

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1. Having the wind against the forward side of the sails.
2. City in Sudan.
3. (Norse mythology) The chief race of gods living at Asgard.
4. A sailboat with a single mast set far forward.
5. Title for a civil or military leader (especially in Turkey).
6. Brought together into a group or crowd.
7. Any of various trees of the genus Ulmus.
8. A mountain in central Greece where (according to Greek mythology) the Muses lived.
9. A hotel providing overnight lodging for travelers.
10. A hard malleable ductile silvery metallic element that is resistant to corrosion.
11. Having an oblique or slanted direction.
12. (Greek mythology) The goddess of youth and spring.
13. An organization of countries formed in 1961 to agree on a common policy for the sale of petroleum.
14. One of several parallel sloping beams that support a roof.
21. Any of various small plant-sucking insects.
23. Shrubby tree widely distributed along tropical shores.
24. A metric unit of length equal to one hundredth of a meter.
26. A colorless element that is one of the six inert gasses.
28. A Turkish unit of weight equal to about 2.75 pounds.
32. The vertical triangular wall between the sloping ends of gable roof.
33. A gradual decline (in size or strength or power or number).
34. The capital of the Bahamas.
36. An imaginary elephant that appears in a series of French books for children.
37. A loud harsh or strident noise.
38. Having the leading position or higher score in a contest.
39. A youthful male person.
42. A blue dye obtained from plants or made synthetically.
43. Cubes of meat marinated and cooked on a skewer usually with vegetables.
46. Unknown god.
47. Dish baked in pastry-lined pan often with a pastry top.
48. A Hindu prince or king in India.
49. Disposed or placed in a particular kind of order.
51. A quantity of no importance.
55. City in northern Austria on the Danube.
58. The use of bacteria or viruses of toxins to destroy men and animals or food.
59. Low or inferior in station or quality.
61. Type genus of the Alcidae comprising solely the razorbill.
62. The battle in 202 BC in which Scipio decisively defeated Hannibal at the end of the second Punic War.
63. Primitive chlorophyll-containing mainly aquatic eukaryotic organisms lacking true stems and roots and leaves.
64. A deep prolonged loud noise.
65. An association of people to promote the welfare of senior citizens.
66. (used of count nouns) Every one considered individually.
68. The compass point that is one point east of southeast.
69. Paying particular notice (as to children or helpless people).
72. An undergarment worn by women to support their breasts.
76. A blow that renders the opponent unconscious.

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