Crossword Puzzle Number 1863 (Medium Grid)

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ACROSS

1. A wad of something chewable as tobacco.
5. A member of the British order of honor.
12. (computer science) A computer that is running software that allows users to leave messages and access information of general interest.
15. A port in western Israel on the Mediterranean.
16. A member of the Caddo people who formerly lived in the Dakotas west of the Missouri river.
17. A former agency (from 1946 to 1974) that was responsible for research into atomic energy and its peacetime uses in the United States.
18. (slang) Merchandise that is shoddy or inferior.
19. One of the proteins into which actomyosin can be split.
20. The cry made by sheep.
21. A state in east central United States.
22. United States poet and critic (1899-1979).
28. A family of birds coextensive with the order Rheiformes.
35. A genus of Mustelidae.
36. The basic unit of money in Bangladesh.
39. United States film actress who appeared in films by D. W. Griffith (1896-1993).
40. A change in the electrical properties of the skin in response to stress or anxiety.
41. Resembling a tiger in fierceness and lack of mercy.
43. A zodiacal constellation in northern hemisphere between Cancer and Virgo.
44. Goddess of fertility.
46. A Bantu language spoken in southern Zaire.
47. A white metallic element that burns with a brilliant light.
48. (nautical, aeronautical) Situated at or toward the stern or tail.
49. Proboscis worms.
51. Wine and hot water with sugar and lemon juice and nutmeg.
53. An anti-TNF compound (trade name Arava) that is given orally.
56. Perfume esp. with a censer.
59. United States chemist (1839-1903).
60. A small pellet fired from an air rifle or BB gun.
62. Horny plate covering and protecting part of the dorsal surface of the digits.
63. Eaten as mush or as a thin gruel.
67. The sense organ for hearing and equilibrium.
69. A sudden spasm.
72. Tropical American tree bearing a small edible fruit with green leathery skin and sweet juicy translucent pulp.
73. The 7th letter of the Greek alphabet.
74. Very small species of shrubs of southern hemisphere.
76. A gonadotropic hormone that is secreted by the anterior pituitary.
77. An interest followed with exaggerated zeal.
78. Containing no liquid or actuated without the use of liquid.
79. Type genus of the Nepidae.

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1. A closed sac that develops abnormally in some body structure.
2. German chemist who was co-discoverer with Lise Meitner of nuclear fission (1879-1968).
3. A federation of North American labor unions that merged with the Congress of Industrial Organizations in 1955.
4. Any fern of the genus Woodsia.
5. Cook and make edible by putting in a hot oven.
6. A colorless and odorless inert gas.
7. A long noosed rope used to catch animals.
8. English scholastic philosopher and assumed author of Occam's Razor (1285-1349).
9. Italian chemist noted for work on polymers (1903-1979).
10. A member of an Iroquoian people formerly living on the south shore of Lake Erie in northern Ohio and northwest Pennsylvania and western New York.
11. Of a light yellowish-brown color n 1.
12. A small cake leavened with yeast.
13. Any of various edible seeds of plants of the family Leguminosae.
14. Any of a number of fishes of the family Carangidae.
23. Scottish writer of rustic verse (1770-1835).
24. An iron-clad vessel built by the Confederate forces in the hope of breaking the blockade imposed by the North.
25. A bachelor's degree in religion.
26. An association of sports teams that organizes matches for its members.
27. An official prosecutor for a judicial district.
29. Someone who communicates disapproval by hissing.
30. Departing or being caused to depart from the true vertical or horizontal.
31. Greenish-yellow pear.
32. Any plant of the genus Filago having capitate clusters of small woolly flower heads.
33. Being of use or service.
34. A mountain in the central Himalayas on the border of Tibet and Nepal (27,890 feet high).
37. Cubes of meat marinated and cooked on a skewer usually with vegetables.
38. A constellation in the southern hemisphere near Telescopium and Norma.
42. A bag used for carrying money and small personal items or accessories (especially by women).
45. Being one more than six.
50. Elongate very slender water scorpions.
52. British sculptor (born in the United States) noted for busts and large controversial works (1880-1959).
54. The first month of the civil year.
55. The blood group whose red cells carry both the A and B antigens.
57. The ninth month of the civil year.
58. Leave or strike out, as of vowels.
61. A Chadic language spoken south of Lake Chad.
64. Belonging to some prior time.
65. A speech defect that involves pronouncing s like voiceless th and z like voiced th.
66. An ancient Hebrew unit of dry measure equal to about a bushel.
68. A unit of absorbed ionizing radiation equal to 100 ergs per gram of irradiated material.
70. (Norse mythology) God of war and strife and son of Odin.
71. The corporate executive responsible for the operations of the firm.
75. A public promotion of some product or service.

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