Crossword Puzzle Number 1887 (Medium Grid)

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ACROSS

1. Ratio of the adjacent side to the hypotenuse.
4. The work of cleansing (usually with soap and water).
12. A large sandwich made of a long crusty roll split lengthwise and filled with meats and cheese (and tomato and onion and lettuce and condiments).
15. The elementary stages of any subject (usually plural).
16. The sixth of the seven canonical hours of the divine office.
17. An inflated feeling of pride in your superiority to others.
18. A lady's bedroom or private sitting room.
19. A colorless explosive liquid that is volatile and poisonous and foul-smelling.
20. A mountain range in western Russia extending from the arctic to the Caspian Sea.
22. God of the earth.
23. A quantity of no importance.
25. Of or relating to or supporting Islamism.
27. Pertaining to or containing any of a group of organic compounds of nitrogen derived from ammonia.
29. In a competent capable manner.
30. A metallic element of the rare earth group.
32. A public promotion of some product or service.
33. A radioactive element of the actinide series.
34. The address of a web page on the world wide web.
37. (used of opinions and actions) Far beyond the norm.
40. Small-holed Swiss cheese.
42. Type genus of the Laridae.
43. A resource.
45. A metric unit of length equal to one billionth of a meter.
46. A large cask especially one holding a volume equivalent to 2 butts or 252 gals.
47. (Islam) The man who leads prayers in a mosque.
49. A river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine.
52. A tricycle (usually propelled by pedalling).
54. A genus of plants of the family Crassulaceae.
57. A sweetened beverage of diluted fruit juice.
58. The blood group whose red cells carry both the A and B antigens.
62. Dressed or clothed especially in fine attire.
66. German poet (born in Austria) whose imagery and mystic lyricism influenced 20-th century German literature (1875-1926).
69. The highest level or degree attainable.
71. A long depression in the surface of the land that usually contains a river.
72. Small buffalo of the Celebes having small straight horns.
75. A city in the Saxony region of Germany on the Saale River.
76. Someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike.
77. Far away from home or one's usual surroundings.
79. A male monarch or emperor (especially of Russia prior to 1917).
80. God of love and erotic desire.
81. Tiered seats consisting of a structure (often made of wood) where people can sit to watch an event (game or parade).
82. Freedom from difficulty or hardship or effort.

DOWN

1. 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.
2. A slender double-reed instrument.
3. A device (trade name Aqua-Lung) that lets divers breathe under water.
4. King of Sparta and hero of the battle of Thermopylae where is was killed by the Persians (died in 480 BC).
5. (zoology) Pertaining to or characteristic of birds.
6. Italian operatic composer (1813-1901).
7. An associate degree in nursing.
8. Anterior pituitary hormone that stimulates the function of the thyroid gland.
9. Region of western Asia Minor colonized by Ancient Greeks.
10. In operation or operational.
11. The basic unit of money in Bhutan.
12. Morally degraded.
13. Large sweet juicy hybrid between tangerine and grapefruit having a thick wrinkled skin.
14. Greenish-yellow pear.
21. A large gathering of people intended to arouse enthusiasm.
24. Any of various spiny trees or shrubs of the genus Acacia.
26. Reject with contempt.
28. Shrub bearing round-fruited kumquats.
31. Expletives used informally as intensifiers.
35. (Akkadian) Mother and earth goddess in Gilgamish epic.
36. Toxin secreted by animals (by certain snakes and poisonous insects (e.g., spiders and scorpions)).
38. Relating to or used in or intended for trade or commerce.
39. A soft silvery metallic element of the alkali earth group.
41. Small ornamental ladies' bag for small articles.
44. An official prosecutor for a judicial district.
48. A metabolic acid found in yeast and liver cells.
50. A unit of absorbed ionizing radiation equal to 100 ergs per gram of irradiated material.
51. Weaken mentally or morally.
53. (of a young animal) Abandoned by its mother and raised by hand.
55. At or constituting a border or edge.
56. Leaf or strip from a leaf of the talipot palm used in India for writing paper.
59. North American bluebirds.
60. A city in western Germany near the Dutch and Belgian borders.
61. Jordan's port.
63. Strong lightweight wood of the balsa tree used especially for floats.
64. A republic in southeastern Europe on the southern part of the Balkan peninsula.
65. United States industrialist who manufactured plows suitable for working the prairie soil (1804-1886).
67. A ruler of the Inca Empire (or a member of his family).
68. A rich soil consisting of a mixture of sand and clay and decaying organic materials.
70. Moderate in type or degree or effect or force.
73. Any of several small ungulate mammals of Africa and Asia with rodent-like incisors and feet with hooflike toes.
74. A newt in its terrestrial stage of development.
78. An honorary degree in science.

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