Crossword Puzzle Number 1889 (Medium Grid)

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1. A magnetic tape recorder for recording (and playing back) TV programs.
4. Large South African oryx with a broad black band along its flanks.
12. A period of time spent sleeping.
15. A flat wing-shaped process or winglike part of an organism.
16. Italian painter and sculptor and engineer and scientist and architect.
17. Title for a civil or military leader (especially in Turkey).
18. Light informal conversation for social occasions.
19. A Dravidian language spoken in south central India.
20. A member of the Nahuatl people who established an empire in Mexico that was overthrown by Cortes in 1519.
22. A member of a Turkic people of Uzbekistan and neighboring areas.
24. A soft white precious univalent metallic element having the highest electrical and thermal conductivity of any metal.
25. Small genus of Eurasian shrubs with yellow flowers and bladdery pods.
27. Pig iron containing manganese.
29. A small cake leavened with yeast.
34. The part of the nervous system of vertebrates that controls involuntary actions of the smooth muscles and heart and glands.
39. A male religious of an order of mendicant preachers of the gospel.
41. An item of factual information derived from measurement or research.
42. (Judaism) Sacred chest where the ancient Hebrews kept the two tablets containing the Ten Commandments.
43. The capital and chief port of Qatar.
44. Any of various primates with short tails or no tail at all.
48. A loud harsh or strident noise.
49. The large yellow root of a rutabaga plant used as food.
54. A medicated solution used for gargling and rinsing the mouth.
56. A narrow headband or strip of ribbon worn as a headband.
57. Cut the head of.
60. Italian Benedictine monk who was archbishop of Canterbury from 1093 to 1109.
62. United States anatomist who identified four pituitary hormones and discovered vitamin E (1882-1971).
63. A member of the Siouan people formerly living in the Missouri river valley in NE Nebraska.
64. Mild yellow Dutch cheese made in balls.
68. Informal terms for a (young) woman.
70. A Tibetan or Mongolian priest of Lamaism.
71. An agency of the United Nations affiliated with the World Bank.
75. An enzyme that catalyzes the oxidation of many body compounds (e.g., epinephrine and norepinephrine and serotonin).
76. The force of workers available.
77. An early Christian church designed like a Roman basilica.
78. The 21st letter of the Greek alphabet.

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1. A mixed nerve that supplies the pharynx and larynx and lungs and heart and esophagus and stomach and most of the abdominal viscera.
2. A fastener (as a buckle or hook) that is used to hold two things together.
3. Spiritual leader of a Jewish congregation.
4. Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
5. The fatty flesh of eel.
6. Designating a solution containing 1 mole of solute per 1000 grams of solvent.
7. An unforeseen obstacle.
8. A room or establishment where alcoholic drinks are served over a counter.
9. In or relating to or obtained from urine.
10. Being one hundred more than three hundred.
11. Sluggish tailless Australian arboreal marsupial with gray furry ears and coat.
12. Italian chemist noted for work on polymers (1903-1979).
13. American novelist (1909-1955).
14. Large burrowing rodent of South and Central America.
21. (Sumerian) Evil storm god represented as a black bird.
23. An international organization of European countries formed after World War II to reduce trade barriers and increase cooperation among its members.
26. A religious belief of African origin involving witchcraft and sorcery.
28. The capital and largest city of Yemen.
30. Informal terms for a mother.
31. A Greek sandwich.
32. An island in the south Pacific.
33. A genus of orb-weaving spiders including common garden spiders and barn spiders.
35. Chevrotain somewhat larger than the kanchil.
37. Before noon.
38. Confederate general during the American Civil War who was defeated by Grant in the battle of Chattanooga (1817-1876).
40. A nonmetallic element belonging to the halogens.
45. One of a set of small pieces of stiff paper marked in various ways and used for playing games or for telling fortunes.
46. (Italian cookery) Squid prepared as food.
47. Any of numerous local fertility and nature deities worshipped by ancient Semitic peoples.
50. A yellow pungent volatile oil (trade name Agene) formerly used for bleaching and aging flour.
51. South African term for `boss'.
52. Of or relating to or composed of fat.
53. A city in western Lithuania on the Baltic Sea.
55. Hard white substance covering the crown of a tooth.
58. Avoid or try to avoid, as of duties, questions and issues.
59. (Old Testament) The minister of the Persian emperor who hated the Jews and was hanged for plotting to massacre them.
61. An African river that flows northwest into Lake Chad.
65. Slightly wet.
66. A woman hired to suckle a child of someone else.
67. Any of a group of antidepressant drugs that inhibit the action of monoamine oxidase in the brain and so allow monoamines to accumulate.
69. Any of several small ungulate mammals of Africa and Asia with rodent-like incisors and feet with hooflike toes.
72. A metallic element having four allotropic forms.
73. An informal term for a father.
74. A soft silvery metallic element of the alkali earth group.

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