Crossword Puzzle Number 1900 (Medium Grid)

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1. A proportion multiplied by 100.
4. Brightly colored carnivorous fish of western Atlantic and West Indies waters.
12. (slang) A gangster's pistol.
15. A river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine.
16. Red Asian weaverbirds often kept as cage birds.
17. A flat wing-shaped process or winglike part of an organism.
18. Any of a number of fishes of the family Carangidae.
20. A strategically located monarchy on the southern and eastern coasts of the Arabian Peninsula.
21. A toxic nonmetallic element related to sulfur and tellurium.
22. Aircraft landing in bad weather in which the pilot is talked down by ground control using precision approach radar.
23. Fabric dyed with splotches of green and brown and black and tan.
24. The 1st letter of the Hebrew alphabet.
27. A trivalent metallic element of the rare earth group.
28. United States physicist (born in Austria) who proposed the exclusion principle (thus providing a theoretical basis for the periodic table) (1900-1958).
31. A republic consisting of 26 of 32 counties comprising the island of Ireland.
34. A person who is physically weak and ineffectual.
38. Title for a civil or military leader (especially in Turkey).
40. A state in northwestern North America.
41. Weave together into a fabric or design.
42. An informal term for a father.
44. A very poisonous metallic element that has three allotropic forms.
46. Date used in reckoning dates before the supposed year Christ was born.
47. A device in which something (usually an animal) can be caught and penned.
48. A silvery ductile metallic element found primarily in bauxite.
49. Soviet chief of secret police under Joseph Stalin.
52. Thickening of tissue in the motor tracts of the lateral columns and anterior horns of the spinal cord.
55. The 22nd letter of the Greek alphabet.
56. Pronounce with a lowered velum.
58. Used of riotously drunken merrymaking.
60. Type genus of the Anatidae.
61. How long something has existed.
63. The longer of the two telegraphic signals used in Morse code.
64. A heavy brittle diamagnetic trivalent metallic element (resembles arsenic and antimony chemically).
67. A coffee cake flavored with orange rind and raisins and almonds.
71. Type genus of the Amiidae.
73. A soft heavy toxic malleable metallic element.
74. A branch of the Tai languages.
75. A decree that prohibits something.
79. The compass point midway between northeast and east.
80. Be resplendent or radiant.
82. A light touch or stroke.
83. A unit of length of thread or yarn.
84. A domain that seems to be specially reserved for someone.
85. A loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth.

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1. An archaic name for Easter or Passover.
2. Tropical American tree producing cacao beans.
3. A conveyance that transports passengers or freight in carriers suspended from cables and supported by a series of towers.
4. A white metallic element that burns with a brilliant light.
5. 100 avos equal 1 pataca.
6. (Mexican) Corn and cornmeal dough stuffed with a meat mixture then wrapped in corn husks and steamed.
7. A port city in southwestern Turkey on the Gulf of Antalya.
8. A narrow way or road.
9. Radiation lying in the ultraviolet range.
10. A manner of performance.
11. Goddess of criminal rashness and its punishment.
12. Mentally or physically infirm with age.
13. Type genus of the Alcidae comprising solely the razorbill.
14. An official language of the Republic of South Africa.
19. Amino acid that is formed in the liver and converted into dopamine in the brain.
25. A tricycle (usually propelled by pedalling).
26. A cap with no brim or bill.
29. (Irish) Mother of the ancient Irish gods.
30. Medium-sized tree-dwelling monkey of the Amazon basin.
32. An arrangement of objects or people side by side in a line.
33. An informal term for a father.
35. The month following February and preceding April.
36. A genus of Indriidae.
37. A city in west central Mexico.
39. A mountain peak in the Andes in Argentina (21,654 feet high).
43. Inability to walk.
45. A plant fiber used for making rope.
50. Angular distance above the horizon (especially of a celestial object).
51. Goat grass.
53. A boy or man.
54. Someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike.
57. Small genus of deciduous West Indian trees or shrubs.
59. A deep opening in the earth's surface.
62. United States swimmer who in 1926 became the first woman to swim the English Channel (1903- ).
65. Swiss mathematician (1707-1783).
66. Having or showing keen interest or intense desire or impatient expectancy.
68. English monk and scholar (672-735).
69. Cubes of meat marinated and cooked on a skewer usually with vegetables.
70. Jordan's port.
72. Long coarse hair growing from the crest of the animal's neck.
76. Alsatian artist and poet who was cofounder of Dadaism in Zurich.
77. A fatal disease of cattle that affects the central nervous system.
78. A sweetened beverage of diluted fruit juice.
81. A state in the western United States.

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