Crossword Puzzle Number 1909 (Medium Grid)

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1. A loft for storing hay.
4. A flexible pipe for conveying a liquid or gas.
12. Having undesirable or negative qualities.
15. A Turkish unit of weight equal to about 2.75 pounds.
16. A city in the northern panhandle of Texas.
17. A nucleic acid that transmits genetic information from DNA to the cytoplasm.
18. A coenzyme derived from the B vitamin nicotinic acid.
19. Someone who performs magic tricks to amuse an audience.
20. Aromatic bulb used as seasoning.
21. An organization of countries formed in 1961 to agree on a common policy for the sale of petroleum.
23. An informal conversation.
25. English theoretical physicist who applied relativity theory to quantum mechanics and predicted the existence of antimatter and the positron (1902-1984).
28. A Chadic language spoken south of Lake Chad.
30. Special design or visual object representing a quality, type, group, etc..
35. A person active in party politics.
38. A financial institution that accepts deposits and channels the money into lending activities.
41. An organic compound that contains a hydroxyl group bonded to a carbon atom which in turn is doubly bonded to another carbon atom.
43. A board with the alphabet on it.
44. A person who gives a name or names.
45. Cubes of meat marinated and cooked on a skewer usually with vegetables.
46. Unknown god.
47. Coarse fabric used for bags or sacks.
49. Any culture medium that uses agar as the gelling agent.
50. A member of a Muslim Turkic people of western Asia (especially in Kazakstan).
52. (Sumerian) Water god and god of wisdom.
53. An aromatic ointment used in antiquity.
56. Belonging to or on behalf of a specified person (especially yourself).
57. (used of count nouns) Every one considered individually.
59. Overgrown with ivy.
63. Green algae common in freshwater lakes of limestone districts.
67. Marked by or showing unaffected simplicity and lack of guile or worldly experience.
71. A river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine.
72. A mountain peak in central Washington.
76. An undergarment worn by women to support their breasts.
77. Having or showing excessive or compulsive concern with something.
79. The rate at which red blood cells settle out in a tube of blood under standardized conditions.
80. God of the earth.
81. Consisting of or resembling mother-of-pearl.
82. The 17th letter of the Greek alphabet.


1. French biochemist who (with Francois Jacob) explained how genes are activated and suggested the existence of messenger RNA (1910-1976).
2. Similar to the giraffe but smaller with much shorter neck and stripe on the legs.
3. Any of many long-legged birds that wade in water in search of food.
4. Thigh of a hog (usually smoked).
5. A strategically located monarchy on the southern and eastern coasts of the Arabian Peninsula.
6. A shape that sags.
7. Any plant of the genus Erica.
8. Peruvian shrub with small pink to lavender tubular flowers.
9. A Greek epic poem (attributed to Homer) describing the siege of Troy.
10. A defeat of the Persian army by the Greeks in 479 BC.
11. The longest division of geological time.
12. (informal) Exceptionally good.
13. A blue dye obtained from plants or made synthetically.
14. Surrealist Spanish painter (1904-1989).
22. A rotating disk shaped to convert circular into linear motion.
24. A feeling of anger caused by being offended.
26. A compartment in front of a motor vehicle where driver sits.
27. (Judaism) An eight-day Jewish holiday commemorating the rededication of the Temple of Jerusalem.
29. The United Nations agency concerned with the international organization of food and agriculture.
31. The imperial dynasty of China from 1368 to 1644.
32. A thin plate or layer (especially of bone or mineral).
33. A member of the people inhabiting an area of northern Mongolia and eastern Siberia.
34. The boundary line or the area immediately inside the boundary.
36. Lake in northwestern Russia near the border with Finland.
37. Of or relating to or affecting a lobe.
39. Deciduous South African tree having large odd-pinnate leaves and profuse fragrant orange-yellow flowers.
40. A small cake leavened with yeast.
42. A supply of food especially for a household.
48. A state in northwestern North America.
51. Of or relating to or characteristic of Zaire or its people.
54. Date used in reckoning dates before the supposed year Christ was born.
55. A ductile gray metallic element of the lanthanide series.
58. American professional baseball player who hit more home runs than Babe Ruth (born in 1934).
60. Left-hand page.
61. That is to say.
62. A nucleic acid consisting of large molecules shaped like a double helix.
64. Swift timid long-eared mammal larger than a rabbit having a divided upper lip and long hind legs.
65. An Arabic speaking person who lives in Arabia or North Africa.
66. A relative position or degree of value in a graded group.
68. Type genus of the Aceraceae.
69. A gonadotropic hormone that is secreted by the anterior pituitary.
70. A card game in which players bet against the dealer on the cards he will draw from a dealing box.
73. A loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth.
74. A committee in the executive branch of government that advises the president on foreign and military and national security.
75. A doctor's degree in dental surgery.
78. A bivalent and trivalent metallic element of the rare earth group.

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