Crossword Puzzle Number 1940 (Medium Grid)

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ACROSS

1. Syndrome resulting from a serious acute (sometimes fatal) infection associated with the presence of staphylococcus.
4. Sweet liqueur made from wine and brandy flavored with plum or peach or apricot kernels and bitter almonds.
11. Ditch dug as a fortification and usually filled with water.
15. South American wood sorrel cultivated for its edible tubers.
16. A soft gray ductile metallic element used in alloys.
17. Primitive chlorophyll-containing mainly aquatic eukaryotic organisms lacking true stems and roots and leaves.
18. A port in western Israel on the Mediterranean.
20. Resinlike substance secreted by certain lac insects.
21. (Norse mythology) God of light and peace and noted for his beauty and sweet nature.
23. Chocolate cookie with white cream filling.
25. The state capital of South Australia.
27. (folklore) A corpse that rises at night to drink the blood of the living.
30. A condensed but memorable saying embodying some important fact of experience that is taken as true by many people.
31. Decorated with designs of sprigs.
34. An intensely radioactive metallic element that occurs in minute amounts in uranium ores.
37. Of or relating to or involving an area.
38. A city in southern Turkey on the Seyhan River.
43. A tenant in someone's house.
45. Medium tall celery pine of New Zealand.
48. Pertaining to or characteristic of an ascetic.
50. Relating to or characteristic of the Celts.
51. Extinct flightless bird of New Zealand.
52. A port city of south central Ukraine on an arm of the Black Sea.
55. A medicine or therapy that cures disease or relieve pain.
56. The striking of one body against another.
60. Type genus of the Anatidae.
61. (of persons) Highest in rank or authority or office.
62. English writer (born in France) of novels and short stories (1874-1965).
65. Any of the radiating leaflike spore-producing structures on the underside of the cap of a mushroom or similar fungus.
68. A Bantu language spoken by the Kamba people in Kenya.
72. A member of the people inhabiting an area of northern Mongolia and eastern Siberia.
76. A river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine.
77. Bound or secured closely.
78. A tricycle (usually propelled by pedalling).
80. A reptile genus of Iguanidae.
81. The probability of a specified outcome.
82. A state in the southeastern United States on the Gulf of Mexico.
83. A workplace for the conduct of scientific research.

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1. Japanese army officer who initiated the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor and who assumed dictatorial control of Japan during World War II.
2. A mark left by the healing of injured tissue.
3. Free from risk or danger.
4. A nucleic acid that transmits genetic information from DNA to the cytoplasm.
5. The branch of computer science that deal with writing computer programs that can solve problems creatively.
6. 1 species.
7. A loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth.
8. A tax on employees and employers that is used to fund the Social Security system.
9. A bivalent and trivalent metallic element of the rare earth group.
10. To fix or set securely or deeply.
11. A port city and resort in Andalusia in southern Spain on the Mediterranean.
12. A song that was formerly popular.
13. Advanced in years.
14. Any of several weedy vetches grown for forage.
19. The main organ of photosynthesis and transpiration in higher plants.
22. (botany) Of or relating to the axil.
24. A graphical record of electric currents associated with muscle contractions.
26. An official prosecutor for a judicial district.
28. Metal or plastic sheath over the end of a shoelace or ribbon.
29. A condition (mostly in boys) characterized by behavioral and learning disorders.
32. A frequently prescribed sleeping pill (trade name ProSom).
33. (British) A member of the military police.
35. Canna grown especially for its edible rootstock from which arrowroot starch is obtained.
36. Positioned so as to be ready for confrontation or danger.
39. (Greek mythology) Goddess of wisdom and useful arts and prudent warfare.
40. A silvery soft waxy metallic element of the alkali metal group.
41. A Chadic language spoken in northern Nigeria and closely related to Hausa.
42. A numerical quantity measured or assigned or computed.
44. A state in New England.
46. (Akkadian) God of wisdom.
47. A member of a South American Indian people in Peru who were formerly the ruling class of the Inca empire.
49. A heavy odorless colorless gas formed during respiration and by the decomposition of organic substances.
53. The longer of the two telegraphic signals used in Morse code.
54. An Italian liqueur made with elderberries and flavored with licorice.
57. A sum of money paid in compensation for loss or injury.
58. A metal cleat on the bottom front of a horseshoe to prevent slipping.
59. Eurasian perennial bulbous herbs.
63. A rare silvery (usually trivalent) metallic element.
64. Jordan's port.
66. (often followed by `for') Ardently or excessively desirous.
67. (archaic) A fitting reward.
69. A heavy long-handled hammer used to drive stakes or wedges.
70. A Chadic language spoken south of Lake Chad.
71. An Arabic speaking person who lives in Arabia or North Africa.
73. An agency of the United Nations affiliated with the World Bank.
74. Horny projecting mouth of a bird.
75. A rapid escape (as by criminals).
79. Angular distance above the horizon (especially of a celestial object).

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