Crossword Puzzle Number 1976 (Medium Grid)

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1. A small constellation near the South Pole between Tucana and Ara.
5. (British) Somewhat hungry.
12. A fatal disease of cattle that affects the central nervous system.
15. Any of various strong liquors distilled from the fermented sap of toddy palms or from fermented molasses.
16. Turkish sea power was destroyed in 1571 by a league of Christian nations organized by the Pope.
17. A unit of absorbed ionizing radiation equal to 100 ergs per gram of irradiated material.
18. West Indian tree having racemes of fragrant white flowers and yielding a durable timber and resinous juice.
20. (Greek mythology) A Titan who was forced by Zeus to bear the sky on his shoulders.
21. How long something has existed.
22. A defensive missile designed to shoot down incoming intercontinental ballistic missiles.
23. The 7th letter of the Greek alphabet.
25. Lily with small dull purple flowers of northwestern Europe and northwestern Asia.
27. A period of time containing 365 (or 366) days.
29. Relating to or bordering the Atlantic Ocean.
31. Being nine more than ninety.
33. Make improvements or corrections to.
34. Any of various perennial South American plants of the genus Loasa having stinging hairs and showy white or yellow or reddish-orange flowers.
38. A thick black tar intermediate between petroleum and asphalt.
42. A member of the working class (not necessarily employed).
46. Surrealist Spanish painter (1904-1989).
47. (Old Testament) Adam's wife in Judeo-Christian mythology.
48. Pompous or pretentious talk or writing.
50. The elementary stages of any subject (usually plural).
52. Remaining after all deductions.
53. Give a description of.
55. The quality of being secluded from the presence or view of others.
57. Issue or terminate (in a specified way, state, etc.).
58. (Greek mythology) Goddess of the earth and mother of Cronus and the Titans in ancient mythology.
60. A hard gray lustrous metallic element that is highly corrosion-resistant.
61. The use of bacteria or viruses of toxins to destroy men and animals or food.
63. Large tropical butterfly with degenerate forelegs and an unpleasant taste.
66. A small cake leavened with yeast.
71. Bottle that has a narrow neck.
74. Title for a civil or military leader (especially in Turkey).
78. Aircraft landing in bad weather in which the pilot is talked down by ground control using precision approach radar.
79. A bachelor's degree in theology.
80. Having or using only one filament.
81. A barrier constructed to contain the flow or water or to keep out the sea.
82. Grass mowed and cured for use as fodder.
83. Sound with resonance.
84. A loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth.


1. Large burrowing rodent of South and Central America.
2. An Arabic speaking person who lives in Arabia or North Africa.
3. The French defeated the Austrian and Prussian troops in 1792 (with a famous cannonade from the French artillery).
4. A Turkish unit of weight equal to about 2.75 pounds.
5. A defeat of the Persian army by the Greeks in 479 BC.
6. The branch of engineering science that studies the uses of electricity and the equipment for power generation and distribution and the control of machines and communication.
7. An accountant certified by the state.
8. The capital and largest city of Nepal.
9. Situated away from an area's coast or border.
10. The beginning of anything.
11. Characterized by enmity or ill will.
12. (informal) Exceptionally good.
13. Powdery starch from certain sago palms.
14. Any place of complete bliss and delight and peace.
19. A light strong brittle gray toxic bivalent metallic element.
24. A unit of pressure.
26. (archaic) Of persons.
28. A unit of weight used in some Moslem countries near the Mediterranean.
30. A chronic inflammatory collagen disease affecting connective tissue (skin or joints).
32. Made for formed by carving (`carven' is archaic or literary).
35. A city in southern Turkey on the Seyhan River.
36. Of superior grade.
37. One of 7 to 12 sons of Aditi.
39. A fine-grained unstratified accumulation of clay and silt deposited by the wind.
40. Of or relating to or characteristic of the Hebrews.
41. United States writer (born in Lebanon) (1883-1931).
43. Tag the base runner to get him out.
44. The dialect of Albanian spoken in northern Albania and Yugoslavia.
45. Greek mythology.
49. Being one more than fifty.
51. Being one more than one hundred.
54. A communist state in the Caribbean on the island of Cuba.
56. A garment that covers the head and face.
59. A tricyclic antidepressant (trade names Adapin and Sinequan) with numerous side effects (dry mouth and sedation and gastrointestinal disturbances).
62. Type genus of the Canidae.
64. Lighted up by or as by fire or flame.
65. (Irish) Chief god of the Tuatha De Danann.
67. Title for a civil or military leader (especially in Turkey).
68. Being or befitting or characteristic of an infant.
69. Something causes misery or death.
70. A port in western Israel on the Mediterranean.
72. Someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike.
73. God of love and erotic desire.
75. A group of Niger-Congo languages spoken primarily in southeastern Mali and northern Ghana.
76. A flat wing-shaped process or winglike part of an organism.
77. Tastelessness by virtue of being cheap and vulgar.

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