Crossword Puzzle Number 199 (Medium Grid)

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1. One-hundredth of a right angle.
5. Membranous tube with cartilaginous rings that conveys inhaled air from the larynx to the bronchi.
12. European cave-dwelling aquatic salamander with permanent external gills.
15. Goddess of the dead and queen of the underworld.
16. Identification mark on the ear of a domestic animal.
17. The former capital and 2nd largest city of Brazil.
18. Load anew with ammunition, "She reloaded the gun carefully".
20. A crime syndicate in the United States.
22. A federal agency established to regulate the release of new foods and health-related products.
23. Cubes of meat marinated and cooked on a skewer usually with vegetables.
27. A canvas or leather bag for carrying game (especially birds) killed by a hunter.
30. A lack of vitality.
34. A member of a seafaring group of North American Indians who lived on the Pacific coast of British Columbia and southwestern Alaska.
37. A stick that people can lean on to help them walk.
38. A constellation in the southern hemisphere near Telescopium and Norma.
42. Propose as a candidate for some honor.
45. A workplace for the conduct of scientific research.
47. Explosive consisting of a yellow crystalline compound that is a flammable toxic derivative of toluene.
48. Taxonomic kingdom comprising all living or extinct animals.
49. An associate degree in nursing.
51. The sixth month of the civil year.
53. (Irish) Mother of the ancient Irish gods.
55. An edge tool with a heavy bladed head mounted across a handle.
56. Fragrant resin obtain from trees of the family Burseraceae and used as incense.
59. Attack someone physically or emotionally.
62. A room equipped with toilet facilities.
63. A Hindu prince or king in India.
67. (plate tectonic theory) A hypothetical continent including all the landmass of the earth prior to the Triassic period when it split into Laurasia and Gondwanaland.
70. A woman hired to suckle a child of someone else.
72. United States comedian.
74. The capital and largest city of Yemen.
75. Prong on a fork or pitchfork.
76. Reprehensible acquisitiveness.
78. A change in the electrical properties of the skin in response to stress or anxiety.
79. Situated in or facing or moving toward the east.
80. The chief city of ancient Mesopotamia and capitol of the ancient kingdom of Babylonia.
81. The organ of sight (`peeper' is an informal term for `eye').


1. A releasing factor that accelerates the secretion of growth hormone by the anterior pituitary body.
2. Tall woody perennial grasses with hollow slender stems especially of the genera Arundo and Phragmites.
3. Type genus of the Alcidae comprising solely the razorbill.
4. The longer of the two telegraphic signals used in Morse code.
5. Indian nun and missionary (born in Albania) dedicated to helping the poor in India (1910-1997).
6. A motley assortment of things.
7. Of or relating to or involving an area.
8. A metric unit of length equal to one hundredth of a meter.
9. An ugly evil-looking old woman.
10. A trivalent metallic element of the rare earth group.
11. Remote city of Kazakhstan that (ostensibly for security reasons) was made the capital in 1998.
12. German musician who developed a system for teaching music to children (1895-1982).
13. Being three more than fifty.
14. Ditch dug as a fortification and usually filled with water.
19. Jordan's port.
21. The conscious subjective aspect of feeling or emotion v 1.
24. The capital and largest city of Yemen.
25. A piece of furniture that provides a place to sleep.
26. An esoteric or occult matter that is traditionally secret.
28. American professional baseball player who hit more home runs than Babe Ruth (born in 1934).
29. A member of the extinct Algonquian people formerly living in northern Indiana and southern Michigan.
31. Not reflecting light.
32. (Sumerian) Consort of Dumuzi (Tammuz).
33. A trademark for a loosely woven cotton fabric that is used to make shirts and underwear.
35. (Greek mythology) Goddess of the earth and mother of Cronus and the Titans in ancient mythology.
36. A very poisonous metallic element that has three allotropic forms.
39. The arch of bone beneath the eye that forms the prominence of the cheek.
40. A disorderly outburst or tumult.
41. The blood group whose red cells carry both the A and B antigens.
43. (Islam) The man who leads prayers in a mosque.
44. An extreme state of adversity.
46. Squash bugs.
50. Goat-like antelope of central Eurasia having a stubby nose like a proboscis.
52. A white metallic element that burns with a brilliant light.
54. Norwegian explorer of the Arctic and director of the League of Nations relief program for refugees of World War I (1861-1930).
57. (folklore) A corpse that rises at night to drink the blood of the living.
58. United States anatomist who identified four pituitary hormones and discovered vitamin E (1882-1971).
60. (usually plural) Valuables taken by violence (especially in war).
61. United States photographer remembered for her portraits of rural workers during the Depression (1895-1965).
64. According to the Old Testament he was a pagan king of Israel and husband of Jezebel (9th century BC).
65. An island in Indonesia south of Borneo.
66. An Arabic speaking person who lives in Arabia or North Africa.
68. Posing no difficulty.
69. A river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine.
71. Made warm or hot.
73. A heavy iron lever with one end forged into a wedge.
77. A heavy odorless colorless gas formed during respiration and by the decomposition of organic substances.

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