Crossword Puzzle Number 214 (Medium Grid)

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1. Thickening of tissue in the motor tracts of the lateral columns and anterior horns of the spinal cord.
4. A personal attractiveness that enables you to influence others.
12. A master's degree in education.
15. The month following October and preceding December.
16. Characteristic of the dawn.
17. A sweetened beverage of diluted fruit juice.
18. How long something has existed.
19. Maneuvers of a horse in response to body signals by the rider.
20. A federal agency established to regulate the release of new foods and health-related products.
21. The northernmost islands are part of Papua New Guinea.
23. Minor or subordinate.
25. Constrict or bind or draw together.
26. A river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine.
28. Any of various systems of units for measuring electricity and magnetism.
29. A highly unstable radioactive element (the heaviest of the halogen series).
30. The mother of your father or mother.
34. A state in northwestern North America.
36. A benevolent aspect of Devi.
38. A metallic element of the rare earth group.
40. (Greek mythology) The winged goddess of the dawn in ancient mythology.
41. Empty rhetoric or insincere or exaggerated talk.
42. The United Nations agency concerned with atomic energy.
46. A public promotion of some product or service.
47. A collection of facts from which conclusions may be drawn.
50. Any of various plants of the genus Sabbatia having usually pink cymose flowers.
52. A plant hormone promoting elongation of stems and roots.
54. Strike suddenly and with force.
55. A city in western Germany near the Dutch and Belgian borders.
56. An airfield without normal airport facilities.
60. An official prosecutor for a judicial district.
61. (informal) Of the highest quality.
62. A silvery ductile metallic element found primarily in bauxite.
63. A unit of length of thread or yarn.
65. English theoretical physicist who applied relativity theory to quantum mechanics and predicted the existence of antimatter and the positron (1902-1984).
67. Any small compartment.
69. A large number or amount.
73. Morally bad or wrong.
76. A slender double-reed instrument.
77. The compass point that is one point east of northeast.
78. The capital of Bahrain.
79. A Loloish language.
80. A male monarch or emperor (especially of Russia prior to 1917).
81. Quieten or silence (a sound) or make (an image) less visible.
82. An official language of the Republic of South Africa.


1. Squash bugs.
2. The divine word of God.
3. Showing a high degree of refinement and the assurance that comes from wide social experience.
4. A soft bluish-white ductile malleable toxic bivalent metallic element.
5. The 2nd largest of the Great Lakes.
6. A genus of tropical Asian and Malaysian palm trees.
7. English poet and painter who was a leader of the Pre-Raphaelites (1828-1882).
8. The bureau of the Treasury Department responsible for tax collections.
9. A cylindrical drawstring bag used by sailors to hold their clothing and other gear.
10. Relating to or characteristic of Hungary.
11. Used of a single unit or thing.
12. A Chadic language spoken south of Lake Chad.
13. Tropical starchy tuberous root.
14. Made of fir or pine.
22. Chief deity of Zoroastrianism.
24. (in Scotland or Ireland) A mountain or tall hill.
27. A unit of absorbed ionizing radiation equal to 100 ergs per gram of irradiated material.
31. The event of dying or departure from life.
32. Based on or arising from the possession of money or wealth.
33. Remote city of Kazakhstan that (ostensibly for security reasons) was made the capital in 1998.
35. A family of Sino-Tibetan languages spoken in southeastern Asia.
37. The table in Christian churches where communion is given.
39. Serving as or forming a base.
43. (Akkadian) God of wisdom.
44. Lower in esteem.
45. The rate of moving (especially walking or running).
48. A member of the Nahuatl people who established an empire in Mexico that was overthrown by Cortes in 1519.
49. Plants having flowers in umbels.
51. A pale rose-colored variety of the ruby spinel.
53. Brazilian tree with handsomely marked wood.
57. An electronic pulse counter used to count pulses that occur too rapidly to be recorded individually.
58. The town was taken from the Turks by the Russians in 1877 after a siege of 143 days.
59. Make lighter or brighter.
64. A coffee cake flavored with orange rind and raisins and almonds.
66. United States composer noted for his innovative use of polytonality (1874-1954).
68. Weight to be borne or conveyed.
70. An outer garment that has sleeves and covers the body from shoulder down.
71. The capital and chief port of Qatar.
72. Fastener consisting of a resinous composition that is plastic when warm.
74. A doctor's degree in dental medicine.
75. Of a light yellowish-brown color n 1.

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