Crossword Puzzle Number 229 (Medium Grid)

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ACROSS

1. Swiss hotelier who created a chain of elegant hotels (1850-1918).
5. Not capable of being swayed or diverted from a course.
12. Thigh of a hog (usually smoked).
15. Any of the forms of Chinese spoken in Fukien province.
16. An oleoresin used in varnishes and ointments.
17. A constellation in the southern hemisphere near Telescopium and Norma.
18. A tiny or scarcely detectable amount.
19. United States neoclassical architect (1847-1909).
21. A flat thin rectangular slab (as of fired clay or rubber or linoleum) used to cover surfaces.
22. A tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown.
23. English monk and scholar (672-735).
24. An edge tool with a heavy bladed head mounted across a handle.
25. Largest crested screamer.
27. A woody climbing usually tropical plant.
30. Being one hundred more than two hundred.
33. A flat wing-shaped process or winglike part of an organism.
35. Amphetamine used in the form of a crystalline hydrochloride.
39. An ancient Hebrew unit of dry measure equal to about a bushel.
41. The 3rd letter of the Greek alphabet.
43. (Scottish) Bluish-black or gray-blue.
45. Tell or deposit (information) knowledge.
46. Jordan's port.
48. Former measure of the US economy.
49. Something (often something deceptively attractive) that catches you unawares.
50. An international organization created in 1949 by the North Atlantic Treaty for purposes of collective security.
52. The arch of bone beneath the eye that forms the prominence of the cheek.
55. A group of related languages spoken in a valley of southern Ethiopia.
57. Strong and sharp.
61. The blood group whose red cells carry both the A and B antigens.
63. A former agency (from 1946 to 1974) that was responsible for research into atomic energy and its peacetime uses in the United States.
64. By religion.
68. An ugly evil-looking old woman.
70. By a chorus.
73. The cry made by sheep.
74. A loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth.
75. Someone who operates an aircraft.
76. One millionth of a gram.
77. Having undesirable or negative qualities.
78. A river in northeastern Brazil that flows generally northward to the Atlantic Ocean.
79. Narrow wood or metal or plastic runners used for gliding over snow.

DOWN

1. Follower of Rastafarianism.
2. Mix together different elements.
3. Productive work (especially physical work done for wages).
4. Music of southern Louisiana that combines French dance melodies with Caribbean music and blues.
5. Any organic compound formed by adding alcohol molecules to aldehyde molecules.
6. A jamb for a door.
7. Transient cessation of respiration.
8. Informal terms for a mother.
9. A resource.
10. A soft gray ductile metallic element used in alloys.
11. An alloy of copper and zinc (and sometimes arsenic) used to imitate gold in cheap jewelry and for gilding.
12. Australian shrubs and small trees with evergreen usually spiny leaves and dense clusters of showy flowers.
13. Lacking sufficient water or rainfall.
14. Informal terms for a mother.
20. Any malignant growth or tumor caused by abnormal and uncontrolled cell division.
26. The capital and largest city of Zimbabwe.
28. Being nine more than ninety.
29. The capital and largest city of Uganda on the north shore of Lake Victoria.
31. Malevolent aspect of Devi.
32. A high-crowned black cap (usually made of felt or sheepskin) worn by men in Turkey and Iran and the Caucasus.
34. A genus of Lamnidae.
36. Either of two large African antelopes of the genus Taurotragus having short spirally twisted horns in both sexes.
37. The basic unit of money in Bangladesh.
38. A form of energy that is transferred by a difference in temperature.
40. English pathologist who discovered the cause of trichinosis (1814-1899).
42. A percussion instrument consisting of a pair of hollow pieces of wood or bone (usually held between the thumb and fingers) that are made to click together (as by Spanish dancers) in rhythm with the dance.
44. Unknown god.
47. A club that people join in order to buy selected books at reduced prices.
51. A person who evokes boredom.
53. Evergreen trees or shrubs of mountains of Australia and Tasmania.
54. A public promotion of some product or service.
56. Small to medium evergreen dioecious trees of oceanic climates.
58. A summary that repeats the substance of a longer discussion.
59. (Hindu) A manner of sitting (as in the practice of Yoga).
60. East Indian tree yielding a resin used medicinally and burned as incense.
62. A small cake leavened with yeast.
65. A software system that facilitates the creation and maintenance and use of an electronic database.
66. The state of needing something that is absent or unavailable.
67. A sharply directional antenna.
69. An anxiety disorder characterized by chronic free-floating anxiety and such symptoms as tension or sweating or trembling of light-headedness or irritability etc that has lasted for more than six months.
71. Canadian hockey player (born 1948).
72. A Chadic language spoken in northern Nigeria.

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