Crossword Puzzle Number 233 (Medium Grid)

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1. Nocturnal bird of prey with hawk-like beak and claws and large head with front-facing eyes.
4. Write upon.
12. Lacking self-confidence.
15. Liquid excretory product.
16. Irish playwright remembered for his satirical comedies of manners (1751-1816).
17. The corporate executive responsible for the operations of the firm.
18. Jordan's port.
20. United States cartoonist who drew intricate diagrams of very complicated and impractical contraptions that accomplished little or nothing (1883-1970).
22. Australian shrubs and small trees with evergreen usually spiny leaves and dense clusters of showy flowers.
23. Fiddler crabs.
25. Port city on Atlantic coast.
26. Red pear-shaped tropical fruit with poisonous seeds.
28. A field of cultivated and mowed grass.
31. Wild or domesticated South American cud-chewing animal related to camels but smaller and lacking a hump.
35. Overgrown with ivy.
37. A former agency (from 1946 to 1974) that was responsible for research into atomic energy and its peacetime uses in the United States.
38. An unwholesome atmosphere.
41. The vein in the center of a leaf.
44. Nocturnal mouselike mammal with forelimbs modified to form membranous wings and anatomical adaptations for echolocation by which they navigate.
45. A sock knitted or woven with a diamond-shaped pattern.
47. Title for a civil or military leader (especially in Turkey).
48. A colorless volatile water-soluble liquid aldehyde used chiefly in manufacture of acetic acid and perfumes and drugs.
50. (Greek mythology) A river in Hades across which the souls of the dead were carried by Charon.
53. A Mid-Atlantic state.
54. Low stingless nettle of Central and South America having velvety brownish-green toothed leaves and clusters of small green flowers.
58. A light touch or stroke.
59. United States writer of poems and plays about racial conflict (born in 1934).
64. The size of a book whose pages are made by folding a sheet of paper twice to form four leaves.
68. Being nine more than ninety.
70. A constitutional monarchy in northern Europe on the western side of the Scandinavian Peninsula.
71. A kind of person.
72. A member of the Iroquoian people formerly living east of Lake Ontario.
75. Fleshy spore-bearing inner mass of e.g. a puffball or stinkhorn.
76. The compass point that is midway between north and northeast.
77. In or relating to the duodenum.
79. A rotating disk shaped to convert circular into linear motion.
80. 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.
81. Of or relating to or characteristic of Assam or its people or culture.
82. A loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth.

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1. Large elliptical brightly colored deep-sea fish of Atlantic and Pacific and Mediterranean.
2. Flightless New Zealand rail of thievish disposition having short wings each with a spur used in fighting.
3. An accidental hole that allows something (fluid or light etc.) to enter or escape.
4. (Old Testament) The second patriarch.
5. A state in New England.
6. Any abnormality following or resulting from a disease or injury or treatment.
7. A hard brittle blue-white multivalent metallic element.
8. Port city that is the capital and largest city of Latvia.
9. An artificial language that is a revision and simplification of Esperanto.
10. A field game played with a ball (especially baseball).
11. Give qualities or abilities to.
12. The place where some action occurs.
13. A group of cattle or sheep or other domestic mammals all of the same kind that are herded by humans.
14. A Hindu theistic philosophy.
19. A baseball deliberately thrown at the batter's head.
21. A Japanese cheer of enthusiasm or triumph.
24. Widely cultivated herb with aromatic leaf stalks that are eaten raw or cooked.
27. Before noon.
29. Fly a plane.
30. The extent of something from side to side.
32. A radioactive element of the actinide series.
33. (psychoanalysis) An idealized image of someone (usually a parent) formed in childhood.
34. Hungarian choreographer who developed Labanotation (1879-1958).
36. English aristocrat who was the first wife of Prince Charles.
39. A state in the Rocky Mountains.
40. A mark left by the healing of injured tissue.
42. Broken husks of the seeds of cereal grains that are separated from the flour by sifting.
43. Small beads made from polished shells and formerly used as money by native Americans.
46. Showing or causing joy and pleasure.
49. South American armadillo with three bands of bony plates.
51. A compartment in front of a motor vehicle where driver sits.
52. Register formally.
55. Informal terms for a mother.
56. In the same place (used when citing a reference).
57. Dried out by heat or excessive exposure to sunlight.
60. The space between two lines or planes that intersect.
61. Any of several tall tropical palms native to southeastern Asia having egg-shaped nuts.
62. Cubes of meat marinated and cooked on a skewer usually with vegetables.
63. Small terrestrial lizard of warm regions of the Old World.
65. The inner and longer of the two bones of the human forearm.
66. A member of a pastoral people living in the Nilgiri hills of southern India.
67. An onerous or difficult concern.
69. A stick that people can lean on to help them walk.
73. (Greek mythology) The winged goddess of the dawn in ancient mythology.
74. An agency of the United Nations affiliated with the World Bank.
78. A very poisonous metallic element that has three allotropic forms.

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