Crossword Puzzle Number 238 (Medium Grid)

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ACROSS

1. Goddess of criminal rashness and its punishment.
4. Easily deciphered.
12. A bachelor's degree in naval science.
15. A typical star that is the source of light and heat for the planets in the solar system.
16. A woman aviator.
17. Of or relating to a member of the Buddhist people inhabiting the Mekong river in Laos and Thailand.
18. Someone who makes or gives a pledge.
19. Large Old World butterflies.
21. A belief (or system of beliefs) accepted as authoritative by some group or school.
22. The clock time given by a clock carried on board a spacecraft.
25. A written order directing a bank to pay money.
26. Alligator-like reptile of Central and South America having a more heavily armored belly.
29. (Greek mythology) The father of Odysseus.
31. Title for a civil or military leader (especially in Turkey).
32. The branch of computer science that deal with writing computer programs that can solve problems creatively.
33. Tag the base runner to get him out.
36. A former communist country in eastern Europe and northern Asia.
39. An archaic name for Easter or Passover.
42. In addition.
44. The social event at which the ceremony of marriage is performed.
47. Periapsis in Earth orbit.
50. The use of nuclear magnetic resonance of protons to produce proton density images.
51. An agency of the United Nations affiliated with the World Bank.
52. The longer of the two telegraphic signals used in Morse code.
53. A genus of Portunidae.
55. Remaining after all deductions.
57. More often or more frequently.
59. A blood group antigen possessed by Rh-positive people.
61. The local time at the 0 meridian passing through Greenwich, England.
63. Title for a civil or military leader (especially in Turkey).
66. A federation of North American labor unions that merged with the Congress of Industrial Organizations in 1955.
71. An ornamental jewelled headdress signifying sovereignty.
73. Stem of the rattan palm used for making canes and umbrella handles.
74. American prizefighter who won the world heavyweight championship three times (born in 1942).
75. A republic in northwestern South America.
78. A compartment in front of a motor vehicle where driver sits.
79. A metric unit of volume or capacity equal to 10 liters.
80. Having five units or components.
81. A loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth.

DOWN

1. Savory jelly based on fish or meat stock used as a mold for meats or vegetables.
2. A major city of northeastern Oklahoma on the Arkansas river.
3. Of or belonging to an enemy.
4. A motley assortment of things.
5. (Old Testament) Adam's wife in Judeo-Christian mythology.
6. Affected manners intended to impress others.
7. An official prosecutor for a judicial district.
8. A highly unstable radioactive element (the heaviest of the halogen series).
9. A restraint used to slow or stop a vehicle.
10. Fleshy folds of tissue as those surrounding the mouth.
11. A bet that you can pick the first and second finishers in the right order.
12. A type of folk song that originated among Black Americans at the beginning of the 20th century.
13. A lawman concerned with narcotics violations.
14. The process of becoming softened and saturated as a consequence of being immersed in water (or other liquid).
20. An inhabitant of ancient Thebes.
23. People having the same social or economic status.
24. Concerning those not members of the clergy.
27. Cuban poet and revolutionary who fought for Cuban independence from Spain (1853-1895).
28. 1 species.
30. A nucleic acid that transmits genetic information from DNA to the cytoplasm.
34. Someone who lends money at excessive rates of interest.
35. Of or relating to or supporting Romanism.
37. Leather with a napped surface.
38. Small fatty European fish.
40. Trailing European aromatic plant of the mint family having rounded leaves and small purplish flowers often grown in hanging baskets.
41. An upward movement (especially a rhythmical rising and falling).
43. Lacking in strength or firmness or resilience.
45. One of the five major classes of immunoglobulins.
46. Sterile offspring of a male donkey and a female horse.
48. A unit of weight used in some Moslem countries near the Mediterranean.
49. A loose narrow strip of skin near the base of a fingernail.
54. A Dravidian language closely related to Tamil that is spoken in a hilly section of southwestern India.
56. Any of various tailless stout-bodied amphibians with long hind limbs for leaping.
58. Rim (or part of the rim) into which spokes are inserted.
60. A river in southeastern Australia that flows generally northwest to join the Darling River.
62. Genus of tropical plants with creeping rootstocks and small umbellate flowers.
64. A river that rises in western New Mexico and flows westward through southern Arizona to become a tributary of the Colorado River.
65. Precipitation of ice pellets when there are strong rising air currents.
67. A slight rounded elevation where the malleus attaches to the eardrum.
68. Wearing or provided with clothing.
69. Someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike.
70. A metabolic acid found in yeast and liver cells.
72. Liquid containing proteins and electrolytes including the liquid in blood plasma and interstitial fluid.
76. Being five more than fifty.
77. 300 to 3000 kilohertz.

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