Crossword Puzzle Number 239 (Medium Grid)

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ACROSS

1. Inquire about.
4. Stem of the rattan palm used for making canes and umbrella handles.
11. (physics and chemistry) The smallest component of an element having the chemical properties of the element.
15. Aircraft landing in bad weather in which the pilot is talked down by ground control using precision approach radar.
16. A word or phrase spelled by rearranging the letters of another word or phrase.
17. A network of intersecting blood vessels or intersecting nerves or intersecting lymph vessels.
18. Thigh of a hog (usually smoked).
19. Of an instrument of certain death.
20. Razor clams.
21. Lower in esteem.
23. A tool for tamping (e.g., for tamping tobacco into a pipe bowl or a charge into a drill hole etc.).
24. A contagious skin infection caused by the itch mite.
25. A mountain range in South America running 5000 miles along the Pacific coast.
27. Any of several tall tropical palms native to southeastern Asia having egg-shaped nuts.
30. Disinclined to work or exertion.
33. The capital and largest city of Venezuela.
36. Untie the lashing of.
38. A son who has the same first name as his father.
39. The administration of a strong electric current that passes through the brain to induce convulsions and coma.
40. French writer remembered for his swashbuckling historical tales (1802-1870).
45. A chronic skin disease occurring primarily in women between the ages of 20 and 40.
48. The district occupied entirely by the city of Washington.
49. The goddess of the moon.
51. A region of Malaysia in northeastern Borneo.
52. Of or relating to Attica or its inhabitants or to the dialect spoken in Athens in classical times.
54. A radioactive transuranic element produced by bombarding plutonium with neutrons.
55. Russian country house.
57. Leaves of the tobacco plant dried and prepared for smoking or ingestion.
60. Lap that forms a cloth border doubled back and stitched down v 1.
61. (Hindu) A manner of sitting (as in the practice of Yoga).
69. English theoretical physicist who applied relativity theory to quantum mechanics and predicted the existence of antimatter and the positron (1902-1984).
70. The mission in San Antonio where in 1836 Mexican forces under Santa Anna besieged and massacred American rebels who were fighting to make Texas independent of Mexico.
72. A river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine.
73. Black tropical American cuckoo.
74. Of or relating to or in the manner of the playwright Henrik Ibsen.
77. Being two more than fifty.
78. The last (12th) month of the year.
79. City in central Iran.
80. Water frozen in the solid state.

DOWN

1. Title for a civil or military leader (especially in Turkey).
2. Someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike.
3. God of love and erotic desire.
4. The properties characteristic of the male sex.
5. Used of a single unit or thing.
6. Brass (or a yellow alloy resembling brass) that was hammered into thin sheets.
7. Struck with fear, dread, or consternation.
8. Crowd or pack to capacity.
9. A high-crowned black cap (usually made of felt or sheepskin) worn by men in Turkey and Iran and the Caucasus.
10. Before noon.
11. Used especially in treating bruises.
12. Testacean rhizopods.
13. Of or relating to near the ear.
14. The number of opening per inch of a screen.
22. The capital and largest city of Yemen.
26. The longer of the two telegraphic signals used in Morse code.
28. The seventh month of the Moslem calendar.
29. To make a mistake or be incorrect.
31. A toroidal shape.
32. A lake in northwestern Russia.
34. (chemistry) Being or containing an acid.
35. A plaster now made mostly from Portland cement and sand and lime.
37. (Irish) Mother of the Tuatha De Danann.
41. A woman hired to suckle a child of someone else.
42. Cubes of meat marinated and cooked on a skewer usually with vegetables.
43. The basic unit of money in Thailand.
44. Small genus of mediterranean shrubs.
46. United States writer (born in Poland) who wrote in Yiddish (1880-1957).
47. A brief description given for purposes of identification.
50. A city in southern Turkey on the Seyhan River.
53. A crystalline metallic element not found in nature.
56. Any of various spiny trees or shrubs of the genus Acacia.
58. A resident of Ohio.
59. Of or relating to or containing barium.
62. Ratio of the opposite side to the hypotenuse.
63. A short labored intake of breath with the mouth open.
64. An unofficial association of people or groups.
65. Type genus of the Amiidae.
66. An island in Indonesia east of Java.
67. Concerning those not members of the clergy.
68. A member of an Iroquoian people formerly living on the south shore of Lake Erie in northern Ohio and northwest Pennsylvania and western New York.
71. A unit of length of thread or yarn.
75. A bachelor's degree in science.
76. A silvery soft waxy metallic element of the alkali metal group.

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