Crossword Puzzle Number 241 (Medium Grid)

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ACROSS

1. Someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike.
5. An alloy of mercury with another metal (usually silver) used by dentists to fill cavities in teeth.
12. Either extremity of something that has length.
15. A Tibetan or Mongolian priest of Lamaism.
16. A Brazilian river.
17. Brief episode in which the brain gets insufficient blood supply.
18. A negatively charged atom.
20. An informal term for a father.
21. The act of concealing yourself and lying in wait to attack by surprise.
22. In precisely the same words used by a writer or speaker.
24. Give a nickname to.
25. East Indian tree bearing a profusion of intense vermilion velvet-textured blooms and yielding a yellow dye.
26. Struck with fear, dread, or consternation.
28. A chain of connected ideas or passages or objects so arranged that each member is closely related to the preceding and following members (especially a series of patristic comments elucidating Christian dogma).
30. A narrow republic surrounded by Senegal in West Africa.
33. South American wood sorrel cultivated for its edible tubers.
34. Be obliged to pay or repay.
35. An international organization created in 1949 by the North Atlantic Treaty for purposes of collective security.
42. Profane or obscene expression usually of surprise or anger.
44. Either of two large African antelopes of the genus Taurotragus having short spirally twisted horns in both sexes.
46. Food mixtures either arranged on a plate or tossed and served with a moist dressing.
47. English theoretical physicist who applied relativity theory to quantum mechanics and predicted the existence of antimatter and the positron (1902-1984).
49. The United Nations agency concerned with atomic energy.
51. Someone who is morally reprehensible.
52. Relating to or of the nature of or having a mouth or mouthlike opening.
55. An esoteric or occult matter that is traditionally secret.
58. Type genus of the Anatidae.
61. A Russian artificial satellite.
64. The 26th letter of the Roman alphabet.
65. A town and port in northwestern Israel in the eastern Mediterranean.
69. A populous province in northeastern China.
71. United States physiologist (born in Germany) who did research on parthenogenesis (1859-1924).
72. Any high mountain.
73. Elder brother of Krishna.
77. A run that is the result of the batter's performance.
78. Towards the side away from the wind.
79. Imperfect development.
80. A metric unit of volume or capacity equal to 10 liters.
81. To make a mistake or be incorrect.
82. Guiding star.
83. A loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth.

DOWN

1. Speaking a Slavic language.
2. A stick that people can lean on to help them walk.
3. An independent ruler or chieftain (especially in Africa or Arabia).
4. African tree having an exceedingly thick trunk and fruit that resembles a gourd and has an edible pulp called monkey bread.
5. Before noon.
6. Genus of sticky herbs with yellow flowers open in morning or evening but closed in bright light.
7. American Revolutionary patriot.
8. Having leadership guidance.
9. Of or relating to the stomach and intestines.
10. A river that rises in northern Colombia and flows generally eastward to the Orinoco in central Venezuela.
11. Arboreal snake of central and southern Africa whose bite is often fatal.
12. A short composition for a solo instrument.
13. The seventh month of the civil year.
14. The capital and largest city of Bangladesh.
19. Medium-sized tree having glossy lanceolate leaves.
23. A feudal lord or baron in Scotland.
27. Formerly included in genus Cedrela.
29. A three-tone Chadic language.
31. Look forward to the probably occurrence of.
32. Electric underground railway.
36. A silvery ductile metallic element found primarily in bauxite.
37. (aeronautical) Pertaining to the tail section of a plane.
38. A soft silver-white ductile metallic element (liquid at normal temperatures).
39. Type genus of the Alcidae comprising solely the razorbill.
40. An official language of the Republic of South Africa.
41. Tropical starchy tuberous root.
43. The wrist bone in line with the 4th and 5th fingers.
45. A Mid-Atlantic state.
48. A person who eats human flesh.
50. The academic world.
53. Of or relating to or characteristic of Thailand of its people.
54. Inquire about.
56. The eleventh month of the civil year.
57. Any of numerous local fertility and nature deities worshipped by ancient Semitic peoples.
59. Islands in the Atlantic Ocean belonging to Portugal.
60. The food served and eaten at one time.
62. A draft horse harnessed alongside the shaft or pole of a vehicle.
63. The topmost one of two.
66. British filmmaker (born in Hungary) (1893-1956).
67. Cubes of meat marinated and cooked on a skewer usually with vegetables.
68. A promontory in northern Morocco opposite the Rock of Gibraltar.
70. The (prehensile) extremity of the superior limb.
74. Gone by.
75. A unit of length of thread or yarn.
76. A river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine.

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