Crossword Puzzle Number 266 (Medium Grid)

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1. Standard time in the 8th time zone west of Greenwich, reckoned at the 120th meridian west.
4. Type genus of the Pygopodidae.
11. A commercial leavening agent containing yeast cells.
15. A Kwa language spoken by the Yoruba people in southwestern Nigeria.
16. A urinary stone.
17. Type genus of the Amiidae.
18. English theoretical physicist who applied relativity theory to quantum mechanics and predicted the existence of antimatter and the positron (1902-1984).
20. A long pointed rod used as a weapon.
21. Kamarupan languages spoken in northeastern India and western Burma.
22. English explorer and admiral who was the first Englishman to circumnavigate the globe and who helped to defeat the Spanish Armada (1540-1596).
23. An autonomous province of Georgia on the Black Sea.
25. Type genus of the Alcidae comprising solely the razorbill.
29. A Russian river.
30. An addition that extends a main building.
31. Something whose name is either forgotten or not known.
35. A state in north central United States.
37. (nautical) Of an anchor.
39. A white metallic element that burns with a brilliant light.
41. The sound made by a gentle blow.
42. A spring-flowering shrub or small tree of the genus Crataegus.
44. Not out.
45. Lacking sufficient water or rainfall.
47. A port city of south central Ukraine on an arm of the Black Sea.
49. Concerning those not members of the clergy.
51. Small European grebe.
53. Wild or domesticated South American cud-chewing animal related to camels but smaller and lacking a hump.
54. Found along western Atlantic coast.
57. A state in the eastern United States.
59. Portuguese explorer who in 1488 was the first European to get round the Cape of Good Hope (thus establishing a sea route from the Atlantic to Asia) (1450-1500).
60. A skullcap worn by religious Jews (especially at prayer).
65. By bad luck.
67. A male monarch or emperor (especially of Russia prior to 1917).
69. Lose blood from one's body.
70. A local computer network for communication between computers.
74. A master's degree in business.
75. A benevolent aspect of Devi.
76. American breed of chicken having barred gray plumage raised for meat and brown eggs.
77. An adult male person (as opposed to a woman).
78. (Greek mythology) The winged goddess of the dawn in ancient mythology.
79. The property created by the space between two objects or points.
80. A loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth.


1. A genus of Ploceidae.
2. The sound of (the chanter of) a bagpipe v 1.
3. Large brightly crested bird of Africa.
4. A color varying from dark purplish brown to dark red.
5. A period of time containing 365 (or 366) days.
6. Prolific Italian dramatist (1707-1793).
7. Leaf or strip from a leaf of the talipot palm used in India for writing paper.
8. Grey or green or brown mineral similar to mica and containing aluminum and potassium sulphates.
9. Greenwich Mean Time updated with leap seconds.
10. (physics) A deformation of an object in which parallel planes remain parallel but are shifted in a direction parallel to themselves.
11. A Japanese cheer of enthusiasm or triumph.
12. A woman hired to suckle a child of someone else.
13. Port city that is the capital and largest city of Latvia.
14. A flat-bottomed volcanic crater that was formed by an explosion.
19. Jordan's port.
24. The site of an archeological exploration.
26. A river in northeastern Brazil that flows generally northward to the Atlantic Ocean.
27. Remove from its packing.
28. A tax that is measured by the amount of business done (not on property or income from real estate).
32. An ancient upright stone slab bearing markings.
33. A woman of refinement.
34. A drama set to music.
36. An informal term for a father.
38. The first month of the civil year.
40. A sweetened beverage of diluted fruit juice.
43. English writer and a central member of the Fabian Society (1858-1943).
46. Nightingale spoken of in Persian poetry.
48. A large number or amount.
50. A cookout at the seashore where clams and fish and other foods are cooked--usually on heated stones covered with seaweed.
52. Money collected under a tariff.
55. Doglike nocturnal mammal of Africa and southern Asia that feeds chiefly on carrion.
56. A hard brittle blue-white multivalent metallic element.
58. 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.
61. German hero.
62. A subsidiary proposition that is assumed to be true in order to prove another proposition.
63. Cubes of meat marinated and cooked on a skewer usually with vegetables.
64. A city in southern Turkey on the Seyhan River.
66. Type genus of the Anatidae.
68. Having a long narrow cut.
71. A condition (mostly in boys) characterized by behavioral and learning disorders.
72. Hawaiian dish of taro root pounded to a paste and often allowed to ferment.
73. A federal agency that supervises carriers that transport goods and people between states.

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