Crossword Puzzle Number 272 (Medium Grid)

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ACROSS

1. The elementary stages of any subject (usually plural).
4. (Old Testament) A son of Jacob and a forebear of one of the tribes of Israel.
12. A bachelor's degree in theology.
15. The longer of the two telegraphic signals used in Morse code.
16. Small genus of tropical American trees and shrubs with pinnate leaves and flat straight pods.
17. An implement used to propel or steer a boat.
18. A loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth.
19. Enclose or enfold completely with or as if with a covering.
20. Genus of sticky herbs with yellow flowers open in morning or evening but closed in bright light.
22. Small shrubby tree of eastern North America similar to the Judas tree having usually pink flowers.
24. A radioactive transuranic element produced by bombarding plutonium with neutrons.
26. Type genus of the Amiidae.
28. English explorer who with Sir Richard Burton was the first European to explore Lake Tanganyika.
30. The month following August and preceding October.
33. A white metallic element that burns with a brilliant light.
34. Cause to combine with iodine.
38. The distinctive spirit of a people or an era.
40. A nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (trade name Clinoril).
41. Electronic equipment that converts sound into electrical signals that can be transmitted over distances and then converts received signals back into sounds.
43. South African prelate and leader of the antiapartheid struggle (born in 1931).
44. The starting place for each hole on a golf course.
45. An inactive volcano in Sicily.
48. Genus of tall smooth herbs of forested mountains of Europe and Asia minor.
50. A rejection of belief.
52. A dark-skinned member of a race of people living in Australia when Europeans arrived.
53. Annual grass of Europe and North Africa.
54. (archaic) A fitting reward.
55. A living organism characterized by voluntary movement.
57. A metallic element having four allotropic forms.
59. A colorless odorless gaseous element that give a red glow in a vacuum tube.
60. A state in the Rocky Mountains.
63. Japanese mathematical physicist who proposed that nuclear forces are mediated by massive particles called mesons which are analogous to the photon in mediating electromagnetic forces (1907-1981).
68. An internal representation of the world.
71. A flat wing-shaped process or winglike part of an organism.
74. An Arabic speaking person who lives in Arabia or North Africa.
75. An advanced law degree.
76. The god who fathered the islands and gods of Japan with his sister Izanami.
78. Someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike.
79. A period marked by distinctive character or reckoned from a fixed point or event.
80. The father of your father or mother.
81. A river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine.

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1. The sixth month of the civil year.
2. A very young child (birth to 1 year) who has not yet begun to walk or talk.
3. Of or relating to or characteristic of the Republic of Chad or its people or language.
4. The part of the small intestine between the jejunum and the cecum.
5. One appointed to represent a city or university or corporation in business transactions.
6. The compass point midway between south and southwest.
7. A river in northern England that flows southeast through West Yorkshire.
8. Study of the literary works of ancient Greece and Rome.
9. The act of hopping (jumping upward or forward (especially on one foot)).
10. Before noon.
11. A cheese dish made with bread and egg crumbs that is baked and served in individual fireproof dishes.
12. Scottish chemist noted for his research into the structure of nucleic acids (born in 1907).
13. Precipitation of ice pellets when there are strong rising air currents.
14. (Scotland) A slope or hillside.
21. African antelopes.
23. A thin tapered rod used by a conductor to direct an orchestra.
25. A tricycle (usually propelled by pedalling).
27. A river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine.
29. American musteline mammal typically ejecting an intensely malodorous fluid when startled.
31. A flammable colorless gaseous alkene.
32. The cardinal number that is the sum of four and one.
35. An artificial language intended for international use as an auxiliary language.
36. Old master of the Venetian school (1490-1576).
37. A liquid solution that results from elution.
39. Sew up the eyelids of hawks and falcons.
42. A Chadic language spoken south of Lake Chad.
46. The inner and thicker of the two bones of the human leg between the knee and ankle.
47. A condition requiring relief.
49. Ratio of the hypotenuse to the opposite side.
51. Tropical starchy tuberous root.
56. The upper house of the parliament of the Republic of Ireland.
58. The dialect of Malay used as the national language of the Republic of Indonesia or of Malaysia.
61. An anti-inflammatory drug that does not contain steroids.
62. Type genus of the Percidae.
64. (Norse mythology) One of the Aesir known for his beauty and skill with bow and skis.
65. God of love and erotic desire.
66. Urged social reform in 19th century England.
67. A city in western Germany on the Rhine River.
69. A flat-bottomed volcanic crater that was formed by an explosion.
70. A French abbot.
72. A plant hormone promoting elongation of stems and roots.
73. One of the most common of the five major classes of immunoglobulins.
77. A lustrous gray strong metallic element resembling titanium.

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