Crossword Puzzle Number 275 (Medium Grid)

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1. Used of a single unit or thing.
4. The large yellow root of a rutabaga plant used as food.
12. An enclosed space.
15. A close friend who accompanies his buddies in their activities.
16. Tuberous or rhizomatous perennial herbs.
17. The corporate executive responsible for the operations of the firm.
18. A federal agency established to coordinate programs aimed at reducing pollution and protecting the environment.
19. A major school of Buddhism teaching personal salvation through one's own efforts.
20. Alsatian artist and poet who was cofounder of Dadaism in Zurich.
21. A popular island resort off the northeastern tip of the Yucatan peninsula.
23. Tag the base runner to get him out.
24. Any of various cycads of the genus Zamia.
26. Essential oil or perfume obtained from flowers.
29. Angular distance above the horizon (especially of a celestial object).
30. (of a young animal) Abandoned by its mother and raised by hand.
33. A white soft metallic element that tarnishes readily.
34. (Babylonian) God of storms and wind.
36. (informal) Of the highest quality.
38. A small pellet fired from an air rifle or BB gun.
41. (Babylonian) God of wisdom and agriculture and patron of scribes and schools.
44. A unit of length of thread or yarn.
45. A language of Australian aborigines.
48. A blue dye obtained from plants or made synthetically.
49. British statesman and leader of the Labour party who instituted the welfare state in England (1883-1967).
51. A sensation (as of a cold breeze or bright light) that precedes the onset of certain disorders such as a migraine attack or epileptic seizure.
52. Bulky grayish-brown eagle with a short wedge-shaped white tail.
53. The dialect of Malay used as the national language of the Republic of Indonesia or of Malaysia.
54. Involving the entire earth.
57. An official prosecutor for a judicial district.
58. A silvery ductile metallic element found primarily in bauxite.
59. A member of the British order of honor.
61. A unit of force equal to the force exerted by gravity.
63. The 13th letter of the Greek alphabet.
64. Cause to lose one's nerve.
69. A rechargeable battery with a nickel cathode and a cadmium anode.
72. Rice cooked in well-seasoned broth with onions or celery and usually poultry or game or shellfish and sometimes tomatoes.
73. A small amount of residue.
75. The fleshy pendulous part of the external human ear.
77. A loose cloak with a hood.
79. Any of several imperial dynasties of China ruling from 220 to 265 and from 386 to 556.
80. Small fatty fish usually canned.
83. Preserve of crushed fruit.
84. Experiencing or showing sorrow or unhappiness.
85. Relating to the abomasum (the fourth compartment of the stomach of ruminants).
86. A loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth.


1. An organization of countries formed in 1961 to agree on a common policy for the sale of petroleum.
2. Plant with an elongated head of broad stalked leaves resembling celery.
3. A feeling of strong eagerness (usually in favor of a person or cause).
4. A demon who swallows the sun causing eclipses.
5. A plumbing fixture (usually attached to the wall) used by men to urinate.
6. A silvery malleable metallic element that resists corrosion.
7. (Hindu) A manner of sitting (as in the practice of Yoga).
8. French soldier said to be fearless and chivalrous (1473-1524).
9. An Arabic speaking person who lives in Arabia or North Africa.
10. A weapon that discharges a missile at high velocity (especially from a metal tube or barrel).
11. Filled with the emotional impact of overwhelming surprise or shock.
12. A fraudulent business scheme.
13. The lofty nest of a bird of prey (such as a hawk or eagle).
14. A brittle aromatic resin used in varnishes.
22. An actor's line that immediately precedes and serves as a reminder for some action or speech.
25. A city in southern Turkey on the Seyhan River.
27. A sock with a separation for the big toe.
28. 1 species.
31. Any organic compound formed by adding alcohol molecules to aldehyde molecules.
32. The event of dying or departure from life.
35. A native or inhabitant of Denmark.
37. A port city of south central Ukraine on an arm of the Black Sea.
39. (informal) Exceptionally good.
40. Edible starchy tuberous root of taro plants.
42. Warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings.
43. The inner and longer of the two bones of the human forearm.
46. Desire strongly or persistently.
47. Nightingale spoken of in Persian poetry.
50. Of or relating to the lips of the mouth.
55. Title for a civil or military leader (especially in Turkey).
56. United States tennis player (born in Czechoslovakia) who won several singles championships.
60. Pale soft wood of a tupelo tree especially the water gum.
62. Strong and sharp.
65. Sole genus of the family Naiadaceae.
66. A Bantu language spoken in southern coastal Tanzania.
67. Cubes of meat marinated and cooked on a skewer usually with vegetables.
68. Small terrestrial lizard of warm regions of the Old World.
70. The United Nations agency concerned with atomic energy.
71. Amino acid that is formed in the liver and converted into dopamine in the brain.
74. A Hindu prince or king in India.
76. Top part of an apron.
78. A lipoprotein that transports cholesterol in the blood.
81. A metric unit of length equal to one hundredth of a meter.
82. (astronomy) The angular distance of a celestial point measured westward along the celestial equator from the zenith crossing.

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