Crossword Puzzle Number 282 (Medium Grid)

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1. Angular distance above the horizon (especially of a celestial object).
4. Having the lower score or lagging position in a contest.
12. An anxiety disorder characterized by chronic free-floating anxiety and such symptoms as tension or sweating or trembling of light-headedness or irritability etc that has lasted for more than six months.
15. An ancient Hebrew unit of capacity equal to 10 baths or 10 ephahs.
16. Tadpole-shaped parasitic larva of a trematode worm.
17. (Irish) Mother of the ancient Irish gods.
18. Used of a single unit or thing.
19. Colorless watery fluid of blood and lymph containing no cells and in which erythrocytes and leukocytes and platelets are suspended.
20. A major European river carrying more traffic than any other river in the world.
21. Any of numerous local fertility and nature deities worshipped by ancient Semitic peoples.
23. Fish-eating bird of warm inland waters having a long flexible neck and slender sharp-pointed bill.
25. A flat wing-shaped process or winglike part of an organism.
26. (Phoenician) A fertility goddess.
28. Antibacterial drug (trade name Nydrazid) used to treat tuberculosis.
30. The United Nations agency concerned with atomic energy.
31. System founded in Persia in the 6th century b.c. by Zoroaster.
36. English architect (1746-1813).
40. A rare silvery (usually trivalent) metallic element.
41. English essayist (1775-1834).
42. Characterized by lightness and insubstantiality.
45. United States educator who introduced reforms that significantly altered the system of public education (1796-1859).
46. An interest followed with exaggerated zeal.
48. A strong solution of sodium or potassium hydroxide.
50. An inhabitant of ancient Thebes.
52. A radioactive element of the actinide series.
53. A deep bow.
54. A soft silvery metallic element of the alkali earth group.
55. Cubes of meat marinated and cooked on a skewer usually with vegetables.
57. An official prosecutor for a judicial district.
58. A soft white precious univalent metallic element having the highest electrical and thermal conductivity of any metal.
60. (Babylonian) God of storms and wind.
64. A woman's large folded hooped hood.
70. City in Sudan.
71. A large gathering of people intended to arouse enthusiasm.
74. (Scottish) Bluish-black or gray-blue.
75. Take in solid food.
76. Affected with palsy or uncontrollable tremor.
78. Of or relating to near the ear.
79. A chronic skin disease occurring primarily in women between the ages of 20 and 40.
80. The craniometric point on the sagittal suture near the lamboid suture.
81. The act of traveling by foot.


1. Jordan's port.
2. 1 species.
3. Something considered choice to eat.
4. A protocol developed for the internet to get data from one network device to another.
5. Make a logical or causal connection.
6. A genus of orb-weaving spiders including common garden spiders and barn spiders.
7. A gonadotropic hormone that is secreted by the anterior pituitary.
8. Genus of Old World herbs.
9. A theocratic republic in the Middle East in western Asia.
10. A hard malleable ductile silvery metallic element that is resistant to corrosion.
11. A semiautomatic rifle.
12. (Greek mythology) Goddess of the earth and mother of Cronus and the Titans in ancient mythology.
13. A blue dye obtained from plants or made synthetically.
14. (Irish) Mother of the Tuatha De Danann.
22. Everyone except the clergy.
24. An ancient Egyptian city on the west bank of the Nile opposite Cairo.
27. Any of various long-tailed rodents similar to but larger than a mouse.
29. Relating to the blood vessels or blood.
32. American novelist (1909-1955).
33. Tropical American tree grown in southern United States having a whitish pink-tinged fruit.
34. In the Arabian Nights a hero who tells of the fantastic adventures he had in his voyages.
35. The capital of Bahrain.
37. Not only so, but.
38. A unit of dry measure used in Egypt.
39. West Indian tree having racemes of fragrant white flowers and yielding a durable timber and resinous juice.
43. A large fan consisting of a frame covered with canvas that is suspended from the ceiling.
44. Any tropical gymnosperm of the order Cycadales.
47. A white metallic element that burns with a brilliant light.
49. A small canoe consisting of a light frame made watertight with animal skins.
51. Glazed yeast-raised doughnut-shaped roll with hard crust.
56. United States swimmer who in 1926 became the first woman to swim the English Channel (1903- ).
59. Ox of southeast Asia sometimes considered a domesticated breed of the gaur.
61. Austrian composer who influenced the classical form of the symphony (1732-1809).
62. Hinge joint between the forearm and upper arm and the corresponding joint in the forelimb of a quadruped.
63. A republic on the island of Malta in the Mediterranean.
65. Being or occurring at an advanced period of time or after a usual or expected time.
66. The head of a branch of an organized crime syndicate.
67. A spread made chiefly from vegetable oils and used as a substitute for butter.
68. Horny plate covering and protecting part of the dorsal surface of the digits.
69. Any of various floor-like platforms built into a vessel.
72. The sign language used in the United States.
73. Being two more than fifty.
77. The blood group whose red cells carry both the A and B antigens.

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