Crossword Puzzle Number 295 (Medium Grid)

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1. Title for a civil or military leader (especially in Turkey).
5. Having or producing or covered with scurf.
11. Tear down so as to make flat with the ground.
15. A knife used as a weapon.
16. A rosid dicot genus that includes moon carrots.
17. Type genus of the Alcidae comprising solely the razorbill.
18. An informal term for a father.
19. Annual to perennial herbs of the Mediterranean region.
20. Moth having nonfunctional mouthparts as adults.
21. (in writing) See below.
23. A hormone produced by the anterior pituitary gland that stimulates the adrenal cortex.
25. An outlying farm building for storing grain or animal feed and housing farm animals.
26. West Indian tree having racemes of fragrant white flowers and yielding a durable timber and resinous juice.
28. Ctenophore having tentacles only in the immature stage.
30. A primeval personification of air and breath.
31. The basic unit of money in Malaysia.
35. A bachelor's degree in naval science.
37. Striped hyena of southeast Africa that feeds chiefly on insects.
41. The residue that remains when something is burned.
42. A message that seems to convey no meaning.
44. (Babylonian) God of storms and wind.
46. Before noon.
47. A unit of pressure.
48. In the same place (used when citing a reference).
50. A member of an agricultural people in southeastern India.
53. Act in concert or unite in a common purpose or belief.
54. A public promotion of some product or service.
55. A Russian prison camp for political prisoners.
58. An antidepressant drug that acts by blocking the reuptake of serotonin so that more serotonin is available to act on receptors in the brain.
61. Attempting to get personal recognition for yourself (especially by unacceptable means).
65. Any of a number of fishes of the family Carangidae.
67. A colorless and odorless inert gas.
69. An associate degree in applied science.
73. Belonging to or on behalf of a specified person (especially yourself).
74. (computer science) A computer that is running software that allows users to leave messages and access information of general interest.
75. Eurasian perennial herb having pale pink flowers and curved pods.
76. Electronic equipment that provides visual images of varying electrical quantities.
77. How long something has existed.
78. Capable of being graded (for quality or rank or size etc.).
79. An unabridged dictionary constructed on historical principles.

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1. Savory jelly based on fish or meat stock used as a mold for meats or vegetables.
2. A republic in West Africa on the Gulf of Guinea.
3. A flask that holds spirits.
4. Evergreen Indian shrub with vivid yellow flowers whose bark is used in tanning.
5. The compass point midway between south and southeast.
6. An emotional response that has been acquired by conditioning.
7. Occurring or encountered or experienced or observed frequently or in accordance with regular practice or procedure.
8. Reconnaissance (by shortening).
9. Thin wafer-like bread of Scandinavia.
10. A Loloish language.
11. A motley assortment of things.
12. Primitive chlorophyll-containing mainly aquatic eukaryotic organisms lacking true stems and roots and leaves.
13. A mark left by the healing of injured tissue.
14. Earn on some commercial or business transaction.
22. At right angles to the length of a ship or airplane.
24. Precipitation of ice pellets when there are strong rising air currents.
27. (Irish) Mother of the ancient Irish gods.
29. A proinflammatory cytokine that is produced by white blood cells (monocytes and macrophages).
32. Spanish architect who was a leading exponent of art nouveau in Europe (1852-1926).
33. A small island.
34. The subject matter of a conversation or discussion.
36. A member of a people who have no permanent home but move about according to the seasons.
38. A reproach for some lapse or misdeed.
39. A doctor's degree in dental surgery.
40. A homeless child especially one forsaken or orphaned.
43. Not subjected to an aging process.
45. A servile or fawning dependant.
49. British general in the American Revolution who captured Fort Ticonderoga but lost the battle of Saratoga in 1777 (1722-1792).
51. A partially opened flower.
52. American prizefighter who won the world heavyweight championship three times (born in 1942).
56. Any of various spiny trees or shrubs of the genus Acacia.
57. A semiautomatic rifle.
59. Living quarters reserved for wives and concubines and female relatives in a Muslim household.
60. Out of fashion.
62. Small tropical American tree bearing edible plumlike fruit.
63. (British) A former administrative district of England.
64. French biochemist who (with Francois Jacob) explained how genes are activated and suggested the existence of messenger RNA (1910-1976).
66. Open-heart surgery in which the rib cage is opened and a section of a blood vessel is grafted from the aorta to the coronary artery to bypass the blocked section of the coronary artery and improve the blood supply to the heart.
68. An indistinct shapeless form.
70. White crystalline compound used as a food additive to enhance flavor.
71. A river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine.
72. A city in the European part of Russia.

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