Crossword Puzzle Number 296 (Medium Grid)

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1. The compass point that is one point south of due west.
4. Spanish singer noted for his ballads and love songs (born in 1943).
12. The United Nations agency concerned with the interests of labor.
15. Made warm or hot.
16. Direction or advice as to a decision or course of action.
17. A river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine.
18. Fermented alcoholic beverage similar to but heavier than beer.
19. English poet and literary critic (1822-1888).
20. The 18th letter of the Greek alphabet.
22. (British) An informer or spy working for the police.
24. A ductile silvery-white ductile ferromagnetic trivalent metallic element of the rare earth group.
25. Any animal of the subkingdom Metazoa.
27. Wale at the top of the side of boat.
29. Any property detected by the olfactory system.
30. Chief port of Yemen.
31. An outgrowth on a plant or animal such as a fowl's wattle or a protuberance near the hilum of certain seeds.
35. Food chopped into small bits.
39. United States naval officer and historian (1840-1914).
40. A woman hired to suckle a child of someone else.
41. A software system that facilitates the creation and maintenance and use of an electronic database.
43. A United Nations agency created by a multinational treaty to promote trade by the reduction of tariffs and import quotas.
44. The seventh month of the Moslem calendar.
46. An artificial language for international use that rejects rejects all existing words and is based instead on an abstract analysis of ideas.
48. Title for a civil or military leader (especially in Turkey).
49. Similar to the giraffe but smaller with much shorter neck and stripe on the legs.
52. Black tropical American cuckoo.
53. A flat tortilla with various fillings piled on it.
56. A Russian prison camp for political prisoners.
59. A silvery ductile metallic element found primarily in bauxite.
60. Advanced in years.
61. Luna moths.
63. An agency of the United Nations responsible for programs to aid education and the health of children and mothers in developing countries.
67. Fallow deer.
70. Long and thin and often limp.
71. A genus of Indriidae.
73. Perennial herbs of eastern North America and Asia having aromatic tuberous roots.
74. Pleasant or pleasing or agreeable in nature or appearance.
75. A public building for gambling and entertainment.
77. Any of numerous local fertility and nature deities worshipped by ancient Semitic peoples.
78. (old-fashioned) At or from or to a great distance.
79. (ecology) The process by which a plant or animal becomes established in a new habitat.
80. A river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine.

DOWN

1. The act of hitting vigorously.
2. A chain of more than 200 islands about 400 miles long in the western central Pacific Ocean.
3. Of a stern or strict bearing or demeanor.
4. One of the most common of the five major classes of immunoglobulins.
5. The bubbling sound of water flowing from a bottle with a narrow neck v 1.
6. Soft light-colored wood of any of various linden trees.
7. The capital and largest city of Japan.
8. Nymph who merged with Hermaphroditus to form one body.
9. The first beta blocker (trade name Inderal) used in treating hypertension and angina pectoris and essential tremor.
10. A radioactive element of the actinide series.
11. Tropical African and Indian herbs.
12. The villain in William Shakespeare's tragedy who tricked Othello into murdering his wife.
13. A Tibetan or Mongolian priest of Lamaism.
14. A port city in northwestern Algeria and the country's 2nd largest city.
21. The god who fathered the islands and gods of Japan with his sister Izanami.
23. The basic unit of money in Zambia.
26. A prominent rock or pile of rocks on a hill.
28. A sweetened beverage of diluted fruit juice.
32. Largest crested screamer.
33. Wife or mistress of Zeus and mother of Apollo and Artemis in ancient mythology.
34. Land received by fee tail v 1.
36. (psychoanalysis) An idealized image of someone (usually a parent) formed in childhood.
37. Sole genus of the family Naiadaceae.
38. In a murderous frenzy as if possessed by a demon.
42. Having great (or a certain) extent from one side to the other.
45. (Norse mythology) God of poetry and music.
47. The state of being covered with unclean things.
50. Kauri pine.
51. Italian operatic composer noted for the dramatic realism of his operas (1858-1924).
54. A worker who fastens things by tacking them down.
55. Mar or spoil the appearance of.
57. The branch of computer science that deal with writing computer programs that can solve problems creatively.
58. A member of an agricultural people in southeastern India.
62. The capital and largest city of Yemen.
64. Marked by or showing unaffected simplicity and lack of guile or worldly experience.
65. A ruler of the Inca Empire (or a member of his family).
66. Freedom from difficulty or hardship or effort.
68. A flat-bottomed volcanic crater that was formed by an explosion.
69. A shaft on which a wheel rotates.
72. British informal term.
76. A mouth or mouthlike opening.

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