Crossword Puzzle Number 303 (Medium Grid)

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ACROSS

1. A kind of person.
4. Covered with paving material.
11. The 2nd letter of the Greek alphabet.
15. (meaning literally `born') Used to indicate the maiden or family name of a married woman.
16. Any of various large edible marine gastropods of the genus Haliotis having an ear-shaped shell with pearly interior.
17. A demon who swallows the sun causing eclipses.
18. A compartment in front of a motor vehicle where driver sits.
19. A region in central Italy.
21. Jordan's port.
23. An official prosecutor for a judicial district.
24. Genus of western North American low-growing herbs having linear woolly leaves and large pink flowers.
25. A soft silvery metallic element of the alkali earth group.
28. A public promotion of some product or service.
29. An informal term for a father.
31. Electronic warfare undertaken to insure effective friendly use of the electromagnetic spectrum in spite of the enemy's use of electronic warfare.
36. An annual publication including weather forecasts and other miscellaneous information arranged according to the calendar of a given year.
39. A magnetic tape recorder for recording (and playing back) TV programs.
42. A cut of pork ribs with much of the meat trimmed off.
44. A very light colorless element that is one of the six inert gasses.
45. Type genus of the Majidae.
46. A guided missile fired from shipboard against an airborne target.
47. Flesh of any of various freshwater fishes of the families Centrarchidae of North America or Cyprinidae of Europe.
50. British dominion over India (1757-1947).
51. A mass of ice and snow that permanently covers a large area of land (e.g., the polar regions or a mountain peak).
54. A unit of length of thread or yarn.
55. Small terrestrial lizard of warm regions of the Old World.
57. The principal bullfighter who is appointed to make the final passes and kill the bull.
59. Rock star and drummer for the Beatles (born in 1940).
61. An associate degree in nursing.
62. An enclosure made or wire or metal bars in which birds or animals are kept.
63. Decapod having eyes on short stalks and a broad flattened carapace with a small abdomen folded under the thorax and pincers.
65. A state in the western United States.
69. A medium (art or business) that disseminates moving pictures.
72. A desert in southern Israel.
76. An Arabic speaking person who lives in Arabia or North Africa.
77. The longer of the two telegraphic signals used in Morse code.
78. Freight car without permanent sides or roof.
80. Lacking in liveliness or charm or surprise.
81. A Turkish unit of weight equal to about 2.75 pounds.
82. The part of a missile or torpedo that carries the explosive charge.
83. A river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine.

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1. A ruler of the Inca Empire (or a member of his family).
2. An accidental hole that allows something (fluid or light etc.) to enter or escape.
3. Cubes of meat marinated and cooked on a skewer usually with vegetables.
4. Informal terms for a mother.
5. A loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth.
6. Italian poet considered the national poet of modern Italy (1835-1907).
7. Verse in the meter used in Greek and Latin poetry consisting of strophes of 4 tetrametric lines.
8. The syllable naming the first (tonic) note of any major scale in solmization.
9. Administer an oil or ointment to.
10. A state in New England.
11. A hairdo formed by braiding or twisting the hair.
12. Informal terms for a meal.
13. Of or relating to or characteristic of Thailand of its people.
14. 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.
20. The basic unit of money in China.
22. An imaginary elephant that appears in a series of French books for children.
26. (used especially of vegetation) Having lost all moisture.
27. The widely studied plant virus that causes tobacco mosaic.
30. Wool of the alpaca.
32. A particular geographical region of indefinite boundary (usually serving some special purpose or distinguished by its people or culture or geography).
33. Green algae common in freshwater lakes of limestone districts.
34. A mountain peak in the Andes in Bolivia (21,391 feet high).
35. Roman emperor and adoptive son of Nerva.
37. United States playwright (born in 1947).
38. A state in the western United States.
40. Weedy annual grass often occurs in grainfields and other cultivated land.
41. A metric unit of length equal to one hundredth of a meter.
43. Any of various units of capacity.
48. Available source of wealth.
49. Very large red gum tree.
52. A hidden storage space (for money or provisions or weapons).
53. (Great Britain) Money received from the state.
56. A city in southeastern Spain.
58. A rare heavy polyvalent metallic element that resembles manganese chemically and is used in some alloys.
60. Harmony of people's opinions or actions or characters.
64. United States baseball player (born 1925).
66. Hard strong durable yellowish-brown wood of teak trees.
67. Title for a civil or military leader (especially in Turkey).
68. A narrow thin strip of wood used as backing for plaster or to make latticework.
70. A flat-bottomed volcanic crater that was formed by an explosion.
71. A French abbot.
73. An organization of United States war veterans.
74. Primitive predaceous North American fish covered with hard scales and having long jaws with needle-like teeth.
75. The cry made by sheep.
79. A white soft metallic element that tarnishes readily.

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