Crossword Puzzle Number 317 (Medium Grid)

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1. Edible tuber of any of several yams.
4. A dissolute character in Shakespeare's plays.
12. The month following September and preceding November.
15. A condition (mostly in boys) characterized by behavioral and learning disorders.
16. Having a single pole.
17. The 17th letter of the Greek alphabet.
18. Thigh of a hog (usually smoked).
19. A white crystalline organic base.
20. 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.
21. In an irate manner.
23. National capital of Kiribati.
25. A lyric poem with complex stanza forms.
28. (Old Testament) In Judeo-Christian mythology.
35. Cubes of meat marinated and cooked on a skewer usually with vegetables.
36. Son of John Cabot who was born in Italy and who led an English expedition in search of the Northwest Passage and a Spanish expedition that explored the La Plata region of Brazil.
37. Largest known toad species.
39. The flesh of animals (including fishes and birds and snails) used as food.
41. A sharp abrupt noise as if two objects hit together.
42. An antibody in blood serum that attaches to invading microorganisms and other antigens to make them more susceptible to the action of phagocytes.
44. South American wood sorrel cultivated for its edible tubers.
47. A self-funded retirement plan that allows you to contribute a limited yearly sum toward your retirement.
48. Towards the side away from the wind.
49. A radioactive element of the actinide series.
50. One who attacks the reputation of another by slander or libel.
53. An associate degree in nursing.
58. A dwarfed ornamental tree or shrub grown in a tray or shallow pot.
62. A state in the southeastern United States on the Gulf of Mexico.
66. (Babylonian) God of wisdom and agriculture and patron of scribes and schools.
67. A tumor consisting of a mass of blood or lymphatic vessels.
70. The sound made by a cat (or any sound resembling this).
71. A town and port in northwestern Israel in the eastern Mediterranean.
72. English writer (born in France) of novels and short stories (1874-1965).
73. (Irish) Mother of the ancient Irish gods.
74. A branch of the Tai languages.
75. Court-ordered support paid by one spouse to another after they are separated.
76. (British) Your grandmother.


1. A member of an extinct North American Indian people who lived in the Pit river valley in northern California.
2. The sixth month of the civil year.
3. Designer drug designed to have the effects of amphetamines (it floods the brain with serotonin) but to avoid the drug laws.
4. (of wood) Darkened or colored by exposure to ammonia fumes.
5. Administer an oil or ointment to.
6. Any liliaceous plant of the genus Lilium having showy pendulous flowers.
7. A health resort near a spring or at the seaside.
8. A (usually) large and scholarly book.
9. American prizefighter who won the world heavyweight championship three times (born in 1942).
10. Someone who predicts the future.
11. A person or animal that is markedly unusual or deformed.
12. A fully differentiated structural and functional unit in an animal that is specialized for some particular function.
13. A wad of something chewable as tobacco.
14. A member of a pastoral people living in the Nilgiri hills of southern India.
22. Mildly acid red or yellow pulpy fruit eaten as a vegetable.
24. Belonging to or befitting a supreme ruler.
26. Not only so, but.
27. A member of the Siouan people inhabiting the valleys of the Platte and Missouri rivers in Nebraska.
29. Make more intense, stronger, or more marked.
30. Lower in esteem.
31. The act of scanning.
32. The region of the body of a vertebrate between the thorax and the pelvis.
33. The basic unit of money in Ecuador.
34. The capital and chief port and largest city of Senegal.
38. A quantity that is added.
40. A tax on employees and employers that is used to fund the Social Security system.
43. Greek mythology.
45. A compartment in front of a motor vehicle where driver sits.
46. A resident of Alabama.
51. (biology) Reproduction by the union or fusion of games of the same size and structure.
52. Hinge joint in the human leg connecting the tibia and fibula with the femur and protected in front by the patella.
54. Inhabitant of the island of Cebu.
55. An official prosecutor for a judicial district.
56. A coffee cake flavored with orange rind and raisins and almonds.
57. Obvious and dull.
59. Large ornamental tropical American tree with bipinnate leaves and globose clusters of flowers with crimson stamens and sweet-pulp seed pods eaten by cattle.
60. A particular environment or walk of life.
61. A resident of Iowa.
63. The cardinal number that is the fifth power of ten.
64. Informal terms for a mother.
65. A district in southwestern Manhattan noted for its shops and restaurants and galleries and artist's lofts.
68. A user interface based on graphics (icons and pictures and menus) instead of text.
69. One of the five major classes of immunoglobulins.

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