Crossword Puzzle Number 332 (Medium Grid)

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1. Nonresinous wood of a fir tree.
4. A sudden forceful flow.
11. Any of numerous local fertility and nature deities worshipped by ancient Semitic peoples.
15. Fiddler crabs.
16. A mechanically operated piano that uses a roll of perforated paper to activate the keys.
17. (usually followed by `to') Having the necessary means or skill or know-how or authority to do something.
18. British dominion over India (1757-1947).
19. Chiefly tropical trees and shrubs and vines usually having a tall columnar trunk bearing a crown of very large leaves.
20. God of wealth and love.
21. A large number or amount.
23. Arboreal snake of central and southern Africa whose bite is often fatal.
25. Essential oil or perfume obtained from flowers.
26. The sixth month of the Hindu calendar.
28. Lower in esteem.
30. 1,000,000,000 periods per second.
32. American prizefighter who won the world heavyweight championship three times (born in 1942).
34. A sudden loss of consciousness resulting when the rupture or occlusion of a blood vessel leads to oxygen lack in the brain.
37. A sweet filling made of prunes or apricots.
42. Evergreen trees and shrubs having oily one-seeded fruits.
43. Small terrestrial lizard of warm regions of the Old World.
45. A river in southeastern Australia that flows generally northwest to join the Darling River.
47. A former monetary unit in Great Britain.
48. Of or relating to a directionless magnitude.
49. Satisfy (thirst).
50. A woman hired to suckle a child of someone else.
52. A Russian prison camp for political prisoners.
54. At a specific prior time.
55. The mints.
58. United States playwright who collaborated with George S. Kaufman (1904-1961).
59. The compass point that is one point east (clockwise) of due north.
61. Any of a number of fishes of the family Carangidae.
67. Type genus of the Alcidae comprising solely the razorbill.
71. An implement used to propel or steer a boat.
75. A river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine.
76. The law enforcement agency in the Justice Department.
77. A cut of pork ribs with much of the meat trimmed off.
78. One of the most common of the five major classes of immunoglobulins.
79. Title for a civil or military leader (especially in Turkey).
80. Genus of tropical American timber trees.
81. A young woman making her debut into society.

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1. Form into a cylinder by rolling.
2. The United Nations agency concerned with civil aviation.
3. The seventh month of the Moslem calendar.
4. A city is east central Sweden north northwest of Stockholm.
5. Perennial herb of East India to Polynesia and Australia cultivated for its large edible root yielding Otaheite arrowroot starch.
6. Type genus of the Salmonidae.
7. Cause to lose one's nerve.
8. Move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment.
9. Fleshy spore-bearing inner mass of e.g. a puffball or stinkhorn.
10. (Akkadian) God of wisdom.
11. The dialect of Malay used as the national language of the Republic of Indonesia or of Malaysia.
12. Make less active or intense.
13. Primitive chlorophyll-containing mainly aquatic eukaryotic organisms lacking true stems and roots and leaves.
14. British artist and writer of nonsense verse (1812-1888).
22. An Indian tree of the family Combretaceae that is a source of timber and gum.
24. The elementary stages of any subject (usually plural).
27. English theoretical physicist who applied relativity theory to quantum mechanics and predicted the existence of antimatter and the positron (1902-1984).
29. Any of various perennials of the genus Geum having usually pinnate basal leaves and variously colored flowers.
31. A cavity in the mesoderm of an embryo that gives rise in humans to the pleural cavity and pericardial cavity and peritoneal cavity.
33. Relating to the blood vessels or blood.
35. A businessman who buys or sells for another in exchange for a commission.
36. (psychology) Characterized by avoidance or withdrawal.
38. Cubes of meat marinated and cooked on a skewer usually with vegetables.
39. A numerical quantity measured or assigned or computed.
40. (obstetrics) The number of live-born children a woman has delivered.
41. A member of the Siouan people formerly living in the Missouri river valley in NE Nebraska.
44. Mentally or physically infirm with age.
46. Any of various plants of the genus Althaea.
51. Located at or near the back of an animal.
53. The mother of your father or mother.
56. The blood group whose red cells carry both the A and B antigens.
57. A brittle silver-white metalloid element that is related to selenium and sulfur.
60. Green algae common in freshwater lakes of limestone districts.
62. 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.
63. An elaborate song for solo voice.
64. (trademark) A tinned luncheon meat made largely from pork.
65. Swift timid long-eared mammal larger than a rabbit having a divided upper lip and long hind legs.
66. Chief port of Yemen.
68. Set down according to a plan.
69. An enclosure made or wire or metal bars in which birds or animals are kept.
70. An Arabic speaking person who lives in Arabia or North Africa.
72. The residue that remains when something is burned.
73. A secret agent hired by a state to obtain (military) information about its enemies or by a business to obtain industrial secrets from competitors.
74. A loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth.

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