Crossword Puzzle Number 351 (Medium Grid)

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ACROSS

1. (Scotland) A small loaf or roll of soft bread.
4. Associated with academia or an academy.
12. The part of the nervous system of vertebrates that controls involuntary actions of the smooth muscles and heart and glands.
15. (Irish) Mother of the ancient Irish gods.
16. Highly decorated earthenware with a glaze of tin oxide.
17. Resinlike substance secreted by certain lac insects.
18. Any skeletal muscle having two origins (but especially the muscle that flexes the forearm).
19. The twelfth month of the civil year.
20. Title for a civil or military leader (especially in Turkey).
21. A flat wing-shaped process or winglike part of an organism.
22. Suggestive of the supernatural.
24. State in northeastern India.
28. A loud bombastic declamation expressed with strong emotion.
30. A member of a military unit trained as shock troops for hit-and-run raids.
34. Little known Kamarupan languages.
38. Bearded reddish sheep of southern Asia.
39. A Turkish unit of weight equal to about 2.75 pounds.
41. An extravagantly enthusiastic review.
42. A strip or stripe of a contrasting color or material.
44. A mature blood cell that contains hemoglobin to carry oxygen to the bodily tissues.
46. Low-growing Old World herbs with minute bright green leaves.
49. Fermented alcoholic beverage similar to but heavier than beer.
50. Gone by.
51. A compartment in front of a motor vehicle where driver sits.
54. Having or producing a comfortable and agreeable degree of heat or imparting or maintaining heat.
56. A native-born Israeli.
58. (Irish) Mother of the Tuatha De Danann.
59. Ash-colored or anemic looking from illness or emotion.
62. A river in central Italy rising in the Apennines and flowing through Florence and Pisa to the Ligurian Sea.
64. Of or relating to or characteristic of Monaco or its people.
67. Wheelwork consisting of a connected set of rotating gears by which force is transmitted or motion or torque is changed.
71. A kind of heavy jacket (`windcheater' is a British term).
74. The cry made by sheep.
75. A federal agency that supervises carriers that transport goods and people between states.
76. Submit again, for example, of programming information.
78. A run that is the result of the batter's performance.
79. The basic unit of money in Albania.
80. A river in northeastern Brazil that flows generally northward to the Atlantic Ocean.
81. Of a dull grayish brown to brownish gray color.

DOWN

1. A small cake leavened with yeast.
2. A blue dye obtained from plants or made synthetically.
3. Large burrowing rodent of South and Central America.
4. The basic unit of electric current adopted under the System International d'Unites.
5. A milk protein used in making e.g. plastics and adhesives.
6. The branch of computer science that deal with writing computer programs that can solve problems creatively.
7. A person who acts and gets things done.
8. (Norse mythology) Goddess of old age who defeated Thor in a wrestling match.
9. A runner in a one-mile race.
10. A hospital unit staffed and equipped to provide intensive care.
11. A drug (trade names Calan and Isoptin) used as an oral or parenteral calcium blocker in cases of hypertension or congestive heart failure or angina or migraine.
12. By bad luck.
13. Kamarupan languages spoken in northeastern India and western Burma.
14. A fraudulent business scheme.
23. Edible starchy tuberous root of taro plants.
25. Rock star and drummer for the Beatles (born in 1940).
26. At full speed.
27. A high-crowned black cap (usually made of felt or sheepskin) worn by men in Turkey and Iran and the Caucasus.
29. Hormone secreted by the posterior pituitary gland (trade name Pitressin) and also by nerve endings in the hypothalamus.
31. Nicaraguan statesman (born in 1945).
32. Polished surface that forms images by reflecting light.
33. Long green edible beaked pods of the okra plant.
35. The dialect of Malay used as the national language of the Republic of Indonesia or of Malaysia.
36. Trade name for an oral contraceptive containing mestranol and a progestin compound.
37. Any plant of the genus Reseda.
40. The blood group whose red cells carry both the A and B antigens.
43. A period marked by distinctive character or reckoned from a fixed point or event.
45. An ester of adenosine that is converted to ATP for energy storage.
47. Realistic Norwegian author who wrote plays on social and political themes (1828-1906).
48. A cut of pork ribs with much of the meat trimmed off.
52. The Japanese art of folding paper into shapes representing objects (e.g., flowers or birds).
53. Any property detected by the olfactory system.
55. A flat-bottomed volcanic crater that was formed by an explosion.
57. An associate degree in nursing.
60. A long steep slope or cliff at the edge of a plateau or ridge.
61. Australian shrubs and small trees with evergreen usually spiny leaves and dense clusters of showy flowers.
63. Italian chemist noted for work on polymers (1903-1979).
65. Belonging to some prior time.
66. Make small marks into the surface of.
68. A United Nations agency created to assist developing nations by loans guaranteed by member governments.
69. (Babylonian) God of wisdom and agriculture and patron of scribes and schools.
70. A quantity that is added.
72. A typical star that is the source of light and heat for the planets in the solar system.
73. A master's degree in business.
77. A soft silver-white or yellowish metallic element of the alkali metal group.

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