Crossword Puzzle Number 369 (Medium Grid)

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1. Electrical conduction through a gas in an applied electric field.
4. A person who owns or operates a ranch.
11. Waterproofed canvas.
15. The longer of the two telegraphic signals used in Morse code.
16. Strive to equal or match, especially by imitating.
17. A slender double-reed instrument.
18. Collect or gather.
20. East Indian annual erect herb.
21. English monk and scholar (672-735).
22. A sudden short attack.
24. (chemistry) Relating to or containing an alkali.
26. Reduce in scope while retaining essential elements.
28. From 40 million to 58 million years ago.
29. A son who has the same first name as his father.
31. Title for a civil or military leader (especially in Turkey).
32. English theoretical physicist who applied relativity theory to quantum mechanics and predicted the existence of antimatter and the positron (1902-1984).
33. A city in western Germany near the Dutch and Belgian borders.
36. The dried fibrous part of the fruit of a plant of the genus Luffa.
40. Counting the number of white and red blood cells and the number of platelets in 1 cubic millimeter of blood.
41. A condition (mostly in boys) characterized by behavioral and learning disorders.
45. Decay usually accompanied by an offensive odor.
46. A Russian river.
49. Type genus of the Percidae.
52. The whiteness that results from removing the color from something.
54. An intense and irresistible love for yourself and concern for your own needs.
56. A shade of brown with a tinge of red.
57. A soft silver-white ductile metallic element (liquid at normal temperatures).
58. In a vessel with two hulls, an enclosed area between the frames at each side.
59. A unit of dry measure used in Egypt.
60. A territory in southwestern Germany formerly ruled by the counts palatine.
62. Not carefully or expertly made.
65. Title for a civil or military leader (especially in Turkey).
69. The fatty flesh of eel.
70. A fighter who batters the opponent.
74. Towards the side away from the wind.
75. Of or relating to or in the manner of the playwright Henrik Ibsen.
77. A flat wing-shaped process or winglike part of an organism.
78. (astronomy) A measure of time defined by Earth's orbital motion.
79. (zoology) Lacking a tail or taillike appendage.
80. A slight amount or degree of difference.

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1. (Old Testament) In Judeo-Christian mythology.
2. Avatar of Vishnu.
3. Green algae common in freshwater lakes of limestone districts.
4. Rise again.
5. Before noon.
6. A small lump or protuberance.
7. Large swift fly the female of which sucks blood of various animals.
8. Imperial dynasty that ruled China (most of the time) from 206 BC to 221 and expanded its boundaries and developed its bureaucracy.
9. An inactive volcano in Sicily.
10. Someone who walks unsteadily as if about to fall.
11. Leaves of the tobacco plant dried and prepared for smoking or ingestion.
12. A poplar that is widely cultivated in the United States.
13. French sculptor noted for his renderings of the human form (1840-1917).
14. The state prevailing during the absence of war.
19. A region of Malaysia in northeastern Borneo.
23. English aristocrat who was the first wife of Prince Charles.
25. Sluggish tailless Australian arboreal marsupial with gray furry ears and coat.
27. A doctor's degree in education.
30. A disorderly crowd of people.
34. Being ten more than one hundred ninety.
35. A sweetened beverage of diluted fruit juice.
37. Large long-armed ape of Borneo and Sumatra having arboreal habits.
38. (psychiatry) A psychological disorder of thought or emotion.
39. (Greek mythology) A Titan who was forced by Zeus to bear the sky on his shoulders.
42. A person forced to flee from home or country.
43. One millionth of a gram.
44. African tree having an exceedingly thick trunk and fruit that resembles a gourd and has an edible pulp called monkey bread.
47. (Scotland) A landowner.
48. The academic world.
50. Be resplendent or radiant.
51. French novelist.
53. Adornment consisting of an ornamental cloth pad worn on the shoulder.
55. A unit of length equal to one thousandth of an inch.
61. A weekday on which no feast is celebrated.
63. Tall woody perennial grasses with hollow slender stems especially of the genera Arundo and Phragmites.
64. Cheese containing a blue mold.
66. Any of various small biting flies.
67. Goddess of the dead and queen of the underworld.
68. (Babylonian) God of storms and wind.
71. The elementary stages of any subject (usually plural).
72. North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean.
73. Used of a single unit or thing.
76. A highly unstable radioactive element (the heaviest of the halogen series).

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