Crossword Puzzle Number 385 (Medium Grid)

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1. An unforeseen obstacle.
4. (biology) A taxonomic category below a class and above an order.
12. A caustic detergent useful for removing grease.
15. Leaf or strip from a leaf of the talipot palm used in India for writing paper.
16. Of or relating to an economy, the system of production and management of material wealth.
17. A tool with a flat blade attached at right angles to a long handle.
18. (Irish) Mother of the ancient Irish gods.
19. Outstanding Italian operatic tenor (1873-1921).
20. A city of central China.
21. A port in southern Sweden.
23. English writer (1672-1729).
25. The compass point that is midway between north and northeast.
26. A unit of length (in United States and Britain) equal to one twelfth of a foot.
28. Obvious and dull.
30. Stout-bodied insect with large membranous wings.
36. (Old Testament) In Judeo-Christian mythology.
37. A feeling of intense anger.
39. A dark-skinned member of a race of people living in Australia when Europeans arrived.
40. A tricycle (usually propelled by pedalling).
41. A colorless and odorless inert gas.
45. The compass point midway between south and southeast.
46. An Italian poet famous for love lyrics (1304-1374).
49. Being one more than fifty.
50. Being one more than one.
52. A flat wing-shaped process or winglike part of an organism.
53. Small Asian deer with small antlers and a cry like a bark.
55. An official prosecutor for a judicial district.
56. A committee in the executive branch of government that advises the president on foreign and military and national security.
58. Type genus of the Coerebidae.
61. Evergreen trees and shrubs having oily one-seeded fruits.
62. A town and port in northwestern Israel in the eastern Mediterranean.
65. A pale rose-colored variety of the ruby spinel.
68. Resinlike substance secreted by certain lac insects.
70. The atomic weight of an element that has the same combining capacity as a given weight of another element.
71. A constellation in the southern hemisphere near Telescopium and Norma.
72. Widely cultivated herb with leaves valued as salad green.
75. Jordan's port.
77. Thigh of a hog (usually smoked).
78. Someone who lingers aimlessly in or about a place.
80. Light informal conversation for social occasions.
81. A knockout declared by the referee who judges one boxer unable to continue.
82. A person who is interned.
83. A loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth.


1. Move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment.
2. The inner and longer of the two bones of the human forearm.
3. Any of numerous local fertility and nature deities worshipped by ancient Semitic peoples.
4. Coming next after the first in position in space or time or degree or magnitude.
5. Fiddler crabs.
6. A Russian soup usually containing beet juice as a foundation.
7. King of Denmark and Norway who forced Edmund II to divide England with him.
8. Fail to keep or to maintain.
9. Naked freshwater or marine or parasitic protozoa that form temporary pseudopods for feeding and locomotion.
10. A complete metric system of units of measurement for scientists.
11. Beer brewed for immediate consumption.
12. North American evergreen with small pinkish bell-shaped flowers and oblong leaves used formerly for shinplasters.
13. The provision of money temporarily (usually at interest).
14. 100 sene equal 1 tala.
22. A member of the extinct Algonquian people formerly living in northern Indiana and southern Michigan.
24. A cord that is drawn through eyelets or around hooks in order to draw together two edges (as of a shoe or garment).
27. Hard outer covering or case of certain organisms such as arthropods and turtles.
29. The blood group whose red cells carry both the A and B antigens.
31. Deciduous round-headed Asiatic tree widely grown in mild climates as an ornamental for its heart-shaped leaves and fragrant yellow-green flowers followed by hanging clusters of fleshy orange-red berries.
32. (of a young animal) Abandoned by its mother and raised by hand.
33. Massive plantigrade carnivorous or omnivorous mammals with long shaggy coats and strong claws.
34. A promontory in northern Morocco opposite the Rock of Gibraltar.
35. Of or relating to or caused by a toxin or poison.
38. Norwegian mathematician (1802-1829).
42. Tall perennial herb of tropical Asia with dark green leaves.
43. An inflammatory disease involving the sebaceous glands of the skin.
44. Salt pork from the back of a hog carcass.
47. A variety of chert containing magnetite and hematite.
48. Living in or characteristic of farming or country life.
51. Any tree or shrub of the genus Inga having pinnate leaves and showy usually white flowers.
54. Immense East Indian fruit resembling breadfruit of.
57. A rosid dicot genus that includes moon carrots.
59. United States jazz musician who influenced the style of Louis Armstrong (1885-1938).
60. The mission in San Antonio where in 1836 Mexican forces under Santa Anna besieged and massacred American rebels who were fighting to make Texas independent of Mexico.
63. Cubes of meat marinated and cooked on a skewer usually with vegetables.
64. Jordan's port.
66. Any of various strong liquors distilled from the fermented sap of toddy palms or from fermented molasses.
67. A nearly horizontal passage from the surface into a mine.
69. A river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine.
73. (prefix) Reverse of or absence of.
74. Bulky grayish-brown eagle with a short wedge-shaped white tail.
76. Title for a civil or military leader (especially in Turkey).
79. The branch of engineering science that studies the uses of electricity and the equipment for power generation and distribution and the control of machines and communication.

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