Crossword Puzzle Number 389 (Medium Grid)

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1. An organization of countries formed in 1961 to agree on a common policy for the sale of petroleum.
5. A naturally occurring weak estrogenic hormone secreted by the mammalian ovary.
12. 10 grams.
15. Large burrowing rodent of South and Central America.
16. Inability to use or understand language (spoken or written) because of a brain lesion.
17. A nucleic acid that transmits genetic information from DNA to the cytoplasm.
18. The blood group whose red cells carry both the A and B antigens.
19. Of or relating to or derived from or containing boron.
21. A rugged box (usually made of wood).
23. Thigh of a hog (usually smoked).
25. 32nd President of the United States.
26. Paralysis of corresponding parts on both sides of the body.
28. Hampered and not free.
31. A daughter of your brother or sister.
32. Of low birth or station (`base' is archaic in this sense).
34. British sculptor (born in the United States) noted for busts and large controversial works (1880-1959).
37. Invulnerable to fear or intimidation.
38. A white soft metallic element that tarnishes readily.
39. Small tropical shrubby tree bearing small yellowish fruit.
43. Rich in decorative detail.
46. God of the Underworld.
47. A label made of cardboard or plastic or metal.
48. (computer science) A coding system that incorporates extra parity bits in order to detect errors.
49. East Indian tree bearing a profusion of intense vermilion velvet-textured blooms and yielding a yellow dye.
53. Tropical starchy tuberous root.
57. (India) Flat pancake-like bread cooked on a griddle.
60. A Dravidian language spoken in southern India.
64. A set of data arranged in rows and columns.
65. A graphical recording of the cardiac cycle produced by an electrocardiograph.
67. A city in central Lithuania.
68. British poet (born in the United States) who won the Nobel prize for literature (1888-1965).
69. Norse chieftan who became the first duke of Normandy (860-931).
71. A painful muscle spasm especially in the neck or back (`rick' and `wrick' are British).
72. A sign of assent or salutation or command.
73. A plant that reproduces or is reproduced by apomixis.
75. United States tennis player who was the first Black to win United States and English singles championships (1943-1993).
76. The compass point midway between northeast and east.
77. A tan discoloration of a woman's face that is associated with pregnancy or with the use of oral contraceptives.
78. Not far distant in time or space or degree or circumstances.


1. Large elliptical brightly colored deep-sea fish of Atlantic and Pacific and Mediterranean.
2. A metabolic acid found in yeast and liver cells.
3. An international organization of European countries formed after World War II to reduce trade barriers and increase cooperation among its members.
4. A compartment in front of a motor vehicle where driver sits.
5. An earring with a pendant ornament.
6. A cut of pork ribs with much of the meat trimmed off.
7. Psychoactive substance present in marijuana.
8. A sudden short attack.
9. Of or relating to the songbirds n.
10. A hard malleable ductile silvery metallic element that is resistant to corrosion.
11. Imperial moths.
12. Silver-coated candy bead for decorating cakes.
13. (prefix) Opposite or opposing or neutralizing.
14. (Greek mythology) Goddess of the earth and mother of Cronus and the Titans in ancient mythology.
20. Informal terms.
22. Set straight or right.
24. Small hardy range horse of the western plains descended from horses brought by the Spanish.
27. Any of numerous superior eating apples with yellow or greenish yellow skin flushed with red.
29. Emperor of Rome who introduced a degree of freedom after the repressive reign of Domitian.
30. Either extremity of something that has length.
33. Frogs, toads, tree toads.
35. Tropical American tree grown in southern United States having a whitish pink-tinged fruit.
36. Indian religious leader who founded Sikhism (1469-1538).
40. Being one hundred more than two hundred.
41. A diacritical mark (an inverted circumflex) placed above certain letters (such as c) to indicate pronunciation.
42. A slight amount or degree of difference.
44. Make editorial changes (in a text).
45. A mild comatose state.
50. Antibiotic-resistant mycoplasma causing a kind of pneumonia in humans.
51. Desert shrub of Syria and Arabia having small white flowers.
52. Any of a group of natural steroid alcohols derived from plants or animals.
54. A member of the Siouan people of the northern Mississippi valley.
55. A nucleic acid consisting of large molecules shaped like a double helix.
56. (zoology) Relating to frogs and toads.
58. A compound in which the hydrogen atoms of a hydrocarbon have been replaced by bromine and other halogen atoms.
59. Dwell (archaic).
61. Native to Egypt but cultivated widely for its aromatic seeds and the oil from them used medicinally and as a flavoring in cookery.
62. Russian country house.
63. Someone who asks a question.
66. Type genus of the Gliridae.
70. The smallest multiple that is exactly divisible by every member of a set of numbers.
74. The 17th letter of the Hebrew alphabet.

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