Crossword Puzzle Number 404 (Medium Grid)

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1. Influential German idealist philosopher (1724-1804).
5. A disagreement or argument about something important.
12. Perennial herb of East India to Polynesia and Australia cultivated for its large edible root yielding Otaheite arrowroot starch.
15. Surpassing the ordinary especially in size or scale.
16. Covering designed to be worn on a person's body.
17. European cave-dwelling aquatic salamander with permanent external gills.
18. (Old Testament) The second wife of Jacob and mother of Joseph and Benjamin.
19. A communist state in Indochina on the South China Sea.
20. Being one more than two.
21. A particular geographical region of indefinite boundary (usually serving some special purpose or distinguished by its people or culture or geography).
22. A genus of Mustelidae.
25. An ornamental jewelled headdress signifying sovereignty.
26. A man who has been castrated and is incapable of reproduction.
28. An honorary degree in science.
31. Fleshy and usually brightly colored cover of some seeds that develops from the ovule stalk and partially or entirely envelopes the seed.
32. A white metallic element that burns with a brilliant light.
33. A name for the Old Testament God as transliterated from the Hebrew YHVH.
35. Being nine more than ninety.
40. A loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth.
41. A small cake leavened with yeast.
43. A river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine.
44. United States astronomer (1835-1909).
46. A condition (mostly in boys) characterized by behavioral and learning disorders.
47. A coenzyme derived from the B vitamin nicotinic acid.
48. A village of huts for native Africans in southern Africa.
52. The dried fibrous part of the fruit of a plant of the genus Luffa.
54. (Greek mythology) One of the three Graces.
56. A Russian prison camp for political prisoners.
59. An Arabic speaking person who lives in Arabia or North Africa.
61. That is to say.
62. The bivalent radical UO2 which forms salts with acids.
64. The range within which a voice can be heard.
68. As if new.
69. An impure form of quartz consisting of banded chalcedony.
72. Combined or joined to increase in size or quantity or scope.
73. Austrian physicist and philosopher who introduced the Mach number and who founded logical positivism (1838-1916).
74. The principal bullfighter who is appointed to make the final passes and kill the bull.
76. The products of human creativity.
77. On or toward the lee.
78. French philosopher and theologian.
79. Rate of revolution of a motor.

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1. A Chadic language spoken in Chad.
2. South American armadillo with three bands of bony plates.
3. Pleasant or pleasing or agreeable in nature or appearance.
4. A landlocked desert republic in north-central Africa.
5. Indigo bush.
6. The sciences concerned with gathering and manipulating and storing and retrieving and classifying recorded information.
7. A cut of pork ribs with much of the meat trimmed off.
8. Low stingless nettle of Central and South America having velvety brownish-green toothed leaves and clusters of small green flowers.
9. A large vase that usually has a pedestal or feet.
10. Someone given to teasing (as by mocking or stirring curiosity).
11. Any of various trees of the genus Ulmus.
12. Thick stew made of rice and chicken and small game.
13. (anatomy) Of or relating to the ilium.
14. An American follower of the Mennonite Bishop Amman.
23. An agency of the United Nations affiliated with the World Bank.
24. Squash bugs.
27. Fiddler crabs.
29. A heavy wooden pole (such as the trunk of a young fir) tossed as a test of strength (in the Highlands of Scotland).
30. An Indian tree of the family Combretaceae that is a source of timber and gum.
34. The environment as it relates to living organisms.
36. A genus of Ploceidae.
37. The capital and largest city of Yemen.
38. Of or relating to Iraq or its people or culture.
39. (Greek mythology) A princess of Colchis who aided Jason in taking the Golden Fleece from her father.
42. The Tibeto-Burman language spoken in the Dali region of Yunnan.
45. Any of various showy orchids of the genus Calanthe having white or yellow or rose-colored flowers and broad leaves folded lengthwise.
49. A river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine.
50. Of or relating to chaetae (setae or bristles).
51. Lose blood from one's body.
53. The syllable naming the fourth (subdominant) note of the diatonic scale in solmization.
55. United States financier (born in France) who helped finance the War of 1812 (1750-1831).
57. Bearded reddish sheep of southern Asia.
58. A long pointed rod used as a weapon.
60. English monk and scholar (672-735).
63. A Tibetan or Mongolian priest of Lamaism.
65. The sixth month of the civil year.
66. Wrap us in a cerecloth, as of a corpse.
67. A television system that has more than the usual number of lines per frame so its pictures show more detail.
70. Light informal conversation for social occasions.
71. Goddess of criminal rashness and its punishment.
75. A state in northwestern United States on the Pacific.

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