Crossword Puzzle Number 406 (Medium Grid)

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1. A company emblem or device.
5. Innumerable but many.
12. The 22nd letter of the Greek alphabet.
15. (Babylonian) God of storms and wind.
16. Stem of the rattan palm used for making canes and umbrella handles.
17. (folklore) A small grotesque supernatural creature that makes trouble for human beings.
18. A condition requiring relief.
19. Fear resulting from the awareness of danger.
20. 100 thebe equal 1 pula.
22. Any of numerous low-growing cushion-forming plants of the genus Draba having rosette-forming leaves and terminal racemes of small flowers with scapose or leafy stems.
24. The compass point midway between east and southeast.
26. The superior of an abbey of monks.
28. South African plant widely cultivated for its showy pure white spathe and yellow spadix.
31. (computer science) A graphic symbol (usually a simple picture) that denotes a program or a command or a data file or a concept in a graphical user interface.
35. A blue dye obtained from plants or made synthetically.
37. An Iranian language spoken in Afghanistan.
38. Antibiotic-resistant mycoplasma causing a kind of pneumonia in humans.
40. A local computer network for communication between computers.
41. Step on it.
42. Formed like a bacillus.
43. Type genus of the Anatidae.
46. (Babylonian) A goddess of the watery deep and daughter of Ea.
47. A card game played in casinos in which two or more punters gamble against the banker.
50. A bachelor's degree in science.
52. Being one hundred more than two hundred.
53. A very poisonous metallic element that has three allotropic forms.
54. Essential oil or perfume obtained from flowers.
57. Any of several short-billed Old World rails.
60. The sacred city of Lamaism.
62. United States writer of poems and plays about racial conflict (born in 1934).
64. A Moslem republic in southern Asia.
68. Jordan's port.
71. A South American shrub whose leaves are chewed by natives of the Andes.
72. Food of a ruminant regurgitated to be chewed again.
73. A tricycle (usually propelled by pedalling).
75. A city in northwestern Syria.
76. Grass mowed and cured for use as fodder.
77. Genus of beetles whose grubs feed mainly on roots of plants.
78. Qualities that attract by seeming to promise some kind of reward.

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1. Relating to or characteristic of or occurring on land.
2. A European river.
3. (Greek mythology) Goddess of the earth and mother of Cronus and the Titans in ancient mythology.
4. A person with an unusual or odd personality.
5. A benevolent aspect of Devi.
6. Celebes megapode that lays eggs in holes in sandy beaches.
7. Any of various small particles in the cytoplasm of the cells of plants and some animals containing pigments or starch or oil or protein.
8. Any of several weedy vetches grown for forage.
9. Electronic warfare undertaken to prevent or reduce an enemy's effective use of the electromagnetic spectrum.
10. An international organization of European countries formed after World War II to reduce trade barriers and increase cooperation among its members.
11. Relating to or accompanying birth.
12. A Hindu disciple of a swami.
13. A disreputable vagrant.
14. Wild goat of mountain areas of Eurasia and North Africa having large recurved horns.
21. A double pronged pin used to hold women's hair in place.
23. A loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth.
25. (British) A minicar used as a taxicab.
27. The first of three divisions of the Hebrew Scriptures comprising the first five books of the Old Testament considered as a unit.
29. A genus of tropical American plants have sword-shaped leaves and a fleshy compound fruits composed of the fruits of several flowers (such as pineapples).
30. Ions are accelerated along a linear path by voltage differences on electrodes along the path.
32. Open-heart surgery in which the rib cage is opened and a section of a blood vessel is grafted from the aorta to the coronary artery to bypass the blocked section of the coronary artery and improve the blood supply to the heart.
33. German physicist whose explanation of blackbody radiation in the context of quantized energy emissions initiated quantum theory (1858-1947).
34. Roman lyric poet said to have influenced English poetry (65-8 BC).
36. A picture (or series of pictures) representing a continuous scene.
39. A folded part (as a fold of skin or muscle).
44. Scarabaeid beetle considered divine by ancient Egyptians.
45. A highly unstable radioactive element (the heaviest of the halogen series).
48. A member of an Indian people formerly living along the Gulf coast of Louisiana and Texas.
49. A constellation in the southern hemisphere near Telescopium and Norma.
51. Interface consisting of a standard port between a computer and its peripherals that is used in some computers.
55. Wool of the alpaca.
56. Thorny shrub or small tree common in central Argentina having small orange or yellow flowers followed by edible berries.
58. A deceitful and unreliable scoundrel.
59. American pioneer photographer famous for his portraits.
61. Jordan's port.
63. A shade of blue tinged with green.
65. An aromatic balsam.
66. Type genus of the Aceraceae.
67. The back side of the neck.
69. A rapid bustling commotion.
70. Lacking in light.
74. Half the width of an em.

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