Crossword Puzzle Number 427 (Medium Grid)

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1. Thigh of a hog (usually smoked).
4. Relating to or bordering the Atlantic Ocean.
12. The sign language used in the United States.
15. A federal agency established to coordinate programs aimed at reducing pollution and protecting the environment.
16. Of or relating to or characteristic of Ghana or its people or language.
17. Fiddler crabs.
18. A river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine.
19. Selling or related to selling direct to the consumer.
20. (Old Testament) The wife of Abraham and mother of Isaac.
22. A short introductory essay preceding the text of a book.
24. A widely distributed system consisting of all the cells able to ingest bacteria or colloidal particles etc, except for certain white blood cells.
26. (Babylonian) God of wisdom and agriculture and patron of scribes and schools.
27. A former copper coin of Pakistan.
28. (Norse mythology) God of thunder and rain and farming.
30. Noisy like the sound of a bee.
36. A native or inhabitant of Denmark.
39. Fill with revolutionary ideas.
42. United States journalist (1889-1974).
43. God of war and sky.
44. (astronomy) The angular distance of a celestial point measured westward along the celestial equator from the zenith crossing.
46. The cry made by sheep.
47. A skullcap worn by religious Jews (especially at prayer).
51. An organ in its earliest stage of development.
52. A long depression in the surface of the land that usually contains a river.
55. Someone who walks at a leisurely pace.
60. Type genus of the Cariamidae comprising only the crested cariama.
66. A university town in east central Maine on the Penobscot River north of Bangor.
67. A loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth.
68. An esoteric or occult matter that is traditionally secret.
71. Israeli general and statesman (1915-1981).
72. A spacecraft that carries astronauts from the command module to the surface of the moon and back.
73. French symbolist poet noted for his free verse (1842-1898).
75. Goddess of criminal rashness and its punishment.
76. A federal agency established to regulate the release of new foods and health-related products.
77. An abnormally high degree of irritability or sensitivity or excitability.
78. A zodiacal constellation in northern hemisphere between Cancer and Virgo.


1. A collection of objects laid on top of each other.
2. South American armadillo with three bands of bony plates.
3. Female equine animal.
4. A city in northern India.
5. A case or sheath especially a pollen sac or moss capsule.
6. (computer science) The time it takes for a specific block of data on a data track to rotate around to the read/write head.
7. (Irish) Mother of the ancient Irish gods.
8. The basic unit of money in Nigeria.
9. A flat thin rectangular slab (as of fired clay or rubber or linoleum) used to cover surfaces.
10. A state in midwestern United States.
11. The portion of the vertebrate nervous system consisting of the brain and spinal cord.
12. 100 aurar equal 1 krona.
13. Someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike.
14. A Loloish language.
21. A fictitious name used when the person performs a particular social role.
23. A friction match with a large head that will stay alight in the wind.
25. Of or relating to or caused by streptococci.
29. A genus of Accipitridae.
31. East Indian tree that puts out aerial shoots that grow down into the soil forming additional trunks.
32. unroll, unfold, or spread out or be unrolled, unfolded, or spread out from a furled state.
33. Roman poet remembered for his elegiac verses on love (43 BC - AD 17).
34. Indian religious leader who founded Sikhism (1469-1538).
35. Tropical Asian starlings.
37. Angular distance above the horizon (especially of a celestial object).
38. A Chadic language spoken south of Lake Chad.
40. The dull explosive noise made by an engine.
41. An account describing incidents or events.
45. An island in Indonesia south of Borneo.
48. (New Testament) The sages who visited Jesus and Mary and Joseph shortly after Jesus was born.
49. Large brownish-green New Zealand parrot.
50. Any of several fleet black-and-white striped African equines.
53. The blood group whose red cells carry both the A and B antigens.
54. A telegram sent abroad.
56. (from a combination of MOdulate and DEModulate) Electronic equipment consisting of a device used to connect computers by a telephone line.
57. Steadfast in allegiance or duty.
58. Related on the mother's side.
59. A rotary duplicator that uses a stencil through which ink is pressed (trade mark Roneo).
61. In bed.
62. Avatar of Vishnu.
63. The highest level or degree attainable.
64. A flat-bottomed volcanic crater that was formed by an explosion.
65. Capital city of the Apulia region on the Adriatic coast.
69. Angular distance above the horizon (especially of a celestial object).
70. The syllable naming the sixth (submediant) note of a major or minor scale in solmization.
74. A chronic progressive nervous disorder involving loss of myelin sheath around certain nerve fibers.

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