Crossword Puzzle Number 434 (Medium Grid)

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ACROSS

1. A rare chronic progressive encephalitis caused by the measles virus and occurring primarily in children and young adults.
5. Genus of North American and east Asian perennial herbs.
12. Sandwich filled with slices of bacon and tomato with lettuce.
15. A raised mark on the skin (as produced by the blow of a whip).
16. Of a leaf shape.
17. The former capital and 2nd largest city of Brazil.
18. A very young child (birth to 1 year) who has not yet begun to walk or talk.
19. Argentine soldier who became president of Argentina (1895-1974).
20. An anti-inflammatory drug that does not contain steroids.
22. Marks resembling the wounds on the crucified body of Christ.
24. Tropical New World lizard with a long tail and large rectangular scales on the belly and a long tail.
25. The basic unit of money in Cambodia.
26. Relating to or derived from a glacier.
29. The ratio of the circumference to the diameter of a circle.
31. Used of a single unit or thing.
32. Still in existence.
35. Given to avoiding association with others.
37. Jutting or overhanging.
39. An intensely radioactive metallic element that occurs in minute amounts in uranium ores.
40. A public promotion of some product or service.
43. A member of a group of North American Indian peoples who spoke a Siouan language and who ranged from Lake Michigan to the Rocky Mountains.
46. Relating to or applicable to or concerned with the administration of a city or town or district rather than a larger area.
48. A former agency (from 1946 to 1974) that was responsible for research into atomic energy and its peacetime uses in the United States.
49. Earn on some commercial or business transaction.
50. The sacred city of Lamaism.
52. A inexpensive showy collectibles.
55. Informal terms for a mother.
57. A lepton of very great mass.
58. A cloth having a crisscross design.
62. An ancient town on Crete where Bronze Age culture flourished from about 2000 BC to 1400 BC.
64. Necessary for relief or supply.
66. Read anew.
69. A small cake leavened with yeast.
70. A religious belief of African origin involving witchcraft and sorcery.
71. Port city on southeastern Honshu in central Japan.
74. A decree that prohibits something.
75. Seek someone's favor.
76. A titled peer of the realm.
77. A loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth.

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1. The compass point that is one point south of southwest.
2. A space reserved for sitting (as in a theater or on a train or airplane).
3. A Chadic language spoken south of Lake Chad.
4. Resembling or characteristic of or appropriate to an elegy.
5. A genus of the cactus family with scarlet flowers.
6. Assist or encourage, usually in some wrongdoing.
7. Hairy blue-flowered European annual herb long used in herbal medicine and eaten raw as salad greens or cooked like spinach.
8. 100 avos equal 1 pataca.
9. East Indian tart yellow berrylike fruit.
10. The local time at the 0 meridian passing through Greenwich, England.
11. A person employed to watch for something to happen.
12. Take in a sail with a brail.
13. Being three more than fifty.
14. Scottish chemist noted for his research into the structure of nucleic acids (born in 1907).
21. (of persons) Having the torso erect and legs bent with the body supported on the buttocks.
23. A membrane (one of 3) that envelops the brain and spinal cord.
27. Being ten more than fifty.
28. An esoteric or occult matter that is traditionally secret.
30. (Old Testament) The first of the major Hebrew prophets (8th century BC).
33. Not contained in or deriving from the essential nature of something.
34. Reconnaissance (by shortening).
36. A dialect of English spoken in the Lowlands of Scotland.
38. United States film actor who appeared in many films with Katharine Hepburn (1900-1967).
41. The syllable naming the first (tonic) note of any major scale in solmization.
42. (botany) Especially of leaves.
44. A musical composition for voices and orchestra based on a religious text.
45. Get undressed.
47. Mexican city on the Bay of Campeche.
51. A unit of dry measure used in Egypt.
53. Iraqi leader who waged war against Iran and who invaded Kuwait (born in 1937).
54. Either of two spiral-horned antelopes of the African bush.
56. Small cubes with 1 to 6 spots on the faces.
59. (Jungian psychology) The inner self (not the external persona) that is in touch with the unconscious.
60. Cubes of meat marinated and cooked on a skewer usually with vegetables.
61. A city in southern Turkey on the Seyhan River.
63. (Babylonian) God of wisdom and agriculture and patron of scribes and schools.
65. A Chadic language spoken south of Lake Chad.
67. A colloid that has a continuous liquid phase in which a solid is suspended in a liquid.
68. A guided missile fired from shipboard against an airborne target.
72. A unit of information equal to 1024 bytes.
73. An associate degree in nursing.

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