Crossword Puzzle Number 440 (Medium Grid)

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ACROSS

1. One thousandth of a second.
5. Composed of animal fat.
12. A caustic detergent useful for removing grease.
15. (prefix) Indicating difference or variation.
16. Paint again.
17. Young of any of various canines such as a dog or wolf.
18. Concerning those not members of the clergy.
19. The sound of a bell rung slowly to announce a death or a funeral or the end of something v 1.
20. A city in central New York.
22. Having the wind against the forward side of the sails.
24. Water frozen in the solid state.
26. The branch of computer science that deal with writing computer programs that can solve problems creatively.
27. A crime syndicate in the United States.
29. English monk and scholar (672-735).
30. Someone (especially a woman) who annoys people by constantly finding fault.
33. West Indian tree having racemes of fragrant white flowers and yielding a durable timber and resinous juice.
35. The sense organ for hearing and equilibrium.
36. An informal term for a father.
39. A genus of Cathartidae.
43. Type genus of the Anatidae.
45. Conduit consisting of a long hollow object (usually cylindrical) used to hold and conduct liquids or gases.
47. Any of various perennial South American plants of the genus Loasa having stinging hairs and showy white or yellow or reddish-orange flowers.
48. Relating to binomials.
52. 4-wheeled motor vehicle.
53. A British colony in the West Indies.
54. A small conical pouch projecting from the upper anterior part of each atrium of the heart.
56. A brittle gray crystalline element that is a semiconducting metalloid (resembling silicon) used in transistors.
57. An insecticide that is also toxic to animals and humans.
58. A financial institution that accepts deposits and channels the money into lending activities.
60. Pathetically lacking in force or effectiveness.
62. English monk and scholar (672-735).
63. King of Sparta and hero of the battle of Thermopylae where is was killed by the Persians (died in 480 BC).
68. A hard brittle gray polyvalent metallic element that resembles iron but is not magnetic.
69. A Chadic language spoken south of Lake Chad.
73. Hormone secreted by the posterior pituitary gland (trade name Pitressin) and also by nerve endings in the hypothalamus.
74. Deciduous flowering trees and shrubs.
76. (botany) Of or relating to the axil.
77. Informal terms for a mother.
79. A tricycle (usually propelled by pedalling).
81. The 22nd letter of the Greek alphabet.
82. A primeval personification of air and breath.
83. A state in the southeastern United States on the Gulf of Mexico.
84. A condition (mostly in boys) characterized by behavioral and learning disorders.

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1. The arch of bone beneath the eye that forms the prominence of the cheek.
2. Block consisting of a thick piece of something.
3. English essayist (1775-1834).
4. Of or relating to or near the coccyx.
5. (Judaism) Sacred chest where the ancient Hebrews kept the two tablets containing the Ten Commandments.
6. Close-fitting pants of heavy denim for casual wear (usually in the plural).
7. A medicinal drug used to evoke vomiting (especially in cases of drug overdose or poisoning).
8. A derogatory term for a white person (said to have been used by North American Indians).
9. A slippery or viscous liquid or liquefiable substance not miscible with water.
10. A silvery malleable metallic element that resists corrosion.
11. Small ornamental ladies' bag for small articles.
12. Feeling a need to see others suffer.
13. (of language) Transparently clear.
14. The unlimited 3-dimensional expanse in which everything is located.
21. Island in West Indies.
23. Scottish sea captain who was hired to protect British shipping in the Indian Ocean and then was accused of piracy and hanged (1645-1701).
25. A flat-bottomed volcanic crater that was formed by an explosion.
28. The United Nations agency concerned with the interests of labor.
31. Of or relating to a pointed conical tooth.
32. Large long-armed ape of Borneo and Sumatra having arboreal habits.
34. (Norse mythology) God of light and peace and noted for his beauty and sweet nature.
37. Departing or being caused to depart from the true vertical or horizontal.
38. Consisting of or involving two parts or components usually in pairs.
40. West Indian evergreen with medium to long leaves.
41. One of the 150 lyrical poems and prayers that comprise the Book of Psalms in the Old Testament.
42. A dress worn primarily by Hindu women.
44. A republic in northeastern Africa on the Red Sea.
46. Divulge information or secrets.
49. Some point in the air.
50. Low stingless nettle of Central and South America having velvety brownish-green toothed leaves and clusters of small green flowers.
51. A famous waterfall in Venezuela.
55. Tropical American tree grown in southern United States having a whitish pink-tinged fruit.
59. The blood group whose red cells carry both the A and B antigens.
61. German mystic and theosophist who founded modern theosophy.
64. Mild yellow Dutch cheese made in balls.
65. Amino acid that is formed in the liver and converted into dopamine in the brain.
66. Norwegian mathematician (1802-1829).
67. Large genus of tropical subshrubs or herbs some of which yield fibers of mucilaginous substances.
70. Type genus of the Alcidae comprising solely the razorbill.
71. King of Saudi Arabia since 1982 (born in 1922).
72. Lacking sufficient water or rainfall.
75. Horny projecting mouth of a bird.
78. An associate degree in nursing.
80. A soft silvery metallic element of the alkali earth group.

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