Crossword Puzzle Number 441 (Medium Grid)

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ACROSS

1. (informal) Uncomplimentary terms for a policeman.
4. A city in southeastern FRance on the Isere River.
12. A group of African language in the Niger-Congo group spoken from the Ivory Coast east to Nigeria.
15. Angular distance above the horizon (especially of a celestial object).
16. Acid or granitic glass.
17. Goddess of the dead and queen of the underworld.
18. Any of several small spiny trees or shrubs of the genus Prosopis having small flowers in axillary cylindrical spikes followed by large sugar-rich pods.
20. A licensed medical practitioner.
21. 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.
22. A city in Veneto.
23. Situated in or facing or moving toward the east.
26. A master's degree in business.
27. (of complexion) Blemished by imperfections of the skin.
29. Jordan's port.
32. English financier (1519-1579).
35. The sense organ for hearing and equilibrium.
38. The lofty nest of a bird of prey (such as a hawk or eagle).
42. The United Nations agency concerned with civil aviation.
44. Fiddler crabs.
46. Title for a civil or military leader (especially in Turkey).
48. An impudent or insolent rejoinder.
50. Fudge made with brown sugar and butter and milk and nuts.
53. A rotating disk shaped to convert circular into linear motion.
54. A detailed description of design criteria for a piece of work.
55. The capital and largest city of Yemen.
57. United States author (born 1932).
59. A large Yoruba city in southwestern Nigeria.
61. Someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike.
64. A silvery ductile metallic element found primarily in bauxite.
65. East Indian tree bearing a profusion of intense vermilion velvet-textured blooms and yielding a yellow dye.
66. The United Nations agency concerned with atomic energy.
67. A republic in the Asian subcontinent in southern Asia.
71. (physics and chemistry) The smallest component of an element having the chemical properties of the element.
75. A doctor's degree in dental medicine.
78. Small genus of Eurasian aquatic perennial herbs.
79. Towards the side away from the wind.
80. Of or relating to or characteristic of Sparta or its people.
82. A unit of weight used in east Asia approximately equal to 1.3 ounces.
83. (Greek mythology) The winged goddess of the dawn in ancient mythology.
84. Thin usually unleavened johnnycake made of cornmeal.
85. Type genus of the Alcidae comprising solely the razorbill.

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1. Providing sophisticated amusement by virtue of having artificially (and vulgarly) mannered or banal or sentimental qualities.
2. Evergreen trees and shrubs having oily one-seeded fruits.
3. An anxiety disorder associated with serious traumatic events and characterized by such symptoms as guilt about surviving or reliving the trauma in dreams or numbness and lack of involvement with reality or recurrent thoughts and images.
4. An opaque watercolor prepared with gum.
5. A run that is the result of the batter's performance.
6. The condition of being honored (esteemed or respected or well regarded).
7. A hard malleable ductile silvery metallic element that is resistant to corrosion.
8. The probability of a specified outcome.
9. All the plant and animal life of a particular region.
10. Resinlike substance secreted by certain lac insects.
11. Half the width of an em.
12. Botswanan statesman who was the first president of Botswana (1921-1980).
13. English writer and a central member of the Fabian Society (1858-1943).
14. Primitive chlorophyll-containing mainly aquatic eukaryotic organisms lacking true stems and roots and leaves.
19. Having some resemblance.
24. A public promotion of some product or service.
25. The cry made by sheep.
28. A silvery soft waxy metallic element of the alkali metal group.
30. Large brownish-green New Zealand parrot.
31. Soft creamy white cheese.
33. A summary that repeats the substance of a longer discussion.
34. Remove from memory or existence.
36. Any of several plants of the genus Manihot having fleshy roots yielding a nutritious starch.
37. An armed adversary (especially a member of an opposing military force).
39. Indian religious leader who founded Sikhism (1469-1538).
40. Gone by.
41. Large burrowing rodent of South and Central America.
43. Any tropical gymnosperm of the order Cycadales.
45. A person forced to flee from home or country.
47. (astronomy) The angular distance of a celestial point measured westward along the celestial equator from the zenith crossing.
49. A device (trade name Aqua-Lung) that lets divers breathe under water.
51. Robber flies.
52. A member of a seafaring group of North American Indians who lived on the Pacific coast of British Columbia and southwestern Alaska.
56. Capital and largest city of Indonesia.
58. An official prosecutor for a judicial district.
60. A soft silvery metallic element of the alkali earth group.
62. Engraving or carving in low relief on a stone (as in a brooch or ring).
63. Yellow-fever mosquitos.
68. A lawman concerned with narcotics violations.
69. Evergreen tree of eastern Asia and Philippines having large leathery leaves and small green-white flowers in compact cymes.
70. A republic in the Middle East in western Asia.
72. An official language of the Republic of South Africa.
73. An organization of countries formed in 1961 to agree on a common policy for the sale of petroleum.
74. The arch of bone beneath the eye that forms the prominence of the cheek.
76. A hormone secreted by the anterior pituitary gland that controls the degree of pigmentation in melanocytes.
77. A corporation's first offer to sell stock to the public.
81. A colorless odorless gaseous element that give a red glow in a vacuum tube.

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