Crossword Puzzle Number 444 (Medium Grid)

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1. A depression in an otherwise level surface.
4. A fore-and-aft sail set on a stay (as between two masts).
12. The part of the nervous system of vertebrates that controls involuntary actions of the smooth muscles and heart and glands.
15. A religious belief of African origin involving witchcraft and sorcery.
16. Sometimes classified as member of order Taxales.
17. (British) A waterproof raincoat made of rubberized fabric.
18. An advertisement consisting of short scenes from a motion picture that will appear in the near future.
20. An official who carries a mace of office.
21. One of the most common of the five major classes of immunoglobulins.
22. Capable of being added or added to.
24. A nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (trade name Ansaid) that is administered only orally.
26. A soft gray ductile metallic element used in alloys.
27. A monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles.
29. An international organization of European countries formed after World War II to reduce trade barriers and increase cooperation among its members.
30. Run away.
34. A hypothetical continent that (according to plate tectonic theory) broke up later into North America and Europe and Asia.
39. A winged often one-seed indehiscent fruit as of the ash or elm or maple.
41. Informal terms for clothing.
42. Being one more than one.
43. Being on the left side.
45. A sweetened beverage of diluted fruit juice.
47. A transuranic element.
48. Very dark black.
50. Large brownish-green New Zealand parrot.
51. A type of soil consisting of unconsolidated material from freshly deposited alluvium or sand.
53. Converting from one code to another.
55. A member of the Caddo people who formerly lived in the Dakotas west of the Missouri river.
56. Indian statesman and leader with Gandhi in the struggle for home rule.
57. The blood group whose red cells carry both the A and B antigens.
59. A white trivalent metallic element.
60. A trivalent metallic element of the rare earth group.
61. Electronic warfare undertaken to prevent or reduce an enemy's effective use of the electromagnetic spectrum.
63. Having undesirable or negative qualities.
66. A public promotion of some product or service.
68. Pile of waste matter from coal mining etc.
73. A mask with a filter protects the face an lungs against poisonous gases.
77. A river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine.
78. The quality of being alien.
80. Aircraft landing in bad weather in which the pilot is talked down by ground control using precision approach radar.
81. A benevolent aspect of Devi.
82. An iron-clad vessel built by the Confederate forces in the hope of breaking the blockade imposed by the North.
83. A barrier constructed to contain the flow or water or to keep out the sea.
84. A workplace for the conduct of scientific research.
85. Easily irritated or annoyed.
86. A loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth.


1. Amino acid that is formed in the liver and converted into dopamine in the brain.
2. A United Nations agency created to assist developing nations by loans guaranteed by member governments.
3. Having sections or patches colored differently and usually brightly.
4. Tenaciously unwilling or marked by tenacious unwillingness to yield.
5. A unit of weight used in east Asia approximately equal to 1.3 ounces.
6. An edge tool with a heavy bladed head mounted across a handle.
7. Edible tuber of any of several yams.
8. Either of two flat triangular bones one on each side of the shoulder in human beings.
9. A former agency (from 1946 to 1974) that was responsible for research into atomic energy and its peacetime uses in the United States.
10. The United Nations agency concerned with atomic energy.
11. United States lyricist who collaborated on musicals with Frederick Loewe (1918-1986).
12. Type genus of the Amiidae.
13. Medium-sized tree having glossy lanceolate leaves.
14. Any of a number of fishes of the family Carangidae.
23. A doctor's degree in education.
25. Singing jazz.
28. A historical region of southwestern India on the west coast.
31. An old Scottish coin of little value.
32. An enthusiastic kiss.
33. A Dravidian language spoken in south central India.
35. Mammary gland of bovids (cows and sheep and goats).
36. A United States bandmaster and composer of military marches (1854-1932).
37. Refuse to acknowledge.
38. A rectangular block of hewn stone used for building purposes.
40. God of wealth and love.
44. (British) Informal term for information.
46. Armor plate that protects the chest.
49. A constitutional monarchy in northern Europe on the western side of the Scandinavian Peninsula.
52. English scholastic philosopher and assumed author of Occam's Razor (1285-1349).
54. French artist who immigrated to the United States.
58. A small pellet fired from an air rifle or BB gun.
62. A noisy riotous fight.
64. Small terrestrial lizard of warm regions of the Old World.
65. (Mesopotamia) God of agriculture and earth.
67. (Irish) Chief god of the Tuatha De Danann.
69. A Tibetan or Mongolian priest of Lamaism.
70. An Arabic speaking person who lives in Arabia or North Africa.
71. Channel into a new direction.
72. A republic in western South America.
74. A subdivision of a larger religious group.
75. Someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike.
76. God of love and erotic desire.

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