Crossword Puzzle Number 451 (Medium Grid)

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ACROSS

1. (of securities) Not quoted on a stock exchange.
4. Widespread genus or herbs or soft-wooded arborescent shrubs cultivated for their showy flowers.
12. An undergarment worn by women to support their breasts.
15. A group of African language in the Niger-Congo group spoken from the Ivory Coast east to Nigeria.
16. Any of various fragrant aromatic herbs of the genus Origanum used as seasonings.
17. A river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine.
18. An organism especially a bacterium that requires air or free oxygen for life.
20. A slight push or shake.
21. How long something has existed.
22. An Italian poet famous for love lyrics (1304-1374).
23. Any of various deciduous or evergreen ornamental shrubs of the genus Abelia having opposite simple leaves and cymes of small white or pink or purplish flowers.
25. Form a mental image of something that is not present or that is not the case.
26. A protocol developed for the internet to get data from one network device to another.
29. The blood group whose red cells carry both the A and B antigens.
30. A rare silvery (usually trivalent) metallic element.
31. Exhibiting or restored to vigorous good health.
33. Having or denoting a low vocal or instrumental range.
37. A quantity of no importance.
41. A tax levied on the difference between a commodity's price before taxes and its cost of production.
42. (Old Testament) In Judeo-Christian mythology.
43. Medium-sized tree having glossy lanceolate leaves.
44. A Chadic language spoken south of Lake Chad.
45. A tricycle (usually propelled by pedalling).
47. Informal or slang terms for mentally irregular.
49. The extreme end of something.
50. (Irish) Mother of the ancient Irish gods.
52. With rapid movements.
56. (Greek mythology) Son of Daedalus.
57. Found along western Atlantic coast.
60. Young of domestic cattle.
63. The sixth month of the civil year.
64. The cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one.
66. Tropical starchy tuberous root.
70. Any of several tropical and subtropical treelike herbs of the genus Musa having a terminal crown of large entire leaves and usually bearing hanging clusters of elongated fruits.
72. A member of a people inhabiting the Arctic (northern Canada or Greenland or Alaska or eastern Siberia).
74. An associate degree in applied science.
75. A town in north central Oklahoma.
76. Tall feather palm of northern Brazil with hard-shelled nuts yielding valuable oil and a kind of vegetable ivory.
78. Government agency created in 1974 to license and regulate nuclear power plants.
79. Remove with or as if with a ladle.
80. An antibiotic (trade name Azactam) used against severe infections.
81. Hormone secreted by the posterior pituitary gland (trade name Pitressin) and also by nerve endings in the hypothalamus.

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1. Similar to the giraffe but smaller with much shorter neck and stripe on the legs.
2. Thick woolen fabric used for clothing.
3. A list of dishes available at a restaurant.
4. Ctenophore having tentacles only in the immature stage.
5. Large west African tree having large palmately lobed leaves and axillary cymose panicles of small white flowers and one-winged seeds.
6. Denoting a quantity consisting of six items or units.
7. Eel-shaped vertebrate without jaws or paired appendages including the cyclostomes and some extinct forms.
8. The 19th letter of the Greek alphabet.
9. Either extremity of something that has length.
10. (anatomy) A fold or wrinkle or crease.
11. Naked freshwater or marine or parasitic protozoa that form temporary pseudopods for feeding and locomotion.
12. Any of numerous local fertility and nature deities worshipped by ancient Semitic peoples.
13. East Indian cereal grass whose seed yield a somewhat bitter flour, a staple in the Orient.
14. A particular geographical region of indefinite boundary (usually serving some special purpose or distinguished by its people or culture or geography).
19. The Japanese art of folding paper into shapes representing objects (e.g., flowers or birds).
24. A gradual decline (in size or strength or power or number).
27. Type genus of the Carangidae.
28. A serious (sometimes fatal) infection transmitted by the bite of an infected rat flea (especially bubonic plague).
32. Expel, as of gases and odors.
34. A new embodiment of a familiar idea.
35. The wood of the sabicu which resembles mahogany.
36. The stirrup-shaped ossicle that transmits sound from the incus to the cochlea.
38. Chief port of Yemen.
39. An informal term for a father.
40. Title for a civil or military leader (especially in Turkey).
46. An important seaport on the Island of Cebu in the Philippines.
48. An enclosed space.
51. Brazilian tree with handsomely marked wood.
53. Very light colored.
54. Wear away.
55. The month following September and preceding November.
58. A city in southern Turkey on the Seyhan River.
59. Insectivorous usually semiaquatic web-footed amphibian with smooth moist skin and long hind legs.
61. Ions are accelerated along a linear path by voltage differences on electrodes along the path.
62. An alchemist of German legend who sold his soul to Mephistopheles in exchange for knowledge.
65. Any orchid of the genus Disa.
67. (Irish) Mother of the Tuatha De Danann.
68. Any of a group of Indic languages spoken in Kashmir and eastern Afghanistan and northern Pakistan.
69. United States writer (born in Poland) who wrote in Yiddish (1880-1957).
71. A loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth.
73. An enlarged and muscular saclike organ of the alimentary canal.
77. The azimuth of a celestial body is the angle between the vertical plane containing it and the plane of the meridian.

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