Crossword Puzzle Number 456 (Medium Grid)

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ACROSS

1. A federation of North American industrial unions that merged with the American Federation of Labor in 1955.
4. (legend) Chalice used by Christ at the last supper.
12. A defensive missile designed to shoot down incoming intercontinental ballistic missiles.
15. A reproach for some lapse or misdeed.
16. An extinct Semitic language of northern Syria.
17. The cry made by sheep.
18. How long something has existed.
19. A basin for washing the hands (`wash-hand basin' is a British expression).
20. Atypically small.
22. Italian lawn bowling (played on a long narrow dirt court).
24. American Revolutionary patriot.
26. A soft silvery metallic element of the alkali earth group.
27. A colorless explosive liquid that is volatile and poisonous and foul-smelling.
28. Mostly freshwater protozoa.
31. Flesh of young Atlantic cod weighing up to 2 pounds.
34. The probability of a specified outcome.
35. Of or relating to or characteristic of Wales or its people or their language.
38. The mountain peak that Noah's ark landed on as the waters of the great flood receded.
40. The domain controlled by an emir.
42. A tricycle (usually propelled by pedalling).
45. Half the width of an em.
46. (computer science) Memory whose contents can be accessed and read but cannot be changed.
47. Of or relating to near the ear.
48. Cubes of meat marinated and cooked on a skewer usually with vegetables.
50. A small rubbery granuloma that is characteristic of an advanced stage of syphilis.
52. An adherent of any branch of Taoism.
53. An Arabic speaking person who lives in Arabia or North Africa.
55. A silvery ductile metallic element found primarily in bauxite.
56. An associate degree in nursing.
59. Of or relating to or characteristic of Ghana or its people or language.
63. According to the Old Testament he was a pagan king of Israel and husband of Jezebel (9th century BC).
64. Atmospheric moisture or dust or smoke that causes reduced visibility.
67. The rising of a body of water and its overflowing onto normally dry land.
70. Relating to or lying near the palate.
72. A metrical unit with unstressed-stressed syllables.
75. (Jungian psychology) The inner self (not the external persona) that is in touch with the unconscious.
76. Capital and largest city and economic center of Peru.
77. A city in southern California (southeast of Los Angeles).
79. Artists or writers whose ideas are ahead of their time.
80. Someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike.
81. A Chadic language spoken in the Mandara mountains in Cameroon.
82. Either extremity of something that has length.

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1. Decapod having eyes on short stalks and a broad flattened carapace with a small abdomen folded under the thorax and pincers.
2. The villain in William Shakespeare's tragedy who tricked Othello into murdering his wife.
3. An organization of countries formed in 1961 to agree on a common policy for the sale of petroleum.
4. A nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (trade name Clinoril).
5. Title for a civil or military leader (especially in Turkey).
6. A member of an Athapaskan people that migrated to Arizona and New Mexico and Utah.
7. Arranged in a sequence of grades or ranks.
8. Humorously vulgar.
9. Spray very finely.
10. The branch of computer science that deal with writing computer programs that can solve problems creatively.
11. A digital display that uses liquid crystal cells that change reflectivity in an applied electric field.
12. A loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth.
13. An aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect.
14. A Chadic language spoken south of Lake Chad.
21. A man who courts a woman.
23. Relating to or written for or in the style of a Greek chorus.
25. Conforming to truth.
29. Swiss theologian whose sermons began the Reformation in Switzerland (1484-1531).
30. Fear resulting from the awareness of danger.
32. A native or inhabitant of Crete.
33. (combining form) Indicating radiation or radioactivity.
36. A minute epidermal pore in a leaf or stem.
37. Relating to the blood vessels or blood.
39. The basic unit of money in Bangladesh.
41. A state in New England.
43. A large mass of ice floating at sea.
44. A region of Malaysia in northeastern Borneo.
49. Of or relating to or characteristic of the Bahama Islands or their inhabitants.
51. A resident of Utah.
54. A small cake leavened with yeast.
57. African tree having an exceedingly thick trunk and fruit that resembles a gourd and has an edible pulp called monkey bread.
58. A doctor's degree in education.
60. 1 species.
61. Being such by origin.
62. A punctuation mark (,) used to indicate the separation of elements within the grammatical structure of a sentence.
65. Large ornamental tropical American tree with bipinnate leaves and globose clusters of flowers with crimson stamens and sweet-pulp seed pods eaten by cattle.
66. Either of two large African antelopes of the genus Taurotragus having short spirally twisted horns in both sexes.
68. Concerning those not members of the clergy.
69. (Irish) Mother of the Tuatha De Danann.
71. A Tibetan or Mongolian priest of Lamaism.
73. (used especially of commodities) In the natural unprocessed condition.
74. A doctor's degree in theology.
78. Being nine more than forty.

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