Crossword Puzzle Number 458 (Medium Grid)

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1. A licensed medical practitioner.
4. A cloth used as a head covering (and veil and shawl) by Muslim and Hindu women.
11. Assist or encourage, usually in some wrongdoing.
15. A reptile genus of Iguanidae.
16. Genus of South and Central American heathlike evergreen shrubs.
17. Offering fun and gaiety.
18. God of the underworld.
19. Having color or a certain color.
20. Hang loosely or laxly.
21. Any of a number of fishes of the family Carangidae.
23. (New Testament) The sages who visited Jesus and Mary and Joseph shortly after Jesus was born.
24. A peninsula between the Red Sea and the Persian Gulf.
26. Leave voluntarily.
29. Botswanan statesman who was the first president of Botswana (1921-1980).
31. Half the width of an em.
32. Cubes of meat marinated and cooked on a skewer usually with vegetables.
35. The branch of engineering science that studies the uses of electricity and the equipment for power generation and distribution and the control of machines and communication.
36. A defensive missile designed to shoot down incoming intercontinental ballistic missiles.
38. Remove from memory or existence.
41. A brittle silver-white metalloid element that is related to selenium and sulfur.
42. Extremely pleasing.
44. A domed or vaulted recess or projection on a building especially the east end of a church.
48. A low bed to be slid under a higher bed.
51. A unit of current equal to 10 amperes.
54. Fool's parsley.
55. Of or relating to o occurring in a tube such as e.g. the fallopian tube or eustachian tube.
56. A state in midwestern United States.
57. Some abrupt occurrence that interrupts.
58. Of or relating to or characteristic of the Republic of Chad or its people or language.
60. A rechargeable battery with a nickel cathode and a cadmium anode.
62. Any of various primates with short tails or no tail at all.
63. (Akkadian) God of wisdom.
64. An Italian poet famous for `The Divine Comedy'--a journey through hell and purgatory and paradise guided by Virgil and his idealized Beatrice (1265-1321).
66. The blood group whose red cells carry both the A and B antigens.
68. A yellow trivalent metallic element of the rare earth group.
69. A pause during which things are calm or activities are diminished.
71. Very dark black.
74. A port in western Israel on the Mediterranean.
78. North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean.
79. A loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth.
80. Segmented worms.
83. Thickening of tissue in the motor tracts of the lateral columns and anterior horns of the spinal cord.
84. A unit of absorbed ionizing radiation equal to 100 ergs per gram of irradiated material.
85. A great raja.
86. Negation of a word or group of words.


1. Informal terms for clothing.
2. Of or relating to near the ear.
3. Any of several plants of the genus Manihot having fleshy roots yielding a nutritious starch.
4. A fluorocarbon with chlorine.
5. Leafless East Indian vine.
6. Wear away through erosion or vaporization.
7. Greek Cynic philosopher who rejected social conventions (circa 400-325 BC).
8. An Iranian language spoken in Afghanistan.
9. Used of a single unit or thing.
10. Measuring instrument in which the echo of a pulse of microwave radiation is used to detect and locate distant objects.
11. (Greek mythology) One of the three Graces.
12. African tree having an exceedingly thick trunk and fruit that resembles a gourd and has an edible pulp called monkey bread.
13. (Norse mythology) Goddess of old age who defeated Thor in a wrestling match.
14. The basic unit of money in Western Samoa.
22. Fallow deer.
25. A dissolute man in fashionable society.
27. A compartment in front of a motor vehicle where driver sits.
28. Seed of a pea plant.
30. Someone who listens attentively.
33. Type genus of the Otariidae.
34. Cut the head of.
37. A master's degree in library science.
39. A long noosed rope used to catch animals.
40. Someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike.
43. Genus of East Indian trees or shrubs.
45. The state prevailing during the absence of war.
46. Light-colored and fine-grained granitic rock consisting chiefly of quartz and feldspars.
47. A state in New England.
49. A boy or man.
50. A famous waterfall in Venezuela.
52. Tropical shrub having clusters of white or violet or yellow flowers.
53. United States educator who introduced reforms that significantly altered the system of public education (1796-1859).
59. Ground snakes.
61. Inhabitant of the island of Cebu.
65. A silvery ductile metallic element found primarily in bauxite.
67. A small cake leavened with yeast.
70. (Norse mythology) One of the Aesir known for his beauty and skill with bow and skis.
72. The capital and largest city of Norway.
73. American political cartoonist (1840-1902).
75. An interest followed with exaggerated zeal.
76. Antibacterial drug (trade name Nydrazid) used to treat tuberculosis.
77. The cry made by sheep.
81. A silvery soft waxy metallic element of the alkali metal group.
82. A person who announces and plays popular recorded music.

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