Crossword Puzzle Number 468 (Medium Grid)

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ACROSS

1. The 13th letter of the Hebrew alphabet.
4. Bell attached to a sleigh, or to harness of horse pulling a sleigh.
12. The fatty flesh of eel.
15. (Irish) Mother of the ancient Irish gods.
16. City in central Iran.
17. Of or relating to or characteristic of Thailand of its people.
18. A rechargeable battery with a nickel cathode and a cadmium anode.
20. A state in the Rocky Mountains.
21. Being ahead of time or need.
23. A Bantu language sometimes considered a dialect of Zulu.
26. A demon who swallows the sun causing eclipses.
27. An intensely radioactive metallic element that occurs in minute amounts in uranium ores.
28. Divulge information or secrets.
30. A master's degree in fine arts.
31. A New England state.
33. A rapid series of short loud sounds (as might be heard with a stethoscope in some types of respiratory disorders).
35. A Hindu prince or king in India.
39. Long slender feather on the necks of e.g. turkeys and pheasants.
42. The region of the body of a vertebrate between the thorax and the pelvis.
43. A federal agency established to coordinate programs aimed at reducing pollution and protecting the environment.
45. With no effort to conceal.
46. Struck with fear, dread, or consternation.
50. A river in northeastern Brazil that flows generally northward to the Atlantic Ocean.
52. An internationally recognized distress signal in radio code.
53. The capital and largest city of Ghana with a deep-water port.
57. An organization of independent states to promote international peace and security.
59. An order of dicotyledonous plants of the subclass Asteridae.
63. Any location known for vice and corruption.
67. An inclined surface or roadway that moves traffic from one level to another.
68. Capable of being borne though unpleasant.
71. A literary language of Chinese Turkestan (named for one of the sons of Genghis Khan).
72. Any of various systems of units for measuring electricity and magnetism.
73. A salesman who travels to call on customers.
75. French philosopher (1909-1943).
76. A castrated tomcat.
77. Alternatively, a member of the family Nymphaeaceae.
78. A shaft on which a wheel rotates.

DOWN

1. United States educator who introduced reforms that significantly altered the system of public education (1796-1859).
2. A town in north central Oklahoma.
3. An official who carries a mace of office.
4. (of a young animal) Abandoned by its mother and raised by hand.
5. A very poisonous metallic element that has three allotropic forms.
6. Plausible glib talk (especially useful to a salesperson).
7. Someone who is morally reprehensible.
8. A public promotion of some product or service.
9. Any of numerous local fertility and nature deities worshipped by ancient Semitic peoples.
10. Any ameba of the genus Endamoeba.
11. A room equipped with toilet facilities.
12. An inactive volcano in Sicily.
13. (used of count nouns) Every one considered individually.
14. The function or position properly or customarily occupied or served by another.
19. Having the wind against the forward side of the sails.
22. A bitter yellow powder used to treat skin diseases.
24. 16 ounces.
25. A loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth.
29. A large fleet.
32. Thin fibrous bark of the paper mulberry and Pipturus albidus.
34. A Loloish language.
36. Collect or gather.
37. Fruit-flavored dessert (trade mark Jell-O) made from a commercially prepared gelatin powder.
38. A mountain range in South America running 5000 miles along the Pacific coast.
40. United States film maker (1897-1991).
41. Of a pale purple color.
44. Cubes of meat marinated and cooked on a skewer usually with vegetables.
47. A mechanical device that prevents a vessel from moving.
48. (Irish) The sea personified.
49. Capital city of the Apulia region on the Adriatic coast.
51. Genus of South and Central American heathlike evergreen shrubs.
54. A constellation in the southern hemisphere near Telescopium and Norma.
55. A historical region on northwestern India and northern Pakistan.
56. National capital of Kiribati.
58. The mother-in-law of Ruth whose story is told in the Book of Ruth in the Old Testament.
60. A milky exudate from certain plants that coagulates on exposure to air.
61. (computer science) A system of world-wide electronic communication in which a computer user can compose a message at one terminal that is generated at the recipient's terminal when he logs in.
62. A column of wood or steel or concrete that is driven into the ground to provide support for a structure.
64. Material used to daub walls.
65. Made from residue of grapes or apples after pressing.
66. Make anew.
69. A long thin fluffy scarf of feathers or fur.
70. A workplace for the conduct of scientific research.
74. A metric unit of length equal to one thousandth of a meter.

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