Crossword Puzzle Number 477 (Medium Grid)

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1. An informal term for a father.
4. A mountain peak in the Andes in Bolivia (20,870 feet high).
11. An open vessel with a handle and a spout for pouring.
15. A strong emotion.
16. Surrounded or enclosed by the sea.
17. Knowledge gained through tradition or anecdote.
18. A Chadic language spoken in northern Nigeria.
19. A city in southern Texas on the Rio Grande.
21. Naked freshwater or marine or parasitic protozoa that form temporary pseudopods for feeding and locomotion.
23. Distributed or sold illicitly.
25. Alternatively, a member of the family Nymphaeaceae.
27. Small yellowish moths whose larvae feed on wool or fur.
28. A silvery ductile metallic element found primarily in bauxite.
29. Large genus of tropical subshrubs or herbs some of which yield fibers of mucilaginous substances.
32. Stout-bodied insect with large membranous wings.
36. One thousandth of a second.
38. Solid swollen underground bulb-shaped stem or stem base and serving as a reproductive structure.
40. Genus of European subshrubs or herbs having pink or purple or yellow solitary or clustered flowers.
41. Cattle that are reared for their meat.
43. A diagrammatic representation of the earth's surface (or part of it).
44. A long pointed rod used as a weapon.
47. The wool of a sheep or similar animal.
49. The Palestinian uprising (beginning in 1987) against the Israeli occupation of the West Bank and Gaza Strip.
51. Moth having nonfunctional mouthparts as adults.
52. The corporate executive responsible for the operations of the firm.
53. A genus of delicate ferns belonging to the family Osmundaceae.
56. Lower in esteem.
59. A Powhatan Indian woman (the daughter of Powhatan) who befriended the English at Jamestown and is said to have saved Captain John Smith's life (1595-1617).
62. Vigorous and active.
67. Title for a civil or military leader (especially in Turkey).
68. Usually elongate cluster of flowers along the main stem in which the flowers at the base open first.
71. Essential oil or perfume obtained from flowers.
72. A bachelor's degree in theology.
73. A cut of pork ribs with much of the meat trimmed off.
75. A loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth.
76. Of or relating to or characteristic of Thailand of its people.
77. Genus of slender often treelike spiny cacti with solitary showy nocturnal white or pink flowers.
78. A partially opened flower.


1. English theoretical physicist who applied relativity theory to quantum mechanics and predicted the existence of antimatter and the positron (1902-1984).
2. Any property detected by the olfactory system.
3. The brightest star in Cygnus.
4. Muslims collectively and their civilization.
5. A unit of length of thread or yarn.
6. Immature of its kind.
7. How long something has existed.
8. The location of something surrounded by other things.
9. A person to whom a promise is made.
10. The local time at the 0 meridian passing through Greenwich, England.
11. Resembling or characteristic of or appropriate to an elegy.
12. Involving the entire earth.
13. A member of an Iroquoian people formerly living on the south shore of Lake Erie in northern Ohio and northwest Pennsylvania and western New York.
14. Tall woody perennial grasses with hollow slender stems especially of the genera Arundo and Phragmites.
20. Advanced in years.
22. A Chadic language spoken in northern Nigeria and closely related to Hausa.
24. An agency of the United Nations responsible for programs to aid education and the health of children and mothers in developing countries.
26. South African term for `boss'.
30. Noisy quarrel.
31. A former unit of electric current (slightly smaller than the SI ampere).
33. Complacently or inanely foolish.
34. 1 conto equals 1,000 escudos.
35. (`lief' is archaic) Very willing.
37. The compass point that is one point east of due south.
39. The ending of a series or sequence.
42. Any wingless blood-sucking parasitic insect noted for ability to leap.
45. Germanic barbarian leader who ended the western Roman Empire in 476 and became the first barbarian ruler of Italy (434-493).
46. Gully or streambed in North Africa and the Middle East that remains dry except during rainy season.
48. King of Wessex whose military victories made Wessex the most powerful kingdom in England (died in 839).
50. A member of an Indian people formerly living along the Gulf coast of Louisiana and Texas.
54. (Akkadian) God of wisdom.
55. A port in northern Belgium on the Scheldt river.
57. Conforming to truth.
58. Unpleasantly stern.
60. Title for a civil or military leader (especially in Turkey).
61. A sock with a separation for the big toe.
63. A small cake leavened with yeast.
64. According to the Old Testament he was a pagan king of Israel and husband of Jezebel (9th century BC).
65. (Babylonian) God of wisdom and agriculture and patron of scribes and schools.
66. (British) Traditional jazz as revived in the 1950s.
69. To make a mistake or be incorrect.
70. Japanese ornamental tree with fragrant white or pink blossoms and small yellow fruits.
74. Being one more than one.

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