Crossword Puzzle Number 489 (Medium Grid)

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1. Inquire about.
4. An esoteric or occult matter that is traditionally secret.
12. A byproduct of inflammation.
15. Aircraft landing in bad weather in which the pilot is talked down by ground control using precision approach radar.
16. A mining town in southern Wales.
17. A river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine.
18. Thigh of a hog (usually smoked).
19. (formal) Ordinary and not refined.
20. Being six more than fifty.
21. (Babylonian) A demigod or first man.
23. Made steady or constant.
25. A white linen liturgical vestment with sleeves.
27. A New England state.
28. Joint between the femur and tibia in a quadruped.
29. Dried bark of the cascara buckthorn used as a laxative.
34. A trivalent metallic element of the rare earth group.
35. A city in northern India.
36. An indehiscent fruit derived from a single ovary having one or many seeds within a fleshy wall or pericarp.
40. United States writer (born in Poland) who wrote in Yiddish (1880-1957).
44. An elegantly dressed man (often with affected manners).
47. Stout-bodied insect with large membranous wings.
48. Black tropical American cuckoo.
49. The content of cognition.
51. (British) Your grandmother.
52. The seventh month of the Moslem calendar.
54. A very young child (birth to 1 year) who has not yet begun to walk or talk.
57. (botany) Of or relating to the axil.
60. United States lawyer and politician who formulated a production code that prescribed the moral content of United states films from 1930 to 1966 (1879-1954).
61. Type genus of the Alcidae comprising solely the razorbill.
64. Someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike.
67. Cubes of meat marinated and cooked on a skewer usually with vegetables.
70. (Islam) The man who leads prayers in a mosque.
74. Consisting of or made of wood of the oak tree.
78. A federal agency established to regulate the release of new foods and health-related products.
79. Marked by an orderly, logical, and aesthetically consistent relation of parts.
81. An alliance made up of states that had been Soviet Socialist Republics in the Soviet Union prior to its dissolution in Dec 1991.
82. Being one more than nine.
83. Thin epithelial membrane lining the ventricles of the brain and the spinal cord canal.
84. Hormone secreted by the posterior pituitary gland (trade name Pitressin) and also by nerve endings in the hypothalamus.


1. Title for a civil or military leader (especially in Turkey).
2. Any of a number of fishes of the family Carangidae.
3. God of love and erotic desire.
4. An esoteric or occult matter that is traditionally secret.
5. A loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth.
6. A circular segment of a curve.
7. An undergarment worn by women to support their breasts.
8. Dried out by heat or excessive exposure to sunlight.
9. Immediately past.
10. A small zodiacal constellation in the northern hemisphere.
11. (Greek mythology) Greek goddess of fertility who later became associated with Persephone as goddess of the underworld and protector of witches.
12. The civil and religious leader of a Muslim state.
13. A row of unravelled stitches.
14. A feeling of self-respect and personal worth.
22. Large burrowing rodent of South and Central America.
24. English theoretical physicist who applied relativity theory to quantum mechanics and predicted the existence of antimatter and the positron (1902-1984).
26. A nonmetallic largely pentavalent heavy volatile corrosive dark brown liquid element belonging to the halogens.
30. Pertaining to or associated with agony (especially death agonies).
31. A historical region in central and northern Yugoslavia.
32. A French abbot.
33. Date used in reckoning dates before the supposed year Christ was born.
37. Jordan's port.
38. A white metallic element that burns with a brilliant light.
39. A dull persistent (usually moderately intense) pain.
41. The capital and largest city of Yemen.
42. Aromatic herb of southern Europe.
43. (with `in') Guardianship over.
45. Top part of an apron.
46. A public promotion of some product or service.
50. 16 ounces.
53. An Arabic speaking person who lives in Arabia or North Africa.
55. A colorless and odorless inert gas.
56. A seat for one person, with a support for the back.
58. A radioactive element of the actinide series.
59. Flightless New Zealand birds similar to gallinules.
62. United States educator who founded the first private school for Black students in Augusta, Georgia (1854-1933).
63. The blood group whose red cells carry both the A and B antigens.
65. (of a young animal) Abandoned by its mother and raised by hand.
66. A Kwa language spoken in Ghana and the Ivory Coast.
68. Any place of complete bliss and delight and peace.
69. A lyric poet.
71. Any of various minerals consisting of hydrous silicates of aluminum or potassium etc. that crystallize in forms that allow perfect cleavage into very thin leaves.
72. Harsh or corrosive in tone.
73. A mixture of mashed malt grains and hot water.
75. (informal) Of the highest quality.
76. An early form of modern jazz (originating around 1940).
77. The 7th letter of the Greek alphabet.
80. A metric unit of length equal to one billionth of a meter.

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