Crossword Puzzle Number 495 (Medium Grid)

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1. The airforce of Great Britain.
4. Japanese stringed instrument resembling a banjo with a long neck and a fretted fingerboard and a rectangular soundbox.
11. (dialect) A short straight stick of wood.
15. A transuranic element.
16. The property of being acidic.
17. A member of a North American Indian people speaking one of the Hokan language.
18. A unit of pain intensity.
19. Small voraciously carnivorous freshwater fishes of South America that attack and destroy living animals.
21. (Babylonian) Earth goddess.
24. Long pod containing small beans and sweetish edible pulp.
25. Material consisting of seed coverings and small pieces of stem or leaves that have been separated from the seeds.
26. (astronomy) A measure of time defined by Earth's orbital motion.
28. Relating to or characteristic of or occurring on the sea or ships.
30. A river in Nebraska that flows eastward to become a tributary of the Missouri River.
34. The capital and largest city of Mongolia.
36. A public promotion of some product or service.
38. Long-winged web-footed aquatic bird of the gull family.
40. A member of a Turkic people of Uzbekistan and neighboring areas.
42. A self-funded retirement plan that allows you to contribute a limited yearly sum toward your retirement.
43. Any of various coarse shrubby plants of the genus Iva with small greenish flowers.
44. A monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles.
46. A heavy odorless colorless gas formed during respiration and by the decomposition of organic substances.
49. A tricycle (usually propelled by pedalling).
51. Sweet liqueur made from wine and brandy flavored with plum or peach or apricot kernels and bitter almonds.
53. One of the three Furies.
56. 100 lwei equal 1 kwanza.
57. Improved or corrected by critical editing.
61. German mathematician (1804-1851).
65. Any compound containing a chlorine atom.
67. Overeat or eat immodestly.
69. (astronomy) The angular distance of a celestial point measured westward along the celestial equator from the zenith crossing.
70. (trademark) A German semiautomatic pistol.
71. Range of what one can know or understand.
72. Taxonomic kingdom comprising all living or extinct animals.
75. The executive agency that advises the President on the federal budget.
76. The universal time coordinated when an event is received on Earth.
77. An extinct Semitic language of northern Syria.
78. A negative.


1. European freshwater fish resembling the roach.
2. Small buffalo of the Celebes having small straight horns.
3. A corporation authorized by Congress to provide a secondary market for residential mortgages.
4. Anthropologist and linguist.
5. Plants closely allied to the genera Satureja and Calamintha.
6. French revolutionary who was prominent in the early days of the French Revolution (1749-1791).
7. An agency of the United Nations affiliated with the World Bank.
8. An abnormal passage leading from a suppurating cavity to the body surface.
9. The 7th letter of the Greek alphabet.
10. A Mid-Atlantic state.
11. Indian sitar player who popularized classical Indian music in the West (born in 1920).
12. Scottish chemist noted for his research into the structure of nucleic acids (born in 1907).
13. Long green edible beaked pods of the okra plant.
14. Any of numerous local fertility and nature deities worshipped by ancient Semitic peoples.
20. A large stringed instrument.
22. A family of Sino-Tibetan languages spoken in southeastern Asia.
23. From the kapok tree.
27. The act of going from one place to another.
29. An edge tool used to cut and shape wood.
31. A criminal who takes property belonging to someone else with the intention of keeping it or selling it.
32. The third canonical hour.
33. Related on the mother's side.
35. At surface level.
37. The Oceanic language spoken by the Maori people in New Zealand.
39. A bodily passage or tube conveying a secretion or other substance.
41. Date used in reckoning dates before the supposed year Christ was born.
45. Sorghums of China and Manchuria having small white or brown grains (used for food) and dry pithy stalks (used for fodder, fuel and thatching).
47. A nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (trade name Lodine).
48. Large mostly white Australian stork.
50. (Greek mythology) The rarified fluid said to flow in the veins of the Gods.
52. Norwegian mathematician (1802-1829).
54. A toxic nonmetallic element related to sulfur and tellurium.
55. A member of a Caddo people formerly living in north central Texas.
58. Offspring of a male tiger and a female lion.
59. Swelling from excessive accumulation of serous fluid in tissue.
60. A hat that is round and black and hard with a narrow brim.
62. Report or maintain.
63. A fractional monetary unit of several countries.
64. A man who is the lover of a girl or young woman.
66. Disabled in the feet or legs.
68. Brief episode in which the brain gets insufficient blood supply.
73. A form of address for a man.
74. Being one more than one.

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