Crossword Puzzle Number 498 (Medium Grid)

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1. An international organization based in Geneva that monitors and enforces rules governing global trade.
4. Having a capacity for adaptation.
12. The compass point that is one point south of due east.
15. An accidental happening.
16. Type genus of the Dinornithidae.
17. Resinlike substance secreted by certain lac insects.
18. Any of various primates with short tails or no tail at all.
19. A permanent absence of rainfall.
20. Type genus of the family Myacidae.
21. Covered with paving material.
23. (architecture) Forming or resembling an arch.
25. The blood group whose red cells carry both the A and B antigens.
26. A compartment in front of a motor vehicle where driver sits.
28. A city in western Nevada at the foot of the Sierra Nevada Mountains.
29. The head of a city government.
33. The sixth month of the civil year.
34. Wild or seedling sweet cherry used as stock for grafting.
38. Of or relating to the United States of America or its people or language or culture.
41. A silvery soft waxy metallic element of the alkali metal group.
42. Informal terms for a mother.
43. Capital of Armenia.
46. Used improperly or excessively especially drugs.
49. A serve that strikes the net before falling into the receiver's court.
50. A tight-fitting headdress.
54. Squash bugs.
57. A Chadic language spoken south of Lake Chad.
58. South American armadillo with three bands of bony plates.
59. A port in western Israel on the Mediterranean.
61. Any piece of work that is undertaken or attempted.
64. Thorny shrub or small tree common in central Argentina having small orange or yellow flowers followed by edible berries.
70. (Akkadian) God of wisdom.
71. One-hundredth of a right angle.
73. A unit of subjective loudness.
74. A plant hormone promoting elongation of stems and roots.
75. Fertility goddess in ancient Greek mythology.
77. Argentinian cariama.
79. Usually large hard-shelled seed.
80. Being the only one.
81. A festival featuring African-American culture.
82. Fermented alcoholic beverage similar to but heavier than beer.


1. Hit hard.
2. Thin fibrous bark of the paper mulberry and Pipturus albidus.
3. An organization of countries formed in 1961 to agree on a common policy for the sale of petroleum.
4. (Babylonian) God of storms and wind.
5. English theoretical physicist who applied relativity theory to quantum mechanics and predicted the existence of antimatter and the positron (1902-1984).
6. (Jungian psychology) The inner self (not the external persona) that is in touch with the unconscious.
7. The vessel that contains the seeds of a plant (not the seeds themselves).
8. The form of RNA that attaches the correct amino acid to the protein chain that is being synthesized at the ribosome of the cell (according to directions coded in the mRNA).
9. Not liable to error.
10. Internal organs collectively (especially those in the abdominal cavity).
11. A city in western Germany.
12. Any of various trees of the genus Ulmus.
13. Common Indian weaverbird.
14. Someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike.
22. Islands in the Atlantic Ocean belonging to Portugal.
24. A religious doctrine that is proclaimed as true without proof.
27. A decree that prohibits something.
30. Pertaining to or resembling amoebae.
31. A mountain peak in the Andes in Peru (21,709 feet high).
32. Tear or be torn violently.
35. One of two flaps attached to a cap to keep the ears warm.
36. Naked freshwater or marine or parasitic protozoa that form temporary pseudopods for feeding and locomotion.
37. (Sumerian and Akkadian) A demon personifying death.
39. Someone who is morally reprehensible.
40. An associate degree in nursing.
44. According to the Old Testament he was a pagan king of Israel and husband of Jezebel (9th century BC).
45. A white metallic element that burns with a brilliant light.
47. A nucleic acid that transmits genetic information from DNA to the cytoplasm.
48. A light strong brittle gray toxic bivalent metallic element.
51. An agency of the United Nations affiliated with the World Bank.
52. A town in southwest Mississippi on the Mississippi River.
53. A port city on the Caspian Sea that is the capital of Azerbaijan and an important center for oil production.
55. An inactive volcano in the Andes in central Ecuador.
56. (old-fashioned) At or from or to a great distance.
60. Bottle that has a narrow neck.
62. Any property detected by the olfactory system.
63. The capital and largest city of Yemen.
65. German chemist who was co-discoverer with Lise Meitner of nuclear fission (1879-1968).
66. A swift whirling motion (usually of a missile).
67. (Babylonian) A goddess of the watery deep and daughter of Ea.
68. part of the peritoneum attached to the stomach and to the colon and covering the intestines.
69. The emotion of hate.
72. Water that has condensed on a cool surface overnight from water vapor in the air.
76. Angular distance above the horizon (especially of a celestial object).
78. An intensely radioactive metallic element that occurs in minute amounts in uranium ores.

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