Crossword Puzzle Number 501 (Medium Grid)

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1. A single-reed woodwind with a conical bore.
4. Parachute that will lift a person up into the air when it is towed by a motorboat or a car.
12. A fluorocarbon with chlorine.
15. A user interface in which you type commands instead of choosing them from a menu or selecting an icon.
16. A brim that projects to the front to shade the eyes.
17. A slippery or viscous liquid or liquefiable substance not miscible with water.
18. Title for a civil or military leader (especially in Turkey).
19. Utensil with sharp perforations for shredding foods (as vegetables or cheese).
20. A set of data arranged in rows and columns.
22. Obvious and dull.
24. Look with amazement.
25. Norse chieftan who became the first duke of Normandy (860-931).
26. Large dark brown North American arboreal carnivorous mammal.
29. Any plant of the genus Caragana having even-pinnate leaves and mostly yellow flowers followed by seeds in a linear pod.
33. In or relating to or obtained from urine.
35. Informal terms for clothing.
39. Capital and largest city of Iraq.
41. A monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles.
43. English prelate noted for his pessimistic sermons and articles (1860-1954).
44. Sluggish tailless Australian arboreal marsupial with gray furry ears and coat.
46. A Kwa language spoken by the Yoruba people in southwestern Nigeria.
47. The seat within a bishop's diocese where his cathedral is located adv.
48. Type genus of the Alcidae comprising solely the razorbill.
51. Genus of sticky herbs with yellow flowers open in morning or evening but closed in bright light.
54. United States Army surgeon who suppressed yellow fever in Havana and in the Panama Canal Zone (1854-1920).
56. Drought-tolerant herb grown for forage and for its seed which yield a gum used as a thickening agent or sizing material.
58. A Chadic language spoken south of Lake Chad.
61. Hidden and difficult to see.
64. A soft silvery metallic element of the alkali earth group.
66. (South African) A journey by ox wagon (especially an organized migration by a group of settlers).
68. Joint capital (with Mecca) of Saudi Arabia located in the central oasis.
69. A river in northeastern Brazil that flows generally northward to the Atlantic Ocean.
72. A river in southwestern England rising in Gloucestershire and flowing through Bristol to empty into the estuary of the Severn.
73. Unarmed feather palms of central and northern South America.
76. Light informal conversation for social occasions.
77. A Russian river.
78. A used automobile tire that has been remolded to give it new treads.
79. A loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth.


1. Someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike.
2. Primitive chlorophyll-containing mainly aquatic eukaryotic organisms lacking true stems and roots and leaves.
3. A city of central China.
4. A prosthesis that replaces a missing leg.
5. A port in southwestern Scotland.
6. 40th President of the United States (1911- ).
7. Remote city of Kazakhstan that (ostensibly for security reasons) was made the capital in 1998.
8. Establish the validity of something.
9. An association of people to promote the welfare of senior citizens.
10. A state in the Rocky Mountains.
11. Of an instrument of certain death.
12. COmmon Business Oriented Language.
13. A young woman.
14. Used of hooves.
21. A large fleet.
23. Any member of Athapaskan tribes that migrated to the southwestern desert (from Arizona to Texas and south into Mexico).
27. New Zealand timber tree resembling the cypress.
28. Someone who is morally reprehensible.
30. A genus of orb-weaving spiders including common garden spiders and barn spiders.
31. (nautical) Fitted or equipped with necessary rigging (sails and shrouds and stays etc).
32. The basic unit of money in Bangladesh.
34. A Russian prison camp for political prisoners.
36. A mountain range in western Russia extending from the arctic to the Caspian Sea.
37. African tree with edible yellow fruit resembling mangos.
38. Flesh of fish found in colder waters of northern Atlantic coast of the United States.
40. Painful grief.
42. Confederate general during the American Civil War who was defeated by Grant in the battle of Chattanooga (1817-1876).
45. A radioactive element of the actinide series.
49. A country north of Ethiopia on the Red Sea.
50. An Indian side dish of yogurt and chopped cucumbers and spices.
52. Large herbivorous tropical American arboreal lizards with a spiny crest along the back.
53. A Scottish word.
55. A midwestern state in north central United States in the Great Lakes region.
57. Essential oil or perfume obtained from flowers.
59. Cubes of meat marinated and cooked on a skewer usually with vegetables.
60. Jordan's port.
62. Perennial having hollow cylindrical leaves used for seasoning.
63. Asiatic wild dog.
65. South American armadillo with three bands of bony plates.
67. Port city that is the capital and largest city of Latvia.
70. Fermented alcoholic beverage similar to but heavier than beer.
71. A coenzyme derived from the B vitamin nicotinic acid.
74. A brittle silver-white metalloid element that is related to selenium and sulfur.
75. (astronomy) A measure of time defined by Earth's orbital motion.

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