Crossword Puzzle Number 517 (Medium Grid)

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1. Kidney disease characterized by enlarged kidneys containing many cysts.
4. A star with 5 points.
12. Noisy talk.
15. An overwhelming feeling of wonder or admiration.
16. Type genus of the Schizaeaceae cosmopolitan especially in tropics.
17. American prizefighter who won the world heavyweight championship three times (born in 1942).
18. Small often spiny insectivorous mammal of Madagascar.
20. The capital of Morocco.
21. An honorary degree in science.
22. A metal or leather projection (as from the sole of a shoe).
25. An established custom.
26. Special design or visual object representing a quality, type, group, etc..
28. A hard gray lustrous metallic element that is highly corrosion-resistant.
29. Jordan's port.
31. The work of caring for or attending to someone or something.
34. Large genus of tropical subshrubs or herbs some of which yield fibers of mucilaginous substances.
37. One of the five major classes of immunoglobulins.
38. The blood group whose red cells carry both the A and B antigens.
39. Harsh or corrosive in tone.
40. A transuranic element.
42. The bureau of the Treasury Department responsible for tax collections.
44. A federation of North American labor unions that merged with the Congress of Industrial Organizations in 1955.
45. A light strong brittle gray toxic bivalent metallic element.
46. (usually in the plural) Pants for casual wear.
49. A reptile genus of Iguanidae.
52. A state in the United States in the central Pacific on the Hawaiian Islands.
53. An association of criminals.
56. The eighth month of the civil year.
57. A race between candidates for elective office.
60. A rare heavy polyvalent metallic element that resembles manganese chemically and is used in some alloys.
61. A woman hired to suckle a child of someone else.
62. Set down according to a plan.
64. A warning against certain acts.
71. Title for a civil or military leader (especially in Turkey).
72. The small projection of a mammary gland.
76. An indehiscent fruit derived from a single ovary having one or many seeds within a fleshy wall or pericarp.
77. The sixth day of the week.
78. Reprehensible acquisitiveness.
80. A rotating disk shaped to convert circular into linear motion.
81. A device for creating a current of air by movement of a surface or surfaces.
82. Sottish sailor who was put ashore on a deserted island off the coast of Chile for five years (providing the basis for Daniel Defoe's novel about Robinson Crusoe) (1676-1721).
83. A loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth.


1. A small contrasting part of something.
2. A kind of danceable music popular among black South Africans.
3. The brightest star in Cygnus.
4. A genus of Bothidae.
5. (computer science) A coding system that incorporates extra parity bits in order to detect errors.
6. A state in New England.
7. Someone new to a field or activity.
8. Any of numerous ornamental shrubs grown for their showy flowers of various colors.
9. Alternatively, a member of the family Nymphaeaceae.
10. A unit of length of thread or yarn.
11. Take in solid food.
12. The face veil worn by Muslim women.
13. Type genus of the Alcidae comprising solely the razorbill.
14. Scottish sea captain who was hired to protect British shipping in the Indian Ocean and then was accused of piracy and hanged (1645-1701).
19. An Indian side dish of yogurt and chopped cucumbers and spices.
23. (Norse mythology) God of poetry and music.
24. Of or like a cecum.
27. A small cake leavened with yeast.
30. Preaching the gospel of Christ in the manner of the early church.
32. Dark reddish-purple table grape of California.
33. United States swimmer who in 1926 became the first woman to swim the English Channel (1903- ).
35. (dentistry) A filling consisting of a solid substance (as gold or porcelain) fitted to a cavity in a tooth and cemented into place.
36. An Indian tree of the family Combretaceae that is a source of timber and gum.
41. Narrow wood or metal or plastic runners used for gliding over snow.
43. Spherical gram-positive parasitic bacteria that tend to form irregular colonies.
47. A list of dishes available at a restaurant.
48. A substance that promotes drying (e.g., calcium oxide absorbs water and is used to remove moisture).
50. (Irish) Mother of the ancient Irish gods.
51. A metallic element having four allotropic forms.
54. A river that rises in western New Mexico and flows westward through southern Arizona to become a tributary of the Colorado River.
55. (Jungian psychology) The inner self (not the external persona) that is in touch with the unconscious.
58. Before noon.
59. Talks a great deal about uninteresting topics.
63. The capital and largest city of Bangladesh.
65. A city in northern India.
66. Characteristic of false pride.
67. Type genus of the Anatidae.
68. Footwear usually with wooden soles.
69. Someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike.
70. God of love and erotic desire.
73. A close friend who accompanies his buddies in their activities.
74. A communist nation that covers a vast territory in eastern Asia.
75. (Irish) The sea personified.
79. Being one more than one.

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