Crossword Puzzle Number 518 (Medium Grid)

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ACROSS

1. God of love and erotic desire.
5. A slipper that has no fitting around the heel.
11. A former communist country in eastern Europe and northern Asia.
15. Armor plate that protects the chest.
16. A historical region of southwestern India on the west coast.
17. Large burrowing rodent of South and Central America.
18. Obvious and dull.
20. A confusion of voices and other sounds.
21. A member of a Mayan people of southwestern Guatemala.
22. Before noon.
23. A silvery soft waxy metallic element of the alkali metal group.
24. A form of address for a man.
25. Any of the Hindu sacred writing.
28. A Chadic language spoken south of Lake Chad.
32. Administer an oil or ointment to.
33. A facial expression characterized by turning up the corners of the mouth.
37. Former measure of the US economy.
40. A metric unit of volume or capacity equal to 10 liters.
41. A rule or especially body of rules or principles generally established as valid and fundamental in a field or art or philosophy.
42. The branch of computer science that deal with writing computer programs that can solve problems creatively.
47. A cut of pork ribs with much of the meat trimmed off.
51. Game in which matchsticks are arranged in rows and players alternately remove one or more of them.
52. A river in northeastern Brazil that flows generally northward to the Atlantic Ocean.
53. (psychology) An urge to accept or approach a situation or an object.
55. A tiny or scarcely detectable amount.
56. A former copper coin of Pakistan.
58. An official language of the Republic of South Africa.
59. A federation of North American labor unions that merged with the Congress of Industrial Organizations in 1955.
61. A Baltic-Finnic language.
63. A Chadic language spoken in northern Nigeria and closely related to Hausa.
67. The ratio of the circumference to the diameter of a circle.
68. A Bantu language spoken by the Kamba people in Kenya.
72. An Arabic speaking person who lives in Arabia or North Africa.
73. Tropical American shrub bearing edible acid red fruit resembling cherries.
76. A river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine.
77. Fill to satisfaction.
78. A tricycle (usually propelled by pedalling).
79. A master's degree in business.
80. Having an eye or eyes or eyelike feature especially as specified.
81. Dragonflies and damselflies.
82. Consisting of or made of wood of the oak tree.

DOWN

1. Cubes of meat marinated and cooked on a skewer usually with vegetables.
2. Small terrestrial lizard of warm regions of the Old World.
3. A unit of time equal to 60 seconds or 1/60th of an hour.
4. (Hindu) A manner of sitting (as in the practice of Yoga).
5. A white trivalent metallic element.
6. Someone who drives a taxi for a living.
7. (used of persons or the military) Not having or using arms.
8. Extremely pleasing.
9. French physicist who invented polarized light and invented the Fresnel lens (1788-1827).
10. Food mixtures either arranged on a plate or tossed and served with a moist dressing.
11. Being or moving higher in position or greater in some value.
12. The language of the nomadic Lapp people in northern Scandinavia and the Kola Peninsula.
13. Singing jazz.
14. Avatar of Vishnu.
19. A white soft metallic element that tarnishes readily.
26. Sometimes placed in family Hyacinthaceae.
27. (Old Testament) The minister of the Persian emperor who hated the Jews and was hanged for plotting to massacre them.
29. A protocol developed for the internet to get data from one network device to another.
30. A hard gray lustrous metallic element that is highly corrosion-resistant.
31. (botany) Of or relating to the axil.
34. (Sumerian) Consort of Dumuzi (Tammuz).
35. A hard protective sheath as secreted by certain protoctists e.g..
36. Hard white substance covering the crown of a tooth.
38. Monotypic genus of palms of Australasia.
39. Of or relating to or derived from wheat.
43. A river in central Italy rising in the Apennines and flowing through Florence and Pisa to the Ligurian Sea.
44. An elaborate song for solo voice.
45. Top part of an apron.
46. A family of Sino-Tibetan languages spoken in southeastern Asia.
48. (botany) Of some seeds.
49. Any of numerous local fertility and nature deities worshipped by ancient Semitic peoples.
50. Cassava with long tuberous edible roots and soft brittle stems.
54. An inactive volcano in Sicily.
57. A nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medicine (trade names Advil and Motrin and Nuprin) used to relieve the pain of arthritis and as an analgesic and antipyretic.
60. A sudden short attack.
62. Jordan's port.
64. In bed.
65. The head of a branch of an organized crime syndicate.
66. Made agreeably cold (especially by ice).
69. Black honeycreepers with yellow feathers around the tail.
70. A small cake leavened with yeast.
71. Any of various strong liquors distilled from the fermented sap of toddy palms or from fermented molasses.
74. The capital and largest city of Japan.
75. A broad flat muscle on either side of the back.

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