Crossword Puzzle Number 524 (Medium Grid)

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ACROSS

1. A metric unit of volume or capacity equal to 10 liters.
4. Honorably retired from assigned duties and retaining your title along with the additional title `emeritus' as in "professor emeritus".
12. The syllable naming the first (tonic) note of any major scale in solmization.
15. A sweetened beverage of diluted fruit juice.
16. A volatile flammable mixture of hydrocarbons (hexane and heptane and octane etc.) derived from petroleum.
17. Any of various primates with short tails or no tail at all.
18. The cry made by sheep.
19. West Indian tree having racemes of fragrant white flowers and yielding a durable timber and resinous juice.
20. Goddess of the dead and queen of the underworld.
21. A state in south central United States.
25. Cause to adhere.
28. English lexicographer who was a joint editor of the Oxford English Dictionary (1872-1966).
31. Seeming unaffected by pleasure or pain.
35. A Scottish word.
38. Small magnifying glass (usually set in an eyepiece) used by jewelers and horologists.
39. A member of a North American Indian people living in northern Baja California.
41. A village of huts for native Africans in southern Africa.
43. A nucleic acid that transmits genetic information from DNA to the cytoplasm.
44. A drug (trade name Inocor) used intravenously in heart failure.
45. A slowly moving mass of ice.
47. A serve that strikes the net before falling into the receiver's court.
48. Top part of an apron.
50. A member of one of the four divisions of the prehistoric Greeks.
51. A trivalent metallic element of the rare earth group.
53. (combining form) Indicating radiation or radioactivity.
58. The capital of the state of Kansas.
63. To become aware of through the senses.
65. A member of a nomadic Berber people of the Sahara.
66. Large elliptical brightly colored deep-sea fish of Atlantic and Pacific and Mediterranean.
67. Relating to or accompanying birth.
70. A device (trade name Aqua-Lung) that lets divers breathe under water.
71. Plaything consisting of a light frame covered with tissue paper.
72. Flatter in an obsequious manner.
74. A rotating disk shaped to convert circular into linear motion.
75. Not fake or counterfeit.
76. Arousing or provoking laughter.
77. A loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth.

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1. A Chadic language spoken south of Lake Chad.
2. The sixth month of the civil year.
3. An accidental hole that allows something (fluid or light etc.) to enter or escape.
4. Sweetened milk or cream mixed with eggs and usually alcoholic liquor.
5. Informal terms for a mother.
6. The act of escaping physically.
7. (of meat) Cooked by dry heat in an oven.
8. Not in good physical or mental health.
9. A beverage made by steeping tea leaves in water.
10. Undo the belt of.
11. Relating to or characteristic of or occurring on the sea or ships.
12. Tropical woody herb with showy yellow flowers and flat pods.
13. An organization of countries formed in 1961 to agree on a common policy for the sale of petroleum.
14. Goddess of the dead and queen of the underworld.
22. (chemistry) Being or containing an acid.
23. Squirrel monkeys.
24. A genus of European owls.
26. The slender spear of the Bantu-speaking people of Africa.
27. A Muslim trained in the doctrine and law of Islam.
29. A person who destroys or ruins or lays waste to.
30. Give out.
32. French chemist (born in Poland) who won two Nobel Prizes.
33. Transient cessation of respiration.
34. Acquire or gain knowledge or skills.
36. A Kwa language spoken by the Yoruba people in southwestern Nigeria.
37. A colorless and odorless inert gas.
40. A rocking motion v 1.
42. American novelist noted for children's books (1832-1888).
46. A high-crowned black cap (usually made of felt or sheepskin) worn by men in Turkey and Iran and the Caucasus.
49. A swaggering show of courage.
52. Mechanical device consisting of a toothed wheel or rack engaged with a pawl that permits it to move in only one direction.
54. A dilute solution of acetic acid that is used as a solvent (e.g. for a drug).
55. A Mid-Atlantic state.
56. Intense anger (usually on an epic scale).
57. Ions are accelerated along a linear path by voltage differences on electrodes along the path.
59. Common black European thrush.
60. Annual to perennial herbs of the Mediterranean region.
61. Cubes of meat marinated and cooked on a skewer usually with vegetables.
62. Small terrestrial lizard of warm regions of the Old World.
64. Surpassing the ordinary especially in size or scale.
68. American prizefighter who won the world heavyweight championship three times (born in 1942).
69. Resinlike substance secreted by certain lac insects.
73. A hard gray lustrous metallic element that is highly corrosion-resistant.

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