Crossword Puzzle Number 539 (Medium Grid)

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ACROSS

1. Characteristic of a mob.
4. Elder brother of Krishna.
12. An honorary degree in science.
15. Any of various primates with short tails or no tail at all.
16. Any of various widely distributed beetles.
17. The 22nd letter of the Greek alphabet.
18. Having leadership guidance.
19. A liquid terpene with a lemon odor.
20. A river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine.
21. Someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike.
23. A Uralic language spoken by a Samoyed people of northern Siberia.
25. Congenital absence of an arm or leg.
26. A high-crowned black cap (usually made of felt or sheepskin) worn by men in Turkey and Iran and the Caucasus.
28. The head of a branch of an organized crime syndicate.
31. Having lips or parts that resemble lips.
32. An Arabic speaking person who lives in Arabia or North Africa.
33. A white metallic element that burns with a brilliant light.
34. A city of central China.
38. A member of the Uniat Church.
43. In the Arabian Nights a hero who tells of the fantastic adventures he had in his voyages.
44. Given or having a specified name.
45. (informal) Of the highest quality.
46. A member of a seafaring group of North American Indians who lived on the Pacific coast of British Columbia and southwestern Alaska.
49. The cry made by sheep.
50. A male child (a familiar term of address to a boy).
54. Of or relating to a directionless magnitude.
57. (biology) Of unlike parts or organs.
59. South American plant cultivated for its large fragrant trumpet-shaped flowers.
63. A coarse lace.
67. Any of a number of fishes of the family Carangidae.
68. Capital of Armenia.
71. Tear down so as to make flat with the ground.
72. An inactive volcano in Sicily.
73. A white or colorless vitreous insoluble solid (SiO2).
74. An independent ruler or chieftain (especially in Africa or Arabia).
75. Wild goose having white adult plumage.
76. Pertaining to or near the sun.
77. (of molten metal or glass) Formed by pouring or pressing into a mold n 1.

DOWN

1. A master's degree in library science.
2. An organization of countries formed in 1961 to agree on a common policy for the sale of petroleum.
3. English monk and scholar (672-735).
4. A logarithmic unit of sound intensity equal to 10 decibels.
5. Place in a line or arrange so as to be parallel.
6. Any of the radiating leaflike spore-producing structures on the underside of the cap of a mushroom or similar fungus.
7. Lack of normal muscular tension or tonus.
8. That is able or fit be rented.
9. (Greek mythology) Greek god of war.
10. (British) A minicar used as a taxicab.
11. A sweetened beverage of diluted fruit juice.
12. The skin that covers the top of the head.
13. A Bantu language spoken by the Chaga people in northern Tanzania.
14. English theoretical physicist who applied relativity theory to quantum mechanics and predicted the existence of antimatter and the positron (1902-1984).
22. African tree having an exceedingly thick trunk and fruit that resembles a gourd and has an edible pulp called monkey bread.
24. Inability to perceive written words.
27. A highly unstable radioactive element (the heaviest of the halogen series).
29. Used especially in treating bruises.
30. Hurt or upset.
35. A metrical unit with unstressed-stressed syllables.
36. A particular geographical region of indefinite boundary (usually serving some special purpose or distinguished by its people or culture or geography).
37. A quantity of no importance.
39. A hard gray lustrous metallic element that is highly corrosion-resistant.
40. A living organism characterized by voluntary movement.
41. A member of a pastoral people living in the Nilgiri hills of southern India.
42. A state in east central United States.
47. Water frozen in the solid state.
48. An annual publication including weather forecasts and other miscellaneous information arranged according to the calendar of a given year.
51. A native of ancient Troy.
52. An agency of the United Nations affiliated with the World Bank.
53. Entangle or catch in in or as if in a mesh.
55. An associate degree in applied science.
56. A narrow zigzag ribbon used as trimming.
58. The lofty nest of a bird of prey (such as a hawk or eagle).
60. Botswanan statesman who was the first president of Botswana (1921-1980).
61. A fertile tract in a desert (where the water table approaches the surface).
62. Very attentive or observant.
64. A hormone produced by the anterior pituitary gland that stimulates the adrenal cortex.
65. A stick that people can lean on to help them walk.
66. Large burrowing rodent of South and Central America.
69. Not in good physical or mental health.
70. Being one more than six.

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