Crossword Puzzle Number 725 (Medium Grid)

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1. What you can repeat immediately after perceiving it.
4. Taken before a meal as an appetizer.
12. A decree that prohibits something.
15. The sound made by a pigeon v 1.
16. An area near a fireplace (usually paved and extending out into a room).
17. A unit of surface area equal to 100 square meters.
18. A condition (mostly in boys) characterized by behavioral and learning disorders.
19. A hallucinogenic compound obtained from a mushroom.
20. (Irish) Mother of the ancient Irish gods.
21. Lacking or deprive of the sense of hearing wholly or in part.
23. A cooperative unit.
24. Nocturnal wildcat of Central and South America having a dark-spotted buff-brown coat.
26. A clear liquid secreted into the mouth by the salivary glands and mucous glands of the mouth.
28. Made by combining fibers with a binder using heat and pressure.
30. An international organization of European countries formed after World War II to reduce trade barriers and increase cooperation among its members.
31. A period marked by distinctive character or reckoned from a fixed point or event.
32. Mild yellow Dutch cheese made in balls.
36. Plant having a large slender white bulb and flat overlapping dark green leaves.
41. A bag used for carrying money and small personal items or accessories (especially by women).
44. Harsh or corrosive in tone.
45. Squash bugs.
46. Lower in esteem.
48. Lap that forms a cloth border doubled back and stitched down v 1.
49. A potent estrogen used in medicine and in feed for livestock and poultry.
50. Long-winged web-footed aquatic bird of the gull family.
55. A state in east central United States.
56. (Roman mythology) God of love.
59. A flat wing-shaped process or winglike part of an organism.
60. King of Saudi Arabia since 1982 (born in 1922).
62. Type genus of the Cariamidae comprising only the crested cariama.
66. Bottle that has a narrow neck.
69. A member of the Wakashan people living on Vancouver Island and in the Cape Flattery region of northwestern Washington.
72. Aircraft landing in bad weather in which the pilot is talked down by ground control using precision approach radar.
73. Bulky grayish-brown eagle with a short wedge-shaped white tail.
74. A Bantu language spoken by the Chaga people in northern Tanzania.
76. A barrier constructed to contain the flow or water or to keep out the sea.
77. French couturier whose first collection in 1947 created a style (tight bodice and narrow waist and flowing pleated skirt) that became known as the New Look (1905-1957).
78. Any of several East Indian birds.
79. A loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth.


1. A large number or amount.
2. A genus of delicate ferns belonging to the family Osmundaceae.
3. (statistics) Relating to or constituting the most frequent value in a distribution.
4. An abnormally large amount of this fetoprotein in the fetus can signal an abnormality of the neural tube (as spina bifida or anencephaly).
5. A dicotyledonous genus of trees of the family Anacardiaceae having drupaceous fruit.
6. A member of an Iroquoian people formerly living on the south shore of Lake Erie in northern Ohio and northwest Pennsylvania and western New York.
7. A nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (trade name Relafen).
8. A compound that exists in forms having different arrangements of atoms but the same molecular weight.
9. A local and habitual twitching especially in the face.
10. A person of subnormal intelligence.
11. A barrier that serves to enclose an area.
12. Any of numerous local fertility and nature deities worshipped by ancient Semitic peoples.
13. A river in central Italy rising in the Apennines and flowing through Florence and Pisa to the Ligurian Sea.
14. Clean or orderly.
22. United States comedian and film actor (1880-1946).
25. Swelling from excessive accumulation of serous fluid in tissue.
27. Periwinkle plant derivative used as an antineoplastic drug (trade name Velban) that disrupts cell division.
29. A white soft metallic element that tarnishes readily.
33. Russian country house.
34. (psychology) Characterized by acceptance or approach.
35. An insane person.
37. A stick that people can lean on to help them walk.
38. Type genus of the Anatidae.
39. A member of the Siouan people formerly inhabiting the Black Hills of western South Dakota.
40. Advanced in years.
42. Tough protective covering of the woody stems and roots of trees and other woody plants.
43. The largest continent with 60% of the earth's population.
47. A small cake leavened with yeast.
51. Tropical woody herb with showy yellow flowers and flat pods.
52. Writes (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay).
53. The capital of Mali.
54. A woman's dress style that imitates the caftan cloaks worn by men in the Near East.
57. The Oceanic language spoken by the Maori people in New Zealand.
58. A university town in east central Maine on the Penobscot River north of Bangor.
61. (Irish) Chief god of the Tuatha De Danann.
63. A state in northwestern North America.
64. Causing a dull and steady pain.
65. The scum formed by oxidation at the surface of molten metals.
67. Someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike.
68. God of love and erotic desire.
70. The administration of a strong electric current that passes through the brain to induce convulsions and coma.
71. Title for a civil or military leader (especially in Turkey).
75. A heavy brittle metallic element of the platinum group.

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