Crossword Puzzle Number 728 (Medium Grid)

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ACROSS

1. An undergarment worn by women to support their breasts.
4. Chiefly tropical or xerophytic woody plants.
12. A white linen liturgical vestment with sleeves.
15. The longest division of geological time.
16. (botany) Having stalked flowers along an elongated stem that continue to open in succession from below as the stem continues to grow.
17. An ancient Hebrew unit of capacity equal to 10 baths or 10 ephahs.
18. In the Arabian Nights a hero who tells of the fantastic adventures he had in his voyages.
20. The 18th letter of the Greek alphabet.
21. Large brownish-green New Zealand parrot.
22. A naturally occuring glyceride of oleic acid that is found in fats and oils.
25. Hypothyroidism marked by dry skin and swellings around lips and nose as well as mental deterioration.
26. Evergreen trees and shrubs having oily one-seeded fruits.
29. An intensely radioactive metallic element that occurs in minute amounts in uranium ores.
30. A quiet song intended to lull a child to sleep.
34. Informal terms for a mother.
37. Small European freshwater fish with a slender bluish-green body.
40. French explorer who claimed Louisiana for France (1643-1687).
41. A particular geographical region of indefinite boundary (usually serving some special purpose or distinguished by its people or culture or geography).
43. According to the Old Testament he was a pagan king of Israel and husband of Jezebel (9th century BC).
45. (Greek mythology) A wise old counselor to the Greeks at Troy.
46. Dried bark of the cascara buckthorn used as a laxative.
48. Alternative names for the body of a human being.
50. Diurnal bird of prey typically having short rounded wings and a long tail.
51. Either of two large African antelopes of the genus Taurotragus having short spirally twisted horns in both sexes.
52. A fraudulent business scheme.
54. European strong-scented perennial herb with gray-green bitter-tasting leaves.
55. The organ of sight (`peeper' is an informal term for `eye').
58. The blood group whose red cells carry both the A and B antigens.
60. A note appended to a letter after the signature.
61. Gather birdnests.
65. An elongated leather strip (or or strip of similar material) for binding things together or holding something in position.
68. A sweetened beverage of diluted fruit juice.
69. Cause to change.
71. An internal representation of the world.
74. An assertion of a right (as to money or property).
75. Fragrant resin obtain from trees of the family Burseraceae and used as incense.
77. An Arabic speaking person who lives in Arabia or North Africa.
78. An emotional response that has been acquired by conditioning.
79. Of or pertaining to or characteristic of Italy or its people or culture or language.
81. Someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike.
82. A human limb.
83. (of tempo) Moderately slow n.
84. A river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine.

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1. A broom made of twigs tied together on a long handle.
2. (of a liquid) Agitated vigorously.
3. An addition that extends a main building.
4. The father of your father or mother.
5. A coenzyme derived from the B vitamin nicotinic acid.
6. An international organization of European countries formed after World War II to reduce trade barriers and increase cooperation among its members.
7. Testacean rhizopods.
8. Type genus of the Amiidae.
9. Work toward the passage of some legislation by exchanging political favors such as trading votes.
10. Electronic warfare undertaken under direct control of an operational commander to locate sources of radiated electromagnetic energy for the purpose of immediate threat recognition.
11. Relating to or characteristic of or occurring on the sea or ships.
12. A town and port in northwestern Israel in the eastern Mediterranean.
13. United States physiologist (born in Germany) who did research on parthenogenesis (1859-1924).
14. (informal) Exceptionally good.
19. A coffin along with its stand.
23. Before noon.
24. A woman's large folded hooped hood.
27. Port city on Atlantic coast.
28. Other than what is under consideration or implied.
31. The table in Christian churches where communion is given.
32. A sudden very loud noise.
33. United States psychologist who studied the intelligence of primates (1876-1956).
35. Using speech rather than writing.
36. Flat tableland with steep edges.
38. A river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine.
39. Of or relating to or characteristic of the Republic of Chad or its people or language.
42. (of complexion) Blemished by imperfections of the skin.
44. (computer science) A computer that is running software that allows users to leave messages and access information of general interest.
47. Lack of strength or vigor esp from illness.
49. United States newspaper publisher (1858-1935).
53. Made from residue of grapes or apples after pressing.
56. The fatty flesh of eel.
57. United States minimalist painter (born in 1936).
59. The dialect of Malay used as the national language of the Republic of Indonesia or of Malaysia.
62. Person who does no work.
63. Arm again.
64. The function or position properly or customarily occupied or served by another.
66. Wild ox of the Malay Archipelago.
67. Type genus of the Percidae.
70. One of a pair of long straps (usually connected to the bit or the headpiece) used to control a horse.
72. A flat-bottomed volcanic crater that was formed by an explosion.
73. A French abbot.
76. Not reflecting light.
80. A state in east central United States.

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