Crossword Puzzle Number 746 (Medium Grid)

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1. A mature blood cell that contains hemoglobin to carry oxygen to the bodily tissues.
4. United States newspaper publisher who founded an important press association.
11. Young of domestic cattle.
15. A period marked by distinctive character or reckoned from a fixed point or event.
16. The grasses.
17. Report or maintain.
18. The highest part (usually the melody) in a piece of choral music.
19. United States industrialist who manufactured plows suitable for working the prairie soil (1804-1886).
20. A narrow way or road.
21. Title for a civil or military leader (especially in Turkey).
22. A nucleic acid consisting of large molecules shaped like a double helix.
24. (Greek mythology) Daughter of Helios and mother of Ariadne.
26. Either of two folds of skin that can be moved to cover or open the eye.
29. A family of Sino-Tibetan languages spoken in southeastern Asia.
30. Establish the validity of something.
34. (Babylonian) A demigod or first man.
40. French philosopher who was a leading figure of the Enlightenment in France.
42. A unit of heat equal to the amount of heat required to raise one pound of water one degree Fahrenheit at one atmosphere pressure.
45. A constellation in the southern hemisphere near Telescopium and Norma.
46. Affect with wonder.
47. An esoteric or occult matter that is traditionally secret.
49. The capital of Bahrain.
52. Large ornamental tropical American tree with bipinnate leaves and globose clusters of flowers with crimson stamens and sweet-pulp seed pods eaten by cattle.
53. The act of scanning.
56. A stick that people can lean on to help them walk.
57. Port city on southern Honshu on Osaka Bay.
59. (Babylonian) God of wisdom and agriculture and patron of scribes and schools.
60. Obvious and dull.
63. Scottish chemist noted for his research into the structure of nucleic acids (born in 1907).
65. A island in the Netherlands Antilles that is the top of an extinct volcano.
69. (Irish) Mother of the ancient Irish gods.
70. Octopuses and paper nautilus.
74. United States liquid unit equal to 4 quarts or 3.785 liters.
75. Having undesirable or negative qualities.
76. A cut of pork ribs with much of the meat trimmed off.
77. An ugly evil-looking old woman.
78. North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean.
79. Common genus of marine bubble shells of the Pacific coast of North America.
80. A flat wing-shaped process or winglike part of an organism.


1. A summary that repeats the substance of a longer discussion.
2. An ancient city in northern Portugal.
3. (astronomy) An indistinct surface feature of Mars once thought to be a system of channels.
4. English potter who started a pottery famous for its bone china (1754-1827).
5. A heavy odorless colorless gas formed during respiration and by the decomposition of organic substances.
6. Measuring instrument in which the echo of a pulse of microwave radiation is used to detect and locate distant objects.
7. Water frozen in the solid state.
8. The short weak cry of a young bird.
9. Any of numerous small slender long-tailed parrots.
10. A plaything that is ridden up and down by children at either end.
11. A high-crowned black cap (usually made of felt or sheepskin) worn by men in Turkey and Iran and the Caucasus.
12. A genus of Indriidae.
13. A Russian river.
14. Able to act at will.
23. A soft gray ductile metallic element used in alloys.
25. A state in the Rocky Mountains.
27. A tube with a small bowl at one end.
28. Of southern Europe.
31. (Greek mythology) The goddess of youth and spring.
32. (Arthurian legend) The battlefield where King Arthur was mortally wounded.
33. Afflicted with or characteristic of mental derangement.
35. English theoretical physicist who applied relativity theory to quantum mechanics and predicted the existence of antimatter and the positron (1902-1984).
36. A city in southern Turkey on the Seyhan River.
37. The biblical name for ancient Syria.
38. The 7th letter of the Greek alphabet.
39. Wild or domesticated South American cud-chewing animal related to camels but smaller and lacking a hump.
41. A member of the Siouan people formerly living in the Missouri river valley in NE Nebraska.
43. A monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles.
44. A tablet placed horizontally on top of the capital of a column as an aid in supporting the architrave.
48. A very poisonous metallic element that has three allotropic forms.
50. Small buffalo of the Celebes having small straight horns.
51. A mountainous island in the central Philippines.
54. (Zen Buddhism) A state of sudden spiritual enlightenment.
55. A male child (a familiar term of address to a boy).
58. Make a splashing sound.
61. Type genus of the Anatidae.
62. A quantity of no importance.
64. Affording unobstructed entrance and exit.
66. Title for a civil or military leader (especially in Turkey).
67. Any of numerous local fertility and nature deities worshipped by ancient Semitic peoples.
68. Primitive chlorophyll-containing mainly aquatic eukaryotic organisms lacking true stems and roots and leaves.
71. An accountant certified by the state.
72. A woolen cap of Scottish origin.
73. A loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth.

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