Crossword Puzzle Number 757 (Medium Grid)

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1. A mature blood cell that contains hemoglobin to carry oxygen to the bodily tissues.
4. Hard outer covering or case of certain organisms such as arthropods and turtles.
12. The sign language used in the United States.
15. Leaf or strip from a leaf of the talipot palm used in India for writing paper.
16. A genus of herbs and shrubs belonging to the family Euphorbiaceae.
17. Aircraft landing in bad weather in which the pilot is talked down by ground control using precision approach radar.
18. A twisted and tangled mass that is highly interwoven.
20. (Greek mythology) The rarified fluid said to flow in the veins of the Gods.
21. Thigh of a hog (usually smoked).
22. Relatively low in price or charging low prices.
24. A period of time spent sleeping.
26. A Chadic language spoken south of Lake Chad.
28. Front consisting of the conical head of a missile or rocket that protects the payload from heat during its passage through the atmosphere.
30. (used of opinions and actions) Far beyond the norm.
33. The property of being very small in size.
37. (Babylonian) God of storms and wind.
39. Small buffalo of the Celebes having small straight horns.
40. The dialect of Malay used as the national language of the Republic of Indonesia or of Malaysia.
42. A radioactive element of the actinide series.
45. Metal or plastic sheath over the end of a shoelace or ribbon.
48. Narrow wood or metal or plastic runners used for gliding over snow.
49. A light strong gray lustrous corrosion-resistant metallic element used in strong light-weight alloys (as for airplane parts).
50. South American armadillo with three bands of bony plates.
52. French explorer (with Jacques Marquette) of the upper Mississippi River valley (1645-1700).
54. A female gametocyte that develops into an ovum after two meiotic divisions.
56. Type genus of the Aceraceae.
58. A trivalent metallic element of the rare earth group.
59. A former agency (from 1946 to 1974) that was responsible for research into atomic energy and its peacetime uses in the United States.
60. Apathy and inactivity in the practice of virtue (personified as one of the deadly sins).
63. A stock or supply of foods.
67. (informal British usage) Aggravation or aggression.
70. Any of various strong liquors distilled from the fermented sap of toddy palms or from fermented molasses.
73. The act of drawing or hauling something.
74. Not widely known.
77. A unit of length equal to one thousandth of an inch.
78. Widely cultivated in tropical and subtropical regions for its fragrant flowers and colorful fruits.
79. (computer science) The time it takes for a specific block of data on a data track to rotate around to the read/write head.
80. (Irish) Mother of the ancient Irish gods.


1. A training program to prepare college students to be commissioned officers.
2. Pompous or pretentious talk or writing.
3. A stick that people can lean on to help them walk.
4. A high-crowned black cap (usually made of felt or sheepskin) worn by men in Turkey and Iran and the Caucasus.
5. (informal) Of the highest quality.
6. An intensely radioactive metallic element that occurs in minute amounts in uranium ores.
7. American prizefighter who won the world heavyweight championship three times (born in 1942).
8. Of or relating to or exhibiting pyknosis.
9. Loss of the ability to swallow.
10. The music of Chopin.
11. The sense organ for hearing and equilibrium.
12. Title for a civil or military leader (especially in Turkey).
13. A fraudulent business scheme.
14. A Tibetan or Mongolian priest of Lamaism.
19. Large family of important mostly marine food fishes.
23. A metric unit of volume or capacity equal to 10 liters.
25. Fiber from an East Indian plant Hibiscus cannabinus.
27. A small cake leavened with yeast.
29. Denoting a quantity consisting of six items or units.
31. (of tempo) Leisurely n.
32. Tropical woody herb with showy yellow flowers and flat pods.
34. The Uralic language spoken by the Yeniseian people.
35. Wet through and through.
36. Normal or sound powers of mind.
38. A genus of Pyralidae.
41. Declared as fact.
43. A specific piece of work required to be done as a duty or for a specific fee.
44. A federation of North American labor unions that merged with the Congress of Industrial Organizations in 1955.
46. A soft silvery metallic element of the alkali earth group.
47. The act of expelling or projecting or ejecting.
51. Either of two large muscles of the chest.
53. English film actress (1913-1967).
55. Used by southerners for an inhabitant of a northern state in the United States (especially a Union soldier).
57. The sound made by a hen after laying an egg.
61. An official prosecutor for a judicial district.
62. Small terrestrial lizard of warm regions of the Old World.
64. A republic in the Middle East in western Asia.
65. A river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine.
66. Relating to only part of a whole.
68. The state of being decayed or destroyed.
69. Leaf or strip from a leaf of the talipot palm used in India for writing paper.
71. Extinct flightless bird of New Zealand.
72. Government agency created in 1974 to license and regulate nuclear power plants.
75. A state in southeastern United States between the Atlantic and the Gulf of Mexico.
76. A Mid-Atlantic state.

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