Crossword Puzzle Number 767 (Medium Grid)

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1. A federal agency established to regulate the release of new foods and health-related products.
4. Taken before a meal as an appetizer.
12. An easy return of a tennis ball in a high arc.
15. The shape of a raised edge of a more or less circular object.
16. Hairy perennial Eurasian herb with yellow daisylike flowers reputed to destroy or drive away fleas.
17. Any of various primates with short tails or no tail at all.
18. Used of a single unit or thing.
19. A white soft metallic element that tarnishes readily.
20. An antidepressant drug that acts by blocking the reuptake of serotonin so that more serotonin is available to act on receptors in the brain.
22. (Babylonian) God of wisdom and agriculture and patron of scribes and schools.
24. A block of solid substance (such as soap or wax).
26. A city of southeastern Mexico.
28. Perversely irritable.
30. Norwegian explorer of the Arctic and director of the League of Nations relief program for refugees of World War I (1861-1930).
32. God of the Underworld.
33. A colorless explosive liquid that is volatile and poisonous and foul-smelling.
36. A city in the Asian part of Russia.
39. A leisurely walk (usually in some public place).
42. German chemist who did research on high-speed chemical reactions (born in 1927).
44. German bacteriologist who isolated the anthrax bacillus and the tubercle bacillus and the cholera bacillus (1843-1910).
45. The blood group whose red cells carry both the A and B antigens.
47. City in southwestern Colombia in a rich agricultural area.
48. A loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth.
51. Perennial herb of East India to Polynesia and Australia cultivated for its large edible root yielding Otaheite arrowroot starch.
53. The smallest multiple that is exactly divisible by every member of a set of numbers.
54. Capable of being perceived by the senses or the mind.
57. Type genus of the Viperidae.
59. The first beta blocker (trade name Inderal) used in treating hypertension and angina pectoris and essential tremor.
60. Half the width of an em.
62. An organic compound that contains a hydroxyl group bonded to a carbon atom which in turn is doubly bonded to another carbon atom.
63. Cubes of meat marinated and cooked on a skewer usually with vegetables.
64. The part of the eye that contains the iris and ciliary body and choroid.
67. An esoteric or occult matter that is traditionally secret.
74. Age or bleach flour with Agene (nitrogen trichloride).
76. A legal document codifying the result of deliberations of a committee or society or legislative body.
77. Tropical starchy tuberous root.
78. The federal agency that insures residential mortgages.
79. Minute sedentary marine invertebrate having a saclike body with siphons through which water enters and leaves.
82. A drug combination found in some over-the-counter headache remedies (Aspirin and Phenacetin and Caffeine).
83. The sense organ for hearing and equilibrium.
84. A small round body of protein in a cell nucleus.
85. A hormone secreted by the anterior pituitary gland that controls the degree of pigmentation in melanocytes.


1. The basic monetary unit in many countries.
2. The basic unit of money in Yemen.
3. Naked freshwater or marine or parasitic protozoa that form temporary pseudopods for feeding and locomotion.
4. A federation of North American labor unions that merged with the Congress of Industrial Organizations in 1955.
5. (British) A disparaging term for an appointee.
6. The branch of engineering science that studies the uses of electricity and the equipment for power generation and distribution and the control of machines and communication.
7. Danish philologist whose work on Old Norse pioneered in the field of comparative linguistics (1787-1832).
8. Realistic Norwegian author who wrote plays on social and political themes (1828-1906).
9. Any of various dark heavy viscid substances obtained as a residue.
10. The craniometric point that is the most prominent point at the back of the head (at the occipital protuberance).
11. A heavy ductile magnetic metallic element.
12. Hungarian choreographer who developed Labanotation (1879-1958).
13. An organization of countries formed in 1961 to agree on a common policy for the sale of petroleum.
14. English monk and scholar (672-735).
21. (of experimental animals) Raised under sterile conditions.
23. A virtually extinct Caucasian language spoken exclusively in Turkey.
25. (Old Testament) In Judeo-Christian mythology.
27. United States tennis player who was the first Black to win United States and English singles championships (1943-1993).
29. A soft silvery metallic element of the alkali earth group.
31. A sweetened beverage of diluted fruit juice.
34. (trademark) Nylon fabric used as a fastening.
35. Of the appetites and passions of the body.
37. Antipsychotic drug (trade name Moban) used in the treatment of schizophrenia.
38. A burn cause by hot liquid or steam.
40. A very young child (birth to 1 year) who has not yet begun to walk or talk.
41. 16 ounces.
43. Greek anatomist whose theories formed the basis of European medicine until the Renaissance (circa 130-200).
46. The virus that causes acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS).
49. A member of the Finnish people living in Karelia in northwestern European Russia.
50. Leaf or strip from a leaf of the talipot palm used in India for writing paper.
52. The branch of computer science that deal with writing computer programs that can solve problems creatively.
55. Large dark brown North American arboreal carnivorous mammal.
56. Tall feather palm of northern Brazil with hard-shelled nuts yielding valuable oil and a kind of vegetable ivory.
58. The state prevailing during the absence of war.
61. (Roman Catholic) A diplomatic representative of the Pope having ambassadorial status.
65. Urgently needed.
66. (Akkadian) God of wisdom.
68. Title for a civil or military leader (especially in Turkey).
69. Massive plantigrade carnivorous or omnivorous mammals with long shaggy coats and strong claws.
70. Produced by a manufacturing process.
71. Mild yellow Dutch cheese made in balls.
72. A system of one or more computers and associated software with common storage.
73. (used of count nouns) Every one considered individually.
75. (computer science) A coding system that incorporates extra parity bits in order to detect errors.
80. Being nine more than forty.
81. A colorless odorless gaseous element that give a red glow in a vacuum tube.

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