Crossword Puzzle Number 770 (Medium Grid)

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ACROSS

1. Make an etching of.
5. Having hills and crags.
12. Counting the number of white and red blood cells and the number of platelets in 1 cubic millimeter of blood.
15. The capital and chief port of Qatar.
16. Directed or moving toward the rear.
17. A metal-bearing mineral valuable enough to be mined.
18. Extremely robust.
19. The 8th letter of the Greek alphabet.
20. A major European river carrying more traffic than any other river in the world.
21. A game played with playing cards.
23. A feeling of strong eagerness (usually in favor of a person or cause).
24. A tube in which a body fluid circulates.
25. 100 thebe equal 1 pula.
26. A silvery ductile metallic element found primarily in bauxite.
27. Childcare during the day while parents work.
30. Frogs, toads, tree toads.
32. The azimuth of a celestial body is the angle between the vertical plane containing it and the plane of the meridian.
33. Being nine more than forty.
34. In a vessel with two hulls, an enclosed area between the frames at each side.
37. A Chadic language spoken south of Lake Chad.
41. The residue that remains when something is burned.
44. A chronic inflammatory collagen disease affecting connective tissue (skin or joints).
46. (Akkadian) God of wisdom.
49. A mining town in southern Wales.
52. An informal term for a father.
54. 1/1000 gram.
55. (Norse mythology) God of poetry and music.
56. A radioactive element of the actinide series.
57. Absence of the pupil in an eye.
60. United States writer (born in Poland) who wrote in Yiddish (1880-1957).
62. Profane or obscene expression usually of surprise or anger.
63. An indehiscent fruit derived from a single ovary having one or many seeds within a fleshy wall or pericarp.
65. Cause to wither or parch from exposure to heat.
69. (Roman mythology) God of love.
72. Small toothless anteater with prehensile tale and four-clawed forelimbs.
74. Eurasian perennial bulbous herbs.
75. A constellation in the southern hemisphere near Telescopium and Norma.
76. Thin flat unleavened cake of baked oatmeal.
79. The part of a hammerhead opposite the flat striking surface (may have various shapes).
80. Adult female chicken.
81. Lac purified by heating and filtering.
82. Type genus of the Alcidae comprising solely the razorbill.

DOWN

1. A legally binding command or decision entered on the court record (as if issued by a court or judge).
2. The first of three divisions of the Hebrew Scriptures comprising the first five books of the Old Testament considered as a unit.
3. A specific piece of work required to be done as a duty or for a specific fee.
4. A bag used for carrying money and small personal items or accessories (especially by women).
5. A vacuum tube in which a hot cathode emits a beam of electrons that pass through a high voltage anode and are focused or deflected before hitting a phosphorescent screen.
6. Hear or try a court case anew.
7. Pertaining to filberts or hazelnuts.
8. Footwear usually with wooden soles.
9. The father of your father or mother.
10. A radioactive transuranic element produced by bombarding plutonium with neutrons.
11. A hat that is round and black and hard with a narrow brim.
12. Of the same period.
13. Eurasian rose with prickly stems and fragrant leaves and bright pink flowers followed by scarlet hips.
14. Perfume esp. with a censer.
22. Dried root of two plants of the genus Polygala containing an irritating saponin.
28. Any of numerous ornamental shrubs grown for their showy flowers of various colors.
29. An independent agency of the United States government responsible for collecting and coordinating intelligence and counterintelligence activities abroad in the national interest.
31. 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.
35. (Old Testament) The second patriarch.
36. A gonadotropic hormone that is secreted by the anterior pituitary.
38. A large mass of ice floating at sea.
39. English theoretical physicist who applied relativity theory to quantum mechanics and predicted the existence of antimatter and the positron (1902-1984).
40. Any of several large deciduous trees with rounded spreading crowns and smooth gray bark and small sweet edible triangular nuts enclosed in burs.
42. A republic in central Europe.
43. A small cake leavened with yeast.
45. An official prosecutor for a judicial district.
47. A percussion instrument consisting of a pair of hollow pieces of wood or bone (usually held between the thumb and fingers) that are made to click together (as by Spanish dancers) in rhythm with the dance.
48. A woman hired to suckle a child of someone else.
50. Payment made to a person in a position of trust to corrupt his judgment.
51. One species.
53. Someone who guards the entrance to a building.
58. People of the same race or nationality who share a distinctive culture.
59. Any of numerous hairy-bodied insects including social and solitary species.
61. A violent hot sand-laden wind on the deserts of Arabia and North Africa.
64. A member of the Nahuatl people who established an empire in Mexico that was overthrown by Cortes in 1519.
66. A river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine.
67. A plant fiber used in making rope or sacks.
68. The basic unit of money in Iran.
70. An organization of countries formed in 1961 to agree on a common policy for the sale of petroleum.
71. Type genus of the Ranidae.
73. The longer of the two telegraphic signals used in Morse code.
77. Being ten more than one hundred forty.
78. Unknown god.

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