Crossword Puzzle Number 785 (Medium Grid)

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1. A flexible container with a single opening.
4. American frontiersman and Tennessee politician who died at the siege of the Alamo (1786-1836).
12. The sense organ for hearing and equilibrium.
15. A constellation in the southern hemisphere near Telescopium and Norma.
16. Blood disorder in which there is excess fluid volume compared with the cell volume of the blood.
17. The 21st letter of the Greek alphabet.
18. Popular music originating in the West Indies.
20. (used of persons or the military) Characterized by having or bearing arms.
21. An ugly evil-looking old woman.
22. (Old Testament) The second patriarch.
25. A unit of luminous flux equal to the amount of light given out through a solid angle of 1 steradian by a point source of 1 candela intensity radiating uniformly in all directions.
26. A lawyer who pleads cases in court.
28. Australian shrubs and small trees with evergreen usually spiny leaves and dense clusters of showy flowers.
31. Related on the mother's side.
32. Mild yellow Dutch cheese made in balls.
36. An independent ruler or chieftain (especially in Africa or Arabia).
37. The syllable naming the fourth (subdominant) note of the diatonic scale in solmization.
38. The capital of Australia.
40. Walk or tramp about.
42. A hard malleable ductile silvery metallic element that is resistant to corrosion.
44. The unwanted discharge of a fluid from some container.
45. The seventh and last day of the week.
46. Concerning those not members of the clergy.
48. A heavy odorless colorless gas formed during respiration and by the decomposition of organic substances.
49. A decree that prohibits something.
50. One of four subclasses or superorder of Monocotyledones.
52. An esoteric or occult matter that is traditionally secret.
54. 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.
55. An official prosecutor for a judicial district.
57. A colorless and odorless inert gas.
58. A state in the Rocky Mountains.
59. Someone who is morally reprehensible.
60. In the Arabian Nights a hero who tells of the fantastic adventures he had in his voyages.
64. The Hebrew patriarch who saved himself and his family and the animals by building an ark in which they survived 40 days and 40 nights of rain.
67. An indehiscent fruit derived from a single ovary having one or many seeds within a fleshy wall or pericarp.
69. A short labored intake of breath with the mouth open.
72. Activity involved in maintaining something in good working order.
75. A favorite saying of a sect or political group.
77. Aircraft landing in bad weather in which the pilot is talked down by ground control using precision approach radar.
78. The longer of the two telegraphic signals used in Morse code.
79. Of or relating to Bohemia or its language or people.
81. A light touch or stroke.
82. A flat wing-shaped process or winglike part of an organism.
83. A nonmagnetic housing for a ship's compass (usually in front of the helm).
84. A loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth.


1. Capital city of the Apulia region on the Adriatic coast.
2. (Greek mythology) Greek god of war.
3. Mentally or physically infirm with age.
4. Grayish baboon of southern and eastern Africa.
5. The seed of the cereal grass.
6. A doctor's degree in optometry.
7. The part of a continent that is stable and forms the central mass of the continent.
8. United States writer who was a leading figure of the beat generation (1922-1969).
9. Large-holed Swiss cheese.
10. Neckwear consisting of a long narrow piece of material worn (mostly by men) under a collar and tied in knot at the front.
11. A slight amount or degree of difference.
12. An ancient Hebrew unit of dry measure equal to about a bushel.
13. According to the Old Testament he was a pagan king of Israel and husband of Jezebel (9th century BC).
14. Port city that is the capital and largest city of Latvia.
19. A coterie of undesirable people.
23. A large group of islands in the south Pacific including Melanesia and Micronesia and Polynesia (and sometimes Australasia and the Malay Archipelago).
24. Having a smooth, gleaming surface.
27. Roman statesman and philosopher who was and advisor to Nero (circa 4 BC - 65 AD).
29. A member of the Semitic speaking people of northern Ethiopia.
30. In working order.
33. Any of numerous low-growing cushion-forming plants of the genus Draba having rosette-forming leaves and terminal racemes of small flowers with scapose or leafy stems.
34. Wild sheep of semidesert regions in central Asia.
35. An unnaturally frenzied or distraught woman.
39. African tree having an exceedingly thick trunk and fruit that resembles a gourd and has an edible pulp called monkey bread.
41. A folded part (as a fold of skin or muscle).
43. Made agreeably cold (especially by ice).
47. (Babylonian) God of storms and wind.
51. A hidden storage space (for money or provisions or weapons).
53. (informal) Exceptionally good.
56. An ascocarp having the spore-bearing layer of cells (the hymenium) on a broad disklike receptacle.
61. Of or relating to a seizure or convulsion.
62. Relating to or accompanying birth.
63. (Irish) Chief god of the Tuatha De Danann.
65. A translucent mineral consisting of hydrated silica of variable color.
66. A Loloish language.
68. A primeval personification of air and breath.
70. Someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike.
71. A metabolic acid found in yeast and liver cells.
73. A gradual decline (in size or strength or power or number).
74. Hawaiian dish of taro root pounded to a paste and often allowed to ferment.
76. Used of a single unit or thing.
80. A colorless explosive liquid that is volatile and poisonous and foul-smelling.

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