Crossword Puzzle Number 788 (Medium Grid)

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ACROSS

1. A person regarded as greedy and pig-like.
4. The state of being split or cleft.
12. The Tibeto-Burman language spoken in the Dali region of Yunnan.
15. Fermented alcoholic beverage similar to but heavier than beer.
16. Russian writer of stories and novels and plays (1818-1883).
17. Having any of numerous bright or strong colors reminiscent of the color of blood or cherries or tomatoes or rubies.
18. The battle in 1806 in which Napoleon decisively defeated the Prussians.
20. Strike sharply.
21. Lighted up by or as by fire or flame.
23. French field marshal who commanded the Allied armies in France during World War II (1852-1931).
25. Prince's plume.
28. An artificial language for international use that rejects rejects all existing words and is based instead on an abstract analysis of ideas.
30. (used as a sentenced connector) Therefore or consequently.
31. (Chinese and Japanese) Treatment of symptoms by applying pressure with the fingers to specific pressure points on the body.
35. 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.
39. Type genus of the Podicipedidae.
41. Surveying instrument consisting of the upper movable part of a theodolite including the telescope and its attachments.
42. In bed.
43. Having or resembling a beak.
45. (Babylonian) God of wisdom and agriculture and patron of scribes and schools.
46. The network in the reticular formation that serves an alerting or arousal function.
47. Bulky grayish-brown eagle with a short wedge-shaped white tail.
48. A public promotion of some product or service.
49. A white linen liturgical vestment with sleeves.
50. (of persons) Neat and smart in appearance.
52. A small cake leavened with yeast.
55. A drug (trade names Atarax and Vistaril) used as a tranquilizer to treat anxiety and motion sickness.
58. A city in western Germany near the Dutch and Belgian borders.
61. Type genus of the Alcidae comprising solely the razorbill.
63. To or from every one of two or more (considered individually).
67. Resembling a plum fruit.
71. Any of various hard resins from trees of the family Dipterocarpaceae and of the genus Agathis.
72. An island of central Hawaii.
73. A native or inhabitant of Denmark.
76. A platform raised above the surrounding level to give prominence to the person on it.
77. Electrical conduction through a gas in an applied electric field.
78. Serving as an essential component.
82. The compass point that is one point south of due east.
83. A knockout declared by the referee who judges one boxer unable to continue.
84. A flammable colorless gaseous alkene.
85. The seed of the cereal grass.

DOWN

1. A pilgrimage to Mecca.
2. A spread made chiefly from vegetable oils and used as a substitute for butter.
3. A city in southwestern Switzerland at the western end of Lake Geneva.
4. A New England state.
5. (New Testament) The Apostle closely associated with St Paul and traditionally assumed to be the author of the third Gospel.
6. Bulky grayish-brown eagle with a short wedge-shaped white tail.
7. Title for a civil or military leader (especially in Turkey).
8. A member of a Finnish people of Russia.
9. An associate degree in nursing.
10. A brittle gray crystalline element that is a semiconducting metalloid (resembling silicon) used in transistors.
11. Four books in the New Testament that tell the story of Christ's life and teachings.
12. Soft creamy white cheese.
13. Characterized by lightness and insubstantiality.
14. The content of cognition.
19. Filled with fear or apprehension.
22. The basic unit of money in Suriname.
24. A training program to prepare college students to be commissioned officers.
26. A beverage made by steeping tea leaves in water.
27. A large fleet.
29. Of surpassing excellence.
32. A port and state capital of Tasmania.
33. Deciduous round-headed Asiatic tree widely grown in mild climates as an ornamental for its heart-shaped leaves and fragrant yellow-green flowers followed by hanging clusters of fleshy orange-red berries.
34. The compass point that is one point east of southeast.
36. Conforming to an ultimate standard of perfection or excellence.
37. A telegram sent abroad.
38. The clay from which adobe bricks are made.
40. The capital and largest city of Yemen.
44. Cubes of meat marinated and cooked on a skewer usually with vegetables.
51. Pasture grass of plains of South America and western North America.
53. A radioactive element of the actinide series.
54. (Jungian psychology) The inner self (not the external persona) that is in touch with the unconscious.
56. European shad.
57. Being one more than ninety.
59. Of or relating to or characteristic of Hades or Tartarus.
60. A federal agency established to coordinate programs aimed at reducing pollution and protecting the environment.
62. A state in northwestern North America.
64. Hard red wheat grown especially in Russia and Germany.
65. Someone who drives a taxi for a living.
66. Having an irregularly notched or toothed margin as though gnawed.
68. North American yellow-breasted songbirds.
69. Beyond what is natural.
70. Founder of Christian Science in 1866 (1821-1910).
74. Aromatic bulb used as seasoning.
75. The compass point that is midway between north and northeast.
79. A highly unstable radioactive element (the heaviest of the halogen series).
80. A blood group antigen possessed by Rh-positive people.
81. A chronic inflammatory collagen disease affecting connective tissue (skin or joints).

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