Crossword Puzzle Number 789 (Medium Grid)

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1. Hawaiian dish of taro root pounded to a paste and often allowed to ferment.
4. Type genus of the Ustilaginaceae.
12. A steep-walled semicircular basin in a mountain.
15. A belief (or system of beliefs) accepted as authoritative by some group or school.
16. Of or relating to Slavic languages.
17. An associate degree in applied science.
18. Horny projecting mouth of a bird.
19. (linguistics) Of speech sounds.
20. A telegram sent abroad.
22. An elementary particle with 0 charge and mass about equal to a proton.
25. An international organization of European countries formed after World War II to reduce trade barriers and increase cooperation among its members.
26. A particular geographical region of indefinite boundary (usually serving some special purpose or distinguished by its people or culture or geography).
27. Having nine hinged bands of bony plates.
29. A woman hired to suckle a child of someone else.
30. English theoretical physicist who applied relativity theory to quantum mechanics and predicted the existence of antimatter and the positron (1902-1984).
34. A plaster now made mostly from Portland cement and sand and lime.
39. Large Old World bat of warm and tropical regions that feeds on fruit.
42. A message whose ingenuity or verbal skill or incongruity has the power to evoke laughter.
43. One of two alternative forms of a genes that can have the same locus on homologous chromosomes and are responsible for alternative traits.
46. Fermented alcoholic beverage similar to but heavier than beer.
47. A needle-like part or structure of a plant or animal or crystal.
49. Be around.
52. Covered with paving material.
53. Relating to or being a member of an ethnic group.
54. Tropical American tree grown in southern United States having a whitish pink-tinged fruit.
55. An oil port in southern Iraq.
57. (of a young animal) Abandoned by its mother and raised by hand.
58. Angular distance above the horizon (especially of a celestial object).
59. A metric unit of volume equal to one tenth of a liter.
60. United States writer (born in Poland) who wrote in Yiddish (1880-1957).
61. Any culture medium that uses agar as the gelling agent.
66. (used of count nouns) Every one considered individually.
70. Generator consisting of a coil (the armature) that rotates between the poles of an electromagnet (the field magnet) causing a current to flow in the armature.
72. A public register showing the details of ownership and value of land.
75. Slender bristlelike appendage found on the bracts of grasses.
76. A cut of pork ribs with much of the meat trimmed off.
79. A river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine.
80. A nucleic acid consisting of large molecules shaped like a double helix.
81. Elder brother of Krishna.
82. A nucleic acid that transmits genetic information from DNA to the cytoplasm.


1. Division of a usually pinnately divided leaf.
2. Flexible twig of a willow tree.
3. Spread or diffuse through.
4. A former communist country in eastern Europe and northern Asia.
5. A sailing vessel with a single mast set about one third of the boat's length aft of the bow.
6. (of skin) Having a tan color from exposure to the sun.
7. Any of various coarse shrubby plants of the genus Iva with small greenish flowers.
8. Tall fan palm of Africa and India and Malaysia yielding a hard wood and sweet sap that is a source of palm wine and sugar.
9. (prefix) Opposite or opposing or neutralizing.
10. Of or relating to the stomach and intestines.
11. English scholastic philosopher and assumed author of Occam's Razor (1285-1349).
12. A compartment in front of a motor vehicle where driver sits.
13. A raised mark on the skin (as produced by the blow of a whip).
14. One thousandth of a second.
21. Jordan's port.
23. A fine grained mineral having a soft soapy feel and consisting of hydrated magnesium silicate.
24. Small European freshwater fish with a slender bluish-green body.
28. A heavy brittle diamagnetic trivalent metallic element (resembles arsenic and antimony chemically).
31. Extreme mental retardation.
32. A narrative song with a recurrent refrain.
33. English writer (1672-1729).
35. The basic unit of money in Thailand.
36. A city in central New York.
37. Constituting or relating to a tail.
38. Leaf or strip from a leaf of the talipot palm used in India for writing paper.
40. A facial expression characterized by turning up the corners of the mouth.
41. An indehiscent fruit derived from a single ovary having one or many seeds within a fleshy wall or pericarp.
44. The 11th letter of the Greek alphabet.
45. The sediment from fermentation of an alcoholic beverage.
48. Photographic equipment consisting of a lightproof box with a lens at one end and light-sensitive film at the other.
50. Sect of Orthodox Jews who follow the Mosaic Law strictly.
51. An abundance of material possessions and resources.
56. A white linen liturgical vestment with sleeves.
62. English comedienne and mistress of Charles II (1650-1687).
63. A former copper coin of Pakistan.
64. Amino acid that is formed in the liver and converted into dopamine in the brain.
65. Type genus of the Aceraceae.
67. Essential oil or perfume obtained from flowers.
68. A capacity unit used for measuring fresh herring.
69. Queen of the Olympian gods in ancient Greek mythology.
71. A state-chartered savings bank owned by its depositors and managed by a board of trustees.
73. A constellation in the southern hemisphere near Telescopium and Norma.
74. A loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth.
77. A silvery ductile metallic element found primarily in bauxite.
78. An intensely radioactive metallic element that occurs in minute amounts in uranium ores.

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