Crossword Puzzle Number 838 (Medium Grid)

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ACROSS

1. A golf shot that curves to the right for a right-handed golfer.
5. Having its true character concealed with the intent of misleading.
11. Plaything consisting of a light frame covered with tissue paper.
15. The basic monetary unit of most members of the European Union (introduced in 1999).
16. Imaginative British writer concerned with social justice (1903-1950).
17. By bad luck.
18. Using speech rather than writing.
19. Jordan's port.
20. Hand shears for cutting sheet metal.
21. Of or relating to Fabianism.
23. An unofficial association of people or groups.
25. The back side of the neck.
26. Footwear (shoes or slippers) with no heel (or a flat heel).
28. A port city in southwestern Iran.
30. Stable gear consisting of either of two curved supports that are attached to the collar of a draft horse and that hold the traces.
33. A dark-skinned member of a race of people living in Australia when Europeans arrived.
36. A silvery soft waxy metallic element of the alkali metal group.
38. An independent ruler or chieftain (especially in Africa or Arabia).
42. A river in northeastern Brazil that flows generally northward to the Atlantic Ocean.
45. The blood group whose red cells carry both the A and B antigens.
47. A sweetened beverage of diluted fruit juice.
48. Having nine hinged bands of bony plates.
49. A silvery ductile metallic element found primarily in bauxite.
52. American professional baseball player who hit more home runs than Babe Ruth (born in 1934).
54. A nearly horizontal passage from the surface into a mine.
55. A sharp hooked claw especially on a bird of prey.
58. With no effort to conceal.
59. Somewhat late.
62. An esoteric or occult matter that is traditionally secret.
64. Leave voluntarily.
66. Any plant of the genus Reseda.
70. English courtier (a favorite of Elizabeth I) who tried to colonize Virginia.
74. A loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth.
75. A virtually extinct Caucasian language spoken exclusively in Turkey.
78. A close friend who accompanies his buddies in their activities.
79. Atmospheric discharges (lasting 10 msec) bursting from the tops of giant storm clouds in blue cones that widen as they flash upward.
83. South American wood sorrel cultivated for its edible tubers.
84. A condition (mostly in boys) characterized by behavioral and learning disorders.
85. English writer and historian.
86. A fractional monetary unit of Japan and Indonesia and Cambodia.

DOWN

1. A piece of land held under the feudal system.
2. Of or pertaining to hearing or the ear.
3. 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.
4. A crude stone artifact (as a chipped flint).
5. An utterance expressing pain or disapproval.
6. (Judaism) Sacred chest where the ancient Hebrews kept the two tablets containing the Ten Commandments.
7. Implement consisting of a small piece of cotton that is used to apply medication or cleanse a wound or obtain a specimen of a secretion.
8. Cubes of meat marinated and cooked on a skewer usually with vegetables.
9. A feeling of strong eagerness (usually in favor of a person or cause).
10. A metric unit of volume equal to one tenth of a liter.
11. A Dravidian language spoken in southern India.
12. A Greek epic poem (attributed to Homer) describing the siege of Troy.
13. Thin fibrous bark of the paper mulberry and Pipturus albidus.
14. A city in western Germany.
22. (Hindu) A manner of sitting (as in the practice of Yoga).
24. The capital and largest city of Bangladesh.
27. A ductile gray metallic element of the lanthanide series.
29. A heavy brittle diamagnetic trivalent metallic element (resembles arsenic and antimony chemically).
31. Type genus of the Majidae.
32. The branch of computer science that deal with writing computer programs that can solve problems creatively.
34. English monk and scholar (672-735).
35. The (usually elliptical) path described by one celestial body in its revolution about another.
37. The syllable naming the fourth (subdominant) note of the diatonic scale in solmization.
39. God of death.
40. A material effigy that is worshipped as a god.
41. Tear or be torn violently.
43. Being such by origin.
44. Sandwich filled with slices of bacon and tomato with lettuce.
46. A soft silvery metallic element of the alkali earth group.
50. (Scottish) Bluish-black or gray-blue.
51. A former monetary unit in Great Britain.
53. Of or relating to abasia (inability to walk).
56. A legal document codifying the result of deliberations of a committee or society or legislative body.
57. Small arctic whale the male having a long spiral ivory tusk.
60. A large piece of fabric (as canvas) by means of which wind is used to propel a sailing vessel.
61. Hormone produced early in pregnancy by the placenta.
63. A unit of length of thread or yarn.
65. (Zoroastrianism) Title for benevolent deities.
67. The distinctive spirit of a people or an era.
68. A tie in tennis or table tennis that requires winning two successive points to win the game.
69. Someone whose business is advertising.
71. In bed.
72. A narrow thin strip of wood used as backing for plaster or to make latticework.
73. A town and port in northwestern Israel in the eastern Mediterranean.
76. A logarithmic unit of sound intensity equal to 10 decibels.
77. Informal terms for the mouth.
80. A state in north central United States.
81. The use of bacteria or viruses of toxins to destroy men and animals or food.
82. A colorless odorless inert gaseous element occurring in the earth's atmosphere in trace amounts.

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