Crossword Puzzle Number 839 (Medium Grid)

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1. A steep-walled semicircular basin in a mountain.
4. A form of tuberculosis characterized by swellings of the lymphatic glands.
12. An early form of modern jazz (originating around 1940).
15. A unit of surface area equal to 100 square meters.
16. In 1214 the French under King Philip Augustus defeated a coalition formed against him in one of the greatest battles of the middle ages.
17. A benevolent aspect of Devi.
18. The process of becoming mildewed.
20. A wall hanging of heavy handwoven fabric with pictorial designs.
21. A unit of absorbed ionizing radiation equal to 100 ergs per gram of irradiated material.
22. The largest continent with 60% of the earth's population.
23. A noisy riotous fight.
25. become turned or set on end.
27. Apple grown chiefly in Virginia's Shenandoah Valley.
29. A historical region of Croatia on the Adriatic Sea.
31. Airtight sealed metal container for food or drink or paint etc..
32. A farewell remark.
33. An informal term for a father.
37. One of the jointed appendages of an animal used for locomotion or grasping.
41. Any culture medium that uses agar as the gelling agent.
43. Genus of deciduous and evergreen east Asian trees and shrubs widely cultivated as ornamentals for their white flowers and red fruits.
47. Minute planktonic or parasitic crustaceans.
50. Any of various systems of units for measuring electricity and magnetism.
51. A chronic skin disease occurring primarily in women between the ages of 20 and 40.
52. Title for a civil or military leader (especially in Turkey).
53. A swift whirling motion (usually of a missile).
54. A capacitance unit equal to one billion farads.
56. A white soft metallic element that tarnishes readily.
58. (of complexion) Blemished by imperfections of the skin.
60. A city in southern Turkey on the Seyhan River.
61. The sciences concerned with gathering and manipulating and storing and retrieving and classifying recorded information.
63. A Chadic language spoken in northern Nigeria.
65. A small Asian country high in the Himalayas between India and Tibet.
68. Of or relating to or in the manner of the playwright Henrik Ibsen.
74. The basic unit of money in Zambia.
77. A Turkish unit of weight equal to about 2.75 pounds.
78. Being three more than fifty.
79. A person who lowers the quality or character or value (as by adding cheaper metal to coins).
81. The bill in a restaurant.
82. An inactive volcano in Sicily.
83. A deciduous tree of the family Ulmaceae that grows in the southeastern United States.
84. (Babylonian) The sky god.


1. Any of several plants of the genus Camassia.
2. A joint between the distal end of the radius and the proximal row of carpal bones.
3. Type genus of the Meliaceae.
4. The compass point that is one point east of due south.
5. A hired hand who tends cattle and performs other duties on horseback.
6. A rare polyvalent metallic element of the platinum group.
7. Rounded like an egg.
8. A mixture of gases (mostly methane) that form in coal mines and become explosive when mixed with air.
9. Not having been read.
10. A unit of length of thread or yarn.
11. Take to be the case or to be true.
12. Measuring instrument consisting of a graduated glass tube with a tap at the bottom.
13. Of or relating to Oman or its people.
14. A genus of Ploceidae.
19. Childcare during the day while parents work.
24. Half the width of an em.
26. United States physicist (born in Austria) who proposed the exclusion principle (thus providing a theoretical basis for the periodic table) (1900-1958).
28. Informal terms for a mother.
30. Being one more than fifty.
34. Highly excited.
35. Proceeding from or ordered by or subject to a pope or the papacy regarded as the successor of the Apostles.
36. A tricycle (usually propelled by pedalling).
38. Chief god of the Rig-Veda.
39. The capital of Lombardy in northern Italy.
40. English monk and scholar (672-735).
42. A yellow quartz.
44. (of persons) Highest in rank or authority or office.
45. The executive agency that advises the President on the federal budget.
46. A soft porous rock consisting of calcium carbonate deposited from springs rich in lime.
48. A note appended to a letter after the signature.
49. A former copper coin of Pakistan.
55. Chief port of Yemen.
57. Any of various spiny trees or shrubs of the genus Acacia.
59. Capital of Armenia.
62. Small black-headed European gull.
64. Irish prelate who deduced from the Bible that Creation occurred in the year 4004 BC (1581-1656).
66. A symptom of some physical hurt or disorder.
67. A gonadotropic hormone that is secreted by the anterior pituitary.
69. Serving as or forming a base.
70. A genus of Mustelidae.
71. A tiny or scarcely detectable amount.
72. A Kwa language spoken in Ghana and the Ivory Coast.
73. (Babylonian) God of wisdom and agriculture and patron of scribes and schools.
75. An ester of adenosine that is converted to ATP for energy storage.
76. A loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth.
80. Angular distance above the horizon (especially of a celestial object).

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