Crossword Puzzle Number 852 (Medium Grid)

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ACROSS

1. Of southern Europe.
4. Covered with beads or jewels or sequins.
12. (informal) `johnny' was applied as a nickname for Confederate soldiers by the Federal soldiers in the American Civil War.
15. A hormone produced by the anterior pituitary gland.
16. A member of a Kannada-speaking group of people living chiefly in Kanara in southern India.
17. A federal agency established to coordinate programs aimed at reducing pollution and protecting the environment.
18. A plant hormone promoting elongation of stems and roots.
19. A deficiency of red blood cells.
20. Take in a sail with a brail.
22. A member of the Siouan people formerly inhabiting the Black Hills of western South Dakota.
24. A city in the Asian part of Russia.
26. Electronic warfare undertaken to insure effective friendly use of the electromagnetic spectrum in spite of the enemy's use of electronic warfare.
27. Large shrimp sauteed in oil or butter and garlic.
29. An ancient Hebrew unit of dry measure equal to about a bushel.
31. Any heathlike evergreen shrub of the genus Epacris grown for their showy and crowded spikes of small bell-shaped or tubular flowers.
33. Tropical woody herb with showy yellow flowers and flat pods.
36. A silvery soft waxy metallic element of the alkali metal group.
37. (computer science) A kind of computer architecture that has a large number of instructions hard coded into the cpu chip.
40. An iconic mental representation.
42. A chronic progressive nervous disorder involving loss of myelin sheath around certain nerve fibers.
43. A loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth.
45. A commercial leavening agent containing yeast cells.
48. A communist nation that covers a vast territory in eastern Asia.
49. Liquid containing proteins and electrolytes including the liquid in blood plasma and interstitial fluid.
51. Half the width of an em.
52. A river that rises in Russia near Smolensk and flowing south through Belarus and Ukraine to empty into the Black Sea.
54. A carriage consisting of two wheels and calash top.
56. A member of the Siouan people inhabiting the valleys of the Platte and Missouri rivers in Nebraska.
58. A member of an Algonquian people living in central Canada.
59. Swift timid long-eared mammal larger than a rabbit having a divided upper lip and long hind legs.
62. A silvery ductile metallic element found primarily in bauxite.
64. A lyric poem with complex stanza forms.
65. Shrubby tree widely distributed along tropical shores.
67. United States neoclassical architect (1847-1909).
70. Hawthorn of southern United States bearing juicy acid scarlet fruit often used in jellies or preserves.
72. Portuguese man-of-war.
76. Title for a civil or military leader (especially in Turkey).
77. A city is east central Sweden north northwest of Stockholm.
80. (chemistry and physics) Held with another element, substance or material in chemical or physical union.
81. A port in southern Lebanon on the Mediterranean Sea.
82. Italian painter and sculptor and engineer and scientist and architect.
84. A master's degree in fine arts.
85. Experiencing or showing sorrow or unhappiness.
86. A great raja.
87. The vessel that contains the seeds of a plant (not the seeds themselves).

DOWN

1. A genus of European owls.
2. Male red deer.
3. Drought-resistant Asiatic treelike shrub bearing pleasantly acid small red edible fruits commonly used in sherbets.
4. Of or relating to a directionless magnitude.
5. Low stingless nettle of Central and South America having velvety brownish-green toothed leaves and clusters of small green flowers.
6. Used of a single unit or thing.
7. A river in southeastern Australia that flows generally northwest to join the Darling River.
8. Not to be placated or appeased or moved by entreaty.
9. Hired for the exclusive temporary use of a group of travelers.
10. A radioactive transuranic element produced by bombarding plutonium with neutrons.
11. A young woman making her debut into society.
12. The limits within which something can be effective.
13. Surpassing the ordinary especially in size or scale.
14. Any of various aromatic resinous substances used for healing and soothing.
21. A domain in which something is dominant.
23. The capital and largest city of Ghana with a deep-water port.
25. The ratio of the distance traveled (in kilometers) to the time spent traveling (in hours).
28. A unit of pressure.
30. A republic in the West Indies on the western part of the island of Hispaniola.
32. An archaic name for Easter or Passover.
34. United by being of the same opinion.
35. A legally binding command or decision entered on the court record (as if issued by a court or judge).
38. A council convened to discuss ecclesiastical business.
39. A ductile gray metallic element of the lanthanide series.
41. (British abbreviation) "he accepted it on appro".
44. A small pellet fired from an air rifle or BB gun.
46. A rapid bustling commotion.
47. Marked by deception.
50. An area adjacent to farm buildings.
53. An international organization of European countries formed after World War II to reduce trade barriers and increase cooperation among its members.
55. Not only so, but.
57. A knight of a religious military order established in 1118 to protect pilgrims and the Holy Sepulcher.
60. Fruit or seed of the cowpea plant.
61. The branch of engineering science that studies the uses of electricity and the equipment for power generation and distribution and the control of machines and communication.
63. Capital and largest city and economic and cultural center of Portugal.
66. Stems of beans and peas and potatoes and grasses collectively as used for thatching and bedding.
68. Green algae common in freshwater lakes of limestone districts.
69. An enzyme that catalyzes the oxidation of many body compounds (e.g., epinephrine and norepinephrine and serotonin).
71. Largest known toad species.
73. A large piece of something without definite shape.
74. A message received and understood that reduces the recipient's uncertainty.
75. (Babylonian) God of storms and wind.
78. The syllable naming the fifth (dominant) note of any musical scale in solmization.
79. (Irish) Mother of the ancient Irish gods.
83. A person who announces and plays popular recorded music.

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