Crossword Puzzle Number 855 (Medium Grid)

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ACROSS

1. A change in the electrical properties of the skin in response to stress or anxiety.
4. Primitive marine animal having a saclike unsegmented body and a urochord (a notochord) conspicuous in the larva.
12. The elementary stages of any subject (usually plural).
15. A member of the Siouan people living in the Yazoo river valley in Mississippi.
16. A boy who sells or delivers newspapers.
17. A group of Niger-Congo languages spoken primarily in southeastern Mali and northern Ghana.
18. Any of 12 kings of ancient Egypt between 1315 and 1090 BC.
20. An international organization of European countries formed after World War II to reduce trade barriers and increase cooperation among its members.
22. Praise, glorify, or honor.
23. A metabolic acid found in yeast and liver cells.
24. Open-heart surgery in which the rib cage is opened and a section of a blood vessel is grafted from the aorta to the coronary artery to bypass the blocked section of the coronary artery and improve the blood supply to the heart.
25. Having or showing keen interest or intense desire or impatient expectancy.
27. Goddess of the dead and queen of the underworld.
30. Relating to or used in chemistry.
33. A deep bow.
37. A high wave (often dangerous) caused by tidal flow (as by colliding tidal currents or in a narrow estuary).
40. The act of slowing down or falling behind.
41. A German machine gun.
44. French philosopher (1909-1943).
45. (Babylonian) God of storms and wind.
47. A state in midwestern United States.
48. The blood group whose red cells carry both the A and B antigens.
50. Avitaminosis caused by lack of thiamine (vitamin B1).
54. A public promotion of some product or service.
55. A unit of absorbed ionizing radiation equal to 100 ergs per gram of irradiated material.
56. Being ten more than one hundred ninety.
58. A metric unit of volume or capacity equal to 100 liters.
59. Leaf or strip from a leaf of the talipot palm used in India for writing paper.
62. (medicine) Having or experiencing a rapid onset and short but severe course.
64. Raspberry native to eastern North America having black thimble-shaped fruit.
68. A stiff straw hat with a flat crown.
72. A river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine.
73. A representation of common ground between theories or phenomena.
76. A loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth.
77. A local and habitual twitching especially in the face.
79. An ancient Hebrew unit of capacity equal to 10 baths or 10 ephahs.
80. Hormone secreted by the posterior pituitary gland (trade name Pitressin) and also by nerve endings in the hypothalamus.
81. A river in northeastern Brazil that flows generally northward to the Atlantic Ocean.
82. Used of a single unit or thing.

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1. Vice President of the United States under Bill Clinton (born in 1948).
2. The second largest city in Tunisia.
3. Capital and largest city of Italy.
4. On or of upper floors of a building.
5. The network in the reticular formation that serves an alerting or arousal function.
6. Large African forest tree yielding a strong hard yellow to golden brown lumber.
7. Relating to abdominal delivery.
8. A period of time equal to 1/24th of a day.
9. A religious belief of African origin involving witchcraft and sorcery.
10. Mythical bird of prey having enormous size and strength.
11. A trivalent metallic element of the rare earth group.
12. Largest known toad species.
13. A modified bud consisting of a thickened globular underground stem serving as a reproductive structure.
14. A steep rugged rock or cliff.
19. Fragrant resin obtain from trees of the family Burseraceae and used as incense.
21. White Southerner supporting Reconstruction policies after the Civil War usually for self-interest.
26. 1,000,000,000 periods per second.
28. (Old Testament) The eldest son of Isaac who would have inherited the Covenant that God made with Abraham and that Abraham passed on to Isaac.
29. A broad flat muscle on either side of the back.
31. Having a heading or course in a certain direction.
32. Moth having nonfunctional mouthparts as adults.
34. One of the three Furies.
35. Situated at an apex.
36. A port city and resort in Andalusia in southern Spain on the Mediterranean.
38. A flat-bottomed volcanic crater that was formed by an explosion.
39. A compartment in front of a motor vehicle where driver sits.
42. Having sections or patches colored differently and usually brightly.
43. An official prosecutor for a judicial district.
46. English theoretical physicist who applied relativity theory to quantum mechanics and predicted the existence of antimatter and the positron (1902-1984).
49. Ethiopia is a republic in northeastern Africa on the Red Sea.
51. Related to or located at the back.
52. Being nine more than ninety.
53. Long pinkish sour leafstalks usually eaten cooked and sweetened.
57. A white metallic element that burns with a brilliant light.
60. Wood of a larch tree.
61. Australian tennis player who in 1962 was the second man to win the Australian and French and English and United States singles titles in the same year.
63. (Akkadian) God of wisdom.
65. Set down according to a plan.
66. (Greek mythology) Daughter of Zeus and Demeter.
67. The part of a hammerhead opposite the flat striking surface (may have various shapes).
69. The basic unit of money in Bangladesh.
70. Very dark black.
71. Not widely known.
74. A nucleic acid that transmits genetic information from DNA to the cytoplasm.
75. Flower arrangement consisting of a circular band of foliage or flowers for ornamental purposes.
78. A physician who is not a specialist but treats all illnesses.

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