Crossword Puzzle Number 868 (Medium Grid)

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ACROSS

1. Artists or writers whose ideas are ahead of their time.
4. A language spoken by the Atakapa people of the Gulf coast of Louisiana and Texas.
12. Syndrome resulting from a serious acute (sometimes fatal) infection associated with the presence of staphylococcus.
15. An agency of the United Nations affiliated with the World Bank.
16. The quality of being safe.
17. A legal document codifying the result of deliberations of a committee or society or legislative body.
18. Being two more than fifty.
19. Small voraciously carnivorous freshwater fishes of South America that attack and destroy living animals.
20. The capital of Egypt and the largest city in Africa.
22. A member of an Indian people formerly living along the Gulf coast of Louisiana and Texas.
24. A soft white precious univalent metallic element having the highest electrical and thermal conductivity of any metal.
25. Any of various strong liquors distilled from the fermented sap of toddy palms or from fermented molasses.
26. A nihilistic art movement (especially in painting) that flourished in Europe early in the 20th century.
29. Minor or subordinate.
31. An unofficial association of people or groups.
33. American professional baseball player who hit more home runs than Babe Ruth (born in 1934).
35. Swelling from excessive accumulation of serous fluid in tissue.
40. Long pinkish sour leafstalks usually eaten cooked and sweetened.
43. A loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth.
45. The eleventh month of the civil year.
46. A city in western Germany near the Dutch and Belgian borders.
48. Severe diabetes mellitus with an early onset.
49. Cubes of meat marinated and cooked on a skewer usually with vegetables.
52. A light strong brittle gray toxic bivalent metallic element.
53. Fruiting body of some rust fungi bearing chains of aeciospores.
55. According to the Old Testament he was a pagan king of Israel and husband of Jezebel (9th century BC).
58. Flightless New Zealand rail of thievish disposition having short wings each with a spur used in fighting.
60. A village of huts for native Africans in southern Africa.
61. Scottish geneticist (son of John Haldane) who contributed to the development of population genetics.
64. God of justice.
68. American prizefighter who won the world heavyweight championship three times (born in 1942).
69. An island in the southern Mariana Islands that is the administrative center of the United States Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands.
72. Conforming to an ultimate standard of perfection or excellence.
73. Range of what one can know or understand.
74. A scolding (even vicious) old woman.
76. Electrical conduction through a gas in an applied electric field.
77. A graphical record of electrical activity of the brain.
78. An organism (especially a bacterium) that does not require air or free oxygen to live.
79. A unit of length of thread or yarn.

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1. Capital of Vanuatu.
2. A nearly horizontal passage from the surface into a mine.
3. Submerged aquatic plant having narrow leaves and small flowers.
4. City in central Iran.
5. Large highly venomous snake of northeastern Australia.
6. Filled with fear or apprehension.
7. Large brownish-green New Zealand parrot.
8. A communist state in Indochina on the South China Sea.
9. Small beads made from polished shells and formerly used as money by native Americans.
10. A very poisonous metallic element that has three allotropic forms.
11. A committee in the executive branch of government that advises the president on foreign and military and national security.
12. Long-tailed arboreal mustelid of Central and South America.
13. Disposed of as useless.
14. Stir up or tend.
21. A river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine.
23. Cubes of meat marinated and cooked on a skewer usually with vegetables.
27. A mountain peak in south central Sri Lanka (7,360 feet high).
28. A flat wing-shaped process or winglike part of an organism.
30. A name for the Old Testament God as transliterated from the Hebrew YHVH.
32. (Greek mythology) The goddess of youth and spring.
34. A rare polyvalent metallic element of the platinum group.
36. The longer of the two telegraphic signals used in Morse code.
37. Genus of sticky herbs with yellow flowers open in morning or evening but closed in bright light.
38. Give qualities or abilities to.
39. A subsidiary proposition that is assumed to be true in order to prove another proposition.
41. An intensely radioactive metallic element that occurs in minute amounts in uranium ores.
42. A small cake leavened with yeast.
44. Freshwater fishes of tropical America and Africa and Asia similar to American sunfishes.
47. An emotional response that has been acquired by conditioning.
50. Crying out loudly.
51. In bed.
54. A soft cotton or worsted fabric with an open mesh.
56. An ancient country is southwestern Asia on the east coast of the Mediterranean.
57. Any of several coarse tall perennial grasses of most warm areas.
59. Boiled or baked buckwheat.
62. On or toward the lee.
63. A genus of Mustelidae.
65. A bluish shade of green.
66. Not widely known.
67. Type genus of the Alcidae comprising solely the razorbill.
70. (prefix) Coming before or being preliminary or preparatory.
71. Relating to or characteristic of or occurring in the air.
75. The blood group whose red cells carry both the A and B antigens.

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