Crossword Puzzle Number 871 (Medium Grid)

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ACROSS

1. A workplace for the conduct of scientific research.
4. Any plant of the genus Alocasia having large showy basal leaves and boat-shaped spathe and reddish berries.
12. Inquire about.
15. The United Nations agency concerned with international maritime activities.
16. A native or inhabitant of Bahrain.
17. Aircraft landing in bad weather in which the pilot is talked down by ground control using precision approach radar.
18. A nonexistent person popularized by American servicemen during World War II.
20. An honorary arts degree.
21. Thigh of a hog (usually smoked).
22. A member of an Iroquoian people formerly living on the south shore of Lake Erie in northern Ohio and northwest Pennsylvania and western New York.
23. A disdainful pouting grimace.
25. (neurology) Of or relating to the vagus nerve.
27. United States anarchist (born in Italy) who with Bartolomeo Vanzetti was convicted of murder and in spite of world-wide protest was executed (1891-1927).
28. Feeling or showing extreme anger.
30. United States feminist and suffragist (1793-1880).
31. Type genus of the Anatidae.
35. A porch along the outside of a building (sometimes partly enclosed).
37. A unit of length of thread or yarn.
38. Informal terms for a (young) woman.
39. A radioactive element of the actinide series.
40. Being or moving higher in position or greater in some value.
42. A river that rises in Russia near Smolensk and flowing south through Belarus and Ukraine to empty into the Black Sea.
44. Large semi-evergreen tree of East India.
46. Speaking a Slavic language.
48. A city in southern Turkey on the Seyhan River.
49. A doctor's degree in optometry.
50. Emptying accomplished by draining.
53. Automatic data processing by electronic means without the use of tabulating cards or punched tapes.
54. Included seven times in every 19 years.
58. A former copper coin of Pakistan.
60. Cubes of meat marinated and cooked on a skewer usually with vegetables.
61. (informal British usage) Aggravation or aggression.
63. Filled to capacity.
65. The position or office of a dean.
69. Gone by.
70. Of or relating to Libya or its people.
73. With rapid movements.
74. A unit of length equal to one thousandth of an inch.
75. (Greek mythology) The Titan who was father of Atlas and Epimetheus and Prometheus in ancient mythology.
77. A feeling of strong eagerness (usually in favor of a person or cause).
78. A long thin fluffy scarf of feathers or fur.
79. Liquorice-flavored seeds or oil used in cookies or cakes or pickles.
80. A historical area and former kingdom in northwestern Spain.

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1. Resembling or similar.
2. An independent ruler or chieftain (especially in Africa or Arabia).
3. The basic unit of money in Venezuela.
4. A dark-skinned member of a race of people living in Australia when Europeans arrived.
5. Genus of western United States annuals with showy yellow or white flowers.
6. A midwestern state in north central United States in the Great Lakes region.
7. Crowd or pack to capacity.
8. A cloud of solid or liquid particles in a gas.
9. Situated in a particular spot or position.
10. Of or relating to the class Insecta.
11. A resource.
12. Title for a civil or military leader (especially in Turkey).
13. Someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike.
14. God of love and erotic desire.
19. A long noosed rope used to catch animals.
24. Compelled forcibly by an outside agency.
26. A city in southwestern Switzerland at the western end of Lake Geneva.
29. Pull back or move away or backward.
32. 1 species.
33. A sum of money paid in compensation for loss or injury.
34. An angel of the first order.
36. A Scottish word.
41. (obstetrics) The number of live-born children a woman has delivered.
43. A state in midwestern United States.
45. (from a combination of MOdulate and DEModulate) Electronic equipment consisting of a device used to connect computers by a telephone line.
47. A salt or ester of vanadic acid.
51. An actress who specializes in playing the role of an artless innocent young girl.
52. Kamarupan languages spoken in northeastern India and western Burma.
55. Remote city of Kazakhstan that (ostensibly for security reasons) was made the capital in 1998.
56. Any of various deciduous or evergreen ornamental shrubs of the genus Abelia having opposite simple leaves and cymes of small white or pink or purplish flowers.
57. The unit of plane angle adopted under the System International d'Unites.
59. Four books in the New Testament that tell the story of Christ's life and teachings.
62. A nucleic acid that transmits genetic information from DNA to the cytoplasm.
64. A fee charged for exchanging currencies.
66. Exhibiting or restored to vigorous good health.
67. The United Nations agency concerned with civil aviation.
68. English Quaker who founded the colony of Pennsylvania (1644-1718).
71. (computer science) A measure of how densely information is packed on a storage medium.
72. An affirmative.
76. A state in north central United States.

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