Crossword Puzzle Number 887 (Medium Grid)

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ACROSS

1. A master's degree in library science.
5. A small cellular inclusion consisting of a ring of DNA that is not in a chromosome but is capable of autonomous replication.
12. An American doctorate usually based on at least 3 years graduate study and a dissertation.
15. Large elliptical brightly colored deep-sea fish of Atlantic and Pacific and Mediterranean.
16. Showing your contempt by derision.
17. A beverage made by steeping tea leaves in water.
18. Costing 10 dollars.
19. Formerly a term of respect for important white Europeans in colonial India.
20. (of pain or sorrow) Made easier to bear.
22. The capital and largest city of Yemen.
24. Bar temporarily.
26. Tropical starchy tuberous root.
27. An ancient city in southeastern Greece.
29. Large long-armed ape of Borneo and Sumatra having arboreal habits.
31. A bachelor's degree in science.
33. The month following August and preceding October.
34. A parliamentary democracy on the island of Barbados.
38. A nucleotide derived from adenosine that occurs in muscle tissue.
40. A Mid-Atlantic state.
42. A chronic inflammatory collagen disease affecting connective tissue (skin or joints).
43. A native American tent.
44. Any of numerous local fertility and nature deities worshipped by ancient Semitic peoples.
46. A small fragment of something broken off from the whole.
48. Any of a class of solid or semisolid viscous substances obtained either as exudations from certain plants or prepared by polymerization of simple molecules.
49. Cubes of meat marinated and cooked on a skewer usually with vegetables.
50. An officer who acts as military assistant to a more senior officer.
53. Someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike.
54. (botany) Of or relating to the axil.
56. A reptile genus of Iguanidae.
57. Leave voluntarily.
60. Above the surround or above the normal position.
63. A member of an agricultural people of southern India.
66. Sour or bitter in taste.
67. Capable of being isolated or disjoined.
70. One of the evil spirits of traditional Jewish and Christian belief.
74. White crystalline compound used as a food additive to enhance flavor.
75. Wearing protective mail.
78. Type genus of the Bramidae.
79. The act of slowing down or falling behind.
80. Hormone secreted by the isles of Langerhans in the pancreas.
82. Plants with sword-shaped leaves and erect stalks bearing bright-colored flowers composed of three petals and three drooping sepals.
83. The United Nations agency concerned with international maritime activities.
84. Having cracks and crevices stopped up with a filler.
85. A hormone produced by the anterior pituitary gland that stimulates the adrenal cortex.

DOWN

1. A youth subculture that began in London in the early 1960s.
2. The capital of Western Samoa.
3. A genus of Lamnidae.
4. Large scissors with strong blades.
5. A syndrome that occurs in many women from 2 to 14 days before the onset of menstruation.
6. A large number or amount.
7. A dull persistent (usually moderately intense) pain.
8. A vehicle resembling a bicycle but having skis instead of wheels.
9. A long-acting crystalline barbiturate (trade name Mebaral) used as a sedative and as an anticonvulsant in the treatment of epilepsy.
10. A heavy brittle metallic element of the platinum group.
11. A usually soluble substance for staining or coloring e.g. fabrics or hair.
12. An anxiety disorder associated with serious traumatic events and characterized by such symptoms as guilt about surviving or reliving the trauma in dreams or numbness and lack of involvement with reality or recurrent thoughts and images.
13. Paying particular notice (as to children or helpless people).
14. An informal term for a father.
21. A group of islands off the west coast of Sicily in the Mediterranean.
23. Advanced in years.
25. Not widely known.
28. An organization of countries formed in 1961 to agree on a common policy for the sale of petroleum.
30. A soft gray ductile metallic element used in alloys.
32. French romantic writer (1766-1817).
35. An athletic competition in which a disc-shaped object is thrown as far as possible.
36. A narcotic drug that contains opium or an opium derivative.
37. In the Arabian Nights a hero who tells of the fantastic adventures he had in his voyages.
39. A metabolic acid found in yeast and liver cells.
41. Deciduous South African tree having large odd-pinnate leaves and profuse fragrant orange-yellow flowers.
45. Immature of its kind.
47. A genus of temperate and arctic evergreen trees (see spruce).
51. The district occupied entirely by the city of Washington.
52. Worn or shabby from overuse or (of pages) from having corners turned down.
55. A soft silvery metallic element of the alkali earth group.
58. (of reproduction) Not involving the fusion of male and female gametes reproduction".
59. A small tent used as a dressing room beside the sea or a swimming pool.
61. An Arabic speaking person who lives in Arabia or North Africa.
62. A peninsula in southwestern Europe.
64. State in northeastern India.
65. Quietly in concealment.
68. A Loloish language.
69. The twelfth month of the civil year.
71. Made from residue of grapes or apples after pressing.
72. Prevent from being included or considered or accepted.
73. United States writer noted for his droll epigrams (1902-1971).
76. Large northern deer with enormous flattened antlers in the male.
77. Small cubes with 1 to 6 spots on the faces.
81. A yellow trivalent metallic element of the rare earth group.

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