Crossword Puzzle Number 894 (Medium Grid)

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ACROSS

1. Any of various trees of the genus Ulmus.
4. The large yellow root of a rutabaga plant used as food.
12. A state-chartered savings bank owned by its depositors and managed by a board of trustees.
15. A doctor's degree in education.
16. A nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (trade name Lodine).
17. South American wood sorrel cultivated for its edible tubers.
18. A barrier constructed to contain the flow or water or to keep out the sea.
19. Provide with a canal, as of a city.
20. A workplace for the conduct of scientific research.
21. Jordan's port.
23. Relatively deep or strong.
25. Surpassing the ordinary especially in size or scale.
27. A quantity of no importance.
28. A male monarch or emperor (especially of Russia prior to 1917).
31. A drug combination found in some over-the-counter headache remedies (Aspirin and Phenacetin and Caffeine).
34. German musician who developed a system for teaching music to children (1895-1982).
38. (Sumerian) Sun god.
41. Being nothing more than specified.
42. A boy or man.
44. A supplement to a will.
46. A republic in southern Europe on the Italian Peninsula.
48. Gone by.
49. Of or relating to or characteristic of Thailand of its people.
50. A tricycle (usually propelled by pedalling).
51. A cord that is pulled to open the gasbag of a balloon wide enough to release gas and so causes the balloon to descend.
54. A public promotion of some product or service.
55. Electrical conduction through a gas in an applied electric field.
60. A ballistic missile that is capable of traveling from one continent to another.
64. The fleshy multiple fruit of the fig consisting of an enlarged hollow receptacle containing numerous fruitlets.
67. Remote city of Kazakhstan that (ostensibly for security reasons) was made the capital in 1998.
69. A Loloish language.
70. American dramatist (1928- ).
73. Realistic Norwegian author who wrote plays on social and political themes (1828-1906).
74. (botany) Of or relating to the axil.
75. (of time) Having passed or slipped by.
77. The compass point midway between east and southeast.
78. English monk and scholar (672-735).
79. (of a liquid) Treated by having air passed or bubbled through it for purification.
80. Standard time in the 6th time zone west of Greenwich, reckoned at the 90th meridian.

DOWN

1. Tropical starchy tuberous root.
2. An accidental hole that allows something (fluid or light etc.) to enter or escape.
3. Designer drug designed to have the effects of amphetamines (it floods the brain with serotonin) but to avoid the drug laws.
4. A summary that repeats the substance of a longer discussion.
5. A reptile genus of Iguanidae.
6. A United States unit of weight equivalent to 2000 pounds.
7. (Babylonian) God of storms and wind.
8. A soft oily clay used as a pigment (especially a reddish brown pigment).
9. Not contained in or deriving from the essential nature of something.
10. A soup made with chopped tomatoes and onions and cucumbers and peppers and herbs.
11. (informal) Of the highest quality.
12. Among the largest bony fish.
13. Someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike.
14. Used as a Hindi courtesy title.
22. A large mass of ice floating at sea.
24. The mother-in-law of Ruth whose story is told in the Book of Ruth in the Old Testament.
26. (law) A comprehensive term for any proceeding in a court of law whereby an individual seeks a legal remedy.
29. Declared as fact.
30. Wild sheep of northern Africa.
32. Large burrowing rodent of South and Central America.
33. Being one more than one hundred.
35. Right-hand page.
36. A male religious of an order of mendicant preachers of the gospel.
37. Any of various lithe-bodied round-headed fissiped mammals many with retractile claws.
39. (Old Testament) The second patriarch.
40. Fruit of the oak tree.
43. A metric unit of length equal to one millionth of a meter.
45. Amino acid that is formed in the liver and converted into dopamine in the brain.
47. A mountain in central Greece where (according to Greek mythology) the Muses lived.
52. The content of cognition.
53. An upward slope or grade (as in a road).
56. South Asian deer with three-tined antlers.
57. The blood group whose red cells carry both the A and B antigens.
58. A landlocked desert republic in north-central Africa.
59. A fine (often starched) net used for veils or tutus or gowns.
61. Ratio of the hypotenuse to the opposite side.
62. Give a benediction to.
63. French painter whose work influenced the impressionists (1832-1883).
65. A university in Connecticut.
66. The United Nations agency concerned with atomic energy.
68. Scottish sea captain who was hired to protect British shipping in the Indian Ocean and then was accused of piracy and hanged (1645-1701).
71. A federal agency established to coordinate programs aimed at reducing pollution and protecting the environment.
72. Standard time in the 5th time zone west of Greenwich, reckoned at the 75th meridian.
76. 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.

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