Crossword Puzzle Number 898 (Medium Grid)

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1. A change in the electrical properties of the skin in response to stress or anxiety.
4. Flattery intended to persuade.
12. (computer science) A computer that is running software that allows users to leave messages and access information of general interest.
15. A plant hormone promoting elongation of stems and roots.
16. United States writer of detective thrillers featuring the character of Philip Marlowe (1888-1959).
17. Resinlike substance secreted by certain lac insects.
18. A cephalosporin that can be given parenterally (trade name Zinacef) or orally by tablets (trade name Ceftin).
20. (Irish) Ancient Irish god (probably a god of the sun).
22. By bad luck.
23. A federation of North American labor unions that merged with the Congress of Industrial Organizations in 1955.
25. Set afire or burning.
27. A family of Sino-Tibetan languages spoken in southeastern Asia.
29. The compass point that is one point east (clockwise) of due north.
30. An analytic or interpretive literary composition.
33. Tropical starchy tuberous root.
36. An aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect.
40. An unnaturally frenzied or distraught woman.
42. The longer of the two telegraphic signals used in Morse code.
44. A member of the Manchu speaking people of Mongolian race of Manchuria.
45. A Chadic language spoken south of Lake Chad.
47. A user interface in which you type commands instead of choosing them from a menu or selecting an icon.
48. Other than what is under consideration or implied.
49. An esoteric or occult matter that is traditionally secret.
53. The starting place for each hole on a golf course.
55. (commerce) The period of time permitted by commercial usage for the payment of a bill of exchange (especially a foreign bill of exchange).
59. Conformity with some esthetic standard of correctness or propriety.
60. Offering little or no hope.
63. An enclosed space.
64. A silvery soft waxy metallic element of the alkali metal group.
65. English portrait painter and first president of the Royal Academy (1723-1792).
72. A unit of length equal to 3 feet.
73. A member of the Caddo people who formerly lived in the Dakotas west of the Missouri river.
76. A loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth.
77. The largest continent with 60% of the earth's population.
78. A poisonous oily liquid with a garlicky odor composed of 2 cacodyl groups.
79. A piece of furniture that provides a place to sleep.
80. French physicist noted for research on magnetism (born in 1904).
81. A festival featuring African-American culture.
82. An agency of the United Nations affiliated with the World Bank.

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1. An ancient Egyptian city on the west bank of the Nile opposite Cairo.
2. A large piece of fabric (as canvas) by means of which wind is used to propel a sailing vessel.
3. Type genus of the Ranidae.
4. Being one hundred more than two hundred.
5. Having the leading position or higher score in a contest.
6. A port in western Israel on the Mediterranean.
7. In operation or operational.
8. A lipoprotein that transports cholesterol in the blood.
9. The twelfth month of the civil year.
10. The provincial capital and largest city of Saskatchewan.
11. A period of time containing 365 (or 366) days.
12. Cry plaintively.
13. Cook and make edible by putting in a hot oven.
14. Any of a number of fishes of the family Carangidae.
19. (used especially of glances) Directed to one side with or as if with doubt or suspicion or envy.
21. 100 thebe equal 1 pula.
24. A German art song of the 19th century for voice and piano.
26. A unit of magnetomotive force equal to 0.7958 ampere-turns.
28. An Indian nursemaid who looks after children.
31. A river that rises in central Germany and flows north to join the Elbe River.
32. A general conscious awareness.
34. Fallow deer.
35. Tropical woody herb with showy yellow flowers and flat pods.
37. Requiring secret or mysterious knowledge.
38. An organism or species surviving as a remnant of an otherwise extinct flora or fauna in an environment much changed from that in which it originated.
39. American singer (1918-1990).
41. Formerly a gold coin of various European countries.
43. A rare silvery (usually trivalent) metallic element.
46. Ancient Italian deity in human shape, with horns, pointed ears and a goat's tail.
50. A river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine.
52. A Portuguese province on the south coast of China and two islands in the South China Sea.
54. Powerful mackerel shark of the Atlantic and Pacific.
56. Of or relating to the Sinhalese languages.
57. A shoe consisting of a sole fastened by straps to the foot.
58. An informal term for a father.
61. Property that is leased or rented out or let.
62. The lofty nest of a bird of prey (such as a hawk or eagle).
66. The state of needing something that is absent or unavailable.
67. A gully that is shallower than a ravine.
68. Genus of prickly shrubs and small trees of the Caribbean region.
69. A sock with a separation for the big toe.
70. In bed.
71. A quantity of no importance.
74. An argument opposed to a proposal.
75. An edge tool used to cut and shape wood.

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