Crossword Puzzle Number 978 (Medium Grid)

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1. A lyric poem with complex stanza forms.
4. A Powhatan Indian woman (the daughter of Powhatan) who befriended the English at Jamestown and is said to have saved Captain John Smith's life (1595-1617).
11. Port city that is the capital and largest city of Latvia.
15. Cooking utensil consisting of a wide metal vessel.
16. Any of various insects that feed and form galls on conifers.
17. Any of various strong liquors distilled from the fermented sap of toddy palms or from fermented molasses.
18. The capital and largest city of Japan.
19. Monoamine oxidase inhibitor (trade name Nardil) used to treat clinical depression.
21. Crash together with violent impact.
23. In operation or operational.
24. Realistic Norwegian author who wrote plays on social and political themes (1828-1906).
25. A highly unstable radioactive element (the heaviest of the halogen series).
26. A soft gray ductile metallic element used in alloys.
29. Cold-water fish caught in Lake Superior and northward.
32. A telegram sent abroad.
35. A formal association of people with similar interests.
39. Any high mountain.
40. A fatal disease of cattle that affects the central nervous system.
42. A river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine.
44. Fish eggs or egg-filled ovary.
45. A high-crowned black cap (usually made of felt or sheepskin) worn by men in Turkey and Iran and the Caucasus.
48. A manner of speaking that is natural to native speakers of a language.
50. Type genus of the Amiidae.
51. Lower in esteem.
53. Follower of Rastafarianism.
54. Profane or obscene expression usually of surprise or anger.
55. A light touch or stroke.
57. A trivalent metallic element of the rare earth group.
59. The inner and thicker of the two bones of the human leg between the knee and ankle.
60. A doctor's degree in religion.
61. A pale rose-colored variety of the ruby spinel.
64. Singing jazz.
67. Tranquilizer (trade name Ativan) used to treat anxiety and tension and insomnia.
71. A belief (or system of beliefs) accepted as authoritative by some group or school.
74. A series of things depending on each other as if linked together.
78. Airtight sealed metal container for food or drink or paint etc..
79. A spot that is open late at night and that provides entertainment (as singers or dancers) as well as dancing and food and drink.
81. Using speech rather than writing.
82. A constellation in the southern hemisphere near Telescopium and Norma.
83. Stain (furniture) black to make it look like ebony.
84. A small cake leavened with yeast.


1. An organization of countries formed in 1961 to agree on a common policy for the sale of petroleum.
2. Panel forming the lower part of an interior wall when it is finished differently from the rest.
3. An organic compound that contains a hydroxyl group bonded to a carbon atom which in turn is doubly bonded to another carbon atom.
4. One of the three prairie provinces in central Canada.
5. (Babylonian) God of storms and wind.
6. Dramatist of ancient Rome (born in Greece) whose comedies were based on works by Menander (190?-159 BC).
7. (used especially of persons) Having lived for a relatively long time or attained a specific age.
8. A fee charged for exchanging currencies.
9. A large oven for firing or burning or drying such things as porcelain or bricks.
10. A public promotion of some product or service.
11. A motley assortment of things.
12. Plants with sword-shaped leaves and erect stalks bearing bright-colored flowers composed of three petals and three drooping sepals.
13. A measuring instrument for measuring and indicating a quantity or for testing conformity with a standard.
14. Similar or related in quality or character.
20. Being one more than two.
22. Resinlike substance secreted by certain lac insects.
27. A soft silvery metallic element of the alkali earth group.
28. An emotional response that has been acquired by conditioning.
30. Tropical American tree grown in southern United States having a whitish pink-tinged fruit.
31. Being divided or separated.
33. South African term for `boss'.
34. Remove with or as if with a ladle.
36. Of or relating to or characteristic of Ireland or its people.
37. Wrongfully emptied or stripped of anything of value.
38. The ability and desire to purchase goods and services.
41. Any of a number of fishes of the family Carangidae.
43. A genus of Mustelidae.
46. Shah of Iran who was deposed in 1979 by Islamic fundamentalists (1919-1980).
47. A sock with a separation for the big toe.
49. Russian country house.
52. Moderate or restrain.
56. An associate degree in applied science.
58. (commerce) The period of time permitted by commercial usage for the payment of a bill of exchange (especially a foreign bill of exchange).
62. Essential oil or perfume obtained from flowers.
63. A woody climbing usually tropical plant.
65. Being ten more than one hundred ninety.
66. A crown-like jewelled headdress worn by women on formal occasions.
68. A port city in northwestern Algeria and the country's 2nd largest city.
69. Capital city of the Apulia region on the Adriatic coast.
70. United States composer noted for his innovative use of polytonality (1874-1954).
72. Someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike.
73. The arch of bone beneath the eye that forms the prominence of the cheek.
75. A dark-skinned member of a race of people living in Australia when Europeans arrived.
76. Goddess of criminal rashness and its punishment.
77. A numbered compartment in a post office where mail is put to be called for.
80. The blood group whose red cells carry both the A and B antigens.

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