CROSS­WORD 1074

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1. A go­nadotropic hor­mone that is se­creted by the an­te­rior pi­tu­itary and stim­u­lates growth of Graafian fol­li­cles in fe­male mam­mals, and ac­ti­vates sperm-form­ing cells in male mam­mals. 4. A sit­u­a­tion in which no progress can be made. 11. A met­ri­cal unit with un­stressed-stressed syl­la­bles. 15. South Amer­i­can wood sor­rel cul­ti­vated for its edi­ble tu­bers. 16. A mem­ber of an In­dian peo­ple for­merly liv­ing along the Gulf coast of Louisiana and Texas. 17. A hu­man fe­male who does house­work. 18. An In­dian side dish of yo­gurt and chopped cu­cum­bers and spices. 20. Bar tem­po­rar­ily. 21. The ba­sic unit of money in Western Samoa. 22. Trop­i­cal starchy tuber­ous root. 25. Prim­i­tive chloro­phyll-con­tain­ing mainly aquatic eu­kary­otic or­gan­isms lack­ing true stems and roots and leaves. 27. Re­lat­ing to the blood ves­sels or blood. 29. An in­for­mal term for a fa­ther. 31. A ro­tat­ing disk shaped to con­vert cir­cu­lar into lin­ear mo­tion. 32. An Ara­bic speak­ing per­son who lives in Ara­bia or North Africa. 36. (Ir­ish) Mother of the an­cient Ir­ish gods. 38. Of or re­lat­ing to Oman or its peo­ple. 41. An anti-TNF com­pound (trade name Arava) that is given orally. 43. A cat­e­gory in some early tax­onomies. 45. (folk­lore) A corpse that rises at night to drink the blood of the liv­ing. 46. Type genus of the Ami­idae. 47. Make an etch­ing of. 48. Strike with dis­gust or re­vul­sion. 49. Hard fiber used in mak­ing coarse twine. 53. Edi­ble starchy tuber­ous root of taro plants. 54. Bri­tish com­poser (1857-1934). 55. Re­lat­ing to or ex­ist­ing in the mind or thoughts. 58. (Greek mythol­ogy) Greek god­dess of the night. 59. The bill in a restau­rant. 61. 100 toea equal 1 kina. 63. A viril­ity drug (trade name Va­so­max) to treat erec­tile dys­func­tion in men. 67. The first of the Old Tes­ta­ment pa­tri­archs and the fa­ther of Isaac. 71. The cap­i­tal and largest city of Ghana with a deep-wa­ter port. 72. A fed­eral agency that su­per­vises car­ri­ers that trans­port goods and peo­ple be­tween states. 75. On a list. 76. A self-funded retirement plan that al­lows you to con­trib­ute a lim­ited yearly sum to­ward your retirement. 77. Not based on fact. 80. The uni­ver­sal time co­or­di­nated time when a trans­mis­sion is sent from Earth to a space­craft or other ce­les­tial body. 81. A long pro­ject­ing or an­te­rior elon­ga­tion of an an­i­mal's head. 82. Clear soup usu­ally of beef or veal or chicken. 83. 100 pyas equal 1 kyat.

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1. (nau­ti­cal) Sit­u­ated at or to­ward the bow of a ves­sel. 2. Any of a num­ber of fishes of the fam­ily Carangi­dae. 3. A mem­ber of a sea­far­ing group of North Amer­i­can In­di­ans who lived on the Pa­cific coast of Bri­tish Columbia and south­west­ern Alaska. 4. A plant hor­mone pro­mot­ing elon­ga­tion of stems and roots. 5. A unit of weight equiv­a­lent to 1000 kilo­grams. 6. `Fa­ther' is a term of ad­dress for pri­ests in some churches (es­pe­cially Ro­man or Ortho­dox Catholic). 7. Widely cul­ti­vated in trop­i­cal and sub­trop­i­cal re­gions for its fra­grant flow­ers and col­or­ful fruits. 8. Of or per­tain­ing to Sabah or its peo­ple. 9. A cut of pork ribs with much of the meat trimmed off. 10. The sense or­gan for hear­ing and equi­lib­rium. 11. Of or re­lat­ing to a seizure or con­vul­sion. 12. Ac­cord­ing to the Old Tes­ta­ment he was a pa­gan king of Is­rael and hus­band of Jezebel (9th cen­tury BC). 13. A pub­lic area set aside as a pedes­trian walk. 14. (Scot­land) A slope or hill­side. 19. A fine grained min­eral hav­ing a soft soapy feel and con­sist­ing of hy­drated mag­ne­sium sil­i­cate. 23. A young un­mar­ried woman. 24. An eso­teric or oc­cult mat­ter that is tra­di­tion­ally se­cret. 26. A rare sil­very (usu­ally triva­lent) metal­lic el­e­ment. 28. In­for­mal terms for a mother. 30. Of the ap­petites and pas­sions of the body. 33. A kind of sedan chair used in In­dia. 34. A build­ing where birds are kept. 35. (trade­mark) An antacid. 37. Grow­ing old. 39. New Zealand conifer. 40. A former agency (from 1946 to 1974) that was re­spon­si­ble for re­search into atomic en­ergy and its peace­time uses in the United States. 42. Deeply moved. 44. A per­son who trav­els through the wa­ter by swim­ming. 50. Of or re­lat­ing to the an­cient Ara­maic lan­guages. 51. A col­lec­tion of facts from which con­clu­sions may be drawn. 52. A state of dif­fi­culty that needs to be re­solved. 56. A state in south­east­ern United States. 57. Treat or speak of with con­tempt. 60. A soft sil­very metal­lic el­e­ment of the al­kali earth group. 62. An as­so­ciate de­gree in ap­plied sci­ence. 64. A unit of area (4840 square yards) used in English-speak­ing coun­tries. 65. Some­one who works (or pro­vides work­ers) dur­ing a strike. 66. A city of cen­tral China. 68. A pro­to­col (uti­liz­ing TCP) to trans­fer hy­per­text re­quests and in­for­ma­tion be­tween servers and browsers. 69. Char­ac­ter­ized by light­ness and in­sub­stan­tial­ity. 70. De­signer drug de­signed to have the ef­fects of am­phet­a­mines (it floods the brain with sero­tonin) but to avoid the drug laws. 73. Sys­tem of mea­sure­ment based on cen­time­ters and grams and sec­onds. 74. A fed­er­a­tion of North Amer­i­can in­dus­trial unions that merged with the Amer­i­can Fed­er­a­tion of La­bor in 1955. 78. A poly­va­lent metal­lic el­e­ment that re­sem­bles chromium and tung­sten in its prop­er­ties. 79. A met­ric unit of length equal to one bil­lionth of a me­ter.

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