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ACROSS 1. The com­pass point that is one point east of

due south. 4. (as­tron­omy) The point in an or­bit far­thest

from the body be­ing or­bited. 12. The 22nd let­ter of the Greek al­pha­bet. 15. Af­fect­edly mod­est or shy es­pe­cially in a

playful or provoca­tive way. 16. Birds with feet adapted for perch­ing on

trees. 17. A unit of ab­sorbed ion­iz­ing ra­di­a­tion equal to 100 ergs per gram of ir­ra­di­ated ma­te­rial. 18. A river in north cen­tral Switzer­land that

runs north­east into the Rhine. 19. Some­one who ed­u­cates. 20. Aro­matic bulb used as sea­son­ing. 21. (in­for­mal) Ex­cep­tion­ally good. 23. In the Ro­man cal­en­dar. 24. Mov­ing quickly and lightly. 26. Be­hav­ior or lan­guage bor­der­ing on in­del­i­cacy. 28. A very poi­sonous metal­lic el­e­ment that

has three al­lotropic forms. 29. A pre­dic­tion about how some­thing (as the

weather) will de­velop. 32. Hor­mone pro­duced early in preg­nancy by

the pla­centa. 35. Ac­cord­ing to the Old Tes­ta­ment he was a pa­gan king of Is­rael and hus­band of Jezebel (9th cen­tury BC). 36. A mem­ber of the Siouan peo­ple liv­ing in

the Ya­zoo river val­ley in Mis­sis­sippi. 38. A mix­ture of mashed malt grains and hot

wa­ter. 40. To fix or set se­curely or deeply. 44. Be­ing ahead of time or need. 46. A com­part­ment in front of a mo­tor ve­hi­cle

where driver sits. 47. On a ship, train, plane or other ve­hi­cle. 49. Any of var­i­ous dark heavy vis­cid sub­stances ob­tained as a residue. 50. A fee charged for ex­chang­ing cur­ren­cies. 52. A mem­ber of the Finno-Ugric-speak­ing

peo­ple liv­ing in east­ern Euro­pean Rus­sia. 54. Able to read and write well. 56. Like or con­tain­ing small stick lumps. 57. The cap­i­tal of Western Samoa. 59. Li­able to sin. 64. Get un­dressed. 69. A loose sleeve­less outer gar­ment made

from aba cloth. 70. Some­one who helps to gather the har­vest. 73. Amer­i­can pro­fes­sional base­ball player who hit more home runs than Babe Ruth (born in 1934). 74. Al­ter­na­tive names for the body of a

hu­man be­ing. 75. Surpassing what is com­mon or usual or

ex­pected. 77. Amer­i­can prize­fighter who won the world heavy­weight cham­pi­onship three times (born in 1942). 78. Used of a sin­gle unit or thing. 79. Make by putting pieces to­gether. 80. An in­for­mal term for a fa­ther.

DOWN 1. Some­one who works (or pro­vides work­ers)

dur­ing a strike. 2. Old World wild swine hav­ing a nar­row body and prom­i­nent tusks from which most do­mes­tic swine come. 3. Long-bod­ied long-tailed trop­i­cal Amer­i­can

wild­cat. 4. Any of var­i­ous pri­mates with short tails or

no tail at all. 5. A tri­cy­cle (usu­ally pro­pelled by ped­alling). 6. Non­s­teroidal anti-in­flam­ma­tory drug (trade

names Orudis or Orudis KT or Oru­vail). 7. Dis­tinc­tive man­ner of oral ex­pres­sion. 8. (phys­i­cal chem­istry) A dis­tinct state of mat­ter in a sys­tem. 9. (usu­ally fol­lowed by `to' or `for') On the

point of or strongly dis­posed. 10. Shod or cased with iron. 11. An an­tide­pres­sant drug that acts by block­ing the re­up­take of sero­tonin so that more sero­tonin is avail­able to act on re­cep­tors in the brain. 12. In­fes­ta­tion of the pu­bic hair by crab lice. 13. Pre­cip­i­ta­tion of ice pel­lets when there are

strong ris­ing air cur­rents. 14. Not in ac­tion or at work. 22. Small com­pact-bod­ied al­most com­pletely

aquatic bird that builds float­ing nests. 25. Molten rock in the earth's crust. 27. A ra­dioac­tive el­e­ment of the ac­tinide

se­ries. 30. The ohmic re­sis­tance of a con­duc­tor. 31. Any of var­i­ous bur­row­ing an­i­mals of the fam­ily Le­pori­dae hav­ing long ears and short tails. 33. A steep ar­ti­fi­cial slope in front of a for­ti­fi­ca­tion. 34. Re­sem­bling or con­tain­ing chert. 37. An in­ter­est fol­lowed with ex­ag­ger­ated

zeal. 39. (Baby­lo­nian) Con­sort of Anu. 41. The spec­i­fied day of the month. 42. For­merly the chief mag­is­trate in the

re­publics of Venice and Genoa. 43. English monk and scholar (672-735). 45. Large lipopro­teins rich in triglyc­erides. 48. The state of be­ing un­clothed and ex­posed

(es­pe­cially of a part of the body). 51. Of or re­lat­ing to near the ear. 53. Rit­ual hand move­ment in Hindu reli­gious

danc­ing. 55. The vein in the cen­ter of a leaf. 58. The branch of com­puter sci­ence that deal with writ­ing com­puter pro­grams that can solve prob­lems cre­atively. 60. Very dark black. 61. (of a young an­i­mal) Aban­doned by its

mother and raised by hand. 62. A par­tic­u­lar ge­o­graph­i­cal re­gion of in­def­i­nite bound­ary (usu­ally serv­ing some spe­cial pur­pose or dis­tin­guished by its peo­ple or cul­ture or ge­og­ra­phy). 63. (mil­i­tary) Sig­nal to turn the lights out. 65. The gen­eral ac­tiv­ity of sell­ing. 66. To­ward the mouth or oral re­gion. 67. A cord fas­tened around the neck with an

or­na­men­tal clasp and worn as a neck­tie. 68. A town in north cen­tral Ok­la­homa. 71. Liq­uid ex­cre­tory prod­uct. 72. Elec­tronic war­fare un­der­taken to pre­vent or re­duce an en­emy's ef­fec­tive use of the elec­tro­mag­netic spec­trum. 76. A sil­very duc­tile metal­lic el­e­ment found

pri­mar­ily in baux­ite.

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