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1. An an­gu­lar shape char­ac­ter­ized by sharp turns in al­ter­nat­ing di­rec­tions. 4. One who es­ti­mates of­fi­cially the worth or value or qual­ity of things. 12. (Bri­tish) The dessert course of a meal (`pud' is used in­for­mally). 15. Any of var­i­ous sys­tems of units for mea­sur­ing elec­tric­ity and mag­netism. 16. In­stru­men­tal­i­ties (tools or im­ple­ments) made of metal. 17. Amer­i­can prize­fighter who won the world heavy­weight cham­pi­onship three times (born in 1942). 18. Beads threaded on a string. 20. Large west African tree hav­ing large pal­mately lobed leaves and ax­il­lary cy­mose pan­i­cles of small white flow­ers and onewinged seeds. 22. An anti-TNF com­pound (trade name Rem­i­cade) con­sist­ing of an an­ti­body di­rected against TNF. 25. The moun­tain peak that Noah's ark landed on as the wa­ters of the great flood re­ceded. 26. Be­come slow or slower. 29. A le­gal doc­u­ment cod­i­fy­ing the re­sult of de­lib­er­a­tions of a com­mit­tee or so­ci­ety or leg­isla­tive body. 30. Mea­sur­ing in­stru­ment for in­di­cat­ing speed of ro­ta­tion. 31. The ba­sic unit of money in Iran. 34. Per­tain­ing to forces or men­tal pro­cesses out­side the pos­si­bil­i­ties de­fined by nat­u­ral or sci­en­tific laws. 38. (Sume­rian) Consort of Du­muzi (Tam­muz). 40. Fer­mented al­co­holic bev­er­age sim­i­lar to but heav­ier than beer. 41. A flat wing-shaped process or wing­like part of an or­gan­ism. 44. An in­clined sur­face or road­way that moves traf­fic from one level to an­other. 46. The largest city and prin­ci­pal port of New Zealand. 48. An in­tensely ra­dioac­tive metal­lic el­e­ment that oc­curs in minute amounts in ura­nium ores. 49. Hinge joint in the hu­man leg con­nect­ing the tibia and fibula with the fe­mur and pro­tected in front by the patella. 50. Small cubes with 1 to 6 spots on the faces. 51. A bi­va­lent and triva­lent metal­lic el­e­ment of the rare earth group. 53. Su­per­class of eel-shaped chor­dates lack­ing jaws and pelvic fins. 56. Elec­tro-acous­tic trans­ducer for con­vert­ing elec­tric sig­nals into sounds. 59. Euro­pean strong-scented peren­nial herb with gray-green bit­ter-tast­ing leaves. 60. A moun­tain peak in the An­des in Ar­gentina (21,654 feet high). 61. Lac pu­ri­fied by heat­ing and fil­ter­ing. 66. The square of a body of any size of type. 69. Grass mowed and cured for use as fod­der. 70. Morn­ing glory. 73. Any of nu­mer­ous lo­cal fer­til­ity and na­ture deities wor­shipped by an­cient Semitic peo­ples. 75. Used of a sin­gle unit or thing. 76. A tri­cy­cle (usu­ally pro­pelled by ped­alling). 77. An Eskimo hut. 78. A doc­tor's de­gree in ed­u­ca­tion. 79. A be­nign ep­ithe­lial tu­mor of glan­du­lar ori­gin. 80. (of a young an­i­mal) Aban­doned by its mother and raised by hand.


1. Any of sev­eral fleet black-and-white striped African equines. 2. An in­de­pen­dent ruler or chief­tain (es­pe­cially in Africa or Ara­bia). 3. Trop­i­cal tree of Cen­tral Amer­ica and West Indies and Puerto Rico hav­ing spikes of white flow­ers. 4. Gre­gar­i­ous bur­row­ing ro­dent larger than the chin­chillas. 5. A col­or­less and odor­less in­ert gas. 6. Weight to be borne or con­veyed. 7. A state of ag­i­ta­tion or tur­bu­lent change or de­vel­op­ment. 8. An over­whelm­ing feel­ing of won­der or ad­mi­ra­tion. 9. Cov­ered with paving ma­te­rial. 10. A metal-bear­ing min­eral valu­able enough to be mined. 11. A rare heavy poly­va­lent metal­lic el­e­ment that re­sem­bles man­ganese chem­i­cally and is used in some al­loys. 12. Ital­ian vi­o­lin­ist (1782-1840). 13. (Norse mythol­ogy) One of the Ae­sir known for his beauty and skill with bow and skis. 14. Hav­ing rel­a­tively few calo­ries. 19. English the­o­ret­i­cal physi­cist who ap­plied rel­a­tiv­ity the­ory to quan­tum me­chan­ics and pre­dicted the ex­is­tence of an­ti­mat­ter and the positron (1902-1984). 21. A quan­tity upon which a math­e­mat­i­cal op­er­a­tion is per­formed. 23. King of the Huns. 24. A state in north­west­ern North Amer­ica. 27. A white soft metal­lic el­e­ment that tar­nishes read­ily. 28. (Greek mythol­ogy) Fire-breath­ing she­mon­ster with a lion's head and a goat's body and a ser­pent's tail. 32. Of or re­lat­ing to an in­abil­ity to uri­nate. 33. Re­lat­ing to the La­maze method of child­birth. 35. In­for­mal lan­guage con­sist­ing of words and ex­pres­sions that are not con­sid­ered ap­pro­pri­ate for for­mal oc­ca­sions. 36. A repub­lic on the south­west­ern cor­ner of the Ara­bian Penin­sula on the In­dian Ocean. 37. Any tail­like struc­ture. 39. Hav­ing nine units or com­po­nents. 42. Widely cul­ti­vated in trop­i­cal and sub­trop­i­cal re­gions for its fra­grant flow­ers and color­ful fruits. 43. A met­ric unit of vol­ume equal to one thou­sandth of a liter. 45. Re­lat­ing to or re­sem­bling or made of or adorned with pearls or mother-of-pearl. 47. Be­ing one more than one hun­dred. 52. (in Scot­land or Ire­land) A moun­tain or tall hill. 54. Eurasian peren­nial bul­bous herbs. 55. Thrown to­gether in a pile. 57. Bright with a steady but sub­dued shin­ing. 58. (prosody) Of or con­sist­ing of iambs. 62. The (pre­hen­sile) ex­trem­ity of the su­pe­rior limb. 63. Hav­ing an eye or eyes or eye­like fea­ture es­pe­cially as spec­i­fied. 64. A set of rules or prin­ci­ples or laws es­pe­cially writ­ten ones. 65. Tall palm tree bear­ing co­conuts as fruits. 67. With no ef­fort to con­ceal. 68. Hav­ing a color sim­i­lar to that of a clear un­clouded sky. 71. A unit of time equal to 60 sec­onds or 1/60th of an hour. 72. A loose sleeve­less outer gar­ment made from aba cloth. 74. Ti­tle for a civil or mil­i­tary leader (es­pe­cially in Tur­key).

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