1. An arithmetic operation performed on floating-point numbers. 5. Large family of important mostly marine food fishes. 12. Animal reproductive body consisting of an ovum or embryo together with nutritive and protective envelopes. 15. A cord that is drawn through eyelets or around hooks in order to draw together two edges (as of a shoe or garment). 16. A member of the Siouan people formerly inhabiting the Black Hills of western South Dakota. 17. Liquid excretory product. 18. A member of the Algonquian people of southern Ontario. 19. A law officer having duties similar to those of a sheriff in carrying out the judgments of a court of law. 21. Title for the former hereditary monarch of Iran. 24. One of a set of small pieces of stiff paper marked in various ways and used for playing games or for telling fortunes. 25. (law) A courtroom conference between the lawyers and the judge in a trial that is held out of the jury's hearing. 28. (Old Testament) The first of the major Hebrew prophets (8th century BC). 30. A quantity of no importance. 31. An independent ruler or chieftain (especially in Africa or Arabia). 34. (Sumerian) Sun god. 37. Sluggish tailless Australian arboreal marsupial with gray furry ears and coat. 40. A Spanish river. 42. Similar to the striped mullet and takes its place in the Caribbean region. 46. A former agency (from 1946 to 1974) that was responsible for research into atomic energy and its peacetime uses in the United States. 47. The compass point that is one point east of northeast. 48. An awkward and inexperienced youth. 51. A condensed but memorable saying embodying some important fact of experience that is taken as true by many people. 53. Large sweet juicy hybrid between tangerine and grapefruit having a thick wrinkled skin. 56. A river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine. 57. Cubes of meat marinated and cooked on a skewer usually with vegetables. 59. American professional baseball player who hit more home runs than Babe Ruth (born in 1934). 60. Informal terms for a mother. 62. The elementary stages of any subject (usually plural). 64. A Chadic language spoken south of Lake Chad. 68. The act of scanning. 71. According to the Old Testament he was a pagan king of Israel and husband of Jezebel (9th century BC). 72. One or some or every or all without specification. 76. Fiddler crabs. 77. Relating to or characteristic of or occurring on the sea or ships. 78. (anatomy) Of or relating to or associated with the parietal bones in the cranium. 79. Decay usually accompanied by an offensive odor. 80. Hormone secreted by the posterior pituitary gland (trade name Pitressin) and also by nerve endings in the hypothalamus. 81. Not wooded. 82. Used of a single unit or thing.
DOWN 1. A soft loosely twisted thread used in embroidery. 2. Club consisting of a heavy stick (often bamboo) bound with iron. 3. The cardinal number that is the sum of seven and one. 4. Female peafowl. 5. A state of southwestern India. 6. A soft white precious univalent metallic element having the highest electrical and thermal conductivity of any metal. 7. An informal term for a father. 8. Being nine more than forty. 9. A young unmarried woman. 10. A state in the southeastern United States on the Gulf of Mexico. 11. The sense organ for hearing and equilibrium. 12. An ancient Hebrew unit of dry measure equal to about a bushel. 13. A toothed wheel that engages another toothed mechanism in order to change the speed or direction of transmitted motion. 14. Cut off the testicles. 20. Sudden mass fear and anxiety over anticipated events. 22. An industrial city in southern Poland on the Vistula. 23. A heavy brittle diamagnetic trivalent metallic element (resembles arsenic and antimony chemically). 26. A soft silvery metallic element of the alkali earth group. 27. A public promotion of some product or service. 29. Being one more than one. 32. Depressing in character or appearance. 33. Italian lawn bowling (played on a long narrow dirt court). 35. Bound or secured closely. 36. A member of a Turkic people of Uzbekistan and neighboring areas. 38. Fast-growing herbaceous evergreen tree of South America having a broad trunk with high water content and dark green oval leaves. 39. The blood group whose red cells carry both the A and B antigens. 41. A small cake leavened with yeast. 43. Of or relating to or characteristic of the prehistoric Aegean civilization. 44. Being nine more than ninety. 45. A white metallic element that burns with a brilliant light. 49. (Greek mythology) The blind prophet of Thebes who revealed to Oedipus that Oedipus had murdered his father and married his mother. 50. A Dravidian language spoken in south central India. 52. A gradual decline (in size or strength or power or number). 54. (Bible) The archangel who was the messenger of God. 55. Kit consisting of a complete outfit (clothing and accessories) for a new baby. 58. A radioactive element of the actinide series. 61. (of complexion) Blemished by imperfections of the skin. 63. The lofty nest of a bird of prey (such as a hawk or eagle). 65. (Zoroastrianism) Title for benevolent deities. 66. Back and sides of a hog salted and dried or smoked. 67. Make less active or intense. 69. An Indian nursemaid who looks after children. 70. The work of caring for or attending to someone or something. 73. (usually followed by `to') Naturally disposed toward. 74. A unit of electrical power in an AC circuit equal to the power dissipated when 1 volt produces a current of 1 ampere. 75. Thickening of tissue in the motor tracts of the lateral columns and anterior horns of the spinal cord.