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ACROSS 1. Air­craft land­ing in bad weather in which the pi­lot is talked down by ground con­trol us­ing pre­ci­sion ap­proach radar. 4. Brazil­ian tree with spicy red fruit. 11. The cap­i­tal and largest city of Ye­men. 15. (Ju­daism) Sa­cred chest where the an­cient He­brews kept the two tablets con­tain­ing the Ten Com­mand­ments. 16. Of or re­lat­ing to Aram or to its in­hab­i­tants

or their cul­ture or their lan­guage. 17. United States com­poser noted for his in­no­va­tive use of poly­tonal­ity (1874-1954). 18. Hav­ing lit­tle phys­i­cal or spir­i­tual strength. 20. A dance in­volv­ing a rhyth­mi­cal stamp­ing

step. 21. Grind to­gether, of teeth. 22. Cubes of meat mar­i­nated and cooked on a

skewer usu­ally with veg­eta­bles. 23. A tall peren­nial woody plant hav­ing a main trunk and branches forming a dis­tinct el­e­vated crown. 24. A dry cold north wind in SE France. 25. The blood group whose red cells carry

both the A and B anti­gens. 29. A heavy duc­tile mag­netic metal­lic el­e­ment. 31. Used es­pe­cially of mail. 35. Jor­dan's port. 38. A bev­er­age made by steep­ing tea leaves in

wa­ter. 40. A pas­sage with ac­cess only at one end. 41. An awk­ward and in­ex­pe­ri­enced youth. 44. A con­di­tion (mostly in boys) char­ac­ter­ized

by be­hav­ioral and learn­ing disorders. 47. The vil­lain in Wil­liam Shake­speare's tragedy who tricked Othello into mur­der­ing his wife. 49. An in­flam­ma­tory dis­ease of con­nec­tive tis­sue with vari­able fea­tures in­clud­ing fever and weak­ness and fati­ga­bil­ity and joint pains and skin le­sions on the face or neck or arms. 51. Fal­low deer. 53. A state in the Rocky Moun­tains. 54. Es­sen­tial oil or per­fume ob­tained from

flow­ers. 55. An in­de­his­cent fruit de­rived from a sin­gle ovary hav­ing one or many seeds within a fleshy wall or peri­carp. 56. A unit of apothe­cary weight equal to 480

grains or one twelfth of a pound. 58. Chi­nese fruit hav­ing a thin brit­tle shell en­clos­ing a sweet jel­ly­like pulp and a sin­gle seed. 61. An an­gu­lar shape char­ac­ter­ized by sharp

turns in al­ter­nat­ing di­rec­tions. 63. The ba­sic unit of money in Thai­land. 64. A resin used in ad­he­sives and paints. 68. Type genus of the Anati­dae. 70. The fatty flesh of eel. 73. The cry made by sheep. 74. Trop­i­cal African herbs. 77. A shade of brown with a tinge of red. 78. Elec­tronic war­fare un­der­taken to pre­vent or re­duce an enemy's ef­fec­tive use of the elec­tro­mag­netic spec­trum. 79. One that is ab­sent or not in res­i­dence. 81. A hu­man limb. 82. A unit of length of thread or yarn. 83. Con­sist­ing of or re­sem­bling mother-of­pearl. 84. A light touch or stroke.

DOWN 1. An awk­ward stupid per­son. 2. A mem­ber of an Al­go­nquian peo­ple liv­ing

in cen­tral Canada. 3. Jor­dan's port. 4. An in­for­mal term for a fa­ther. 5. The bureau of the Trea­sury Depart­ment

re­spon­si­ble for tax col­lec­tions. 6. A drum­beat of bugle call that sig­nals the

mil­i­tary to re­turn to their quar­ters. 7. One ded­i­cated to love and love­mak­ing

es­pe­cially one who writes about love. 8. Pro­boscis worms. 9. An ex­pres­sion of open-mouthed as­ton­ish­ment. 10. An as­so­ciate de­gree in nurs­ing. 11. In the Ara­bian Nights a hero who tells of the fan­tas­tic ad­ven­tures he had in his voy­ages. 12. A means of serv­ing. 13. A strip of land pro­ject­ing into a body of

wa­ter. 14. United States ten­nis player who was the first Black to win United States and English sin­gles cham­pi­onships (19431993). 19. Cubes of meat mar­i­nated and cooked on a

skewer usu­ally with veg­eta­bles. 26. A long-play­ing phono­graph record. 27. A hard gray lus­trous metal­lic el­e­ment that

is highly cor­ro­sion-re­sis­tant. 28. Aro­matic bulb used as sea­son­ing. 30. Con­sider or de­scribe as sim­i­lar, equal, or

anal­o­gous. 32. A genus of Plo­cei­dae. 33. Aris­to­cratic Ital­ian fam­ily of pow­er­ful mer­chants and bankers who ruled Florence in the 15th cen­tury. 34. Nec­es­sary for re­lief or sup­ply. 36. Prim­i­tive chloro­phyll-con­tain­ing mainly aquatic eu­kary­otic or­gan­isms lack­ing true stems and roots and leaves. 37. A ra­dioac­tive el­e­ment of the ac­tinide

se­ries. 39. A soft sil­very metal­lic el­e­ment of the al­kali

earth group. 42. A mem­ber of a Tur­kic peo­ple of

Uzbek­istan and neigh­bor­ing ar­eas. 43. (Scot­tish) Bluish-black or gray-blue. 45. An of­fi­cial pros­e­cu­tor for a ju­di­cial dis­trict. 46. The sound of laugh­ing. 48. Bri­tish writer (born in Hun­gary) (1865

1947). 50. An in­ter­na­tional or­ga­ni­za­tion of Euro­pean coun­tries formed af­ter World War II to re­duce trade bar­ri­ers and in­crease co­op­er­a­tion among its mem­bers. 52. Thick dark syrup pro­duced by boil­ing

down juice from sugar cane. 57. A pad of pa­per for keep­ing notes. 59. Of or re­lat­ing to or char­ac­ter­is­tic of Hades

or Tar­tarus. 60. A loose sleeve­less outer gar­ment made

from aba cloth. 62. A state in New Eng­land. 65. A cord that is drawn through eye­lets or around hooks in or­der to draw to­gether two edges (as of a shoe or gar­ment). 66. God of love and erotic de­sire. 67. Sound record­ing con­sist­ing of a disc with

con­tin­u­ous grooves. 69. An in­ter­na­tional or­ga­ni­za­tion cre­ated in 1949 by the North At­lantic Treaty for pur­poses of col­lec­tive se­cu­rity. 71. A genus of Mustel­idae. 72. Young sheep. 75. A mas­ter's de­gree in busi­ness. 76. (Ir­ish) The sea per­son­i­fied. 80. A bi­va­lent and triva­lent metal­lic el­e­ment

of the rare earth group.

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