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1. One of the five ma­jor classes of

im­munoglob­u­lins. 4. A large fam­ily of trees, shrubs, vines, and

herbs bear­ing bean pods. 12. A Turk­ish unit of weight equal to about

2.75 pounds. 15. A unit of length of thread or yarn. 16. Air-breathing arthro­pods char­ac­ter­ized by

sim­ple eyes and four pairs of legs. 17. A pe­ri­odic pa­per­back pub­li­ca­tion. 18. A hos­pi­tal unit staffed and equipped to

pro­vide in­ten­sive care. 19. A strip fixed to some­thing to hold it firm v

1. 20. Lower in es­teem. 22. A repub­lic in south­east­ern Europe. 24. A triva­lent metal­lic el­e­ment of the rare

earth group. 25. United States naval of­fi­cer and his­to­rian

(1840-1914). 26. The 3 god­desses of fate or des­tiny. 29. Any­thing that serves as an en­tice­ment. 30. Squash bugs. 32. A flat wing-shaped process or wing­like part

of an or­gan­ism. 34. An In­dian tree of the fam­ily Com­bre­taceae

that is a source of tim­ber and gum. 37. A unit of power equal to 1000 watts. 42. Long-bod­ied long-tailed trop­i­cal Amer­i­can

wild­cat. 43. Spicy fruit of the cubeb vine. 44. A broad flat mus­cle on ei­ther side of the

back. 45. An­gu­lar dis­tance above the hori­zon (es­pe­cially of a ce­les­tial ob­ject). 47. A chronic in­flam­ma­tory col­la­gen dis­ease

af­fect­ing con­nec­tive tis­sue (skin or joints). 48. Cov­ered with paving ma­te­rial. 51. An in­stall­ment of a printed work. 54. Rel­a­tively hard durable tim­ber from the

Queen's crape myr­tle. 55. An in­for­mal term for a fa­ther. 58. Not far dis­tant in time or space or de­gree

or cir­cum­stances. 59. The eleventh month of the civil year. 61. (Ir­ish) The sea per­son­i­fied. 64. Used in former clas­si­fi­ca­tions to in­clude all

liv­ing rep­tiles ex­cept tur­tles. 66. Cap­i­tal of Ar­me­nia. 70. Com­mon house and field crick­ets. 71. In­for­mal terms for money. 74. A con­stel­la­tion in the south­ern hemi­sphere

near Te­le­scopium and Norma. 75. Peren­nial herb of East In­dia to Poly­ne­sia and Aus­tralia cul­ti­vated for its large ed­i­ble root yield­ing Ota­heite ar­row­root starch. 76. Show­ing em­pa­thy or ready com­pre­hen­sion of oth­ers' states. 78. Au­to­matic data pro­cess­ing in which data ac­qui­si­tion and other stages or pro­cess­ing are in­te­grated into a co­her­ent sys­tem. 79. The bill in a restau­rant. 80. A river in north­east­ern Brazil that flows gen­er­ally north­ward to the At­lantic Ocean. 81. In­flam­ma­tion of the ure­thra of un­known

cause.

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1. An an­cient city in Asia Mi­nor that was the

site of the Tro­jan War. 2. Any of var­i­ous small chiefly trop­i­cal and usually noc­tur­nal in­sec­tiv­o­rous ter­res­trial lizards typ­i­cally with im­mov­able eye­lids. 3. A benev­o­lent as­pect of Devi. 4. Genus of South and Cen­tral Amer­i­can

heath­like ev­er­green shrubs. 5. A genus of orb-weav­ing spi­ders in­clud­ing

com­mon gar­den spi­ders and barn spi­ders. 6. Mod­er­ate or re­strain. 7. A le­gal doc­u­ment cod­i­fy­ing the re­sult of de­lib­er­a­tions of a com­mit­tee or so­ci­ety or leg­isla­tive body. 8. A Hindu dis­ci­ple of a swami. 9. The feel­ing of be­ing bored by some­thing

te­dious. 10. The branch of com­puter sci­ence that deal with writ­ing com­puter pro­grams that can solve prob­lems cre­atively. 11. Mild yel­low Dutch cheese made in balls. 12. A mem­ber of the Siouan peo­ple for­merly liv­ing in the Mis­souri river val­ley in NE Ne­braska. 13. A river of south­west­ern Africa that rises in cen­tral An­gola and flows east and then north (form­ing part of the bor­der be­tween An­gola and Congo) and con­tin­u­ing north­west through Congo to empty into the Congo River on the bor­der be­tween Congo and Repub­lic of the Congo. 14. An ac­tive and ef­fi­cient cause. 21. An imag­i­nary ele­phant that ap­pears in a

se­ries of French books for chil­dren. 23. An anti-TNF com­pound (trade name Arava)

that is given orally. 27. An old Scot­tish coin of lit­tle value. 28. A ro­tat­ing disk shaped to con­vert cir­cu­lar

into lin­ear mo­tion. 31. The bony skele­ton of the head of ver­te­brates. 33. In­for­mal or slang terms for men­tally ir­reg­u­lar. 35. Type genus of the Hyl­i­dae. 36. An honorary arts de­gree. 38. A loose sleeveless outer gar­ment made

from aba cloth. 39. Hav­ing a hor­i­zon­tal sur­face in which no

part is higher or lower than an­other. 40. A board game in which play­ers try to move

their pieces into their op­po­nent's bases. 41. Es­sen­tial oil or per­fume ob­tained from

flow­ers. 46. A step to one side (as in box­ing or danc­ing). 49. A cut of pork ribs with much of the meat

trimmed off. 50. Of or re­lat­ing to or sup­port­ing Hin­duism. 52. Colony of the United King­dom lo­cated on a lime­stone promon­tory at the south­ern tip of Spain. 53. Type genus of the Cari­ami­dae com­pris­ing

only the crested cariama. 56. (Greek mythol­ogy) A maiden se­duced by

Zeus. 57. An as­so­ciate de­gree in nurs­ing. 60. Widely dis­trib­uted genus of an­nual or

peren­nial and of­ten climb­ing herbs. 62. A drug (trade names Calan and Isoptin) used as an oral or par­enteral cal­cium blocker in cases of hy­per­ten­sion or con­ges­tive heart fail­ure or angina or mi­graine. 63. Any of sev­eral tall trop­i­cal palms na­tive to south­east­ern Asia hav­ing egg-shaped nuts. 65. Ac­cord­ing to the Old Tes­ta­ment he was a pa­gan king of Is­rael and hus­band of Jezebel (9th cen­tury BC). 67. Char­ac­ter­is­tic of false pride. 68. Acute lung in­jury char­ac­ter­ized by cough­ing and rales. 69. Chevro­tain some­what larger than the kan­chil. 72. A rep­tile genus of Iguanidae. 73. The 22nd let­ter of the Greek al­pha­bet. 77. A soft yel­low­ish-white triva­lent metal­lic

el­e­ment of the rare earth group.

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