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1. Mild yel­low Dutch cheese made in balls. 5. (pathol­ogy) Tend­ing to be­come more se­vere or wider in scope. 11. At or con­sti­tut­ing a bor­der or edge. 15. A South Amer­i­can shrub whose leaves are chewed by na­tives of the An­des. 16. The mu­sic of Chopin. 17. Praise, glo­rify, or honor. 18. The part of the hu­man body be­tween the neck and the di­aphragm or the cor­re­spond­ing part in other ver­te­brates. 20. A non­s­teroidal anti-in­flam­ma­tory medicine (trade names Advil and Motrin and Nuprin) used to re­lieve the pain of arthri­tis and as an anal­gesic and an­tipyretic. 21. A public pro­mo­tion of some prod­uct or ser­vice. 22. United States writer who cre­ated the Ja­panese de­tec­tive Mr. Moto and wrote other nov­els as well (1893-1960). 26. A cof­fee cake fla­vored with orange rind and raisins and al­monds. 30. A heavy duc­tile mag­netic metal­lic el­e­ment. 32. An of­fi­cial lan­guage of the Repub­lic of South Africa. 33. Type genus of the Gavi­al­i­dae. 36. The part of the ner­vous sys­tem of ver­te­brates that con­trols in­vol­un­tary ac­tions of the smooth mus­cles and heart and glands. 38. 16 ounces. 40. Cast again, in a dif­fer­ent role. 41. The part of the eye that con­tains the iris and cil­iary body and choroid. 43. A loose sleeve­less outer gar­ment made from aba cloth. 46. A rare heavy poly­va­lent metal­lic el­e­ment that re­sem­bles man­ganese chem­i­cally and is used in some al­loys. 47. A large num­ber or amount. 49. Of or re­lat­ing to a seizure or con­vul­sion. 53. English the­o­ret­i­cal physi­cist who ap­plied rel­a­tiv­ity the­ory to quan­tum me­chan­ics and pre­dicted the ex­is­tence of an­ti­mat­ter and the positron (1902-1984). 54. A com­part­ment in front of a mo­tor ve­hi­cle where driver sits. 56. A repub­lic on the is­land of Malta in the Mediter­ranean. 59. A graph­i­cal record of elec­tric cur­rents associated with mus­cle con­trac­tions. 61. Leaf or strip from a leaf of the tal­ipot palm used in In­dia for writ­ing pa­per. 62. A per­son ac­tive in party politics. 65. The longer of the two tele­graphic sig­nals used in Morse code. 66. The sixth month of the civil year. 68. An or­ganic com­pound that con­tains a hy­droxyl group bonded to a car­bon atom which in turn is dou­bly bonded to another car­bon atom. 70. A Ger­man city near Leipzig. 73. Fal­low deer. 76. Cubes of meat mar­i­nated and cooked on a skewer usu­ally with veg­eta­bles. 77. A state in south­east­ern United States. 78. Re­lat­ing to or de­not­ing or char­ac­ter­is­tic of Cat­alo­nia or its in­hab­i­tants. 79. Any cul­ture medium that uses agar as the gelling agent. 82. Clean or or­derly. 83. An aro­matic oint­ment used in an­tiq­uity. 84. A large fleet. 85. A river in north cen­tral Switzer­land that runs north­east into the Rhine.

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1. Elec­tronic war­fare un­der­taken to in­sure ef­fec­tive friendly use of the elec­tro­mag­netic spec­trum in spite of the en­emy's use of elec­tronic war­fare. 2. The cap­i­tal and chief port of Qatar. 3. Sour or bit­ter in taste. 4. A port on the Gulf of Oman and cap­i­tal of the sul­tanate of Oman. 5. A ra­dioac­tive el­e­ment of the ac­tinide series. 6. Thorny shrub or small tree com­mon in cen­tral Ar­gentina hav­ing small orange or yel­low flow­ers fol­lowed by ed­i­ble berries. 7. Scot­tish chemist noted for his re­search into the struc­ture of nu­cleic acids (born in 1907). 8. A po­liovirus vac­cine con­sist­ing of in­ac­ti­vated po­lio virus that is in­jected sub­cu­ta­neously to pro­vide im­mu­nity to po­liomyeli­tis. 9. Be­ing one more than six. 10. An in­flam­ma­tory com­pli­ca­tion of lep­rosy that re­sults in painful skin le­sions on the arms and legs and face. 11. Re­sem­bling or char­ac­ter­is­tic of or ap­pro­pri­ate to an el­egy. 12. An of­fi­cial pros­e­cu­tor for a ju­di­cial dis­trict. 13. Drought-tol­er­ant herb grown for for­age and for its seed which yield a gum used as a thick­en­ing agent or siz­ing ma­te­rial. 14. Ed­i­ble starchy tuber­ous root of taro plants. 19. Of or re­lat­ing to o oc­cur­ring in a tube such as e.g. the fal­lop­ian tube or eu­stachian tube. 23. Jor­dan's port. 24. Not con­tained in or de­riv­ing from the es­sen­tial na­ture of some­thing. 25. Of­fer­ing fun and gai­ety. 27. Ti­tle for a civil or mil­i­tary leader (es­pe­cially in Turkey). 28. (Akka­dian) God of wis­dom. 29. Trade name for an oral con­tra­cep­tive con­tain­ing estra­diol and norgestrel. 31. A brief stanza con­clud­ing cer­tain forms of poetry. 34. Jewish repub­lic in south­west­ern Asia at east­ern end of Mediter­ranean. 35. A genus of Stern­i­nae. 37. (used es­pe­cially of veg­e­ta­tion) Hav­ing lost all mois­ture. 39. An in­de­his­cent fruit de­rived from a sin­gle ovary hav­ing one or many seeds within a fleshy wall or peri­carp. 42. (Old Tes­ta­ment) In Judeo-Chris­tian mythol­ogy. 44. A heavy brit­tle dia­mag­netic triva­lent metal­lic el­e­ment (re­sem­bles ar­senic and an­ti­mony chem­i­cally). 45. A very young child (birth to 1 year) who has not yet be­gun to walk or talk. 48. Any of a num­ber of fishes of the fam­ily Carangi­dae. 50. A hard gray lustrous metal­lic el­e­ment that is highly cor­ro­sion-re­sis­tant. 51. The blood group whose red cells carry both the A and B anti­gens. 52. Widely dis­trib­uted genus of herbs or shrubs with glan­du­lar com­pound leaves and spi­cate or race­mose pur­ple or white flow­ers. 55. One of the five ma­jor classes of im­munoglob­u­lins. 57. Le­gal doc­u­ment set­ting forth rules gov­ern­ing a par­tic­u­lar kind of ac­tiv­ity. 58. Of or re­lat­ing to the palm of the hand or to the area at the base of the thumb. 60. A per­cus­sion in­stru­ment con­sist­ing of a pair of hol­low pieces of wood or bone (usu­ally held be­tween the thumb and fin­gers) that are made to click to­gether (as by Span­ish dancers) in rhythm with the dance. 63. Lake in north­west­ern Rus­sia near the bor­der with Fin­land. 64. Of or re­lat­ing to or af­fect­ing a lobe. 67. A city in south­ern Turkey on the Sey­han River. 69. Soft white semisolid fat ob­tained by ren­der­ing the fatty tis­sue of the hog v 1. 71. A bal­lis­tic mis­sile that is ca­pa­ble of trav­el­ing from one con­ti­nent to another. 72. Harsh or cor­ro­sive in tone. 74. A flat-bot­tomed vol­canic crater that was formed by an ex­plo­sion. 75. (pre­fix) In front of or be­fore in space. 80. The syl­la­ble nam­ing the fourth (sub-dom­i­nant) note of the di­a­tonic scale in solmiza­tion. 81. An in­tensely ra­dioac­tive metal­lic el­e­ment that oc­curs in minute amounts in ura­nium ores.

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