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1. Scot­tish chemist noted for his re­search into the struc­ture of nu­cleic acids (born in 1907). 5. The oc­cur­rence of a change for the worse. 11. Mild yel­low Dutch cheese made in balls. 15. An Asian river be­tween China and Rus­sia. 16. A range of moun­tains (usu­ally with jagged peaks and ir­reg­u­lar out­line). 17. The work of car­ing for or at­tend­ing to some­one or some­thing. 18. Cubes of meat mar­i­nated and cooked on a skewer usu­ally with veg­eta­bles. 19. (Greek mythol­ogy) Founder of Troy. 20. Type genus of the Anati­dae. 22. English Quaker who founded the colony of Penn­syl­va­nia (1644-1718). 23. Avatar of Vishnu. 24. Un­able to re­lax or be still. 27. Hav­ing or show­ing knowl­edge and skill and ap­ti­tude. 29. A white soft metal­lic el­e­ment that tar­nishes read­ily. 31. The United Na­tions agency con­cerned with atomic en­ergy. 32. (psy­chol­ogy) An urge to ac­cept or ap­proach a sit­u­a­tion or an ob­ject. 36. An or­ga­ni­za­tion of coun­tries formed in 1961 to agree on a com­mon pol­icy for the sale of pe­tro­leum. 38. (of com­plex­ion) Blem­ished by im­per­fec­tions of the skin. 41. A river in north cen­tral Switzer­land that runs north­east into the Rhine. 42. A drug com­bi­na­tion found in some over-the-counter headache reme­dies (As­pirin and Phenacetin and Caf­feine). 44. A tight-fit­ting head­dress. 46. Ragout of game in a rich sauce. 48. Mov­ing quickly and lightly. 50. A room equipped with toi­let fa­cil­i­ties. 51. Type genus of the Alau­di­dae. 53. (Greek mythol­ogy) Fire-breath­ing she-mon­ster with a lion's head and a goat's body and a ser­pent's tail. 56. Mem­bra­nous tube with car­ti­lagi­nous rings that con­veys in­haled air from the lar­ynx to the bronchi. 58. United States writer (born in Le­banon) (1883-1931). 59. Be­ing nine more than ninety. 61. The wool of a sheep or sim­i­lar an­i­mal. 62. North Amer­i­can ever­green with small pink­ish bell-shaped flow­ers and ob­long leaves used for­merly for shin­plas­ters. 66. English courtier (a fa­vorite of El­iz­a­beth I) who tried to col­o­nize Vir­ginia. 70. A brief de­scrip­tion given for pur­poses of iden­ti­fi­ca­tion. 71. The ba­sic unit of money in West­ern Samoa. 74. A genus of Euro­pean owls. 75. Re­lat­ing to or char­ac­ter­is­tic of or oc­cur­ring in the air. 76. Ex­trava­sa­tion of urine into the scro­tal sac. 79. An in­clined sur­face or road­way that moves traf­fic from one level to an­other. 80. A ma­chine-read­able ver­sion of a stan­dard dic­tio­nary. 81. (Greek mythol­ogy) God­dess of fer­til­ity and pro­tec­tor of mar­riage in an­cient mythol­ogy. 82. A per­son who is tricked or swin­dled.

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1. The ba­sic unit of money in Bangladesh. 2. A sign of some­thing about to hap­pen 3. Port city in the United Arab Emi­rates on the Per­sian Gulf. 4. Force­ful and ex­treme and rig­or­ous. 5. An hon­orary de­gree in sci­ence. 6. Aro­matic bulb used as sea­son­ing. 7. A state in New Eng­land. 8. Type genus of the Ardei­dae. 9. The fa­ther of your fa­ther or mother. 10. Gained or ac­quired. 11. A card game for 2 play­ers. 12. (Ir­ish) Mother of the Tuatha De Danann. 13. Starch re­sem­bling sago that is ob­tained from cuck­oop­int root. 14. Flat table­land with steep edges. 21. Fer­til­ity god­dess in an­cient Greek mythol­ogy. 25. A white metal­lic el­e­ment that burns with a bril­liant light. 26. West In­dian ever­green with medium to long leaves. 28. A broad high­way de­signed for high-speed traf­fic. 30. Strike with dis­gust or re­vul­sion. 33. A worker who at­taches some­thing by nail­ing it. 34. A his­tor­i­cal re­gion of south­west­ern In­dia on the west coast. 35. Cap­i­tal of Ar­me­nia. 37. En­thu­si­as­tic ap­proval. 39. Some­one (es­pe­cially a woman) who an­noys peo­ple by con­stantly find­ing fault. 40. Con­sti­tut­ing or hav­ing to do with or sug­ges­tive of a lit­er­ary epic. 43. Large genus of trop­i­cal sub­shrubs or herbs some of which yield fibers of mu­cilagi­nous sub­stances. 45. Ger­man physi­cist who de­vel­oped the Geiger counter (1882-1945). 47. Of or re­lat­ing to or trans­mit­ted by a mem­ber of the fam­ily Muri­dae (rats and mice). 49. A go­nadotropic hor­mone that is se­creted by the an­te­rior pi­tu­itary. 52. An in­flam­ma­tory dis­ease in­volv­ing the se­ba­ceous glands of the skin. 54. Any of var­i­ous min­er­als con­sist­ing of hy­drous sil­i­cates of alu­minum or po­tas­sium etc. that crys­tal­lize in forms that al­low per­fect cleav­age into very thin leaves. 55. French philoso­pher and the­olo­gian. 57. Re­move com­pletely from recog­ni­tion or mem­ory. 60. A seat for one per­son, with a sup­port for the back. 63. A United Na­tions agency cre­ated to as­sist de­vel­op­ing na­tions by loans guar­an­teed by mem­ber gov­ern­ments. 64. (Welsh) A war­rior god. 65. (physics and chem­istry) The small­est com­po­nent of an el­e­ment hav­ing the chem­i­cal prop­er­ties of the el­e­ment. 67. (Old Tes­ta­ment) The el­dest son of Isaac who would have in­her­ited the Covenant that God made with Abra­ham and that Abra­ham passed on to Isaac. 68. Dis­abil­ity of walk­ing due to crip­pling of the legs or feet. 69. A spe­cific in­stance of feel­ing hope­ful. 72. A serve that strikes the net be­fore fall­ing into the re­ceiver's court. 73. Fer­mented al­co­holic bev­er­age sim­i­lar to but heav­ier than beer. 77. A rare heavy poly­va­lent metal­lic el­e­ment that re­sem­bles man­ganese chem­i­cally and is used in some al­loys. 78. A triva­lent metal­lic el­e­ment of the rare earth group.

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