CROSS­WORD 1419

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1. A widely dis­trib­uted sys­tem of free and fixed macrophages derived from bone mar­row. 4. Malayan tree bear­ing spiny red fruit. 12. A grad­ual de­cline (in size or strength or power or num­ber). 15. Take in solid food. 16. Rel­a­tively small tuna with choice white flesh. 17. Seed of a pea plant. 18. Any of a num­ber of fishes of the fam­ily Carangi­dae. 19. Large west African tree hav­ing large pal­mately lobed leaves and ax­il­lary cy­mose pan­i­cles of small white flow­ers and onewinged seeds. 21. A river in north cen­tral Switzer­land that runs north­east into the Rhine. 22. A met­ric unit of length equal to one hun­dredth of a me­ter. 24. The Ti­beto-Bur­man lan­guage spo­ken in the Dali re­gion of Yun­nan. 25. A Ti­betan or Mon­go­lian pri­est of La­maism. 27. (Baby­lo­nian) Any of a group of pow­er­ful earth spir­its or genii. 30. A Chi­nese breed of small short-legged dogs with a long silky coat and broad flat muz­zle. 33. An in­for­mal term for a fa­ther. 34. Cause to be em­bar­rassed. 38. A new em­bod­i­ment of a fa­mil­iar idea. 40. A pub­lic pro­mo­tion of some prod­uct or ser­vice. 43. The United Na­tions agency con­cerned with civil avi­a­tion. 44. A tri­cy­cle (usu­ally pro­pelled by pedalling). 45. (physics and chem­istry) The small­est com­po­nent of an el­e­ment hav­ing the chem­i­cal prop­er­ties of the el­e­ment. 47. Rare (usu­ally fa­tal) brain dis­ease (usu­ally in mid­dle age) caused by an uniden­ti­fied slow virus. 48. A genus of trop­i­cal Amer­i­can plants have sword-shaped leaves and a fleshy com­pound fruits com­posed of the fruits of sev­eral flow­ers (such as pineap­ples). 51. A Greek epic poem (at­trib­uted to Homer) de­scrib­ing the siege of Troy. 52. A meta­bolic acid found in yeast and liver cells. 53. God of love and erotic de­sire. 54. A Mid-At­lantic state. 55. The United Na­tions agency con­cerned with atomic en­ergy. 59. An as­so­ciate de­gree in nurs­ing. 62. Jor­dan's port. 65. A small tent used as a dress­ing room be­side the sea or a swim­ming pool. 67. A mid­west­ern state in north cen­tral United States in the Great Lakes re­gion. 69. (Greek mythol­ogy) The Muse of astron­omy. 72. An Ara­bic speak­ing per­son who lives in Ara­bia or North Africa. 73. Large fam­ily of im­por­tant mostly marine food fishes. 76. Au­to­matic data pro­cess­ing in which data ac­qui­si­tion and other stages or pro­cess­ing are in­te­grated into a co­her­ent sys­tem. 77. A source of dan­ger. 78. Love un­ques­tion­ingly and un­crit­i­cally. 79. Ja­panese or­na­men­tal tree with fra­grant white or pink blos­soms and small yel­low fruits. 80. Hum­ble re­quest for help. 81. An an­ti­body in blood serum that at­taches to in­vad­ing micro­organ­isms and other anti­gens to make them more sus­cep­ti­ble to the ac­tion of phago­cytes. 82. An as­so­ciate de­gree in ap­plied sci­ence.

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1. Flat table­land with steep edges. 2. Large bur­row­ing ro­dent of South and Cen­tral Amer­ica. 3. In­di­cat­ing the most im­por­tant per­former or role. 4. An in­tensely ra­dioac­tive metal­lic el­e­ment that oc­curs in minute amounts in ura­nium ores. 5. A sil­very duc­tile metal­lic el­e­ment found pri­mar­ily in baux­ite. 6. A master's de­gree in busi­ness. 7. An is­land in An­tigua and Bar­buda. 8. A large body of wa­ter con­sti­tut­ing a prin­ci­pal part of the hy­dro­sphere. 9. Cap­i­tal city of the Piemonte re­gion of north­west­ern Italy. 10. Any of sev­eral tall trop­i­cal palms na­tive to south­east­ern Asia hav­ing egg-shaped nuts. 11. A col­or­less odor­less gaseous el­e­ment that give a red glow in a vac­uum tube. 12. An an­cient He­brew unit of dry mea­sure equal to about a bushel. 13. A sig­nal trans­mit­ted along a nar­row path. 14. A small cake leav­ened with yeast. 20. (law) A de­fense by an ac­cused per­son pur­port­ing to show that he or she could not have com­mit­ted the crime in ques­tion. 23. A state in south­east­ern In­dia on the Bay of Ben­gal (south of Andhra Pradesh). 26. The light-sen­si­tive mem­brane cov­er­ing the back wall of the eye­ball. 28. A sil­very soft waxy metal­lic el­e­ment of the al­kali metal group. 29. Un­known god. 31. In equal amounts or shares. 32. A fam­ily of Sino-Ti­betan lan­guages spo­ken in south­east­ern Asia. 35. The cap­i­tal and largest city of Ghana with a deep-wa­ter port. 36. A moun­tain peak in the An­des in Bo­livia (21,391 feet high). 37. A la­borer who car­ries sup­plies to ma­sons or brick­lay­ers. 39. An early French set­tler in the Mar­itimes. 41. (Ir­ish) Mother of the Tuatha De Danann. 42. A sodium salt of car­bonic acid. 46. The in­ner and thicker of the two bones of the hu­man leg be­tween the knee and an­kle. 49. Rep­e­ti­tion or re­ca­pit­u­la­tion in re­verse or­der. 50. Jor­dan's port. 56. (of tempo) Leisurely n. 57. (Akka­dian) God of wis­dom. 58. Pitch­ing dan­ger­ously to one side. 60. Lower in es­teem. 61. A cof­fee cake fla­vored with or­ange rind and raisins and al­monds. 63. Hav­ing some re­sem­blance. 64. (Jun­gian psy­chol­ogy) The in­ner self (not the ex­ter­nal per­sona) that is in touch with the un­con­scious. 66. Fleshy and usu­ally brightly col­ored cover of some seeds that de­vel­ops from the ovule stalk and par­tially or en­tirely en­velopes the seed. 68. A town in Hawaii on the is­land of Hawaii. 70. The con­tent of cog­ni­tion. 71. Type genus of the Ap­i­dae. 74. An es­ter of adeno­sine that is con­verted to ATP for en­ergy stor­age. 75. A loud harsh or stri­dent noise.

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