CROSS­WORD 1423

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1. The air­force of Great Bri­tain. 4. Not one of the first three in a race or com­pe­ti­tion. 12. Ed­i­ble tu­ber of any of sev­eral yams. 15. The com­pass point mid­way be­tween north­east and east. 16. A city in south­east­ern Si­cily that was founded by Corinthi­ans in the 8th cen­tury BC. 17. (Ir­ish) Mother of the an­cient Ir­ish gods. 18. A pass be­tween moun­tain peaks. 19. A store or sup­ply (es­pe­cially of food or cloth­ing or arms). 20. A land­locked desert repub­lic in north­cen­tral Africa. 22. Mus­lim name for God. 24. A cat­e­gory of things dis­tin­guished by some com­mon char­ac­ter­is­tic or qual­ity. 25. The amount a salary is in­creased. 26. Husk of a pea. 28. United States in­ven­tor who man­u­fac­tured the first el­e­va­tor with a safety de­vice (1811-1861). 30. Any sys­tem of prin­ci­ples or be­liefs. 31. Rheumatic or myal­gic pains in the arms or legs. 35. Not only so, but. 38. A road that takes traf­fic around the edge of a town. 40. Old World wild swine hav­ing a nar­row body and prom­i­nent tusks from which most do­mes­tic swine come. 41. Thick­en­ing of tis­sue in the mo­tor tracts of the lat­eral col­umns and an­te­rior horns of the spinal cord. 43. A state in north­west­ern North Amer­ica. 44. A psy­cho­log­i­cal state in­duced by (or as if in­duced by) a mag­i­cal in­can­ta­tion. 46. A group of bi­o­log­i­cal taxa or species that share fea­tures in­her­ited from a com­mon an­ces­tor. 49. A woman hired to suckle a child of some­one else. 51. A loud harsh or stri­dent noise. 52. Type genus of the Cari­ami­dae com­pris­ing only the crested cariama. 54. Ac­cord­ing with cus­tom or pro­pri­ety. 56. To­wards the shore from the water. 58. (Akka­dian) God of wis­dom. 59. An ad­vanced law de­gree. 60. A switch made from the stems of the rat­tan palms. 63. A flat wing-shaped process or wing­like part of an or­gan­ism. 66. Sim­i­lar to the gi­raffe but smaller with much shorter neck and stripe on the legs. 69. A city in south­ern Turkey on the Sey­han River. 72. Cubes of meat mar­i­nated and cooked on a skewer usu­ally with veg­eta­bles. 74. The mis­sion in San An­to­nio where in 1836 Mex­i­can forces un­der Santa Anna be­sieged and mas­sa­cred Amer­i­can rebels who were fight­ing to make Texas in­de­pen­dent of Mex­ico. 76. Mild yel­low Dutch cheese made in balls. 77. An in­te­rior pas­sage or cor­ri­dor onto which rooms open. 80. A cor­po­ra­tion's first of­fer to sell stock to the pub­lic. 81. Widely cul­ti­vated in trop­i­cal and sub­trop­i­cal re­gions for its fra­grant flow­ers and col­or­ful fruits. 82. French neu­rol­o­gist who tried to use hyp­no­tism to cure hys­te­ria (1825-1893). 83. A score in base­ball made by a run­ner touch­ing all four bases safely.

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1. A sum­mary that re­peats the sub­stance of a longer dis­cus­sion. 2. Small ar­bo­real trop­i­cal Amer­i­can in­sec­tiv­o­rous lizards with the abil­ity to change skin color. 3. A boy or man. 4. Ir­ish prelate who de­duced from the Bi­ble that Cre­ation oc­curred in the year 4004 BC (1581-1656). 5. A lu­mi­nance unit equal to 1 can­dle per square me­ter mea­sured per­pen­dic­u­lar to the rays from the source. 6. The pat­terns of stress and in­to­na­tion in a lan­guage. 7. The lev­oro­ta­tory form of dopa (trade names Ben­dopa and Bro­cadopa and Lar­o­dopa). 8. Type genus of the Acer­aceae. 9. Money col­lected un­der a tar­iff. 10. A ra­dioac­tive transuranic el­e­ment pro­duced by bom­bard­ing plu­to­nium with neu­trons. 11. An anal­gesic for mild pain. 12. A mem­ber of an ex­tinct North Amer­i­can In­dian peo­ple who lived in the Pit river val­ley in north­ern Cal­i­for­nia. 13. Type genus of the Anati­dae. 14. Pro­duced by a man­u­fac­tur­ing process. 21. Melon hav­ing yel­low­ish rind and whitish flesh. 23. United States writer (born in Poland) who wrote in Yid­dish (1880-1957). 27. An im­por­tant sea­port on the Is­land of Cebu in the Philip­pines. 29. Tes­tacean rhi­zopods. 32. A Dra­vid­ian lan­guage spo­ken by the Gond peo­ple in south cen­tral In­dia. 33. French trage­dian who based his works on Greek and Ro­man themes (1639-1699). 34. A genus of trop­i­cal Asian and Malaysian palm trees. 36. A repub­lic in south­east­ern Europe on the south­ern part of the Balkan penin­sula. 37. The fourth month of the Hindu cal­en­dar. 39. Jor­dan's port. 42. Re­lat­ing to or re­sem­bling or made of or adorned with pearls or mother-of-pearl. 45. The 17th let­ter of the Greek al­pha­bet. 47. Any of a class of al­co­hols hav­ing 2 hy­droxyl groups in each mol­e­cule. 48. A white metal­lic el­e­ment that burns with a bril­liant light. 50. An iron-clad ves­sel built by the Con­fed­er­ate forces in the hope of break­ing the block­ade im­posed by the North. 53. A writ­ten pro­posal or re­minder. 55. English econ­o­mist noted for his stud­ies of in­ter­na­tional trade and fi­nance (born in 1907). 57. A port city in south­west­ern Turkey on the Gulf of An­talya. 61. A hard gray lus­trous metal­lic el­e­ment that is highly cor­ro­sion-re­sis­tant. 62. An ex­treme state of ad­ver­sity. 64. An ac­ci­den­tal hole that al­lows some­thing (fluid or light etc.) to en­ter or es­cape. 65. (usu­ally fol­lowed by `to') Hav­ing the nec­es­sary means or skill or know-how or au­thor­ity to do some­thing. 67. The 11th let­ter of the He­brew al­pha­bet. 68. Queen of Eng­land as the 6th wife of Henry VIII (1512-1548). 70. Chevro­tain some­what larger than the kan­chil. 71. A primeval per­son­i­fi­ca­tion of air and breath. 73. Fer­mented al­co­holic bev­er­age sim­i­lar to but heav­ier than beer. 75. United States mu­si­cian (born in Ja­pan) who mar­ried John Len­non and col­lab­o­rated with him on record­ings (born in 1933). 78. A white triva­lent metal­lic el­e­ment. 79. (as­tron­omy) A mea­sure of time de­fined by Earth's or­bital mo­tion.

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