CROSSWORD 1424

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1. A white na­tive of Cape Prov­ince who is a de­scen­dant of Dutch set­tlers and who speaks Afrikaans. 5. Trop­i­cal African and In­dian herbs. 12. The part of the ner­vous sys­tem of ver­te­brates that con­trols in­vol­un­tary ac­tions of the smooth mus­cles and heart and glands. 15. The cap­i­tal of West­ern Samoa. 16. Shed light on. 17. The last (12th) month of the year. 18. (print­ing) A short line at the end of the main strokes of a char­ac­ter. 20. Of or in or re­lat­ing to the nose. 21. A loose sleeve­less outer gar­ment made from aba cloth. 22. White South­erner sup­port­ing Re­con­struc­tion poli­cies af­ter the Civil War usu­ally for self-in­ter­est. 24. Amer­i­can pro­fes­sional base­ball player who hit more home runs than Babe Ruth (born in 1934). 26. A seat for one per­son, with a sup­port for the back. 27. A deep or­ange-red va­ri­ety of chal­cedony. 29. Of the in­sects in the chrysalis (co­coon) or post lar­val stage. 32. In bed. 34. A woman hired to suckle a child of some­one else. 38. (pre­fix) Within. 40. (bi­ol­ogy) Of un­like parts or or­gans. 41. Earnest and con­sci­en­tious ac­tiv­ity in­tended to do or ac­com­plish some­thing. 42. Meat from a calf. 44. South Amer­i­can ar­madillo with three bands of bony plates. 45. A mem­ber of the ex­tinct Al­go­nquian peo­ple for­merly liv­ing in north­ern In­di­ana and south­ern Michi­gan. 48. A large vase that usu­ally has a pedestal or feet. 49. (Akka­dian) Fa­ther of the gods and con­sort of Tia­mat. 50. A lit­er­ary lan­guage of Chi­nese Turkestan (named for one of the sons of Genghis Khan). 52. A col­or­less odor­less gaseous el­e­ment that give a red glow in a vac­uum tube. 54. An in­de­pen­dent agency of the United States gov­ern­ment re­spon­si­ble for col­lect­ing and co­or­di­nat­ing in­tel­li­gence and coun­ter­in­tel­li­gence ac­tiv­i­ties abroad in the na­tional in­ter­est. 55. The ball-and-socket joint be­tween the head of the fe­mur and the ac­etab­u­lum. 59. Per­son who does no work. 62. A non­s­teroidal anti-in­flam­ma­tory drug (trade name Cli­no­ril). 65. A tem­po­rally or­ga­nized plan for mat­ters to be at­tended to. 69. An in­fant that is born prior to 37 weeks of ges­ta­tion. 70. Large long-armed ape of Bor­neo and Su­ma­tra hav­ing ar­bo­real habits. 73. A river in north cen­tral Switzer­land that runs north­east into the Rhine. 74. An agency of the United Na­tions af­fil­i­ated with the World Bank. 75. The pos­i­tive frac­tional part of the rep­re­sen­ta­tion of a log­a­rithm. 77. Peren­nial herb of East In­dia to Poly­ne­sia and Aus­tralia cul­ti­vated for its large ed­i­ble root yield­ing Ota­heite ar­row­root starch. 78. Usu­ally large hard-shelled seed. 79. Per­tain­ing to the tiny air sacs of the lungs. 80. A white linen litur­gi­cal vest­ment with sleeves.

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1. Hav­ing or de­not­ing a low vo­cal or in­stru­men­tal range. 2. An or­ga­ni­za­tion of coun­tries formed in 1961 to agree on a com­mon pol­icy for the sale of petroleum. 3. A genus of Mustel­idae. 4. A wheeled ve­hi­cle adapted to the rails of rail­road. 5. A neu­tral mid­dle vowel. 6. An­gu­lar dis­tance above the hori­zon (es­pe­cially of a ce­les­tial ob­ject). 7. (leg­end) Chal­ice used by Christ at the last sup­per. 8. A con­stel­la­tion in the south­ern hemi­sphere near Te­le­scopium and Norma. 9. Im­proper or ex­ces­sive use. 10. A city in the Eu­ro­pean part of Rus­sia. 11. (trade­mark) A thin polyester film. 12. The sixth month of the civil year. 13. (Baby­lo­nian) God of wis­dom and agri­cul­ture and pa­tron of scribes and schools. 14. The act of scan­ning. 19. Shah of Iran who was de­posed in 1979 by Is­lamic fun­da­men­tal­ists (1919-1980). 23. The branch of com­puter sci­ence that deal with writ­ing com­puter pro­grams that can solve prob­lems cre­atively. 25. A city in south­ern Turkey on the Sey­han River. 28. A port city in south­west­ern Turkey on the Gulf of An­talya. 30. Not fully de­vel­oped or ma­ture. 31. Asian rat snakes. 33. A soft sil­very metal­lic el­e­ment of the al­kali earth group. 35. The cap­i­tal and largest city of Mozam­bique. 36. A drug (trade names Atarax and Vis­taril) used as a tran­quil­izer to treat anx­i­ety and mo­tion sick­ness. 37. Rup­ture in smooth mus­cle tis­sue through which a bod­ily struc­ture pro­trudes. 39. A met­ri­cal unit with un­stressed-stressed syl­la­bles. 43. A land­locked desert repub­lic in north­cen­tral Africa. 46. Of or re­lat­ing to or sup­port­ing Is­lamism. 47. Be­ing two more than ninety. 51. A unit of area (4840 square yards) used in English-speak­ing coun­tries. 53. A se­vere or try­ing ex­pe­ri­ence. 56. The sound of sheep or goats (or any sound re­sem­bling this) v 1. 57. (Jun­gian psy­chol­ogy) The in­ner self (not the ex­ter­nal per­sona) that is in touch with the un­con­scious. 58. (Akka­dian) God of wis­dom. 60. East In­dian tart yel­low berry­like fruit. 61. Moth hav­ing non­func­tional mouth­parts as adults. 63. Re­lat­ing to the Urdu lan­guage. 64. A small shel­ter for do­mes­tic an­i­mals (as sheep or pi­geons). 66. Plant with an elon­gated head of broad stalked leaves re­sem­bling cel­ery. 67. The lower house of the par­lia­ment of the Repub­lic of Ire­land. 68. An Ara­bic speak­ing per­son who lives in Ara­bia or North Africa. 71. The for­mer cap­i­tal and 2nd largest city of Brazil. 72. The sign lan­guage used in the United States. 76. A state in the west­ern United States.

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