CROSS­WORD 1432

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1. Acute ul­cer­a­tion of the mu­cous mem­branes

of the mouth or gen­i­tals. 5. Small bit­ter fruit of the marasca cherry tree from whose juice maraschino liqueur is made. 12. A fed­eral agency es­tab­lished to reg­u­late the re­lease of new foods and health-re­lated prod­ucts. 15. A Kwa lan­guage spo­ken in Ghana and the

Ivory Coast. 16. A cit­i­zen who has a le­gal right to vote. 17. Take in solid food. 18. Mar or spoil the ap­pear­ance of. 19. Brought from wild­ness into a do­mes­ti­cated

state. 20. A flat wing-shaped process or wing­like part

of an or­gan­ism. 21. The 16th let­ter of the He­brew al­pha­bet. 22. The lower house of the par­lia­ment of the

Repub­lic of Ire­land. 24. A vari­able quan­tity that can be re­solved

into com­po­nents. 26. A river in north cen­tral Switzer­land that

runs north­east into the Rhine. 28. A per­son who lacks con­fi­dence, is ir­res­o­lute and wishy-washy. 30. Be­fore noon. 32. A metal­lic el­e­ment hav­ing four al­lotropic

forms. 33. A small Asian coun­try high in the

Hi­malayas be­tween In­dia and Ti­bet. 34. An in­de­pen­dent agency of the United States govern­ment re­spon­si­ble for avi­a­tion and space­flight. 38. A lo­cal com­puter net­work for com­mu­ni­ca­tion be­tween com­put­ers. 40. A light strong brit­tle gray toxic bi­va­lent

metal­lic el­e­ment. 41. A health fa­cil­ity where pa­tients re­ceive

treat­ment. 43. A Hindu god­dess who re­leases from sin or

dis­ease. 47. (ar­chaic) Of per­sons. 48. In for­mer clas­si­fi­ca­tions a ma­jor di­vi­sion of Mam­malia com­pris­ing all hoofed mam­mals. 51. The el­e­men­tary stages of any sub­ject (usu­ally plu­ral). 53. An en­zyme that cat­alyzes the ox­i­da­tion of many body com­pounds (e.g., ep­i­neph­rine and nor­ep­i­neph­rine and sero­tonin). 54. Hav­ing ac­cu­mu­lated or be­come more

in­tense. 55. A soft sil­very metal­lic el­e­ment of the al­kali

earth group. 57. A chronic pro­gres­sive ner­vous dis­or­der in­volv­ing loss of myelin sheath around cer­tain nerve fibers. 58. In­abil­ity to make pur­pose­ful move­ments. 60. Medium-sized pen­guins oc­cur­ring in large

colonies on the Adelie coast of Antarc­tica. 63. A met­ric unit of vol­ume equal to one thou­sandth of a liter. 64. The amount that a con­tainer (as a wine

bot­tle or tank) lacks of be­ing full. 66. When dried yields a hard sub­stance used

e.g. in golf balls. 70. A white soft metal­lic el­e­ment that tar­nishes read­ily. 71. The ba­sic unit of money in Nige­ria. 74. A loose sleeve­less outer gar­ment made

from aba cloth. 75. The largest city in Kaza­khstan and the cap­i­tal un­til 1998. 78. An oily col­or­less liq­uid ob­tained by the con­den­sa­tion of two mol­e­cules of ac­etalde­hyde. 79. (in Scot­land or Ire­land) A moun­tain or tall

hill. 80. Lead some­one in the wrong di­rec­tion. 82. The com­pass point mid­way be­tween east

and south­east. 83. A con­di­tion (mostly in boys) char­ac­ter­ized

by be­hav­ioral and learn­ing dis­or­ders. 84. A great raja. 85. (mean­ing lit­er­ally `born') Used to in­di­cate the maiden or fam­ily name of a mar­ried woman.

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1. A quan­tity of no im­por­tance. 2. An en­dorse­ment. 3. A crime syn­di­cate in the United States. 4. 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). 5. (ar­chaic) A fit­ting re­ward. 6. A sil­very duc­tile metal­lic el­e­ment found pri­mar­ily in baux­ite. 7. Go into re­tire­ment. 8. A genus of herbs and shrubs be­long­ing to

the fam­ily Euphor­biaceae. 9. What you can re­peat im­me­di­ately af­ter per­ceiv­ing it. 10. All the peo­ple liv­ing at the same time or of

ap­prox­i­mately the same age. 11. A unit of dry mea­sure used in Egypt. 12. A no­table achievement. 13. Herb of the Pa­cific is­lands grown through­out the trop­ics for its ed­i­ble root and in tem­per­ate ar­eas as an or­na­men­tal for its large glossy leaves. 14. Es­sen­tial oil or per­fume ob­tained from

flow­ers. 23. An in­flam­ma­tory dis­ease in­volv­ing the

se­ba­ceous glands of the skin. 25. Some­one who is crit­i­cal of the mo­tives of

oth­ers. 27. A soft sil­very metal­lic el­e­ment of the al­kali

metal group. 29. African tree hav­ing an ex­ceed­ingly thick trunk and fruit that re­sem­bles a gourd and has an ed­i­ble pulp called mon­key bread. 31. Bi­en­nial weed in Europe and Amer­ica hav­ing large pin­nate leaves and yel­low flow­ers and a bit­ter and some­what poi­sonous root. 35. (physics and chem­istry) The small­est com­po­nent of an el­e­ment hav­ing the chem­i­cal prop­er­ties of the el­e­ment. 36. Highly sea­soned fatty sausage of pork and

beef usu­ally dried. 37. A monosac­cha­ride sugar that con­tains the

alde­hyde group or is hemi­ac­etal. 39. An African river. 42. Com­mit­tee formed by a spe­cial-in­ter­est group to raise money for their fa­vorite po­lit­i­cal can­di­dates. 44. Type genus of the Tu­paia. 45. A large genus of di­cotyle­donous trees and shrubs of the fam­ily Aquifo­li­aceae that have small flow­ers and berries (in­clud­ing hol­lies). 46. Some­one who is morally rep­re­hen­si­ble. 49. Tax­o­nomic king­dom com­pris­ing all liv­ing

or ex­tinct an­i­mals. 50. A bluish shade of green. 52. Any of nu­mer­ous lo­cal fer­til­ity and na­ture deities wor­shipped by an­cient Semitic peo­ples. 56. Es­tab­lished by or founded upon law or of­fi­cial or ac­cepted rules. 59. Usu­ally re­stricted to the An­dean con­dor. 61. Fairly small ter­res­trial ferns of trop­i­cal

Amer­ica. 62. A city in the western Nether­lands. 65. Genus of western United States an­nu­als

with showy yel­low or white flow­ers. 67. In bed. 68. Re­lat­ing to or char­ac­ter­is­tic of or oc­cur­ring

on land. 69. Rus­sian physi­cist (1895-1971). 72. Hav­ing a dusty pur­plish pink color. 73. On or to­ward the lee. 76. A hor­mone se­creted by the an­te­rior pi­tu­itary gland that con­trols the de­gree of pigmentation in melanocytes. 77. Ti­tle for a civil or mil­i­tary leader (es­pe­cially

in Turkey). 81. A per­son who an­nounces and plays pop­u­lar recorded mu­sic.

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