CROSSWORD 1433

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ACROSS

1. A fine grained min­eral hav­ing a soft soapy feel and con­sist­ing of hy­drated mag­ne­sium sil­i­cate.

5. A mem­ber of an In­dian peo­ple for­merly liv­ing along the Gulf coast of Louisiana and Texas.

12. Sur­face layer of ground con­tain­ing a matt of grass and grass roots.

15. The chief solid com­po­nent of mam­malian urine.

16. (Scot­tish) A strong dis­like.

17. An ac­coun­tant cer­ti­fied by the state.

18. United States co­me­dian and film ac­tor (1880-1946).

19. Mild cream-col­ored Dutch cheese shaped in balls.

20. A river in north cen­tral Switzer­land that runs north­east into the Rhine.

21. An as­so­ci­a­tion of peo­ple to pro­mote the wel­fare of senior ci­ti­zens.

22. The blood group whose red cells carry both the A and B anti­gens.

24. Ca­pa­ble of be­ing cor­rupted.

26. A line spo­ken by an ac­tor to the au­di­ence but not in­tended for oth­ers on the stage.

28. Harsh or cor­ro­sive in tone.

29. Sit­u­ated at an apex.

35. Mi­nor or sub­or­di­nate.

36. A com­part­ment in front of a mo­tor ve­hi­cle where driver sits.

38. A sud­den short at­tack.

39. A par­tic­u­lar en­vi­ron­ment or walk of life.

42. Resin­like sub­stance se­creted by cer­tain lac in­sects.

45. A repub­lic in north­west­ern South Amer­ica.

48. Any of the en­zymes that cat­alyze bi­o­log­i­cal ox­i­da­tion.

50. Ut­ter a re­proach to.

51. Be­ing ten more than one hun­dred eighty.

52. Of or per­tain­ing to a num­ber sys­tem hav­ing 16 as its base.

53. Give a cer­tain im­pres­sion or have a cer­tain out­ward as­pect.

54. Peren­nial herb of East In­dia to Poly­ne­sia and Aus­tralia cul­ti­vated for its large ed­i­ble root yield­ing Ota­heite ar­row­root starch.

56. Any of the nu­mer­ous plants of the genus Vi­ola.

58. South Amer­i­can ar­madillo with three bands of bony plates.

61. United States econ­o­mist who wrote about con­spic­u­ous con­sump­tion (1857-1929).

64. Coarsely ground corn.

69. Ti­tle for a civil or mil­i­tary leader (es­pe­cially in Turkey).

70. Leather­leaf ferns.

73. The cap­i­tal and chief port of Qatar.

74. Be­ing one more than two.

75. Of or re­lat­ing to the heart.

76. A repub­lic in the Mid­dle East in west­ern Asia.

77. A com­mit­tee in the ex­ec­u­tive branch of govern­ment that ad­vises the pres­i­dent on for­eign and mil­i­tary and na­tional se­cu­rity.

78. Sur­vey­ing in­stru­ment con­sist­ing of the up­per mov­able part of a theodo­lite in­clud­ing the tele­scope and its at­tach­ments.

79. (of a young an­i­mal) Aban­doned by its mother and raised by hand.

DOWN

1. A soft por­ous rock con­sist­ing of cal­cium car­bon­ate de­posited from springs rich in lime.

2. An elab­o­rate song for solo voice.

3. A fa­cial ex­pres­sion of con­tempt or scorn.

4. A high-crowned black cap (usu­ally made of felt or sheep­skin) worn by men in Turkey and Iran and the Cau­ca­sus.

5. At­tack some­one phys­i­cally or emo­tion­ally.

6. A crys­talline metal­lic el­e­ment not found in na­ture. 7. The month fol­low­ing July and pre­ced­ing Septem­ber.

8. A rounded pro­jec­tion or pro­tu­ber­ance.

9. (zo­ol­ogy) Re­lat­ing to frogs and toads.

10. A tri­cy­cle (usu­ally pro­pelled by ped­alling). 11. Re­lat­ing to or char­ac­ter­is­tic of Arabs.

12. Some­one who works (or pro­vides work­ers) dur­ing a strike.

13. A translu­cent min­eral con­sist­ing of hy­drated sil­ica of vari­able color.

14. A chal­lenge to do some­thing dan­ger­ous or fool­hardy.

23. A bach­e­lor's de­gree in re­li­gion.

25. Re­garded with deep or rap­tur­ous love (es­pe­cially as if for a god).

27. A moun­tain peak in the An­des in Bo­livia (21,391 feet high).

30. A deep red gar­net used as a gem­stone.

31. A loose sleeve­less outer gar­ment made from aba cloth.

32. A mem­ber of an Atha­paskan peo­ple that mi­grated to Ari­zona and New Mex­ico and Utah.

33. Ger­man en­gi­neer (born in France) who in­vented the diesel en­gine (1858-1913).

34. An ac­ces­sory or ad­join­ing anatom­i­cal parts or ap­pendages (es­pe­cially of the em­bryo).

37. A flat wing-shaped process or wing­like part of an or­gan­ism.

40. A river in cen­tral Europe that arises in north­west­ern Cze­choslo­vakia and flows north­ward through Ger­many to empty into the North Sea.

41. Conforming with or con­sti­tut­ing a norm or stan­dard or level or type or so­cial norm.

43. The ball-and-socket joint be­tween the head of the fe­mur and the ac­etab­u­lum.

44. Re­lat­ing to or char­ac­ter­is­tic of wooded re­gions.

46. Re­quir­ing two hands or de­signed for two peo­ple.

47. A state in the Rocky Moun­tains.

49. Be­ing ten more than eighty.

55. A vol­canic is­land (part of Cam­pa­nia) in the Tyrrhe­nian Sea at the north end of the Bay of Naples.

57. (prosody) Of or con­sist­ing of iambs.

59. Type genus of the Per­ci­dae.

60. A sup­port that stead­ies or strength­ens some­thing else.

62. Ar­mor plate that pro­tects the chest.

63. The Ti­beto-Burman lan­guage spo­ken in the Dali re­gion of Yun­nan.

65. To­ward the mouth or oral re­gion.

66. A genus of Mustel­idae.

67. (Baby­lo­nian) God of storms and wind.

68. A body of (usu­ally fresh) wa­ter sur­rounded by land.

71. The use of nu­clear mag­netic res­o­nance of pro­tons to pro­duce pro­ton den­sity im­ages.

72. Not di­vis­i­ble by two.

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