CROSS­WORD 1436

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1. South Amer­i­can ar­madillo with three bands of bony plates. 5. (in­for­mal) Very bad. 11. A spe­cial way of do­ing some­thing. 15. Tear down so as to make flat with the ground. 16. Na­tional cap­i­tal of Kiri­bati. 17. A genus of Mustel­idae. 18. An­te­lope with white mark­ings like a har­ness and twisted horns. 19. An­ti­neo­plas­tic drug (trade name Elspar) some­times used to treat lym­phoblas­tic leukemia. 20. Not in ac­tion or at work. 21. A flat wing-shaped process or wing­like part of an or­gan­ism. 23. Any ameba of the genus En­damoeba. 25. 16th Pres­i­dent of the United States. 27. The az­imuth of a ce­les­tial body is the an­gle be­tween the ver­ti­cal plane con­tain­ing it and the plane of the merid­ian. 28. A doc­tor's de­gree in dental surgery. 29. The func­tion or po­si­tion prop­erly or cus­tom­ar­ily oc­cu­pied or served by an­other. 30. A Loloish lan­guage. 34. The in­side lower hor­i­zon­tal sur­face (as of a room or hall­way). 37. New Zealand conifer. 40. A Loloish lan­guage. 42. Of or in­volv­ing the rec­tum. 44. Be­ing one more than fifty. 45. A log­a­rith­mic unit of sound in­ten­sity. 46. An early form of mod­ern jazz (orig­i­nat­ing around 1940). 47. A for­mer agency (from 1946 to 1974) that was re­spon­si­ble for re­search into atomic en­ergy and its peace­time uses in the United States. 48. (Akka­dian) God of wis­dom. 49. Cheap showy jew­elry or or­na­ment or cloth­ing. 52. A small car­riage in which a baby or child is pushed around. 56. The head or top of a mast. 59. Sour or bit­ter in taste. 60. Be­fore noon. 62. The fed­eral agency that in­sures res­i­den­tial mort­gages. 63. (used of count nouns) Ev­ery one con­sid­ered in­di­vid­u­ally. 65. A fam­ily of Sino-Ti­betan lan­guages spo­ken in southeastern Asia. 69. An of­fi­cer who acts as mil­i­tary as­sis­tant to a more se­nior of­fi­cer. 73. Ti­tle for a civil or mil­i­tary leader (es­pe­cially in Turkey). 74. An es­o­teric or oc­cult mat­ter that is tra­di­tion­ally se­cret. 78. A con­tainer. 79. A cut of pork ribs with much of the meat trimmed off. 81. A nu­cleic acid con­sist­ing of large mol­e­cules shaped like a dou­ble helix. 82. (in­for­mal) Of the high­est qual­ity. 83. The aca­demic world. 84. A met­ric unit of length equal to 10,000 me­ters.

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1. Wild sheep of semidesert re­gions in cen­tral Asia. 2. United States physi­cist (born in Aus­tria) who pro­posed the ex­clu­sion prin­ci­ple (thus pro­vid­ing a the­o­ret­i­cal ba­sis for the pe­ri­odic ta­ble) (1900-1958). 3. Of or re­lat­ing to or char­ac­ter­is­tic of Asia or the peoples of Asia or their lan­guages or cul­ture. 4. (in­for­mal) `johnny' was ap­plied as a nick­name for Con­fed­er­ate sol­diers by the Fed­eral sol­diers in the Amer­i­can Civil War. 5. English writer (1672-1729). 6. Genus of mainly Amer­i­can more-or-less suc­cu­lent herbs. 7. The bureau of the Trea­sury Depart­ment re­spon­si­ble for tax col­lec­tions. 8. Greek mythol­ogy. 9. A fes­ti­val fea­tur­ing African-Amer­i­can cul­ture. 10. A unit of length equal to 3 feet. 11. God of dawn and light. 12. (Greek mythol­ogy) The god of the un­der­world in an­cient mythol­ogy. 13. Agency of the United States gov­ern­ment charged with me­di­at­ing dis­putes be­tween man­age­ment and la­bor. 14. (Greek mythol­ogy) God­dess of the earth and mother of Cronus and the Ti­tans in an­cient mythol­ogy. 22. The 3 god­desses of fate or destiny. 24. Hor­mone se­creted by the pos­te­rior pi­tu­itary gland (trade name Pitressin) and also by nerve end­ings in the hy­po­thal­a­mus. 26. A lump of ma­te­rial formed from the con­tent of a liq­uid. 31. Scot­tish sea cap­tain who was hired to pro­tect Bri­tish ship­ping in the In­dian Ocean and then was ac­cused of piracy and hanged (1645-1701). 32. An ir­ri­ta­ble petu­lant feel­ing. 33. Of sur­pass­ing ex­cel­lence. 35. A fa­cial ex­pres­sion of con­tempt or scorn. 36. English scholas­tic philoso­pher and as­sumed author of Oc­cam's Ra­zor (12851349). 38. Prim­i­tive chloro­phyll-con­tain­ing mainly aquatic eu­kary­otic or­gan­isms lack­ing true stems and roots and leaves. 39. A crown-like jew­elled head­dress worn by women on for­mal oc­ca­sions. 41. Make less ac­tive or in­tense. 43. A white soft me­tal­lic el­e­ment that tar­nishes read­ily. 50. (sports) With hand brought for­ward and up from be­low shoul­der level. 51. A mem­ber of a Caddo peo­ple for­merly liv­ing in north cen­tral Texas. 53. A Chadic lan­guage spo­ken south of Lake Chad. 54. A go­nadotropic hor­mone that is se­creted by the an­te­rior pi­tu­itary. 55. Resin­like sub­stance se­creted by cer­tain lac in­sects. 57. A deroga­tory term used by Jews to re­fer to non-Jewish women. 58. A hard gray lus­trous me­tal­lic el­e­ment that is highly cor­ro­sion-re­sis­tant. 61. Pos­sess­ing or us­ing or char­ac­ter­is­tic of or ap­pro­pri­ate to su­per­nat­u­ral pow­ers. 64. The blood group whose red cells carry both the A and B anti­gens. 66. A na­tive or in­hab­i­tant of Den­mark. 67. A lyric poet. 68. On or to­ward the lee. 70. Se­vere di­a­betes mel­li­tus with an early on­set. 71. De­clare un­true. 72. Mild yel­low Dutch cheese made in balls. 75. A drug com­bi­na­tion found in some over­the-counter headache reme­dies (As­pirin and Phenacetin and Caf­feine). 76. The cry made by sheep. 77. A loose sleeve­less outer gar­ment made from aba cloth. 80. Be­ing one more than one.

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