CROSSWORD 1444

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1. An­cient He­brew unit of liq­uid mea­sure = 1.5 gal­lons. 4. The act of adding salt to food. 11. Nor­we­gian math­e­ma­ti­cian (1802-1829). 15. A sweet­ened bev­er­age of di­luted fruit juice. 16. Lack­ing fresh air. 17. A large bun­dle bound for stor­age or trans­port. 18. A young woman mak­ing her de­but into so­ci­ety. 19. African tree hav­ing an ex­ceed­ingly thick trunk and fruit that re­sem­bles a gourd and has an ed­i­ble pulp called monkey bread. 21. Ro­man Catholic the­olo­gian (1585-1638). 23. Any plant of the genus Inula. 25. Re­lat­ing to or char­ac­ter­is­tic of or oc­cur­ring in the air. 26. (Baby­lo­nian) A demigod or first man. 28. Rock that in its molten form (as magma) is­sues from vol­canos. 30. Put into print. 33. North Amer­i­can repub­lic con­tain­ing 50 states - 48 con­ter­mi­nous states in North Amer­ica plus Alaska in north­west North Amer­ica and the Hawai­ian Is­lands in the Pa­cific Ocean. 37. Not el­e­gant or grace­ful in ex­pres­sion. 38. A state in mid­west­ern United States. 40. A city and port in north­ern Jut­land. 41. A fed­eral agency es­tab­lished to co­or­di­nate pro­grams aimed at re­duc­ing pol­lu­tion and pro­tect­ing the en­vi­ron­ment. 45. A per­son who avoids the com­pany or as­sis­tance of others. 46. A mot­ley as­sort­ment of things. 49. Any place of com­plete bliss and de­light and peace. 51. A growth in strength or num­ber or im­por­tance. 52. Of or re­lat­ing to cilia pro­ject­ing from the sur­face of a cell. 53. A Chadic lan­guage spo­ken south of Lake Chad. 54. Free­dom from dif­fi­culty or hard­ship or ef­fort. 55. Di­uretic (trade name Ede­crin) used to treat edema. 57. (Ir­ish) Chief god of the Tuatha De Danann. 59. The branch of en­gi­neer­ing sci­ence that stud­ies the uses of elec­tric­ity and the equip­ment for power gen­er­a­tion and dis­tri­bu­tion and the con­trol of ma­chines and com­mu­ni­ca­tion. 60. 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. 64. A col­lec­tion of ob­jects laid on top of each other. 70. A rapid es­cape (as by crim­i­nals). 71. Ab­sence of the mam­mary glands (ei­ther through surgery or de­vel­op­men­tal de­fect). 73. A drug (trade name Atabrine) used to treat cer­tain worm in­fes­ta­tions and once used to treat malaria. 75. (Ir­ish) The sea per­son­i­fied. 76. Char­ac­ter­ized or pro­duced by ad­di­tion. 78. The quan­tity con­tained in a keg. 79. (com­puter sci­ence) Pro­to­col that al­lows users to copy files be­tween their lo­cal sys­tem and any sys­tem they can reach on the net­work. 80. De­void of phys­i­cal sen­sa­tion. 81. The 7th let­ter of the Greek al­pha­bet.

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1. A pil­grim­age to Mecca. 2. The con­tent of cog­ni­tion. 3. The compass point that is one point north of north­east. 4. Edit and cor­rect (writ­ten or printed ma­te­rial). 5. 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). 6. Of or re­lat­ing to a mem­ber of the Bud­dhist peo­ple in­hab­it­ing the Mekong river in Laos and Thai­land. 7. The in­ner and thicker of the two bones of the hu­man leg be­tween the knee and an­kle. 8. A theo­cratic repub­lic in the Mid­dle East in western Asia. 9. A medic­i­nal liq­uid prepa­ra­tion in­tended for use in an at­om­izer. 10. A duc­tile sil­very-white duc­tile fer­ro­mag­netic triva­lent metal­lic el­e­ment of the rare earth group. 11. A loose sleeve­less outer gar­ment made from aba cloth. 12. A small cake leav­ened with yeast. 13. (Norse mythol­ogy) God­dess of old age who de­feated Thor in a wrestling match. 14. A fa­cial ex­pres­sion of con­tempt or scorn. 20. English nurse who re­mained in Brus­sels af­ter the Ger­man oc­cu­pa­tion in or­der to help Al­lied pris­on­ers es­cape. 22. Minute float­ing marine tu­ni­cate hav­ing a trans­par­ent body with an open­ing at each end. 24. A Ti­betan or Mon­go­lian priest of La­maism. 27. English il­lus­tra­tor of sev­eral of Dick­ens' nov­els (1815-1882). 29. Of or re­lat­ing to or formed by trees. 31. Not paid. 32. A small short-legged smooth-coated breed of hound. 34. Re­gion of western Asia Mi­nor col­o­nized by An­cient Greeks. 35. Any of var­i­ous plants of the fam­ily Cru­ciferae hav­ing ed­i­ble pun­gent-tast­ing leaves. 36. Be in ac­cord. 39. In bed. 42. Large sweet juicy hy­brid be­tween tan­ger­ine and grape­fruit hav­ing a thick wrin­kled skin. 43. (Baby­lo­nian) God of storms and wind. 44. Cubes of meat mar­i­nated and cooked on a skewer usu­ally with veg­eta­bles. 47. Any skele­tal mus­cle hav­ing two ori­gins (but es­pe­cially the mus­cle that flexes the fore­arm). 48. A river in north cen­tral Switzer­land that runs north­east into the Rhine. 50. Some­one (es­pe­cially a woman) who an­noys peo­ple by con­stantly find­ing fault. 56. A state in the western United States. 58. Smeared thickly. 61. Hav­ing the same or sim­i­lar char­ac­ter­is­tics. 62. French painter whose work in­flu­enced the impressionists (1832-1883). 63. The end­ing of a se­ries or se­quence. 65. Ex­pel, as of gases and odors. 66. An as­so­ci­a­tion of peo­ple to pro­mote the wel­fare of se­nior cit­i­zens. 67. An of­fi­cer who acts as mil­i­tary as­sis­tant to a more se­nior of­fi­cer. 68. The spec­i­fied day of the month. 69. An un­der­ground en­clo­sure with ac­cess from the sur­face of the ground or from the sea v 1. 72. A slight amount or de­gree of dif­fer­ence. 74. A sil­very mal­leable metal­lic el­e­ment that re­sists cor­ro­sion. 77. A state in the Rocky Moun­tains.

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