CROSS­WORD 1449

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1. Men­tally or phys­i­cally in­firm with age. 5. Changed in or­der to im­prove or made more fit for a par­tic­u­lar pur­pose. 12. An en­closed space. 15. (Norse mythol­ogy) God­dess of old age who de­feated Thor in a wrestling match. 16. A Bantu lan­guage spo­ken in the coastal re­gions of eastern Kenya. 17. Hor­mone se­creted by the pos­te­rior pi­tu­itary gland (trade name Pitressin) and also by nerve end­ings in the hy­po­thal­a­mus. 18. The habi­ta­tion of wild an­i­mals. 19. Of heavy boots. 20. The cry made by sheep. 21. A four-wheeled wagon that runs on tracks in a mine. 22. An ex­ten­sion at the end and at right an­gles to the main build­ing. 24. A white soft metal­lic el­e­ment that tar­nishes read­ily. 25. Plant with an elon­gated head of broad stalked leaves re­sem­bling cel­ery. 27. (used of count nouns) Ev­ery one con­sid­ered in­di­vid­u­ally. 29. Mi­nor or sub­or­di­nate. 31. The dis­tinc­tive form in which a thing is made. 32. Date used in reck­on­ing dates be­fore the sup­posed year Christ was born. 35. A mem­ber of a North Amer­i­can peo­ple for­merly liv­ing in the Colorado river val­ley in Ari­zona. 41. A Kwa lan­guage spo­ken by the Yoruba peo­ple in south­west­ern Nige­ria. 42. A soft sil­very metal­lic el­e­ment of the al­kali earth group. 43. The ba­sic unit of money in Bangladesh. 46. A Chadic lan­guage spo­ken south of Lake Chad. 47. An in­for­mal term for a fa­ther. 49. A river in eastern France. 52. Owed and payable im­me­di­ately or on de­mand. 53. Short and fat. 54. Large north­ern deer with enor­mous flat­tened antlers in the male. 55. In­dian re­li­gious leader who founded Sikhism (1469-1538). 57. Cap­i­tal of the state of Ore­gon in the north­west­ern part of the state on the Wil­lamette River. 59. A rare sil­very (usu­ally triva­lent) metal­lic el­e­ment. 60. The branch of com­puter sci­ence that deal with writ­ing com­puter pro­grams that can solve prob­lems cre­atively. 62. (botany) Es­pe­cially of leaves. 66. A sharply di­rec­tional an­tenna. 69. An in­ac­tive vol­cano in Si­cily. 72. Shrubby tree widely dis­trib­uted along trop­i­cal shores. 74. The os­si­cle be­tween the malleus and the stapes. 76. Prim­i­tive chloro­phyll-con­tain­ing mainly aquatic eu­kary­otic or­gan­isms lack­ing true stems and roots and leaves. 77. A self-funded re­tire­ment plan that al­lows you to con­trib­ute a lim­ited yearly sum to­ward your re­tire­ment. 78. Free­dom to de­vi­ate de­lib­er­ately from nor­mally ap­pli­ca­ble rules or prac­tices (es­pe­cially in be­hav­ior or speech). 80. A worth­less lazy fel­low. 81. Of flax, hemp, or jute, so as to pro­mote loos­en­ing of the fibers form the woody tis­sue. 82. Read or in­ter­pret wrongly. 83. The in­ner and longer of the two bones of the hu­man fore­arm.

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1. In­for­mal terms for money. 2. (botany) Of or re­lat­ing to the axil. 3. Of or re­lat­ing to neu­roglia. 4. Let­ters and pack­ages that are trans­ported by air­craft. 5. The ninth month of the Hindu cal­en­dar. 6. A pic­ture (or se­ries of pictures) rep­re­sent­ing a con­tin­u­ous scene. 7. Some­one who en­gages in ar­bi­trage (who pur­chases se­cu­ri­ties in one mar­ket for im­me­di­ate re­sale in an­other in the hope of prof­it­ing from the price dif­fer­en­tial). 8. Re­lat­ing to the pineal body. 9. An of­fi­cial lan­guage of the Repub­lic of South Africa. 10. The boy whose up­bring­ing was de­scribed by Jean-Jac­ques Rousseau. 11. A met­ric unit of vol­ume or ca­pac­ity equal to 10 liters. 12. A re­gion of Malaysia in north­east­ern Bor­neo. 13. The sixth month of the civil year. 14. A boy or man. 23. Sub­mit or yield to an­other's wish or opin­ion. 26. A low-ly­ing re­gion of west cen­tral France on the Bay of Bis­cay. 28. A loose sleeve­less outer gar­ment made from aba cloth. 30. Ja­panese math­e­mat­i­cal physi­cist who pro­posed that nu­clear forces are me­di­ated by mas­sive par­ti­cles called mesons which are anal­o­gous to the pho­ton in me­di­at­ing elec­tro­mag­netic forces (1907-1981). 33. A brief de­scrip­tion given for pur­poses of iden­ti­fi­ca­tion. 34. Bot­tle that has a nar­row neck. 36. Amer­i­can poet (born in Eng­land) (1907-1973). 37. The blood group whose red cells carry both the A and B anti­gens. 38. (foot­ball) Of ad­vanc­ing the ball by throw­ing it. 39. A white metal­lic el­e­ment that burns with a bril­liant light. 40. (of a young an­i­mal) Aban­doned by its mother and raised by hand. 44. Type genus of the Anati­dae. 45. Cubes of meat mar­i­nated and cooked on a skewer usu­ally with veg­eta­bles. 48. (of tempo) Leisurely n. 50. Sports that in­volve bod­ies of water. 51. Naked fresh­wa­ter or ma­rine or par­a­sitic pro­to­zoa that form tem­po­rary pseu­dopods for feed­ing and lo­co­mo­tion. 56. Un­known god. 58. A moun­tain in the Himalayas in Nepal (27,790 feet high). 61. Lo­cated in­ward. 63. A white pow­der with a pleas­ant taste and odor. 64. A color­less and odor­less in­ert gas. 65. A woody climb­ing usu­ally trop­i­cal plant. 67. A river in north cen­tral Switzer­land that runs north­east into the Rhine. 68. Stair­way in In­dia lead­ing down to a land­ing on the water. 70. An in­flam­ma­tory dis­ease in­volv­ing the se­ba­ceous glands of the skin. 71. Em­ployed in ac­com­plish­ing some­thing. 73. Any of var­i­ous trees of the genus Ul­mus. 75. Fid­dler crabs. 79. Be­ing one more than one.

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