CROSS­WORD 1450

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1. (com­puter science) The rate at which data is

trans­ferred (as by a mo­dem). 4. Serv­ing anes­thetic rather than a use­ful pur­pose. 12. Type genus of the Muri­dae. 15. The up­per side of the thighs of a seated

per­son. 16. Not giv­ing or re­cip­ro­cat­ing af­fec­tion. 17. An­tibac­te­rial drug (trade name Ny­drazid)

used to treat tu­ber­cu­lo­sis. 18. (botany) Re­lat­ing to a plant of the fam­ily

Araceae. 20. The choic­est or most es­sen­tial or most vi­tal

part of some idea or ex­pe­ri­ence. 22. Cap­i­tal city of the Apu­lia re­gion on the

Adri­atic coast. 23. English econ­o­mist noted for his stud­ies of in­ter­na­tional trade and fi­nance (born in 1907). 25. The gen­eral ac­tiv­ity of sell­ing. 26. One ce­les­tial body ob­scures an­other v 1. 29. An in­di­ca­tion of ap­proved or su­pe­rior sta­tus. 31. Na­tional cap­i­tal of Kiri­bati. 33. A hid­den draw­back. 35. Harsh or cor­ro­sive in tone. 36. An as­so­ci­ate de­gree in ap­plied science. 39. Worn or shabby from overuse or (of pages)

from hav­ing cor­ners turned down. 43. Cubes of meat mar­i­nated and cooked on a

skewer usu­ally with veg­eta­bles. 44. Of a pale pur­ple color. 47. Avatar of Vishnu. 48. A highly un­sta­ble ra­dioac­tive el­e­ment (the

heav­i­est of the halo­gen se­ries). 50. (as­tron­omy) The an­gu­lar dis­tance of a ce­les­tial point mea­sured west­ward along the ce­les­tial equa­tor from the zenith cross­ing. 52. Any tri­an­gu­lar fore-and-aft sail (set for­ward

of the fore­mast) v 1. 53. A sup­port con­sist­ing of an ar­range­ment of straps for hold­ing some­thing to the body (es­pe­cially one sup­port­ing a per­son sus­pended from a para­chute). 59. A He­brew prophet in the Old Tes­ta­ment

who op­posed the wor­ship of idols. 62. Of or re­lat­ing to or de­rived from or con­tain­ing boron. 64. A tech­ni­cian who is highly pro­fi­cient and en­thu­si­as­tic about some tech­ni­cal field (es­pe­cially com­put­ing). 68. The blood group whose red cells carry

both the A and B anti­gens. 70. South Amer­i­can wood sor­rel cul­ti­vated for

its edible tu­bers. 71. Hav­ing an oblique or slanted di­rec­tion. 72. Monoamine ox­i­dase in­hibitor (trade name

Nardil) used to treat clin­i­cal de­pres­sion. 76. A graph­i­cal record­ing of the car­diac cy­cle

pro­duced by an elec­tro­car­dio­graph. 78. Com­ing next af­ter the ninth and just

be­fore the eleventh in po­si­tion. 79. A loose sleeve­less outer gar­ment made

from aba cloth. 80. Golden Ital­ian liqueur fla­vored with herbs. 83. Free from liq­uid or mois­ture. 84. Ex­pe­ri­enc­ing or show­ing sor­row or un­hap­pi­ness. 85. Small genus of sometimes spiny shrubs or

small trees. 86. A col­loid that has a con­tin­u­ous liq­uid phase in which a solid is sus­pended in a liq­uid.

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1. Di­vulge in­for­ma­tion or se­crets. 2. (ob­stet­rics) The num­ber of live-born chil­dren a wo­man has de­liv­ered. 3. A cut of pork ribs with much of the meat

trimmed off. 4. An ac­tor's line that im­me­di­ately pre­cedes and serves as a re­minder for some ac­tion or speech. 5. United States mu­si­cian (born in Ja­pan) who mar­ried John Len­non and col­lab­o­rated with him on record­ings (born in 1933). 6. A no­tice­able decline in per­for­mance. 7. (Old Tes­ta­ment) The He­brew prophet who led the Is­raelites from Egypt across the Red sea on a jour­ney known as the Ex­o­dus. 8. A unit of en­ergy equal to the work done by an elec­tron ac­cel­er­ated through a po­ten­tial dif­fer­ence of 1 volt. 9. Bound or se­cured closely. 10. Small air-breath­ing arthro­pod. 11. Sys­tem of mea­sure­ment based on cen­time­ters and grams and sec­onds. 12. Trop­i­cal Asian star­lings. 13. The brother of your father or mother. 14. Any broad thin ex­panse or sur­face. 19. Stout-bod­ied in­sect with large mem­bra­nous wings. 21. A dry scab formed on the skin fol­low­ing a

burn or cau­ter­i­za­tion of the skin. 24. A for­mer agency (from 1946 to 1974) that was re­spon­si­ble for re­search into atomic en­ergy and its peace­time uses in the United States. 27. A ra­dioac­tive transuranic el­e­ment syn­the­sized from cal­i­fornium. 28. A plant hor­mone pro­mot­ing elon­ga­tion of

stems and roots. 30. (in­for­mal) Of the high­est qual­ity. 32. Any or­ganic com­pound formed by adding

al­co­hol mol­e­cules to alde­hyde mol­e­cules. 34. Ti­tle for a civil or mil­i­tary leader (es­pe­cially

in Tur­key). 37. By bad luck. 38. Be seated. 40. A Hindu prince or king in In­dia. 41. An in­de­pen­dent ruler or chief­tain (es­pe­cially in Africa or Ara­bia). 42. A Chadic lan­guage spo­ken south of Lake

Chad. 45. A go­nadotropic hor­mone that is se­creted

by the an­te­rior pi­tu­itary. 46. A stiff chiti­nous seta or bris­tle es­pe­cially of

an an­nelid worm. 49. A law passed by US Congress to pre­vent em­ploy­ees from be­ing in­jured or con­tract­ing dis­eases in the course of their em­ploy­ment. 51. A fi­brous am­phi­bole. 54. Sup­port re­sem­bling the rib of an an­i­mal. 55. Chief of the Vanir. 56. The sense or­gan for hear­ing and equi­lib­rium. 57. A soft sil­ver-white duc­tile metal­lic el­e­ment

(liq­uid at nor­mal tem­per­a­tures). 58. An in­ter­val dur­ing which a re­cur­ring

se­quence of events oc­curs. 60. In a nice way. 61. Any of var­i­ous spiny trees or shrubs of the

genus Aca­cia. 63. A heavy odor­less col­or­less gas formed dur­ing res­pi­ra­tion and by the de­com­po­si­tion of or­ganic sub­stances. 65. (with `in') Guardian­ship over. 66. For­mally mak­ing a per­son known to an­other or to the pub­lic. 67. The uni­va­lent hy­dro­car­bon rad­i­cal C2H5 de­rived from eth­ane by the re­moval of one hy­dro­gen atom. 69. A small cake leav­ened with yeast. 73. A unit of ab­sorbed ion­iz­ing ra­di­a­tion equal to 100 ergs per gram of ir­ra­di­ated ma­te­rial. 74. One of the five ma­jor classes of

im­munoglob­u­lins. 75. Of or re­lat­ing to a mem­ber of the Bud­dhist peo­ple in­hab­it­ing the Mekong river in Laos and Thai­land. 77. United States liq­uid unit equal to 4 quarts

or 3.785 liters. 81. Be­ing five more than fifty. 82. A hard mal­leable duc­tile sil­very metal­lic

el­e­ment that is re­sis­tant to cor­ro­sion.

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