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1. White crys­talline com­pound used as a food ad­di­tive to en­hance fla­vor. 4. Any of var­i­ous strong liquors es­pe­cially a Dutch spirit dis­tilled from pota­toes. 12. A fluoro­car­bon with chlo­rine. 15. Amer­i­can prize­fighter who won the world heavy­weight cham­pi­onship three times (born in 1942). 16. A long slen­der cigar. 17. A con­stel­la­tion in the south­ern hemi­sphere near Te­le­scopium and Norma. 18. Soviet physi­cist who worked on low tem­per­a­ture physics (1908-1968). 20. A woman of re­fine­ment. 21. A room or es­tab­lish­ment where al­co­holic drinks are served over a counter. 22. 100 lwei equal 1 kwanza. 23. The vi­tal prin­ci­ple or an­i­mat­ing force within liv­ing things. 26. A pro­te­olytic en­zyme ob­tained from the un­ripe pa­paya. 28. Re­lat­ing to or used in mak­ing cab­i­nets. 30. A pub­lic pro­mo­tion of some prod­uct or service. 32. A Rus­sian prison camp for po­lit­i­cal pris­on­ers. 33. (Jun­gian psy­chol­ogy) The in­ner self (not the ex­ter­nal per­sona) that is in touch with the un­con­scious. 34. The hair grow­ing on the lower part of a man's face. 36. An of­fi­cial pros­e­cu­tor for a ju­di­cial dis­trict. 39. A city in north­ern In­dia. 45. Cov­ered with paving ma­te­rial. 47. Wad­ing birds of warm re­gions hav­ing long slen­der down-curved bills. 49. A vac­uum tube in which a hot cath­ode emits a beam of elec­trons that pass through a high volt­age an­ode and are fo­cused or de­flected be­fore hit­ting a phos­pho­res­cent screen. 50. One of the most com­mon of the five ma­jor classes of im­munoglob­u­lins. 51. An in­for­mal term for a fa­ther. 52. The act of ced­ing. 55. A highly un­sta­ble ra­dioac­tive el­e­ment (the heav­i­est of the halo­gen se­ries). 56. Coex­ten­sive with the order Cestida. 59. The sci­ence of moun­tains. 61. Fol­lower of Rasta­far­i­an­ism. 62. A met­ric unit of ca­pac­ity equal to the vol­ume of 1 kilo­gram of pure water at 4 de­grees centi­grade and 760 mm of mer­cury (or ap­prox­i­mately 1.76 pints). 63. Free from dirt or im­pu­ri­ties. 69. A pil­grim­age to Mecca. 72. Lake in north­west­ern Rus­sia near the bor­der with Fin­land. 73. Trop­i­cal starchy tuber­ous root. 74. Desk or stand with a slanted top used to hold a text at the proper height for a lec­turer. 76. Strong liquor fla­vored with ju­niper berries. 77. A col­or­less odor­less gaseous el­e­ment that give a red glow in a vac­uum tube. 78. Type genus of the fam­ily As­cari­dae. 79. In­quire about.

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1. A pub­lic area set aside as a pedes­trian walk. 2. Ba­si­cally shred­ded cab­bage. 3. Trop­i­cal Amer­i­can tree bear­ing a small ed­i­ble fruit with green leath­ery skin and sweet juicy translu­cent pulp. 4. A health re­sort near a spring or at the sea­side. 5. In­volv­ing or con­sti­tut­ing a cause. 6. A col­or­less ex­plo­sive liq­uid that is volatile and poi­sonous and foul-smelling. 7. In­clined to or serv­ing for the giv­ing of names. 8. Es­sen­tial oil or per­fume ob­tained from flow­ers. 9. A tri­cy­cle (usu­ally pro­pelled by ped­alling). 10. Any of sev­eral trees of the genus Pla­tanus hav­ing thin pale bark that scales off in small plates and lobed leaves and ball­shaped heads of fruits. 11. A guided mis­sile fired from ship­board against an air­borne tar­get. 12. A small tent used as a dress­ing room be­side the sea or a swim­ming pool. 13. A struc­ture sup­port­ing or con­tain­ing some­thing. 14. A unit of weight for pre­cious stones = 200 mg. 19. A draw­ing in­tended to ex­plain how some­thing works. 24. Used chiefly as a direc­tion or de­scrip­tion in mu­sic. 25. A genus of Li­maci­dae. 27. (Bri­tish) The dessert course of a meal (`pud' is used in­for­mally). 29. The cap­i­tal and chief port of Qatar. 31. Free and re­laxed in man­ner. 35. A wall hang­ing of heavy hand­wo­ven fab­ric with pic­to­rial de­signs. 37. Lean end of the neck. 38. In­for­mal or slang terms for men­tally ir­reg­u­lar. 40. A large num­ber or amount. 41. A genus of tem­per­ate and arc­tic ev­er­green trees (see spruce). 42. The com­pass point that is one point east of due south. 43. God of the un­der­world and judge of the dead. 44. A ra­dioac­tive el­e­ment of the ac­tinide se­ries. 46. Re­lat­ing to or hav­ing the char­ac­ter­is­tics of bees. 48. A lover blind with ad­mi­ra­tion and de­vo­tion. 53. Small per­sonal or cloth­ing or sewing items. 54. Made the first or­bital rocket-pow­ered flight by a United States as­tro­naut in 1962. 57. Ro­man em­peror and adop­tive son of Nerva. 58. Spi­der mon­keys. 60. Nicaraguan states­man (born in 1945). 64. Re­move with or as if with a la­dle. 65. Ed­i­ble starchy tuber­ous root of taro plants. 66. A col­lec­tion of facts from which con­clu­sions may be drawn. 67. Ar­mor plate that pro­tects the chest. 68. Very fer­tile. 70. A flat wing-shaped process or wing­like part of an or­gan­ism. 71. A fed­eral agency that su­per­vises car­ri­ers that trans­port goods and peo­ple be­tween states. 75. A state in New Eng­land.

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