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1. A Chadic lan­guage spo­ken south of Lake Chad. 5. A mem­ber of an In­dian peo­ple for­merly liv­ing along the Gulf coast of Louisiana and Texas. 12. A health re­sort near a spring or at the sea­side. 15. The act of scan­ning. 16. With sweet­en­ing added. 17. Aro­matic bulb used as sea­son­ing. 18. (pre­fix) Within. 19. A Dra­vid­ian lan­guage spo­ken in south­ern In­dia. 20. (Norse mythol­ogy) One of the Ae­sir known for his beauty and skill with bow and skis. 21. A duc­tile gray metal­lic el­e­ment of the lan­thanide se­ries. 22. A hard brit­tle gray poly­va­lent metal­lic el­e­ment that re­sem­bles iron but is not mag­netic. 24. Any of var­i­ous long-tailed ro­dents sim­i­lar to but larger than a mouse. 25. Large fam­ily of bark-bor­ing or wood­bor­ing short-beaked bee­tles. 30. English physi­cist who stud­ied the den­sity of gases and dis­cov­ered ar­gon. 32. An in­for­mal term for a father. 33. In a com­pe­tent ca­pa­ble man­ner. 34. The blood group whose red cells carry both the A and B anti­gens. 39. Neck­wear con­sist­ing of a long nar­row piece of ma­te­rial worn (mostly by men) un­der a col­lar and tied in knot at the front. 40. (as­tron­omy) An in­dis­tinct sur­face fea­ture of Mars once thought to be a sys­tem of chan­nels. 45. Non­stan­dard us­age adv 1. 48. Ever­green trees and shrubs. 50. A sil­very soft waxy metal­lic el­e­ment of the al­kali me­tal group. 51. A nearly hor­i­zon­tal pas­sage from the sur­face into a mine. 52. (chem­istry) Hav­ing a va­lence of two or hav­ing two va­lences. 54. (Baby­lo­nian) God of storms and wind. 56. (the fem­i­nine of raja) A Hindu princess or the wife of a raja. 57. Some­one who works (or pro­vides work­ers) dur­ing a strike. 61. A govern­ment tax on im­ports or ex­ports. 67. Give an ed­u­ca­tion to. 70. Type genus of the fam­ily Ar­ci­dae. 71. A con­di­tion (mostly in boys) char­ac­ter­ized by be­hav­ioral and learn­ing dis­or­ders. 72. Large genus of trop­i­cal Amer­i­can trees that yield a bast fiber used for cordage and bark used in tan­ning. 75. Re­lat­ing to or char­ac­ter­is­tic of or oc­cur­ring in the air. 76. Ex­tinct flight­less bird of New Zealand. 77. The ac­tiv­ity of con­vert­ing from plain text into code. 78. An in­sec­ti­cide that is also toxic to an­i­mals and hu­mans.

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1. One thou­sandth of a sec­ond. 2. An in­flam­ma­tory dis­ease in­volv­ing the se­ba­ceous glands of the skin. 3. An in­ter­est fol­lowed with ex­ag­ger­ated zeal. 4. De­vi­a­tion from the nor­mal or com­mon or­der or form or rule. 5. In­quire about. 6. A mem­ber of a no­madic Ber­ber peo­ple of the Sa­hara. 7. Eel-shaped ver­te­brate with­out jaws or paired ap­pendages in­clud­ing the cy­clostomes and some ex­tinct forms. 8. In­flu­en­tial Ger­man ide­al­ist philosopher (1724-1804). 9. A con­stel­la­tion in the south­ern hemi­sphere near Te­le­scopium and Norma. 10. A tri­cy­cle (usu­ally pro­pelled by ped­alling). 11. Ex­tinct small mostly di­ur­nal lower pri­mates that fed on leaves and fruit. 12. Of or re­lat­ing to Saudi Ara­bia or its peo­ple. 13. Rice cooked in well-sea­soned broth with onions or cel­ery and usu­ally poul­try or game or shell­fish and some­times toma­toes. 14. A nar­row street with walls on both sides. 23. The com­pass point that is one point east (clock­wise) of due north. 26. An agency of the United Na­tions af­fil­i­ated with the World Bank. 27. Elected Vice Pres­i­dent and be­came the 10th Pres­i­dent of the United States when Har­ri­son died (1790-1862). 28. Chi­nese tree cul­ti­vated es­pe­cially in Philip­pines and In­dia for its ed­i­ble fruit. 29. A pub­lic pro­mo­tion of some prod­uct or ser­vice. 31. A promon­tory in north­ern Morocco op­po­site the Rock of Gi­bral­tar. 35. Cap­i­tal and largest city of Iraq. 36. A fab­ric wo­ven with fibers from the flax plant. 37. Place in a line or ar­range so as to be par­al­lel. 38. Dis­posed to avoid no­tice. 41. Es­sen­tial oil or per­fume ob­tained from flow­ers. 42. Set down ac­cord­ing to a plan. 43. Scarabaeid bee­tle con­sid­ered divine by an­cient Egyp­tians. 44. A genus of Cich­li­dae. 46. (prosody) Of or con­sist­ing of iambs. 47. A duc­tile sil­very-white duc­tile fer­ro­mag­netic triva­lent metal­lic el­e­ment of the rare earth group. 49. A mo­tor­ized wheeled ve­hi­cle used for camp­ing or other recre­ational ac­tiv­i­ties. 53. Su­per­nat­u­ral half-man and half-bird ve­hi­cle or bearer of Vishnu. 55. An in­for­mal term for a father. 58. A group of Plains In­di­ans for­merly liv­ing in what is now North and South Dakota and Ne­braska and Kansas and Arkansas and Louisiana and Ok­la­homa and Texas. 59. Many times at short in­ter­vals. 60. A bowl-shaped ves­sel. 62. The front of the head from the fore­head to the chin and ear to ear. 63. A mem­ber of the Shoshon­ean peo­ple of north­east­ern Ari­zona. 64. (British) Tra­di­tional jazz as re­vived in the 1950s. 65. Harsh or cor­ro­sive in tone. 66. Tast­ing sour like a lemon. 68. (com­puter sci­ence) A cod­ing sys­tem that in­cor­po­rates extra par­ity bits in or­der to de­tect errors. 69. Al­ter­na­tive names for the body of a hu­man be­ing. 73. An ar­ti­fi­cial lan­guage for in­ter­na­tional use that re­jects re­jects all ex­ist­ing words and is based in­stead on an ab­stract anal­y­sis of ideas. 74. A soft white pre­cious uni­va­lent metal­lic el­e­ment hav­ing the high­est elec­tri­cal and ther­mal con­duc­tiv­ity of any me­tal.

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