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1. Dearly loved. 5. A diplo­matic build­ing where am­bas­sadors

live or work. 12. An in­ter­na­tion­ally rec­og­nized dis­tress sig­nal in ra­dio code. 15. Long-bod­ied long-tailed trop­i­cal Amer­i­can

wild­cat. 16. Red-mouthed grunt found from Florida to

Brazil. 17. An­gu­lar dis­tance above the hori­zon (es­pe­cially of a ce­les­tial ob­ject). 18. (in­for­mal) Ex­cep­tion­ally good. 19. Make broader. 20. (mean­ing lit­er­ally `born') Used to indi­cate the maiden or fam­ily name of a mar­ried wo­man. 21. Re­lat­ing to or us­ing or pro­ceed­ing by

means of sym­bols. 22. A met­ric unit of length equal to 100

me­ters. 24. (Akka­dian) God of wis­dom. 25. Re­lated on the mother's side. 28. A soft sil­ver-white duc­tile me­tal­lic el­e­ment

(liq­uid at nor­mal tem­per­a­tures). 30. Pro­duced by a man­u­fac­tur­ing process. 31. Non­resinous wood of a fir tree. 32. (Ir­ish) Mother of the an­cient Ir­ish gods. 36. United States de­signer noted for an in­no­va­tive se­ries of chairs (1907-1978). 40. A vague idea in which some con­fi­dence is

placed. 43. Give an ed­u­ca­tion to. 45. An is­land in the Mediter­ranean. 48. The com­pass point that is mid­way

be­tween north and north­east. 49. Re­lat­ing to or hav­ing the char­ac­ter­is­tics of

bees. 50. Used of ide­al­ized coun­try life. 53. Mono­typic genus of palms of Aus­trala­sia. 56. An an­cient He­brew unit of dry mea­sure

equal to about a bushel. 57. Cubes of meat mar­i­nated and cooked on a

skewer usu­ally with veg­eta­bles. 58. A state in mid­west­ern United States. 61. A nu­cleic acid con­sist­ing of large mol­e­cules shaped like a dou­ble he­lix. 67. Goat grass. 69. An Ara­bic speak­ing per­son who lives in

Ara­bia or North Africa. 70. The longer of the two tele­graphic sig­nals

used in Morse code. 71. (Greek mythol­ogy) 7 daugh­ters of At­las

and half-sis­ters of the Hyades. 74. A loose sleeve­less outer gar­ment made

from aba cloth. 75. A con­stel­la­tion in the south­ern hemi­sphere

near Te­le­scopium and Norma. 76. Mu­sic com­posed for danc­ing the sara­band. 77. An adult male per­son (as op­posed to a

wo­man).

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1. United States la­bor or­ga­nizer who ran for

Pres­i­dent as a so­cial­ist (1855-1926). 2. The lofty nest of a bird of prey (such as a

hawk or ea­gle). 3. An edilbe seaweed with a mild fla­vor. 4. A mot­ley as­sort­ment of things. 5. Spe­cial de­sign or vis­ual ob­ject rep­re­sent­ing

a qual­ity, type, group, etc.. 6. A fancy dock for small yachts and cabin

cruis­ers. 7. Thick heavy ex­pen­sive ma­te­rial with a raised

pat­tern. 8. Ti­tle for a civil or mil­i­tary leader (es­pe­cially in

Turkey). 9. The 18th let­ter of the He­brew al­pha­bet. 10. (lin­guis­tics) The form of a word af­ter all

af­fixes are re­moved. 11. A yearn­ing for some­thing or to do some­thing. 12. The cap­i­tal and largest city of Ye­men. 13. A nat­u­rally oc­cur­ing glyc­eride of oleic acid

that is found in fats and oils. 14. An an­cient up­right stone slab bear­ing

mark­ings. 23. English the­o­ret­i­cal physi­cist who ap­plied rel­a­tiv­ity theory to quan­tum me­chan­ics and pre­dicted the ex­is­tence of an­ti­mat­ter and the positron (1902-1984). 26. A brit­tle sil­ver-white met­al­loid el­e­ment

that is re­lated to se­le­nium and sul­fur. 27. The func­tion or po­si­tion prop­erly or cus­tom­ar­ily oc­cu­pied or served by another. 29. Of­fen­sively cu­ri­ous or in­quis­i­tive. 33. (nau­ti­cal) Of an an­chor. 34. The shape or man­ner in which things come

to­gether and a con­nec­tion is made. 35. Dis­tin­guished from Bovi­dae by the male's

hav­ing solid de­cid­u­ous antlers. 37. An ir­ra­tional but ir­re­sistible mo­tive for a

be­lief or ac­tion. 38. An in­ac­tive vol­cano in Si­cily. 39. Wit­nessed at first hand. 41. (Old Tes­ta­ment) The sec­ond pa­tri­arch. 42. A state in south­east­ern United States. 44. Small Euro­pean freshwater fish with a slen­der bluish-green body. 46. Mod­ify the tem­per­a­ture of, as of air. 47. Any of var­i­ous ther­mo­plas­tic resins used to

make things. 51. The cap­i­tal of West­ern Samoa. 52. An In­dian tree of the fam­ily Com­bre­taceae

that is a source of tim­ber and gum. 54. Re­mote city of Kaza­khstan that (os­ten­si­bly for se­cu­rity rea­sons) was made the cap­i­tal in 1998. 55. In­abil­ity to walk. 59. Jor­dan's port. 60. Hun­gar­ian chore­og­ra­pher who de­vel­oped

La­ban­o­ta­tion (1879-1958). 62. Not far dis­tant in time or space or de­gree

or cir­cum­stances. 63. Ti­tle for a civil or mil­i­tary leader (es­pe­cially

in Turkey). 64. A large moun­tain sys­tem in south-cen­tral

Europe. 65. Hav­ing or demon­strat­ing abil­ity to rec­og­nize or draw fine dis­tinc­tions. 66. The bi­b­li­cal name for an­cient Syria. 68. A fed­eral agency es­tab­lished to reg­u­late the re­lease of new foods and health-re­lated prod­ucts. 72. The blood group whose red cells carry

both the A and B anti­gens. 73. A state in north cen­tral United States.

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