CROSS­WORD 1471

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1. Thin fi­brous bark of the pa­per mul­berry and Pip­turus al­bidus. 5. On a ship, train, plane or other ve­hi­cle. 11. Not re­flect­ing light. 15. South Amer­i­can ar­madillo with three bands of bony plates. 16. An over­whelm­ing feel­ing of fear and anx­i­ety. 17. An in­de­pen­dent ruler or chief­tain (es­pe­cially in Africa or Ara­bia). 18. Cubes of meat mar­i­nated and cooked on a skewer usu­ally with veg­eta­bles. 19. Af­fect­edly dra­matic. 20. God of love and erotic de­sire. 21. An Ara­bic speak­ing per­son who lives in Ara­bia or North Africa. 24. The United Na­tions agency con­cerned with atomic en­ergy. 26. Pro­nounce with a low­ered velum. 28. A ca­pac­i­tance unit equal to one bil­lion farads. 31. (Baby­lo­nian) God of wis­dom and agri­cul­ture and patron of scribes and schools. 32. Re­lat­ing to or char­ac­ter­is­tic of or oc­cur­ring on the sea or ships. 33. A sweet­ened bev­er­age of di­luted fruit juice. 38. A Por­tuguese prov­ince on the south coast of China and two is­lands in the South China Sea. 40. A nu­cleic acid con­sist­ing of large mol­e­cules shaped like a dou­ble helix. 42. Trav­el­ing on horse­back. 44. Give ex­pres­sion to. 46. (Is­lam) The man who leads prayers in a mosque. 48. A city of central China. 49. Load anew with am­mu­ni­tion, "She reloaded the gun care­fully". 50. A beau­ti­ful and grace­ful girl. 51. An ac­count de­scrib­ing in­ci­dents or events. 52. (Greek mythology) Greek god of war. 53. A fed­eral agency estab­lished to co­or­di­nate pro­grams aimed at re­duc­ing pol­lu­tion and pro­tect­ing the en­vi­ron­ment. 56. In­for­mal terms for a mother. 58. An open ves­sel with a han­dle and a spout for pour­ing. 62. Pig-sized tail­less South Amer­i­can am­phibi­ous ro­dent with partly webbed feet. 66. Func­tion­ing cor­rectly and ready for ac­tion. 67. Type genus of the Al­ci­dae com­pris­ing solely the ra­zor­bill. 69. A re­li­gious be­lief of African ori­gin in­volv­ing witch­craft and sor­cery. 70. A city in South Viet­nam. 73. (pre­fix) Op­po­site or op­pos­ing or neu­tral­iz­ing. 74. The seat within a bishop's dio­cese where his cathe­dral is lo­cated adv. 75. Over the side of a boat. 77. Ja­panese or­na­men­tal tree with fra­grant white or pink blos­soms and small yel­low fruits. 78. A lipopro­tein that trans­ports choles­terol in the blood. 79. (botany) Hav­ing stalked flow­ers along an elon­gated stem that con­tinue to open in suc­ces­sion from be­low as the stem con­tin­ues to grow. 80. A rapid bustling com­mo­tion.

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1. The ba­sic unit of money in Bangladesh. 2. Some­one who copies the words or be­hav­ior of an­other. 3. A meta­bolic acid found in yeast and liver cells. 4. A penin­sula be­tween the Red Sea and the Per­sian Gulf. 5. A highly un­sta­ble ra­dioac­tive el­e­ment (the heav­i­est of the halo­gen se­ries). 6. Hav­ing had the head cut off. 7. To­ward the mouth or oral re­gion. 8. Ger­man hero. 9. A mem­ber of a no­madic peo­ple orig­i­nat­ing in north­ern In­dia and now liv­ing on all con­ti­nents. 10. Free from liq­uid or mois­ture. 11. A moun­tain in the Hi­malayas in Nepal (27,790 feet high). 12. Ital­ian vi­o­lin maker in Cre­mona. 13. The cir­cum­stances and ideas of the present age. 14. Re­lat­ing to or used in or in­tended for trade or com­merce. 22. A small ball with a hole through the middle. 23. A re­gion of Malaysia in north­east­ern Bor­neo. 25. A river that rises in north­ern Colom­bia and flows gen­er­ally east­ward to the Orinoco in central Venezuela. 27. Highly sea­soned fatty sausage of pork and beef usu­ally dried. 29. The soft brown fur of the beaver. 30. Ar­rived at with­out due care or ef­fort. 34. Sta­ble gear con­sist­ing of ei­ther of two curved sup­ports that are at­tached to the col­lar of a draft horse and that hold the traces. 35. A male re­li­gious of an order of men­di­cant preach­ers of the gospel. 36. A male monarch or em­peror (es­pe­cially of Rus­sia prior to 1917). 37. English Quaker who founded the colony of Penn­syl­va­nia (1644-1718). 39. Ab­sence of the sense of smell (as by dam­age to ol­fac­tory nasal tis­sue or the ol­fac­tory nerve or by ob­struc­tion of the nasal pas­sages). 41. Mono­typic genus of palms of Aus­trala­sia. 43. Ruddy duck. 45. Swelling from ex­ces­sive ac­cu­mu­la­tion of serous fluid in tis­sue. 47. A chord whose notes are played in rapid suc­ces­sion rather than si­mul­ta­ne­ously. 54. A unit of as­tro­nom­i­cal length based on the dis­tance from Earth at which stel­lar par­al­lax is 1 sec­ond of arc. 55. A light strong brit­tle gray toxic bi­va­lent metal­lic el­e­ment. 57. Find re­pug­nant. 59. Con­cern­ing or dwelling or sit­u­ated in a wood. 60. (of com­plex­ion) Blem­ished by im­per­fec­tions of the skin. 61. The rel­a­tive mag­ni­tudes of two quan­ti­ties (usu­ally ex­pressed as a quo­tient). 63. In bed. 64. Bri­tish politi­cian (1788-1850). 65. A river in north central Switzer­land that runs north­east into the Rhine. 68. A Ti­betan or Mon­go­lian priest of La­maism. 71. A be­lief (or sys­tem of be­liefs) ac­cepted as au­thor­i­ta­tive by some group or school. 72. (mean­ing lit­er­ally `born') Used to in­di­cate the maiden or fam­ily name of a mar­ried woman. 76. A state in the eastern United States.

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