1. An index of the cost of all goods and services to a typical consumer. 4. Small family of usually tropical butterflies. 12. A federally chartered savings bank. 15. Imperial dynasty that ruled China (most of the time) from 206 BC to 221 and expanded its boundaries and developed its bureaucracy. 16. Used of idealized country life. 17. (informal) Of the highest quality. 18. Remote city of Kazakhstan that (ostensibly for security reasons) was made the capital in 1998. 20. A shelter with perches for fowl or other birds. 21. A slight amount or degree of difference. 22. A noisy mock serenade (made by banging pans and kettles) to a newly married couple. 24. Tropical American tree grown in southern United States having a whitish pink-tinged fruit. 26. A Chadic language spoken south of Lake Chad. 27. A state in midwestern United States. 28. Of or like a cecum. 30. According to the Old Testament he was a pagan king of Israel and husband of Jezebel (9th century BC). 32. Any place of complete bliss and delight and peace. 35. A tricycle (usually propelled by pedalling). 38. A island in the Netherlands Antilles that is the top of an extinct volcano. 40. A loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth. 43. A metric unit of volume equal to one tenth of a liter. 47. An association of countries in the western hemisphere. 48. French couturier whose first collection in 1947 created a style (tight bodice and narrow waist and flowing pleated skirt) that became known as the New Look (1905-1957). 50. Relating to or accompanying birth. 53. An ancient kingdom in northern Mesopotamia which is in present-day Iraq. 56. Bearded reddish sheep of southern Asia. 58. An honorary degree in science. 59. (Irish) God of love and beauty. 60. A proportion multiplied by 100. 61. Dragonflies and damselflies. 68. A river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine. 69. A preacher of the Christian gospel. 72. Title for a civil or military leader (especially in Turkey). 73. The compass point that is one point east of due south. 74. A drug (trade name Antabuse) used in the treatment of alcoholism. 75. One of the five major classes of immunoglobulins. 76. An adherent of any branch of Taoism. 77. The spatial property resulting from a relatively small distance. 78. The compass point midway between south and southeast.
1. A deep opening in the earth's surface. 2. A civil or military authority in Turkey or Egypt. 3. The Palestinian uprising (beginning in 1987) against the Israeli occupation of the West Bank and Gaza Strip. 4. (Irish) Mother of the Tuatha De Danann. 5. Brazilian tree with handsomely marked wood. 6. A state in southeastern United States. 7. A river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine. 8. An artificial language that is a revision and simplification of Esperanto. 9. A genus of the family Droseraceae. 10. An associate degree in applied science. 11. Provoke someone to do something through promises or persuasion. 12. Bringing death. 13. A fraudulent business scheme. 14. English monk and scholar (672-735). 19. A genus of Indriidae. 23. (Akkadian) God of wisdom. 25. East Indian tart yellow berrylike fruit. 29. A doctor's degree in education. 31. Harsh or corrosive in tone. 33. On a ship, train, plane or other vehicle. 34. A state in midwestern United States. 36. The principal evil jinni in Islamic mythology. 37. A gaping grimace. 39. Highly excited. 41. (Irish) Mother of the ancient Irish gods. 42. A doctor's degree in religion. 44. Of or relating to the former IndoEuropean people. 45. Moth whose larvae are flour moths. 46. The sense organ for hearing and equilibrium. 49. A mouth or mouthlike opening. 51. Without a lip or lips. 52. Of or being the lowest female voice. 54. 40th President of the United States (1911- ). 55. Utter monotonously and repetitively and rhythmically. 57. Islands in the Atlantic Ocean belonging to Portugal. 62. A Chadic language spoken south of Lake Chad. 63. Chocolate cookie with white cream filling. 64. Having a color similar to that of a clear unclouded sky. 65. A platform raised above the surrounding level to give prominence to the person on it. 66. Oval reproductive body of a fowl (especially a hen) used as food. 67. Informal terms for a (young) woman. 70. (in golf) The standard number of strokes set for each hole on a golf course, or for the entire course. 71. The compass point that is one point north of due east.