CROSSWORD 1475

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1. Win­ning all or all but one of the tricks in

bridge. 5. Be be­hind. 12. In­quire about. 15. A genus of Mustel­idae. 16. Dis­tilled rather than fer­mented. 17. Air­craft land­ing in bad weather in which the pi­lot is talked down by ground con­trol us­ing pre­ci­sion ap­proach radar. 18. A state of ex­treme con­fu­sion and dis­or­der. 20. Tall peren­nial herb of trop­i­cal Asia with

dark green leaves. 21. Thigh of a hog (usu­ally smoked). 22. The Uralic lan­guage spo­ken by the

Yeni­seian peo­ple. 23. Give qual­i­ties or abil­i­ties to. 25. Ac­cord­ing to the Old Tes­ta­ment he was a pa­gan king of Is­rael and hus­band of Jezebel (9th cen­tury BC). 27. Hawaiian dish of taro root pounded to a

paste and of­ten al­lowed to fer­ment. 29. Date used in reck­on­ing dates be­fore the

sup­posed year Christ was born. 31. (Ir­ish) Mother of the an­cient Ir­ish gods. 32. Resin­like sub­stance se­creted by cer­tain lac

in­sects. 35. Cof­fee with the caf­feine re­moved. 39. A white linen litur­gi­cal vest­ment with

sleeves. 41. A soft white pre­cious uni­va­lent metal­lic el­e­ment hav­ing the high­est elec­tri­cal and ther­mal con­duc­tiv­ity of any metal. 42. Act of turn­ing to for as­sis­tance. 43. The time pe­riod be­tween dawn and noon. 45. English the­o­ret­i­cal physi­cist who ap­plied rel­a­tiv­ity the­ory to quan­tum me­chan­ics and pre­dicted the ex­is­tence of an­ti­mat­ter and the positron (1902-1984). 48. An ex­ten­sion at the end and at right an­gles

to the main build­ing. 49. Small buf­falo of the Celebes hav­ing small

straight horns. 50. Jor­dan's port. 51. Strike with dis­gust or re­vul­sion. 53. A male sov­er­eign. 54. The fed­eral depart­ment re­spon­si­ble for

safe­guard­ing na­tional se­cu­rity. 55. Type genus of the Ly­caenidae. 57. English scholas­tic philoso­pher and as­sumed au­thor of Oc­cam's Ra­zor (12851349). 59. The sense or­gan for hear­ing and equi­lib­rium. 60. The fifth day of the week. 61. (Bri­tish) A wa­ter­proof rain­coat made of

rub­ber­ized fab­ric. 66. A re­pub­lic in north­east­ern South Amer­ica

on the At­lantic. 70. A dark-skinned mem­ber of a race of peo­ple

liv­ing in Aus­tralia when Euro­peans ar­rived. 71. An anx­i­ety dis­or­der as­so­ci­ated with se­ri­ous trau­matic events and char­ac­ter­ized by such symp­toms as guilt about sur­viv­ing or re­liv­ing the trauma in dreams or numb­ness and lack of in­volve­ment with re­al­ity or re­cur­rent thoughts and im­ages. 74. Ti­tle for a civil or mil­i­tary leader (es­pe­cially

in Turkey). 75. (Sume­rian) Con­sort of Du­muzi (Tam­muz). 78. An ad­vanced law de­gree. 79. A cat­e­gory in some early tax­onomies. 81. A work­place for the con­duct of sci­en­tific

re­search. 82. Peren­nial herb of East In­dia to Poly­ne­sia and Aus­tralia cul­ti­vated for its large ed­i­ble root yield­ing Ota­heite ar­row­root starch. 83. Stick­ing fast n. 84. A loose sleeve­less outer gar­ment made

from aba cloth.

DOWN

1. The com­pass point that is one point east of

south­east. 2. The right to take another's prop­erty if an

obli­ga­tion is not dis­charged. 3. Type genus of the Ardei­dae. 4. A thick black tar in­ter­me­di­ate be­tween

petroleum and as­phalt. 5. Elec­tronic war­fare un­der­taken un­der direct con­trol of an op­er­a­tional com­man­der to lo­cate sources of ra­di­ated elec­tro­mag­netic en­ergy for the pur­pose of im­me­di­ate threat recog­ni­tion. 6. A ra­dioac­tive transuranic metal­lic el­e­ment. 7. A full skirt with a gath­ered waist­band. 8. To­ward the mouth or oral re­gion. 9. Tall New Zealand tim­ber tree. 10. Hav­ing a sharp in­cli­na­tion. 11. The com­pass point mid­way be­tween east

and south­east. 12. Ti­tle for a civil or mil­i­tary leader (es­pe­cially

in Turkey). 13. A fraud­u­lent busi­ness scheme. 14. God of love and erotic de­sire. 19. (Hindu) A man­ner of sit­ting (as in the prac­tice of Yoga). 24. The func­tion or po­si­tion prop­erly or cus­tom­ar­ily oc­cu­pied or served by another. 26. Cap­i­tal and largest city of Iraq. 28. Ger­manic bar­bar­ian leader who ended the west­ern Ro­man Em­pire in 476 and be­came the first bar­bar­ian ruler of Italy (434-493). 30. (medicine) Of or re­lat­ing to ab­nor­mal neu­ro­mus­cu­lar ac­tiv­ity char­ac­ter­ized by rapidly al­ter­nat­ing mus­cle con­trac­tion and re­lax­ation. 33. An Ara­bic speak­ing per­son who lives in

Ara­bia or North Africa. 34. Of or like a ce­cum. 36. Pa­per with a crin­kled tex­ture. 37. Hav­ing an oblique or slanted di­rec­tion. 38. An agri­cul­tural la­borer in Arab coun­tries. 40. An un­bro­ken or im­per­fectly bro­ken mus­tang. 44. Shrub bear­ing oval-fruited kumquats. 46. A visual rep­re­sen­ta­tion of an ob­ject or

scene or per­son pro­duced on a sur­face. 47. A unit of ab­sorbed ion­iz­ing ra­di­a­tion equal to 100 ergs per gram of ir­ra­di­ated ma­te­rial. 52. A flour­ish added af­ter or un­der your sig­na­ture (orig­i­nally to pro­tect against forgery). 56. The cap­i­tal and largest city of Ja­pan. 58. A strong pa­per or thin card­board with a smooth light brown fin­ish made from e.g. Manila hemp. 62. Any of var­i­ous fis­siped mam­mals with non­re­trac­tile claws and typ­i­cally long muz­zles. 63. The man­sion of the lord of the manor. 64. Lower in es­teem. 65. An an­cient up­right stone slab bear­ing

mark­ings. 67. Large sweet juicy hy­brid be­tween tan­ger­ine and grape­fruit hav­ing a thick wrin­kled skin. 68. Avatar of Vishnu. 69. The eleventh month of the Hindu cal­en­dar. 72. Some­one who works (or pro­vides work­ers)

dur­ing a strike. 73. A Chadic lan­guage spo­ken south of Lake

Chad. 76. The com­pass point that is mid­way

be­tween north and north­east. 77. Viet­namese New Year. 80. An as­so­ciate de­gree in nurs­ing.

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