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1. A town and port in north­west­ern Is­rael in the

east­ern Mediter­ranean. 5. A gov­er­nor of a prov­ince in an­cient Per­sia. 11. To­ward the mouth or oral re­gion. 15. Rel­a­tively deep or strong. 16. Out­stand­ing Ital­ian oper­atic tenor (18731921). 17. A Chadic lan­guage spo­ken south of Lake

Chad. 18. An­cient Greek philoso­pher who for­mu­lated para­doxes that de­fended the be­lief that mo­tion and change are il­lu­sory (circa 495430 BC). 19. A penin­sula be­tween the Red Sea and the

Per­sian Gulf. 20. A sign of some­thing about to hap­pen. 21. Ex­ul­tantly proud and joy­ful. 23. Peren­nial herb of East In­dia to Poly­ne­sia and Aus­tralia cul­ti­vated for its large ed­i­ble root yield­ing Ota­heite ar­row­root starch. 25. The fed­eral agency that in­sures res­i­den­tial

mort­gages. 28. The sciences con­cerned with gath­er­ing and ma­nip­u­lat­ing and stor­ing and re­triev­ing and clas­si­fy­ing recorded in­for­ma­tion. 30. A mem­ber of an Iro­quoian peo­ple formerly liv­ing on the south shore of Lake Erie in north­ern Ohio and north­west Penn­syl­va­nia and west­ern New York. 35. Ex­ist­ing alone or con­sist­ing of one en­tity or

part or as­pect or in­di­vid­ual. 38. Too old to be use­ful. 40. (Jun­gian psy­chol­ogy) The in­ner self (not the ex­ter­nal per­sona) that is in touch with the un­con­scious. 43. An in­for­mal term for a father. 44. A fed­eral agency that su­per­vises car­ri­ers that

trans­port goods and peo­ple be­tween states. 45. Any of var­i­ous herba­ceous plants whose leaves or stems or flow­ers are cooked and used for food or seasoning. 49. Ac­cord­ing to the Old Tes­ta­ment he was a pa­gan king of Is­rael and hus­band of Jezebel (9th cen­tury BC). 51. An ac­coun­tant cer­ti­fied by the state. 52. A port city in south­west­ern Iran. 54. Old World woody vines. 56. South Asian deer with three-tined antlers. 59. The branch of en­gi­neer­ing sci­ence that stud­ies the uses of elec­tric­ity and the equip­ment for power gen­er­a­tion and dis­tri­bu­tion and the con­trol of ma­chines and com­mu­ni­ca­tion. 60. The cap­i­tal and largest city of Ye­men. 61. The ba­sic unit of money in Bangladesh. 65. A high-crowned black cap (usu­ally made of felt or sheep­skin) worn by men in Turkey and Iran and the Cau­ca­sus. 69. Not made with leav­en­ing. 71. Ti­tle for a civil or mil­i­tary leader (es­pe­cially in

Turkey). 72. Of or re­lat­ing to the African repub­lic of So­ma­lia or its peo­ple or their lan­guage and cul­ture. 75. Jor­dan's port. 76. The 21st let­ter of the Greek al­pha­bet. 77. Of or re­lat­ing to an or­a­cle. 79. (Bri­tish) Your grand­mother. 80. The sense or­gan for hear­ing and equilib­rium. 81. A per­son with the same name as an­other. 82. A loose sleeve­less outer gar­ment made from

aba cloth.

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1. An edge tool used to cut and shape wood. 2. The me­dian ridge on the breast­bone of birds

that fly. 3. Fiber from an East In­dian plant Hibis­cus

cannabi­nus. 4. A short pithy in­struc­tive say­ing. 5. Any of a num­ber of fishes of the fam­ily

Carangi­dae. 6. A river in north cen­tral Switzer­land that runs

north­east into the Rhine. 7. Small genus of Eurasian aquatic peren­nial

herbs. 8. Type genus of the Ru­bi­aceae. 9. The largest con­ti­nent with 60% of the earth's

pop­u­la­tion. 10. Chiefly peren­nial grasses of cool tem­per­ate

re­gions. 11. Ger­manic bar­bar­ian leader who ended the west­ern Ro­man Em­pire in 476 and be­came the first bar­bar­ian ruler of Italy (434-493). 12. Tall peren­nial herb of trop­i­cal Asia with dark

green leaves. 13. In bed. 14. (Ir­ish) Mother of the Tuatha De Danann. 22. One of two flaps at­tached to a cap to keep the

ears warm. 24. Cook and make ed­i­ble by putting in a hot

oven. 26. A light strong brittle gray toxic bi­va­lent metal­lic el­e­ment. 27. A room equipped with toi­let fa­cil­i­ties. 29. South Amer­i­can tamarin with a tufted head. 31. That is to say. 32. A blind god. 33. Small ter­res­trial lizard of warm re­gions of the

Old World. 34. A city in In­done­sia. 36. A recharge­able bat­tery with a nickel cath­ode

and a cad­mium an­ode. 37. The di­alect of Malay used as the na­tional lan­guage of the Repub­lic of In­done­sia or of Malaysia. 39. (Baby­lo­nian) God of storms and wind. 41. (com­puter sci­ence) Pro­to­col that al­lows users to copy files be­tween their lo­cal sys­tem and any sys­tem they can reach on the net­work. 42. A very light col­or­less el­e­ment that is one of

the six in­ert gasses. 46. South Amer­i­can wood sor­rel cul­ti­vated for its

ed­i­ble tu­bers. 47. An imag­i­nary ele­phant that ap­pears in a series

of French books for chil­dren. 48. The eighth month of the Hindu cal­en­dar. 50. A short high tone pro­duced as a sig­nal or

warn­ing. 53. A soft sil­very metal­lic el­e­ment of the al­kali

earth group. 55. A ra­tio­nal mo­tive for a be­lief or ac­tion. 57. A toroidal shape. 58. A strong pa­per or thin card­board with a smooth light brown fin­ish made from e.g. Manila hemp. 62. (Hindu) A man­ner of sit­ting (as in the prac­tice

of Yoga). 63. Cubes of meat mar­i­nated and cooked on a

skewer usu­ally with veg­eta­bles. 64. A city in south­ern Turkey on the Sey­han River. 66. Ti­tle for a civil or mil­i­tary leader (es­pe­cially in

Turkey). 67. The habi­ta­tion of wild an­i­mals. 68. (Greek mythol­ogy) Daugh­ter of Zeus and

Deme­ter. 70. A river in north cen­tral Switzer­land that runs

north­east into the Rhine. 73. A mem­ber of a Mayan peo­ple of south­west­ern Gu­atemala. 74. (in­for­mal) Of the high­est qual­ity. 78. A state in north­west­ern North Amer­ica.

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