CROSSWORD 1650

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ACROSS

1. A tight-fit­ting head­dress. 4. (anatomy) Of or re­lat­ing to a chi­asm. 12. Air­craft land­ing in bad weather in which the pilot is talked down by ground con­trol us­ing pre­ci­sion ap­proach radar. 15. An awk­ward stupid per­son. 16. Bur­row­ing di­ur­nal meerkat of south­ern Africa. 17. A river in north cen­tral Switzer­land that runs

north­east into the Rhine. 18. A unit of sur­face area equal to 100 square

me­ters. 19. Any of var­i­ous ther­mo­plas­tic resins used to

make things. 20. Oc­cupy in an agree­able, en­ter­tain­ing or pleas­ant fash­ion. 22. United States ten­nis player (born in Cze­choslo­vakia) who won sev­eral sin­gles cham­pi­onships. 25. (Bri­tish) Tra­di­tional jazz as re­vived in the

1950s. 27. Any place of com­plete bliss and de­light and

peace. 28. Sub­merged aquatic plant hav­ing nar­row

leaves and small flow­ers. 31. The an­i­mal or­der in­clud­ing amoe­bas. 33. Mail sent by a sender at one time. 35. An in­de­his­cent fruit de­rived from a sin­gle ovary hav­ing one or many seeds within a fleshy wall or peri­carp. 36. The Latin name for Eng­land. 38. The ba­sic mon­e­tary unit in many coun­tries. 42. An in­tensely ra­dioac­tive me­tal­lic el­e­ment that

oc­curs in minute amounts in ura­nium ores. 47. A par­tic­u­lar ge­o­graph­i­cal re­gion of in­def­i­nite bound­ary (usu­ally serv­ing some spe­cial pur­pose or dis­tin­guished by its peo­ple or cul­ture or ge­og­ra­phy). 48. A flat wing-shaped process or wing­like part of

an or­gan­ism. 52. Goat grass. 54. A coun­try on the Co­moro Is­lands. 56. In bed. 57. Not re­flect­ing light. 58. A soft white pre­cious uni­va­lent me­tal­lic el­e­ment hav­ing the high­est elec­tri­cal and ther­mal con­duc­tiv­ity of any metal. 59.(in­golf)Th­e­s­tandard­num­berof­strokes­set for each hole on a golf course, or for the en­tire course. 64. (Jewish cook­ery) A loaf of white bread con­tain­ing eggs and leav­ened with yeast. 66. A soft sil­very me­tal­lic el­e­ment of the al­kali

earth group. 72. A loose sleeve­less outer gar­ment made from

aba cloth. 73. Preach­ing the gospel of Christ in the man­ner

of the early church. 76. A Chadic lan­guage spo­ken in north­ern

Nige­ria. 77. The com­pass point that is one point north of

due east. 78. Re­lated to or char­ac­ter­is­tic of or writ­ten in

Amharic. 79. Acute lung in­jury char­ac­ter­ized by cough­ing

and rales. 80. A master's de­gree in ed­u­ca­tion. 81. A baby from birth to four weeks. 82. South African term for `boss'.

DOWN

1. Fos­sil fuel con­sist­ing of car­bonized veg­etable mat­ter de­posited in the Car­bonif­er­ous pe­riod. 2. A river in north cen­tral Switzer­land that runs

north­east into the Rhine. 3. 100 pfen­nigs equal 1 Deutsche Mark. 4. A soft sil­ver-white duc­tile me­tal­lic el­e­ment (liq­uid at nor­mal tem­per­a­tures). 5. Cze­choslo­vakian re­li­gious re­former who an­tic­i­pated the Re­for­ma­tion. 6. A self-funded re­tire­ment plan that al­lows you to con­trib­ute a lim­ited yearly sum to­ward your re­tire­ment. 7. Chan­nel into a new di­rec­tion. 8. Scarabaeid bee­tle con­sid­ered di­vine by an­cient

Egyp­tians. 9. The cap­i­tal of Bahrain. 10. A highly un­sta­ble ra­dioac­tive el­e­ment (the

heav­i­est of the halo­gen series). 11. A unit of length of thread or yarn. 12. Span­ish ar­chi­tect who was a lead­ing ex­po­nent of art nou­veau in Europe (1852-1926). 13. Cov­ered or pro­tected with or as if with a case. 14. A par­tic­u­lar en­vi­ron­ment or walk of life. 21. A long-act­ing crys­talline bar­bi­tu­rate (trade name Me­baral) used as a seda­tive and as an an­ti­con­vul­sant in the treat­ment of epilepsy. 23. Be­have care­lessly or in­dif­fer­ently. 24. Be­ing three more than fifty. 26. A li­censed med­i­cal prac­ti­tioner. 29. (Ir­ish) Mother of the an­cient Ir­ish gods. 30. 1/10 gram. 32. Liq­uid con­tain­ing pro­teins and elec­trolytes in­clud­ing the liq­uid in blood plasma and in­ter­sti­tial fluid. 34. (elec­tron­ics) Of a cir­cuit or de­vice hav­ing an

out­put that is pro­por­tional to the in­put. 37. An of­fi­cial prose­cu­tor for a ju­di­cial district. 39. Any prop­erty de­tected by the ol­fac­tory sys­tem. 40. A small Asian coun­try high in the Hi­malayas

be­tween In­dia and Ti­bet. 41. So­cial sta­tus or po­si­tion con­ferred by a sys­tem

based on class. 43. (com­puter sci­ence) The rate at which data is

trans­ferred (as by a mo­dem). 44. Any of nu­mer­ous lo­cal fer­til­ity and na­ture deities wor­shipped by an­cient Semitic peo­ples. 45. Cubes of meat mar­i­nated and cooked on a

skewer usu­ally with veg­eta­bles. 46. Ad­vanced in years. 49. Be­fore noon. 50. Of or re­lat­ing to the peo­ples who speak the

lan­guage of the Arawak. 51. Min­i­mal mean­ing­ful lan­guage unit. 53. A state in the Rocky Moun­tains. 55. A translu­cent min­eral con­sist­ing of hy­drated

sil­ica of vari­able color. 60. In­hab­i­tant of the is­land of Cebu. 61. African tree hav­ing an ex­ceed­ingly thick trunk and fruit that re­sem­bles a gourd and has an edi­ble pulp called mon­key bread. 62. Any of var­i­ous or­gans that syn­the­size sub­stances needed by the body and re­lease it through ducts or di­rectly into the blood­stream. 63. A hard brit­tle blue-white mul­ti­va­lent me­tal­lic

el­e­ment. 65. A French abbot. 67. A city in north­ern In­dia. 68. The rate of mov­ing (es­pe­cially walk­ing or run­ning). 69. (ob­stet­rics) The num­ber of live-born chil­dren a

woman has de­liv­ered. 70. Trop­i­cal starchy tuber­ous root. 71. (com­par­a­tive of `lit­tle' usu­ally used with mass nouns) Quan­ti­fier mean­ing not as great in amount or de­gree. 74. The 17th letter of the Greek al­pha­bet. 75. An en­gi­neer­ing univer­sity in Cam­bridge.

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