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1. Be­long­ing to some prior time. 5. Small birds re­sem­bling war­blers but hav­ing some of the habits of tit­mice. 12. An ugly evil-look­ing old woman. 15. A mas­ter's de­gree in li­brary sci­ence. 16. Any tu­mor de­rived from cells of the ner­vous sys­tem. 17. A fed­eral agency es­tab­lished to co­or­di­nate pro­grams aimed at re­duc­ing pol­lu­tion and pro­tect­ing the en­vi­ron­ment. 18. Any mem­ber of Atha­paskan tribes that mi­grated to the south­west­ern desert (from Ari­zona to Texas and south into Mex­ico). 19. A con­sti­tu­tional monar­chy in north­ern Europe on the western side of the Scan­di­na­vian Penin­sula. 20. The sign lan­guage used in the United States. 21. A quan­tity of no im­por­tance. 22. Moth hav­ing non­func­tional mouth­parts as adults. 24. Greek mythol­ogy. 26. Large bur­row­ing ro­dent of South and Cen­tral Amer­ica. 28. One of the is­lands of Saint Christo­pher-Ne­vis. 30. Au­thor of satir­i­cal at­tacks on me­dieval scholas­ti­cism (1494-1553). 34. A city in western Ger­many near the Dutch and Bel­gian bor­ders. 38. A loose sleeve­less outer gar­ment made from aba cloth. 39. An or­ga­ni­za­tion of coun­tries formed in 1961 to agree on a com­mon pol­icy for the sale of petroleum. 41. Pos­ing no dif­fi­culty. 42. A city in cen­tral Ge­or­gia south­east of At­lanta. 44. The ba­sic unit of money in Bangladesh. 46. God­dess of dawn. 47. A soft sil­very metal­lic el­e­ment. 48. Any of var­i­ous small short-tailed ro­dents of the north­ern hemi­sphere hav­ing soft fur gray above and white be­low with well-furred tails and large ears. 50. A toxic non­metal­lic el­e­ment re­lated to sul­fur and tel­lurium. 51. A man who is much con­cerned with his dress and ap­pear­ance. 53. The residue that re­mains when some­thing is burned. 54. A nu­cleic acid con­sist­ing of large mol­e­cules shaped like a dou­ble he­lix. 55. A heavy brit­tle dia­mag­netic triva­lent metal­lic el­e­ment (re­sem­bles ar­senic and an­ti­mony chem­i­cally). 58. A sil­very duc­tile metal­lic el­e­ment found pri­mar­ily in baux­ite. 60. A minute epi­der­mal pore in a leaf or stem. 63. A Loloish lan­guage. 65. Milk thick­ened with a but­ter and flour roux. 67. Port city of Den­mark in east­ern Jut­land. 71. Ti­tle for a civil or mil­i­tary leader (es­pe­cially in Turkey). 72. Hav­ing or given a name or ti­tle. 75. A con­vex mold­ing hav­ing a cross sec­tion in the form of a quar­ter of a cir­cle or of an el­lipse. 76. Any of var­i­ous dark heavy vis­cid sub­stances ob­tained as a residue. 77. Of or re­lat­ing to or char­ac­ter­is­tic of Asia or the peo­ples of Asia or their lan­guages or cul­ture. 79. A for­mer cop­per coin of Pak­istan. 80. Late time of life. 81. Shape anew or dif­fer­ently. 82. An ac­ci­den­tal hole that al­lows some­thing (fluid or light etc.) to en­ter or es­cape.

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1. A strate­gi­cally lo­cated monar­chy on the south­ern and east­ern coasts of the Ara­bian Penin­sula. 2. Plant with an elon­gated head of broad stalked

leaves re­sem­bling cel­ery. 3. Wear­ing or provided with cloth­ing. 4. The act of es­cap­ing phys­i­cally. 5. A small flat tri­an­gu­lar bone in front of the knee

that pro­tects the knee joint. 6. That is to say. 7. A branch of the Tai lan­guages. 8. An ut­ter­ance ex­press­ing pain or dis­ap­proval. 9. United States ac­tor (born in Hun­gary) noted for

play­ing sin­is­ter roles (1904-1964). 10. A graph­i­cal record of elec­tric cur­rents associated with mus­cle con­trac­tions. 11. A nar­row head­band or strip of rib­bon worn as

a head­band. 12. A col­lec­tion of ob­jects laid on top of each other. 13. A domed or vaulted re­cess or pro­jec­tion on a

build­ing es­pe­cially the east end of a church. 14. Of­fer­ing fun and gai­ety. 23. A gay feel­ing. 25. Travel up, "We as­cended the moun­tain". 27. Cuban dancer and chore­og­ra­pher (born in

1921). 29. Bri­tish in­for­mal term. 31. Lower in es­teem. 32. Ger­man or­gan­ist and con­tra­pun­tist (1685

1750). 33. Some­one who works (or pro­vides work­ers)

dur­ing a strike. 35. The ar­range­ment of the hair (es­pe­cially a

woman's hair). 36. A par­lia­men­tary monar­chy in south­west­ern

Europe on the Ibe­rian Penin­sula. 37. An an­ti­fun­gal and an­tibi­otic (trade names My­co­statin and Nys­tan) dis­cov­ered in New York State. 40. New Zealand tim­ber tree re­sem­bling the

cy­press. 43. Ill-man­nered and coarse and con­temptible in

be­hav­ior or ap­pear­ance. 45. The syl­la­ble nam­ing the fifth (dom­i­nant) note

of any mu­si­cal scale in solmiza­tion. 49. Port city on south­ern Hon­shu on Osaka Bay. 52. A ver­bal com­mit­ment by one per­son to an­other agree­ing to do (or not to do) some­thing in the fu­ture. 56. (In­dia) Usu­ally in com­bi­na­tion. 57. Im­ma­ture of its kind. 59. Es­tab­lished by or founded upon law or of­fi­cial

or ac­cepted rules. 61. A mem­ber of the Mon­go­lian peo­ple of cen­tral

Asia who in­vaded Rus­sia in the 13th cen­tury. 62. (Cana­dian) A half-breed of white and In­dian

parent­age. 64. 10 hao equal 1 dong. 66. One of a set of small pieces of stiff pa­per marked in var­i­ous ways and used for play­ing games or for telling for­tunes. 68. A whet­stone made of fine grit­stone. 69. The in­ner and longer of the two bones of the

hu­man fore­arm. 70. The process of be­com­ing soft­ened and sat­u­rated as a con­se­quence of be­ing im­mersed in wa­ter (or other liq­uid). 73. The 7th let­ter of the Greek al­pha­bet. 74. A de­pres­sion in an oth­er­wise level sur­face. 78. A duc­tile gray metal­lic el­e­ment of the lan­thanide se­ries.

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