CROSS­WORD 1656

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1. (com­puter sci­ence) Pro­to­col that al­lows users to copy files be­tween their lo­cal sys­tem and any sys­tem they can reach on the net­work. 4. A mem­ber of an In­dian peo­ple for­merly liv­ing

along the Gulf coast of Louisiana and Texas. 11. Type genus of the Anati­dae. 15. Hav­ing a toe or toes of a spec­i­fied kind. 16. A word for chaos or fi­asco bor­rowed from modern He­brew (where it is a loan word from Rus­sian). 17. Some­thing causes mis­ery or death. 18. A col­lec­tion of ob­jects laid on top of each

other. 20. The Ti­beto-Bur­man lan­guage spo­ken in the

Thai­land and Burmese bor­der­lands. 21. An In­dian side dish of yo­gurt and chopped

cu­cum­bers and spices. 22. A per­cus­sion in­stru­ment con­sist­ing of a pair of hol­low pieces of wood or bone (usu­ally held be­tween the thumb and fin­gers) that are made to click to­gether (as by Span­ish dancers) in rhythm with the dance. 24. The num­ber that is rep­re­sented as a one fol

lowed by 6 ze­ros. 25. A large piece of fabric (as can­vas) by means of which wind is used to pro­pel a sail­ing ves­sel. 26. A ra­dioac­tive transuranic metal­lic el­e­ment. 28. (of com­plex­ion) Blem­ished by im­per­fec­tions

of the skin. 31. A city in south­east­ern South Korea. 34. Queen of the Olympian gods in an­cient

Greek mythol­ogy. 37. A cruel wicked and in­hu­man per­son. 38. A light touch or stroke. 40. The branch of com­puter sci­ence that deal with writ­ing com­puter pro­grams that can solve prob­lems cre­atively. 43. A fam­ily of Amerindian lan­guages spo­ken in

Wash­ing­ton and Bri­tish Columbia. 45. An au­dio­tape record­ing of sound. 47. A state of in­di­vid­ual psy­cho­log­i­cal well­be­ing based upon a sense of con­fi­dence and use­ful­ness and pur­pose. 48. And noth­ing more. 49. Cook and make ed­i­ble by putting in a hot

oven. 51. Lit­tle known Ka­maru­pan lan­guages. 52. A highly un­sta­ble ra­dioac­tive el­e­ment (the

heav­i­est of the halo­gen se­ries). 56. Any of nu­mer­ous hairy-bod­ied in­sects

in­clud­ing so­cial and soli­tary species. 57. A Bantu lan­guage spo­ken by the Chaga

peo­ple in north­ern Tan­za­nia. 59. A duc­tile gray metal­lic el­e­ment of the lan­thanide se­ries. 60. The mis­sion in San An­to­nio where in 1836 Mex­i­can forces un­der Santa Anna be­sieged and mas­sa­cred Amer­i­can rebels who were fight­ing to make Texas in­de­pen­dent of Mex­ico. 62. Chief port of Ye­men. 63. (neu­rol­ogy) Of or re­lat­ing to the va­gus

nerve. 65. (botany) Of or re­lat­ing to the axil. 68. A town in north cen­tral Ok­la­homa. 71. New Zealand tim­ber tree re­sem­bling the

cy­press. 74. Cubes of meat mar­i­nated and cooked on a

skewer usu­ally with veg­eta­bles. 76. A pop­u­lar is­land re­sort in the Nether­lands

An­tilles. 78. A heavy brit­tle metal­lic el­e­ment of the plat­inum group. 79. (folk­lore) A small grotesque su­per­nat­u­ral crea­ture that makes trou­ble for hu­man be­ings. 80. A tri­cy­cle (usu­ally pro­pelled by ped­alling). 82. An of­fi­cer who acts as mil­i­tary as­sis­tant to a

more se­nior of­fi­cer. 84. Used of a sin­gle unit or thing. 85. Genus of New Zealand mat-form­ing herbs

or sub­shrubs. 86. A quan­tity of no im­por­tance.

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1. A lin­ear unit of mea­sure­ment (equal to 6 feet) for

wa­ter depth. 2. 100 toea equal 1 kina. 3. Sweet juicy gritty-tex­tured fruit avail­able in many

va­ri­eties. 4. The blood group whose red cells carry both the A

and B anti­gens. 5. The ba­sic unit of money in Bangladesh. 6. A flat wing-shaped process or wing­like part of an

or­gan­ism. 7. (Hin­duism and Bud­dhism) The ef­fects of a per­son's ac­tions that de­ter­mine his des­tiny in his next in­car­na­tion. 8. Amer­i­can nov­el­ist (1909-1955). 9. (plate tec­tonic the­ory) A hy­po­thet­i­cal con­ti­nent in­clud­ing all the land­mass of the earth prior to the Tri­as­sic pe­riod when it split into Laura­sia and Gond­wana­land. 10. An as­so­ciate de­gree in nurs­ing. 11. Lower in es­teem. 12. Sub­merged aquatic plant hav­ing nar­row leaves

and small flow­ers. 13. (pre­fix) Op­po­site or op­pos­ing or neu­tral­iz­ing. 14. Fas­tener con­sist­ing of a resinous com­po­si­tion that

is plas­tic when warm. 19. (plate tec­tonic the­ory) A hy­po­thet­i­cal con­ti­nent in­clud­ing all the land­mass of the earth prior to the Tri­as­sic pe­riod when it split into Laura­sia and Gond­wana­land. 23. (com­puter sci­ence) The part of a com­puter (a mi­cro­pro­ces­sor chip) that does most of the data pro­cess­ing. 27. A small ball with a hole through the mid­dle. 29. A Ukrainian penin­sula be­tween the Black Sea and

the Sea of Azov. 30. A sil­very soft waxy metal­lic el­e­ment of the al­kali

metal group. 32. Ag­ile long-legged rab­bit-sized ro­dent of Cen­tral

and South Amer­ica and West Indies. 33. At a pre­vi­ous time. 35. (botany) Tis­sue that con­ducts syn­the­sized food sub­stances (e.g., from leaves) to parts where needed. 36. (elec­tron­ics) Des­ig­nat­ing sound trans­mis­sion from

two sources through two chan­nels. 39. A small cake leav­ened with yeast. 41. A pe­riod marked by dis­tinc­tive char­ac­ter or reck­oned from a fixed point or event. 42. An es­o­teric or oc­cult mat­ter that is tra­di­tion­ally

se­cret. 44. A recharge­able bat­tery with a nickel cath­ode and

a cad­mium an­ode. 46. A fine grained min­eral hav­ing a soft soapy feel

and con­sist­ing of hy­drated mag­ne­sium sil­i­cate. 50. Cap­i­tal and largest city of the Ukraine. 53. Green al­gae com­mon in fresh­wa­ter lakes of lime­stone dis­tricts. 54. A Dra­vid­ian lan­guage spo­ken in south­ern In­dia. 55. Ka­maru­pan lan­guages spo­ken in north­east­ern

In­dia and western Burma. 58. A unit of force equal to the force ex­erted by grav­ity. 61. An of­fi­cer of the law. 64. Jor­dan's port. 66. A his­tor­i­cal area and for­mer king­dom in north­west­ern Spain. 67. A French ab­bot. 69. Plants with sword-shaped leaves and erect stalks bear­ing bright-col­ored flow­ers com­posed of three petals and three droop­ing sepals. 70. A bod­ily pas­sage or tube con­vey­ing a se­cre­tion or

other sub­stance. 72. Scot­tish sea cap­tain who was hired to pro­tect Bri­tish ship­ping in the In­dian Ocean and then was ac­cused of piracy and hanged (1645-1701). 73. A par­tic­u­lar ge­o­graph­i­cal re­gion of in­def­i­nite bound­ary (usu­ally serv­ing some spe­cial pur­pose or dis­tin­guished by its peo­ple or cul­ture or ge­og­ra­phy). 75. En­larged prostate. 77. The Ti­beto-Bur­man lan­guage spo­ken in the Dali

re­gion of Yun­nan. 81. (Akka­dian) God of wis­dom. 83. A state in mid­west­ern United States.

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