CROSS­WORD 1657

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ACROSS 1. Hawai­ian dish of taro root pounded to a paste and of­ten al­lowed to fer­ment. 4. A dis­or­der of the lips marked by scal­ing and fis­sures at the cor­ners of the mouth. 12. Count­ing the num­ber of white and red blood cells and the num­ber of platelets in 1 cu­bic mil­lime­ter of blood. 15. A drug com­bi­na­tion found in some over-the-counter headache reme­dies (As­pirin and Phenacetin and Caf­feine). 16. Marked by great care­less­ness. 17. A col­umn of light (as from a bea­con). 18. (usu­ally fol­lowed by `to' or `for') On the point of or strongly dis­posed. 19. A be­lief (or sys­tem of be­liefs) ac­cepted as au­thor­i­ta­tive by some group or school. 20. Of a leaf or bean shape re­sem­bling the shape of kid­ney. 22. Any of a num­ber of fishes of the fam­ily Carangi­dae. 25. In­abil­ity to stand due to mus­cu­lar in­co­or­di­na­tion. 26. A unit of length of thread or yarn. 30. A state in north cen­tral United States. 32. A small pel­let fired from an air ri­fle or BB gun. 33. A river in north cen­tral Switzer­land that runs north­east into the Rhine. 34. An agency of the United Na­tions re­spon­si­ble for pro­grams to aid ed­u­ca­tion and the health of chil­dren and moth­ers in devel­op­ing coun­tries. 37. Dis­tilled rather than fer­mented. 40. A work­place for the con­duct of sci­en­tific re­search. 42. A benev­o­lent as­pect of Devi. 43. A game whose ob­ject is to form words from a group of ran­domly cho­sen let­ters. 45. A white metal­lic el­e­ment that burns with a bril­liant light. 47. Hav­ing a toe or toes of a spec­i­fied kind. 48. Re­main­ing af­ter all de­duc­tions. 49. A loose sleeve­less outer gar­ment made from aba cloth. 51. A bachelor's de­gree in the­ol­ogy. 54. A met­ric unit of vol­ume equal to one tenth of a liter. 55. The fa­ther of your fa­ther or mother. 57. Struck with fear, dread, or con­ster­na­tion. 60. The time that has elapsed. 61. A head­ing that names a statute or leg­isla­tive bill. 63. A partly shel­tered an­chor­age. 64. A unit of sur­face area equal to 100 square me­ters. 66. A metal­lic el­e­ment hav­ing four al­lotropic forms. 68. Not in op­er­a­tion or op­er­a­tional. 71. Form­ing or set at an an­gle. 75. The 19th let­ter of the Greek al­pha­bet. 77. Type genus of the Alau­di­dae. 79. The eighth month of the civil year. 81. A de­fen­sive mis­sile de­signed to shoot down in­com­ing in­ter­con­ti­nen­tal bal­lis­tic mis­siles. 82. Suc­cu­lent car­pet-form­ing plant hav­ing small bril­liant red­dish-pink flow­ers. 84. The el­e­men­tary stages of any sub­ject (usu­ally plu­ral). 85. The cry made by sheep. 86. A great raja. 87. Large brown­ish-green New Zealand par­rot.

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1. (foot­ball) Of ad­vanc­ing the ball by throw­ing it. 2. An or­ga­ni­za­tion of coun­tries formed in 1961 to agree on a com­mon pol­icy for the sale of petroleum. 3. Of or re­lat­ing to a seizure or con­vul­sion. 4. A unit of pres­sure. 5. Other than what is un­der con­sid­er­a­tion or im­plied. 6. The shape of a raised edge of a more or less cir­cu­lar ob­ject. 7. A long-play­ing phono­graph record. 8. The rate at which red blood cells set­tle out in a tube of blood un­der stan­dard­ized con­di­tions. 9. Rel­a­tively low in price or charg­ing low prices. 10. The largest of the four main is­lands of Ja­pan. 11. Putting some­thing (as a lit­er­ary work) into pub­lish­able form. 12. Cut or used for cut­ting cross­wise or across the grain. 13. Cap­i­tal city of the Apu­lia re­gion on the Adri­atic coast. 14. (clas­si­cal ar­chi­tec­ture) A mold­ing for a cor­nice. 21. A sheet or band of fi­brous con­nec­tive tis­sue sep­a­rat­ing or bind­ing to­gether mus­cles and or­gans etc. 23. Lo­cate and cor­rect er­rors in a com­puter pro­gram code. 24. A moun­tain range in western Rus­sia ex­tend­ing from the arc­tic to the Caspian Sea. 27. Away from the mouth or oral re­gion. 28. A rare sil­very (usu­ally triva­lent) metal­lic el­e­ment. 29. A con­stel­la­tion in the south­ern hemi­sphere near Te­le­scopium and Norma. 31. In­for­mal terms for money. 35. Worn away as by wa­ter or ice or wind. 36. United States co­me­dian and film ac­tor (1880-1946). 38. An Arab coun­try on the penin­sula of Qatar. 39. The cap­i­tal of Morocco. 41. Date used in reck­on­ing dates be­fore the sup­posed year Christ was born. 44. Genus of sticky herbs with yel­low flow­ers open in morn­ing or evening but closed in bright light. 46. A nu­cleo­tide de­rived from adeno­sine that oc­curs in muscle tis­sue. 50. A sys­tem of time­keep­ing that de­fines the be­gin­ning and length and di­vi­sions of the year. 52. A city in north­west­ern So­ma­lia. 53. Hav­ing or cov­ered with or ac­com­pa­nied by blood. 56. (Baby­lo­nian) God of wis­dom and agri­cul­ture and pa­tron of scribes and schools. 58. The 17th let­ter of the He­brew al­pha­bet. 59. The act of slow­ing down or fall­ing be­hind. 62. Any phys­i­cal dam­age to the body caused by vi­o­lence or ac­ci­dent or frac­ture etc.. 65. A sil­very duc­tile metal­lic el­e­ment found pri­mar­ily in baux­ite. 67. A small cake leav­ened with yeast. 69. Found on a farm. 70. Any wing­less blood-suck­ing par­a­sitic in­sect noted for abil­ity to leap. 72. (Greek mythol­ogy) God­dess of the earth and mother of Cronus and the Ti­tans in an­cient mythol­ogy. 73. A very young child (birth to 1 year) who has not yet be­gun to walk or talk. 74. Type genus of the fam­ily Ar­ci­dae. 76. A benev­o­lent as­pect of Devi. 78. Hor­mone se­creted by the pos­te­rior pi­tu­itary gland (trade name Pitressin) and also by nerve end­ings in the hy­po­thal­a­mus. 80. Noisy talk. 83. A per­son who an­nounces and plays pop­u­lar recorded music.

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