CROSS­WORD 1658

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1. (Bri­tish) Tra­di­tional jazz as re­vived in the 1950s. 5. A col­or­less liq­uid hy­dro­car­bon ex­tracted from pe­tro­leum or coal tar and used in mak­ing syn­thetic resins. 11. An in­for­mal term for a fa­ther. 15. A river in north cen­tral Switzer­land that runs north­east into the Rhine. 16. Con­queror of Gaul and mas­ter of Italy (100-44 BC). 17. To­ward the mouth or oral re­gion. 18. A male monarch or em­peror (espe­cially of Rus­sia prior to 1917). 19. Re­move a bar from (a door, for ex­am­ple). 20. The cap­i­tal and largest city of Bangladesh. 21. A mem­ber of a Tur­kic peo­ple of Uzbek­istan and neigh­bor­ing ar­eas. 23. Any tail­like struc­ture. 25. A river in north cen­tral Switzer­land that runs north­east into the Rhine. 26. Not ever. 28. A city in the Asian part of Rus­sia. 31. North Amer­i­can hick­ory hav­ing loose gray shaggy bark and ed­i­ble nuts. 34. Of or re­lat­ing to aba­sia (in­abil­ity to walk). 38. Mer­chan­dise is­sued for sale or pub­lic show­ing (espe­cially a record or film). 40. A Por­tuguese ti­tle of re­spect. 41. Hav­ing un­de­sir­able or neg­a­tive qual­i­ties. 44. Large genus of trop­i­cal sub­shrubs or herbs some of which yield fibers of mu­cilagi­nous sub­stances. 45. A ma­te­rial ef­figy that is wor­shipped as a god. 50. Hav­ing qual­i­ties char­ac­ter­is­tic of Je­suits or Je­suit­ism. 52. The sign lan­guage used in the United States. 53. Chief port of Yemen. 54. Ger­man chemist who was co-dis­cov­erer with Lise Meit­ner of nu­clear fis­sion (1879-1968). 55. Club con­sist­ing of a heavy stick (of­ten bam­boo) bound with iron. 57. At or near or to­ward the stern of a ship or tail of an airplane. 60. (Sume­rian and Akka­dian) A de­mon per­son­i­fy­ing death. 67. A unit of dry mea­sure used in Egypt. 70. A mem­ber of the Mon­go­lian peo­ple of cen­tral Asia who in­vaded Rus­sia in the 13th cen­tury. 71. A woolen cap of Scot­tish ori­gin. 72. A desert in south­west­ern Africa - largely Botswana. 75. A con­stel­la­tion in the south­ern hemi­sphere near Te­le­scopium and Norma. 76. A Turk­ish unit of weight equal to about 2.75 pounds. 77. Per­tain­ing to or con­tain­ing or sim­i­lar to am­mo­nia. 78. The most com­mon com­puter me­mory which can be used by pro­grams to per­form nec­es­sary tasks while the com­puter is on.

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1. About three feet long ex­clu­sive of tail. 2. Ha­rass with per­sis­tent crit­i­cism or carp­ing. 3. An Ara­bic speak­ing per­son who lives in Ara­bia or North Africa. 4. Derange men­tally, throw out of men­tal bal­ance. 5. A hos­pi­tal unit staffed and equipped to pro­vide in­ten­sive care. 6. A Chadic lan­guage spo­ken in Chad. 7. Go ashore. 8. (Old Tes­ta­ment) The el­dest son of Isaac who would have in­her­ited the Covenant that God made with Abra­ham and that Abra­ham passed on to Isaac. 9. Aus­tralian clover fern. 10. A triva­lent metal­lic el­e­ment of the rare earth group. 11. Chiefly peren­nial grasses of cool tem­per­ate re­gions. 12. Type genus of the fam­ily Ar­ci­dae. 13. Large bur­row­ing ro­dent of South and Cen­tral Amer­ica. 14. The sixth month of the civil year. 22. Cubes of meat mar­i­nated and cooked on a skewer usu­ally with veg­eta­bles. 24. Col­lect or gather. 27. A tube in which a body fluid cir­cu­lates. 29. The com­pass point that is one point east of due south. 30. A mem­ber of the Siouan peo­ple of the Kansas river val­ley in Kansas. 32. Hav­ing a head­ing or course in a cer­tain di­rec­tion. 33. A monosac­cha­ride sugar that con­tains the alde­hyde group or is hemi­ac­etal. 35. (Ju­daism) A pe­riod of seven days of mourn­ing after the death of close rel­a­tive. 36. Treat with io­dine. 37. A baby bed with sides and rock­ers. 39. A white metal­lic el­e­ment that burns with a bril­liant light. 42. United States writer of sto­ries and plays (1894-1946). 43. A pe­riod of time con­tain­ing 365 (or 366) days. 46. Re­sem­bling the new moon in shape. 47. Es­sen­tial oil or per­fume ob­tained from flow­ers. 48. French cabaret singer (1915-1963). 49. Suit­able to or char­ac­ter­is­tic of drama. 51. Speak­ing a Slavic lan­guage. 56. The ba­sic unit of money in Bangladesh. 58. A cof­fee cake fla­vored with or­ange rind and raisins and al­monds. 59. A fam­ily of Sino-Ti­betan lan­guages spo­ken in south­east­ern Asia. 61. Any of var­i­ous strong liquors dis­tilled from the fer­mented sap of toddy palms or from fer­mented mo­lasses. 62. De­signer drug de­signed to have the ef­fects of am­phet­a­mines (it floods the brain with sero­tonin) but to avoid the drug laws. 63. Aus­trian chemist who did re­search on carotenoids and vi­ta­mins (1900-1967). 64. Es­sen­tial oil or per­fume ob­tained from flow­ers. 65. A Span­ish unit of length (about a yard) hav­ing dif­fer­ent val­ues in dif­fer­ent lo­cal­i­ties. 66. The bi­b­li­cal name for an­cient Syria. 68. An ad­vanced law de­gree. 69. Of or re­lat­ing to a mem­ber of the Bud­dhist peo­ple in­hab­it­ing the Mekong river in Laos and Thai­land. 73. Be­fore noon. 74. An in­tensely ra­dioac­tive metal­lic el­e­ment that oc­curs in minute amounts in ura­nium ores.

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