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1. A met­ric unit of vol­ume or ca­pac­ity equal to 10 liters. 4. Re­lat­ing to or char­ac­ter­ized by at­ro­phy. 12. A dark-skinned mem­ber of a race of peo­ple liv­ing in Aus­tralia when Euro­peans ar­rived. 15. Step on it. 16. As­sail again. 17. Worth­less or over­sim­pli­fied ideas. 18. A loose sleeve­less outer gar­ment made from aba cloth. 19. (Arthurian leg­end) A nephew of Arthur and one of the knights of the Round Ta­ble. 20. A promon­tory in north­ern Morocco op­po­site the Rock of Gibral­tar. 22. A sweet fill­ing made of prunes or apri­cots. 24. A young un­mar­ried woman. 26. Hav­ing the same or sim­i­lar char­ac­ter­is­tics. 28. Pass into a con­di­tion grad­u­ally, take on a spe­cific prop­erty or at­tribute. 29. The wife or widow of a czar. 32. Annual and peren­nial herbs of damp habi­tats. 36. (Norse mythol­ogy) One of the Ae­sir known for his beauty and skill with bow and skis. 37. A met­ric unit of weight equal to one thou­sandth of a kilo­gram. 38. A healthy ca­pac­ity for vig­or­ous ac­tiv­ity. 39. A Bri­tish peer rank­ing be­low a Mar­quess and above a Vis­count. 40. The dy­nasty that ruled much of Manchuria and north­east­ern China from 947 to 1125. 41. A ra­dioac­tive el­e­ment of the ac­tinide se­ries. 43. A hand­held col­lapsi­ble source of shade. 45. A hos­pi­tal unit staffed and equipped to pro­vide in­ten­sive care. 48. The branch of com­puter sci­ence that deal with writ­ing com­puter pro­grams that can solve prob­lems cre­atively. 49. (com­puter sci­ence) The part of a com­puter (a mi­cro­pro­ces­sor chip) that does most of the data pro­cess­ing. 50. A tri­cy­cle (usu­ally pro­pelled by pedalling). 55. A city in south­ern Turkey on the Sey­han River. 57. Ex­hibit­ing or re­stored to vig­or­ous good health. 58. A cir­cum­scribed in­flam­ma­tory and of­ten sup­pu­rat­ing le­sion on the skin or an in­ter­nal mu­cous sur­face re­sult­ing in necro­sis of tis­sue. 61. A French ab­bot. 63. Con­sider in de­tail and sub­ject to an anal­y­sis in or­der to dis­cover es­sen­tial fea­tures or mean­ing. 66. (anatomy) Of or re­lat­ing to the il­ium. 70. A sum­mary that re­peats the sub­stance of a longer dis­cus­sion. 73. The use of nu­clear mag­netic res­o­nance of pro­tons to pro­duce pro­ton den­sity images. 74. A port city in north­ern Viet­nam. 77. A ma­chine-read­able ver­sion of a stan­dard dic­tio­nary. 78. Sur­face layer of ground con­tain­ing a matt of grass and grass roots. 79. One of four sub­classes or su­per­order of Mono­cotyle­dones. 80. Any of nu­mer­ous hairy-bod­ied in­sects in­clud­ing so­cial and soli­tary species.


1. Trop­i­cal woody herb with showy yel­low flow­ers and flat pods. 2. Ul­cer­ated chilblain on the heel. 3. An ac­ci­den­tal hole that al­lows some­thing (fluid or light etc.) to en­ter or es­cape. 4. Wild sheep of semidesert re­gions in cen­tral Asia. 5. Marked by ex­treme in­ten­sity of emo­tions or con­vic­tions. 6. (used es­pe­cially of com­modi­ties) In the nat­u­ral un­pro­cessed con­di­tion. 7. A mem­ber of the Siouan peo­ple for­merly liv­ing in Mis­souri in the val­leys of the Mis­souri and Osage rivers. 8. A unit of pres­sure. 9. The ap­pendage to an ob­ject that is de­signed to be held in or­der to use or move it. 10. Be­ing one more than one. 11. A loud harsh or stri­dent noise. 12. Type genus of the Ap­i­dae. 13. A large bun­dle bound for stor­age or trans­port. 14. A translu­cent min­eral con­sist­ing of hy­drated sil­ica of vari­able color. 21. Small genus of trop­i­cal African peren­nial bul­bous herbs with de­cid­u­ous twin­ing stems. 23. Ro­man scholar (116-27 BC). 25. Any prop­erty de­tected by the ol­fac­tory sys­tem. 27. God of love and erotic de­sire. 30. Pre­pared by cut­ting. 31. Type genus of the Alau­di­dae. 33. An ar­chaic name for Easter or Passover. 34. Cause to move for­ward with force. 35. Make a more or less dis­guised ref­er­ence to. 42. A white me­tal­lic el­e­ment that burns with a bril­liant light. 44. A nu­cleic acid that trans­mits ge­netic in­for­ma­tion from DNA to the cy­to­plasm. 46. A genus of herbs and shrubs be­long­ing to the fam­ily Euphor­biaceae. 47. A soft sil­very me­tal­lic el­e­ment of the al­kali earth group. 51. Any plant of the genus Inula. 52. Ed­i­ble fish (broadly in­clud­ing fresh­wa­ter fish) or shell­fish or roe etc. 53. A work­place for the con­duct of sci­en­tific re­search. 54. A sup­port that con­sists of a hor­i­zon­tal sur­face for hold­ing ob­jects. 56. A heavy brit­tle me­tal­lic el­e­ment of the plat­inum group. 59. A soft sil­ver-white duc­tile me­tal­lic el­e­ment (liq­uid at nor­mal tem­per­a­tures). 60. Sug­ges­tive of the su­per­nat­u­ral. 62. Wa­ter ac­cu­mu­lated in the bilge of a ship. 64. Ro­man Em­peror no­to­ri­ous for his mon­strous vice and fan­tas­tic lux­ury (was said to have started a fire that de­stroyed much of Rome in 64) but the Em­pire re­mained pros­per­ous dur­ing his rule (3768). 65. Harsh or cor­ro­sive in tone. 67. A met­ri­cal unit with un­stressed­stressed syl­la­bles. 68. A unit of area (4840 square yards) used in English-speak­ing coun­tries. 69. Give over. 71. The 22nd let­ter of the Greek al­pha­bet. 72. (Ir­ish) Mother of the an­cient Ir­ish gods. 75. A col­or­less and odor­less in­ert gas. 76. A small digital com­puter based on a mi­cro­pro­ces­sor and de­signed to be used by one per­son at a time.

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