CROSSWORD 1669

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1. Pan with a con­vex bot­tom. 4. A mound of earth made by ants as they dig their nest. 11. A mas­ter's de­gree in li­brary science. 15. God­dess of crim­i­nal rash­ness and its pun­ish­ment. 16. Loss of the abil­ity to swal­low. 17. A theo­cratic repub­lic in the Mid­dle East in west­ern Asia. 18. Of or re­lat­ing to or af­fect­ing a lobe. 20. Or­der by virtue of su­pe­rior au­thor­ity. 21. The mus­cu­lar back part of the shank. 22. An ac­ci­den­tal hole that al­lows some­thing (fluid or light etc.) to en­ter or es­cape. 24. A line of text serv­ing to in­di­cate what the pas­sage be­low it is about. 26. A small cake leav­ened with yeast. 28. Pun­ish with an ar­bi­trary penalty. 30. A hard brit­tle blue-white mul­ti­va­lent me­tal­lic el­e­ment. 32. Hav­ing un­de­sir­able or neg­a­tive qual­i­ties. 33. Fish eggs or egg-filled ovary. 34. A heavy wooden pole (such as the trunk of a young fir) tossed as a test of strength (in the High­lands of Scot­land). 38. A group of is­lands off the west coast of Si­cily in the Mediter­ranean. 41. A met­ric unit of vol­ume equal to one thou­sandth of a liter. 42. A fluoro­car­bon with chlo­rine. 45. A public pro­mo­tion of some product or ser­vice. 46. One of the five ma­jor classes of im­munoglob­u­lins. 47. Af­fected man­ners in­tended to im­press oth­ers. 52. The di­alect of An­cient Greek spo­ken in Thes­saly and Boeo­tia and Ae­o­lis. 54. The uni­ver­sal time co­or­di­nated time on board the space­craft. 55. Mus­lim name for God. 56. An in­ac­tive vol­cano in Si­cily. 57. Rock star and drum­mer for the Bea­tles (born in 1940). 59. (Ir­ish) Mother of the Tuatha De Danann. 61. A physi­cian who is not a spe­cial­ist but treats all ill­nesses. 62. The cry made by sheep. 63. Dyed with henna. 66. (of cham­pagne) Moder­ately dry. 70. A mask with a fil­ter pro­tects the face an lungs against poi­sonous gases. 73. An ad­her­ent of any branch of Tao­ism. 74. A nar­row de­pres­sion (as in the earth or be­tween ocean waves or in the ocean bed). 77. An in­de­his­cent fruit de­rived from a sin­gle ovary hav­ing one or many seeds within a fleshy wall or peri­carp. 78. The month fol­low­ing March and pre­ced­ing May. 79. Brown or black­ish Alpine mosses hav­ing a de­his­cent cap­sule with 4 lon­gi­tu­di­nal slits. 81. A ro­tat­ing disk shaped to con­vert cir­cu­lar into lin­ear mo­tion. 82. The cen­tral part of a car wheel (or fan or pro­pel­ler etc) through which the shaft or axle passes. 83. In­tru­sive in a med­dling or of­fen­sive man­ner. 84. A loose sleeve­less outer gar­ment made from aba cloth.

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1. An ar­chi­tec­tural par­ti­tion with a height and length greater than its thick­ness. 2. A mem­ber of the Siouan peo­ple in­hab­it­ing the val­leys of the Platte and Mis­souri rivers in Ne­braska. 3. Cubes of meat mar­i­nated and cooked on a skewer usu­ally with veg­eta­bles. 4. A river in north cen­tral Switzer­land that runs north­east into the Rhine. 5. A ra­dioac­tive transuranic me­tal­lic el­e­ment. 6. (Greek mythol­ogy) The Ti­taness who was mother of He­lios and Se­lene and Eos in an­cient mythol­ogy. 7. A large build­ing at an air­port where air­craft can be stored and main­tained. 8. One of the most com­mon of the five ma­jor classes of im­munoglob­u­lins. 9. Chi­nese tree cul­ti­vated es­pe­cially in Philip­pines and In­dia for its ed­i­ble fruit. 10. Com­ing at a sub­se­quent time or stage. 11. An in­cor­rect deal. 12. Wild sheep of north­ern Africa. 13. Ac­quire or gain knowl­edge or skills. 14. An unforeseen ob­sta­cle. 19. Jor­dan's port. 23. A Chadic lan­guage spo­ken in north­ern Nige­ria. 25. Sub­mit or yield to an­other's wish or opin­ion. 27. Mod­er­ate or re­strain. 29. A poly­va­lent me­tal­lic el­e­ment that re­sem­bles chromium and tung­sten in its prop­er­ties. 31. An or­gan­ism or species sur­viv­ing as a rem­nant of an oth­er­wise ex­tinct flora or fauna in an en­vi­ron­ment much changed from that in which it orig­i­nated. 35. (used of soaps or clean­ing agents) Hav­ing a sub­stance (an abra­sive or filler) added to in­crease ef­fec­tive­ness. 36. Bor­der con­sist­ing of any­thing placed on the edge to fin­ish some­thing (such as a fringe on cloth­ing or on a rug). 37. (Bri­tish) A mem­ber of the mil­i­tary po­lice. 39. Some­one (es­pe­cially a woman) who an­noys peo­ple by con­stantly find­ing fault. 40. An of­fi­cial prose­cu­tor for a ju­di­cial dis­trict. 43. A fam­ily of lan­guages of the Fula peo­ple of west Africa in the sub-Sa­hara re­gions from Sene­gal to Chad. 44. United States writer (1871-1900). 48. Un­dergo re­sorp­tion. 49. Of a pale yel­low color like straw. 50. (as­tron­omy) The an­gu­lar dis­tance of a ce­les­tial point mea­sured west­ward along the ce­les­tial equa­tor from the zenith cross­ing. 51. The largest city of China. 53. Swelling from ex­ces­sive ac­cu­mu­la­tion of serous fluid in tis­sue. 58. Desert shrub of Syria and Ara­bia hav­ing small white flow­ers. 60. Talks a great deal about un­in­ter­est­ing top­ics. 64. A sil­very soft waxy me­tal­lic el­e­ment of the al­kali metal group. 65. The cap­i­tal and largest city of Bangladesh. 67. Chevro­tain some­what larger than the kan­chil. 68. Bulky gray­ish-brown ea­gle with a short wedge-shaped white tail. 69. Scot­tish chemist noted for his re­search into the struc­ture of nu­cleic acids (born in 1907). 71. Some­one who works (or pro­vides work­ers) dur­ing a strike. 72. God of love and erotic de­sire. 75. God­dess of fate. 76. A col­loid in a more solid form than a sol. 80. Half the width of an em.

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