CROSS­WORD 1670

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1. A small cake leav­ened with yeast. 5. Not an­gry. 12. A caus­tic de­ter­gent use­ful for re­mov­ing grease. 15. Any cul­ture medium that uses agar as the gelling agent. 16. Ac­cu­mu­lated earth and stones de­posited by a glacier. 17. A tight-fit­ting head­dress. 18. An ac­ci­den­tal hole that al­lows some­thing (fluid or light etc.) to en­ter or es­cape. 19. A means of serv­ing. 20. Small ter­res­trial lizard of warm re­gions of the Old World. 22. Time dur­ing which some ac­tion is awaited. 23. A Chadic lan­guage spo­ken south of Lake Chad. 25. (Is­lam) The man who leads prayers in a mosque. 28. Range of what one can know or un­der­stand. 29. Type genus of the Anati­dae. 32. Ti­tle for a civil or mil­i­tary leader (es­pe­cially in Turkey). 34. A white metal­lic el­e­ment that burns with a bril­liant light. 35. An inn in some East­ern coun­tries with a large court­yard that pro­vides ac­com­mo­da­tion for car­a­vans. 39. Cubes of meat mar­i­nated and cooked on a skewer usu­ally with veg­eta­bles. 40. A soft sil­very metal­lic el­e­ment of the al­kali earth group. 42. Shrub bear­ing oval-fruited kumquats. 44. An el­e­men­tary par­ti­cle with a neg­a­tive charge and a half-life of 2 mi­crosec­ond. 48. The part of the large in­tes­tine be­tween the ce­cum and the rec­tum. 49. Cana­dian hockey player (born 1948). 50. (chem­istry) P(oten­tial of) H(ydro­gen). 51. Swiss pain­ter in­flu­enced by Kandin­sky (1879-1940). 53. Ja­panese or­na­men­tal tree with fra­grant white or pink blos­soms and small yel­low fruits. 54. Be­ing or oc­cur­ring at an ad­vanced pe­riod of time or af­ter a usual or ex­pected time. 56. An­i­mal food for brows­ing or graz­ing. 59. A sil­very duc­tile metal­lic el­e­ment found pri­mar­ily in baux­ite. 60. A civil or mil­i­tary au­thor­ity in Turkey or Egypt. 62. Type genus of the fam­ily Ar­ci­dae. 64. The branch of com­puter science that deal with writ­ing com­puter pro­grams that can solve prob­lems cre­atively. 66. Noisy talk. 68. Air­craft land­ing in bad weather in which the pi­lot is talked down by ground con­trol us­ing pre­ci­sion ap­proach radar. 70. A shop sell­ing del­i­catessen (as sal­ads or cooked meats). 74. A river that rises in cen­tral Ger­many and flows north to join the Elbe River. 77. A river in cen­tral Europe that arises in north­west­ern Cze­choslo­vakia and flows north­ward through Ger­many to empty into the North Sea. 79. The 3rd let­ter of the He­brew al­pha­bet. 81. Ar­ranged for pic­to­rial pur­poses. 82. The ba­sic unit of money in Bangladesh. 83. A city in south­east­ern Spain. 85. (Ir­ish) Mother of the an­cient Ir­ish gods. 86. The sixth month of the civil year. 87. A bar of sand. 88. A be­lief (or sys­tem of be­liefs) ac­cepted as au­thor­i­ta­tive by some group or school.

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1. With no ef­fort to con­ceal. 2. Amer­i­can nov­el­ist (1909-1955). 3. Any of nu­mer­ous lo­cal fer­til­ity and na­ture deities wor­shipped by an­cient Semitic peo­ples. 4. A res­i­dent of Arkansas. 5. A benev­o­lent as­pect of Devi. 6. The month fol­low­ing Oc­to­ber and pre­ced­ing De­cem­ber. 7. An Ara­bic speak­ing per­son who lives in Ara­bia or North Africa. 8. Sub­merged aquatic plant hav­ing nar­row leaves and small flow­ers. 9. Hav­ing the deep slightly brown­ish color of gold. 10. A ra­dioac­tive gaseous el­e­ment formed by the dis­in­te­gra­tion of ra­dium. 11. An af­fir­ma­tive. 12. A fraud­u­lent busi­ness scheme. 13. A Ti­betan or Mon­go­lian priest of La­maism. 14. (trade­mark) A tinned lun­cheon meat made largely from pork. 21. De­cid­u­ous dioe­cious Chi­nese tree hav­ing fan-shaped leaves and fleshy yel­low seeds. 24. A Kwa lan­guage spo­ken in Ghana and the Ivory Coast. 26. A rare sil­very (usu­ally triva­lent) metal­lic el­e­ment. 27. 1/10 gram. 30. Of or re­lat­ing to the ner­vous sys­tem. 31. Ter­mi­nate be­fore com­ple­tion, as of a com­puter process, a mis­sion, etc.. 33. A loose sleeve­less outer gar­ment made from aba cloth. 36. A board game in which play­ers try to move their pieces into their op­po­nent's bases. 37. Naked fresh­wa­ter or marine or par­a­sitic pro­to­zoa that form tem­po­rary pseu­dopods for feed­ing and lo­co­mo­tion. 38. Grand­son of Amat­erasu and first ruler of Ja­pan. 41. A town and port in north­west­ern Is­rael in the east­ern Mediter­ranean. 43. (in­for­mal) Of the high­est qual­ity. 45. An or­ga­ni­za­tion of coun­tries formed in 1961 to agree on a com­mon pol­icy for the sale of petroleum. 46. Ti­tle for the for­mer hered­i­tary monarch of Iran. 47. Prim­i­tive chloro­phyll-con­tain­ing mainly aquatic eu­kary­otic or­gan­isms lack­ing true stems and roots and leaves. 52. Sug­ges­tive of the su­per­nat­u­ral. 55. A fed­eral agency es­tab­lished to co­or­di­nate pro­grams aimed at re­duc­ing pol­lu­tion and pro­tect­ing the en­vi­ron­ment. 57. Some­one who drives a taxi for a liv­ing. 58. Trop­i­cal Amer­i­can tree pro­duc­ing ca­cao beans. 61. A con­di­tion (mostly in boys) char­ac­ter­ized by be­hav­ioral and learn­ing dis­or­ders. 63. (New Tes­ta­ment) One of the three sages from the east who came bear­ing gifts for the in­fant Je­sus. 65. A cof­fee cake fla­vored with orange rind and raisins and al­monds. 67. A river of south­west­ern Africa that rises in cen­tral An­gola and flows east and then north (form­ing part of the bor­der be­tween An­gola and Congo) and con­tin­u­ing north­west through Congo to empty into the Congo River on the bor­der be­tween Congo and Repub­lic of the Congo. 69. Wear­ing or pro­vided with cloth­ing. 71. Oval re­pro­duc­tive body of a fowl (es­pe­cially a hen) used as food. 72. The ba­sic unit of money on Malta. 73. Loose or flac­cid body fat. 75. A trans­par­ent op­ti­cal de­vice used to con­verge or di­verge trans­mit­ted light and to form im­ages. 76. Mild yel­low Dutch cheese made in balls. 78. The sense or­gan for hear­ing and equi­lib­rium. 80. Ei­ther ex­trem­ity of some­thing that has length. 84. An of­fi­cial pros­e­cu­tor for a ju­di­cial dis­trict.

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