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1. A re­li­gious be­lief of African ori­gin in­volv­ing witchcraft and sor­cery. 4. A Ja­panese (paper or silk) wall hang­ing. 12. Count­ing the num­ber of white and red blood cells and the num­ber of platelets in 1 cu­bic mil­lime­ter of blood. 15. Some­thing that re­mu­ner­ates. 16. Ger­manic bar­bar­ian leader who ended the western Ro­man Em­pire in 476 and be­came the first bar­bar­ian ruler of Italy (434-493). 17. Of or re­lat­ing to a mem­ber of the Bud­dhist peo­ple in­hab­it­ing the Mekong river in Laos and Thai­land. 18. A loose sleeve­less outer gar­ment made from aba cloth. 19. Re­move or make in­vis­i­ble. 20. (trade­mark) An al­loy of iron and nickel hav­ing a low co­ef­fi­cient of ther­mal ex­pan­sion. 22. Ger­man hero. 24. A sil­very duc­tile metallic el­e­ment found pri­mar­ily in baux­ite. 25. (Akka­dian) God of wis­dom. 26. A white soft metallic el­e­ment that tar­nishes read­ily. 27. Gone by. 31. (trade mark) A soft form of ce­real for in­fants. 34. The emo­tion of hate. 35. Harsh or cor­ro­sive in tone. 38. Ex­pel, as of gases and odors. 39. (Old Tes­ta­ment) In Judeo-Chris­tian mythol­ogy. 42. A soft sil­very metallic el­e­ment of the al­kali earth group. 43. Cubes of meat mar­i­nated and cooked on a skewer usu­ally with veg­eta­bles. 44. A very poi­sonous metallic el­e­ment that has three al­lotropic forms. 47. A dark-skinned mem­ber of a race of peo­ple living in Aus­tralia when Euro­peans ar­rived. 50. English monk and scholar (672-735). 52. An in­de­pen­dent agency of the United States gov­ern­ment responsible for avi­a­tion and space­flight. 54. Trop­i­cal Amer­i­can tree grown in south­ern United States hav­ing a whitish pink-tinged fruit. 55. A per­son who acts as host at for­mal oc­ca­sions (makes an in­tro­duc­tory speech and in­tro­duces other speak­ers). 56. An in­for­mal term for a fa­ther. 58. A tan dis­col­oration of a woman's face that is as­so­ci­ated with preg­nancy or with the use of oral con­tra­cep­tives. 60. Re­lat­ing to or as­so­ci­ated with a coma. 64. To­ward the mouth or oral re­gion. 65. East In­dian ce­real grass whose seed yield a some­what bit­ter flour, a sta­ple in the Ori­ent. 68. Trop­i­cal starchy tuber­ous root. 72. A re­cur­ring sleep state dur­ing which dream­ing oc­curs. 76. A river in north cen­tral Switzer­land that runs north­east into the Rhine. 77. Light in­for­mal con­ver­sa­tion for so­cial oc­ca­sions. 78. Some­thing or some­one that causes trou­ble. 79. A nu­cleic acid that trans­mits ge­netic in­for­ma­tion from DNA to the cy­to­plasm. 80. An agency of the United Na­tions af­fil­i­ated with the World Bank. 81. Con­fi­dently de­clared to be so. 82. A light touch or stroke.

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1. Large el­lip­ti­cal brightly col­ored deepsea fish of At­lantic and Pa­cific and Mediter­ranean. 2. A very young child (birth to 1 year) who has not yet be­gun to walk or talk. 3. The eighth month of the civil year. 4. A mem­ber of an abo­rig­i­nal peo­ple living in the hills in south­east­ern In­dia. 5. A benign ep­ithe­lial tu­mor of glan­du­lar ori­gin. 6. A com­mer­cial cen­ter and river port in western Ger­many on the Rhine River. 7. (Old Tes­ta­ment) Adam's wife in JudeoChris­tian mythol­ogy. 8. A Chadic lan­guage spo­ken south of Lake Chad. 9. Noc­tur­nal wild­cat of Cen­tral and South America hav­ing a dark-spot­ted buff­brown coat. 10. A sil­very soft waxy metallic el­e­ment of the al­kali me­tal group. 11. A pro­ject­ing bay win­dow cor­beled or can­tilevered out from a wall. 12. Being five more than one hun­dred fifty. 13. Any of nu­mer­ous lo­cal fer­til­ity and na­ture deities wor­shipped by an­cient Semitic peo­ples. 14. (Greek mythol­ogy) Daugh­ter of Zeus and Deme­ter. 21. Sole genus of the fam­ily Na­iadaceae. 23. A repub­lic on the is­land of Malta in the Mediter­ranean. 28. A mem­ber of the In­dian peo­ple of north­ern California and south­ern Ore­gon. 29. The 17th letter of the He­brew al­pha­bet. 30. An in­ter­na­tional or­ga­ni­za­tion of Euro­pean coun­tries formed after World War II to re­duce trade bar­ri­ers and in­crease co­op­er­a­tion among its mem­bers. 32. Naked freshwater or ma­rine or par­a­sitic pro­to­zoa that form tem­po­rary pseu­dopods for feed­ing and lo­co­mo­tion. 33. Wild ox. 36. In the same place (used when cit­ing a ref­er­ence). 37. Fairly small ter­res­trial ferns of trop­i­cal America. 40. A large com­mer­cial and in­dus­trial city in north­east­ern Texas. 41. A con­fu­sion of voices and other sounds. 45. The bib­li­cal name for an­cient Syria. 46. Ei­ther of two large mus­cles of the chest. 48. (Greek mythol­ogy) The god of the un­der­world in an­cient mythol­ogy. 49. Be­fore noon. 51. Af­fect with won­der. 53. (Baby­lo­nian) God of storms and wind. 57. A highly un­sta­ble ra­dioac­tive el­e­ment (the heav­i­est of the halo­gen se­ries). 59. Give ex­pres­sion to. 61. (Greek mythol­ogy) One of the moun­tain nymphs. 62. Ar­bo­real snake of cen­tral and south­ern Africa whose bite is of­ten fa­tal. 63. Re­move from me­mory or ex­is­tence. 66. The sixth month of the civil year. 67. In­for­mal ab­bre­vi­a­tion of `gen­tle­man'. 69. Any of a group of Indic lan­guages spo­ken in Kash­mir and east­ern Afghanistan and north­ern Pak­istan. 70. (Ir­ish) Mother of the Tuatha De Danann. 71. An Ara­bic speak­ing per­son who lives in Ara­bia or North Africa. 73. A nu­cleic acid con­sist­ing of large mol­e­cules shaped like a dou­ble he­lix. 74. An al­liance made up of states that had been Soviet So­cial­ist Republics in the Soviet Union prior to its dis­so­lu­tion in Dec 1991. 75. (Brit) A tough youth of 1950's and 1960's wear­ing Ed­war­dian style clothes.

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