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1. A fed­er­ally char­tered sav­ings bank. 4. A mem­ber of the Caddo peo­ple who for­merly lived in the Dako­tas west of the Mis­souri river. 11. A law passed by US Congress to pre­vent em­ploy­ees from be­ing in­jured or con­tract­ing dis­eases in the course of their em­ploy­ment. 15. Wa­ter frozen in the solid state. 16. A res­i­dent of Ne­vada. 17. A bar­rier con­sist­ing of a hor­i­zon­tal bar and sup­ports. 18. Knit­ted jacket that is fas­tened up the front with but­tons or a zip­per. 20. A state in mid­west­ern United States. 21. A pub­lic area set aside as a pedes­trian walk. 22. Wild sheep of semidesert re­gions in cen­tral Asia. 23. Re­main­ing af­ter all de­duc­tions. 25. South Amer­i­can wood sor­rel cul­ti­vated for its edi­ble tu­bers. 27. Af­fect with won­der. 29. De­prived of par­ents by death or de­ser­tion. 33. A re­source. 36. The cor­po­rate ex­ec­u­tive re­spon­si­ble for the op­er­a­tions of the firm. 37. A col­lec­tion of facts from which con­clu­sions may be drawn. 40. An es­o­teric or oc­cult mat­ter that is tra­di­tion­ally se­cret. 43. A highly un­sta­ble ra­dioac­tive el­e­ment (the heav­i­est of the halo­gen se­ries). 44. A heavy dull sound (as made by im­pact of heavy ob­jects). 46. The sed­i­ment from fer­men­ta­tion of an al­co­holic bev­er­age. 47. A master's de­gree in li­brary sci­ence. 50. Sug­ges­tive of the su­per­nat­u­ral. 51. (used of count nouns) Every one con­sid­ered in­di­vid­u­ally. 52. The largest is­land of the cen­tral Ryukyu Is­lands. 56. The wood of the sabicu which re­sem­bles ma­hogany. 58. Of or con­tain­ing irid­ium. 60. Old World field mice. 62. (of words) Formed in im­i­ta­tion of a nat­u­ral sound. 66. A broad flat mus­cle on ei­ther side of the back. 67. A sac or cav­ity con­tain­ing fluid es­pe­cially lymph or cere­brospinal fluid. 70. A loose sleeve­less outer gar­ment made from aba cloth. 71. (in­for­mal) Of the high­est qual­ity. 72. Ac­cu­mu­lated on a sur­face of a solid. 73. An­cient He­brew unit of liq­uid mea­sure = 1.5 gal­lons. 74. A po­tent es­tro­gen used in medicine and in feed for live­stock and poultry. 75. A river in north­east­ern Brazil that flows gen­er­ally north­ward to the At­lantic Ocean. 76. The act of us­ing.

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1. A tax on em­ploy­ees and em­ploy­ers that is used to fund the So­cial Se­cu­rity sys­tem. 2. A mark left by the heal­ing of in­jured tis­sue. 3. A large mass of ice float­ing at sea. 4. A blue dye ob­tained from plants or made syn­thet­i­cally. 5. Char­ac­ter­is­tic of a re­gion. 6. Any of var­i­ous coarse shrubby plants of the genus Iva with small green­ish flow­ers. 7. A Dra­vid­ian lan­guage spo­ken in south­ern In­dia. 8. A pub­lic pro­mo­tion of some prod­uct or ser­vice. 9. An Indian side dish of yo­gurt and chopped cu­cum­bers and spices. 10. (Ir­ish) Mother of the an­cient Ir­ish gods. 11. Chief de­ity of Zoroas­tri­an­ism. 12. A river that rises in cen­tral Ger­many and flows north to join the Elbe River. 13. A lo­cal and well-de­fined el­e­va­tion of the land. 14. A friendly na­tion. 19. Dis­tinc­tive and stylish elegance. 24. Set down ac­cord­ing to a plan. 26. An or­der of Euthe­ria. 28. Large bam­boo hav­ing thick-walled culms. 30. A long noosed rope used to catch an­i­mals. 31. A num­bered com­part­ment in a post of­fice where mail is put to be called for. 32. (Baby­lo­nian) God of storms and wind. 34. Sur­gi­cally re­move a part of a struc­ture or an or­gan. 35. Usu­ally de­scribes a large per­son who is fat but has a large frame to carry it. 38. God of fire. 39. A for­mal ex­pres­sion of praise. 41. 100 au­rar equal 1 krona. 42. The white­ness that re­sults from re­mov­ing the color from some­thing. 45. A town in south­west­ern Maine north of Port­land. 48. Type genus of the Loboti­dae. 49. One of a pair of planks used to make a track for rolling or slid­ing ob­jects. 53. A mass of ice and snow that per­ma­nently cov­ers a large area of land (e.g., the po­lar re­gions or a moun­tain peak). 54. Guinea fowl. 55. Stout-bod­ied in­sect with large mem­bra­nous wings. 57. With rapid move­ments. 59. The bright­est star in Cygnus. 61. A for­mer com­mu­nist coun­try in eastern Europe and north­ern Asia. 63. An is­land of cen­tral Hawaii (between Molokai and Kauai). 64. Wad­ing birds of warm re­gions hav­ing long slen­der down-curved bills. 65. A stick that peo­ple can lean on to help them walk. 68. A pe­riod marked by dis­tinc­tive char­ac­ter or reck­oned from a fixed point or event. 69. A run that is the re­sult of the bat­ter's per­for­mance.

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