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1. A vinyl poly­mer used es­pe­cially in paints or

ad­he­sives. 4. A di­cotyle­donous genus of the fam­ily

Eri­caceae. 12. A sweet­ened bev­er­age of di­luted fruit juice. 15. Re­lat­ing to or char­ac­ter­is­tic of or oc­cur­ring in

the air. 16. Red Asian weaver­birds of­ten kept as cage

birds. 17. A boy or man. 18. Asi­atic plant grown for its clus­ter of ed­i­ble

white stalks with dark green leaves. 20. A small smooth rounded rock. 22. A sil­very duc­tile metal­lic el­e­ment found pri­mar­ily in baux­ite. 23. A flat mass of ice (smaller than an ice field)

float­ing at sea. 25. (in Gnos­ti­cism) A divine power or na­ture em­a­nat­ing from the Supreme Be­ing and play­ing var­i­ous roles in the oper­a­tion of the uni­verse. 29. An­i­mal food for brows­ing or graz­ing. 31. A word or phrase spelled by re­ar­rang­ing the

let­ters of an­other word or phrase. 33. God­dess of fate. 36. A mem­ber of a North Amer­i­can In­dian peo­ple of south­east­ern Cal­i­for­nia and north­west­ern Mex­ico. 37. A highly un­sta­ble ra­dioac­tive el­e­ment (the

heav­i­est of the halo­gen se­ries). 39. Cov­ered with scabs. 41. (Ir­ish) Mother of the an­cient Ir­ish gods. 42. A pil­grim­age to Mecca. 45. A city in south­ern Turkey on the Sey­han River. 46. Found along western At­lantic coast. 48. Crowd or pack to ca­pac­ity. 50. Some­one who is mo­rally rep­re­hen­si­ble. 51. A state in north­west­ern North Amer­ica. 52. An as­so­ci­a­tion of coun­tries in the western

hemi­sphere. 54. The ba­sic unit of money in Bangladesh. 58. Of or re­lat­ing to the lan­guage of Ger­mans. 60. The ti­tle of the an­cient Egyp­tian kings. 62. Some­one who works (or pro­vides work­ers)

dur­ing a strike. 63. Set down ac­cord­ing to a plan. 64. Af­fected man­ners in­tended to im­press oth­ers. 67. Char­ac­ter­is­tic of or re­lat­ing to win­ter. 71. Thick­en­ing of tis­sue in the mo­tor tracts of the lat­eral col­umns and an­te­rior horns of the spinal cord. 74. United States ab­stract ex­pres­sion­ist painter

(1910-1962). 75. An in­flam­ma­tory dis­ease of con­nec­tive tis­sue with vari­able fea­tures in­clud­ing fever and weak­ness and fati­ga­bil­ity and joint pains and skin le­sions on the face or neck or arms. 76. Ital­ian painter and sculp­tor and en­gi­neer and

sci­en­tist and ar­chi­tect. 78. (Bri­tish) Your grand­mother. 79. A mas­ter's de­gree in ed­u­ca­tion. 80. A great raja. 81. Syn­drome re­sult­ing from a se­ri­ous acute (some­times fa­tal) in­fec­tion as­so­ci­ated with the pres­ence of staphy­lo­coc­cus.

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1. An in­for­mal term for a fa­ther. 2. A small bot­tle that con­tains a drug (es­pe­cially a sealed ster­ile con­tainer for in­jec­tion by nee­dle). 3. (Ju­daism) Sa­cred chest where the an­cient He­brews kept the two tablets con­tain­ing the Ten Com­mand­ments. 4. The longer of the two tele­graphic sig­nals used

in Morse code. 5. Naked fresh­wa­ter or ma­rine or par­a­sitic pro­to­zoa that form tem­po­rary pseu­dopods for feed­ing and lo­co­mo­tion. 6. The Ti­beto-Bur­man lan­guage spo­ken in the

Dali re­gion of Yun­nan. 7. A doc­tor's de­gree in op­tom­e­try. 8. Im­pe­rial moths. 9. Be­ing five more than one hun­dred. 10. (Greek mythol­ogy) The Ti­tan who was fa­ther of At­las and Epimetheus and Prometheus in an­cient mythol­ogy. 11. God­dess of crim­i­nal rash­ness and its pun­ish­ment. 12. Amer­i­can drama­tist (1928- ). 13. Herb of the Pa­cific is­lands grown through­out the trop­ics for its ed­i­ble root and in tem­per­ate ar­eas as an or­na­men­tal for its large glossy leaves. 14. Any place of com­plete bliss and de­light and

peace. 19. Either of two Welsh breeds of long-bod­ied short-legged dogs with erect ears and a fox­like head. 21. Cap­i­tal and largest city of Iraq. 24. Con­sist­ing of or made of wood of the oak tree. 26. Any of var­i­ous hard resins from trees of the fam­ily Dipte­ro­carpaceae and of the genus Agathis. 27. A river in cen­tral Brazil that flows gen­er­ally north­ward (with many falls) to join the To­cantins River. 28. A woman hired to suckle a child of some­one

else. 30. Type genus of the Al­ci­dae com­pris­ing solely

the ra­zor­bill. 32. In­dian re­li­gious leader who founded Sikhism

(1469-1538). 34. A mem­ber of the Al­go­nquian peo­ple of Maine

and south­ern Que­bec. 35. Of or re­lat­ing to a dyad or based on two. 38. Con­sid­er­a­tion in deal­ing with oth­ers and

avoid­ing giv­ing of­fence. 40. Back and sides of a hog salted and dried or

smoked. 43. The phe­nom­e­non of re­sis­tance to mo­tion

through a fluid. 44. A small out­build­ing with a bench hav­ing

holes through which a user can defe­cate. 47. A com­mit­tee hav­ing su­per­vi­sory pow­ers. 49. The month fol­low­ing Fe­bru­ary and pre­ced­ing

April. 53. Genus of trop­i­cal hard­wood tim­ber trees. 55. A brief de­scrip­tion given for pur­poses of iden­ti­fi­ca­tion. 56. Above the sur­round or above the nor­mal

po­si­tion. 57. The sec­ond great bat­tle of the Amer­i­can Civil

War (1862). 59. South Amer­i­can plant cul­ti­vated for its large

fra­grant trum­pet-shaped flow­ers. 61. A city in the Sax­ony re­gion of Ger­many on the

Saale River. 65. Type genus of the Ranidae. 66. A mark left by the heal­ing of in­jured tis­sue. 68. As if new. 69. Type genus of the Anati­dae. 70. A trans­par­ent op­ti­cal de­vice used to con­verge or di­verge trans­mit­ted light and to form im­ages. 72. Any of var­i­ous trees of the genus Ul­mus. 73. A pe­riod marked by dis­tinc­tive char­ac­ter or

reck­oned from a fixed point or event. 77. A per­son who an­nounces and plays pop­u­lar

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