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1. An as­so­ciate de­gree in ap­plied science. 4. A long-han­dled saw with a curved blade. 12. The syl­la­ble nam­ing the sixth (sub­me­di­ant)

note of a major or mi­nor scale in solmiza­tion. 15. A run that is the re­sult of the bat­ter's per­for­mance. 16. Caus­ing envy. 17. A self-funded re­tire­ment plan that al­lows you to con­trib­ute a lim­ited yearly sum to­ward your re­tire­ment. 18. The longest di­vi­sion of ge­o­log­i­cal time. 19. North Amer­i­can ever­green with small pink­ish bell-shaped flow­ers and ob­long leaves used for­merly for shin­plas­ters. 20. The 22nd let­ter of the Greek al­pha­bet. 21. A stiff chiti­nous seta or bris­tle es­pe­cially of an

an­nelid worm. 23. In this sense `Gen­tile' de­notes a Chris­tian as

con­trasted with a Jew. 24. A land­locked desert repub­lic in north-cen­tral

Africa. 26. Type genus of the Ami­idae. 27. Of or re­lat­ing to a mem­ber of the Bud­dhist peo­ple in­hab­it­ing the Mekong river in Laos and Thai­land. 30. A Gaelic-speak­ing Celt in Ire­land or Scot­land or

the Isle of Man. 33. Slug­gish tail­less Aus­tralian ar­bo­real mar­su­pial

with gray furry ears and coat. 36. State in north­east­ern In­dia. 39. In­ter­face con­sist­ing of a stan­dard port be­tween a com­puter and its pe­riph­er­als that is used in some com­put­ers. 43. A ma­chine or per­son that adds. 44. Amer­i­can dwarf fan palms. 45. A flat-bot­tomed vol­canic crater that was

formed by an ex­plo­sion. 46. A re­cur­ring sleep state dur­ing which dreaming

oc­curs. 47. An in­ter­na­tional or­ga­ni­za­tion of Euro­pean coun­tries formed af­ter World War II to reduce trade bar­ri­ers and in­crease co­op­er­a­tion among its mem­bers. 48. A rapid es­cape (as by crim­i­nals). 50. A nu­cleic acid that trans­mits ge­netic in­for­ma­tion from DNA to the cy­to­plasm. 51. The largest con­ti­nent with 60% of the earth's

pop­u­la­tion. 55. A com­put­er­ized data sys­tem to pro­vide bro­kers with price quo­ta­tions for se­cu­ri­ties traded over the counter. 57. United States bio­chemist who dis­cov­ered how genes act by reg­u­lat­ing def­i­nite chem­i­cal events (1909-1975). 59. An in­ter­na­tional or­ga­ni­za­tion cre­ated in 1949 by the North At­lantic Treaty for pur­poses of col­lec­tive se­cu­rity. 61. 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. 62. A feel­ing of in­tense anger. 63. Hinge joint be­tween the fore­arm and up­per arm and the cor­re­spond­ing joint in the fore­limb of a quadruped. 65. A Chadic lan­guage spo­ken south of Lake Chad. 68. The boy whose up­bring­ing was de­scribed by

Jean-Jac­ques Rousseau. 70. Ac­cord­ing to the Old Tes­ta­ment he was a pa­gan king of Is­rael and hus­band of Jezebel (9th cen­tury BC). 74. Ti­tle for a civil or mil­i­tary leader (es­pe­cially in

Turkey). 78. Psy­choac­tive sub­stance present in mar­i­juana. 79. A cut of pork ribs with much of the meat

trimmed off. 81. A lo­cal com­puter net­work for com­mu­ni­ca­tion

be­tween com­put­ers. 82. Take in solid food. 83. Low stin­g­less net­tle of Cen­tral and South Amer­ica hav­ing vel­vety brown­ish-green toothed leaves and clus­ters of small green flow­ers. 84. A doc­tor's de­gree in the­ol­ogy.

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1. Any of sev­eral tall trop­i­cal palms na­tive to south­east­ern Asia hav­ing egg-shaped nuts. 2. A unit of re­sis­tance equal to a bil­lionth of an

ohm. 3. A moun­tain peak in the south­ern Si­nai Penin­sula

(7,500 feet high). 4. (su­perla­tive of `good') Hav­ing the most pos­i­tive

qual­i­ties. 5. Draw in by breath­ing. 6. Be­ing six more than fifty. 7. A char­ac­ter­is­tic lan­guage of a par­tic­u­lar group

(as among thieves). 8. An in­di­ca­tion of ra­di­ant light drawn around the

head of a saint. 9. Be obe­di­ent to. 10. Leaf or strip from a leaf of the tal­ipot palm used

in In­dia for writ­ing pa­per. 11. An oral cephalosporin (trade names Ke­flex and Ke­flin and Keftab) com­monly pre­scribe for mild to mod­er­ately se­vere in­fec­tions of the skin or ears or throat or lungs or uri­nary tract. 12. Chi­nese fruit hav­ing a thin brit­tle shell en­clos­ing a sweet jel­ly­like pulp and a sin­gle seed. 13. A Bud­dhist who has at­tained nir­vana. 14. A mem­ber of a sea­far­ing group of North Amer­i­can In­di­ans who lived on the Pa­cific coast of Bri­tish Columbia and south­west­ern Alaska. 22. Any of var­i­ous large keen-sighted di­ur­nal birds of prey noted for their broad wings and strong soar­ing flight. 25. A deep open­ing in the earth's sur­face. 28. By bad luck. 29. (Arthurian leg­end) The bat­tle­field where King

Arthur was mor­tally wounded. 31. A river in north cen­tral Switzer­land that runs

north­east into the Rhine. 32. Any of nu­mer­ous lo­cal fer­til­ity and na­ture deities wor­shipped by an­cient Semitic peo­ples. 34. A port city of south cen­tral Ukraine on an arm

of the Black Sea. 35. De­clare or ac­knowl­edge to be true. 37. A con­sti­tu­tional monar­chy on the western part

of the is­lands of Samoa in the South Pa­cific. 38. A metal­lic el­e­ment hav­ing four al­lotropic forms. 40. A game played with play­ing cards. 41. The cap­i­tal and largest city of Ye­men. 42. Of or re­lat­ing to Iraq or its peo­ple or cul­ture. 49. Pow­er­ful mack­erel shark of the At­lantic and

Pa­cific. 52. A sen­sa­tion (as of a cold breeze or bright light) that pre­cedes the on­set of cer­tain dis­or­ders such as a mi­graine at­tack or epilep­tic seizure. 53. A small flat tri­an­gu­lar bone in front of the knee

that pro­tects the knee joint. 54. United States fem­i­nist (born in 1934). 56. The fifth month of the Hindu cal­en­dar. 58. In­for­mal terms for a mother. 60. A Dra­vid­ian lan­guage spo­ken in south cen­tral

In­dia. 64. A light strong brit­tle gray toxic bi­va­lent metal­lic

el­e­ment. 66. Ti­tle for a civil or mil­i­tary leader (es­pe­cially in

Turkey). 67. Con­sid­er­a­tion in deal­ing with oth­ers and avoid­ing giv­ing of­fence. 69. God of death. 71. The han­dle of a sword or dag­ger. 72. A woman hired to suckle a child of some­one

else. 73. An un­of­fi­cial as­so­ci­a­tion of peo­ple or groups. 75. Ap­par­ent power to per­ceive things that are not

present to the senses. 76. A health re­sort near a spring or at the sea­side. 77. A loose sleeve­less outer gar­ment made from

aba cloth. 80. Be­ing nine more than ninety.

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