CROSS­WORD 1685

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1. A widely dis­trib­uted sys­tem con­sist­ing of all the cells able to in­gest bac­te­ria or col­loidal par­ti­cles etc, ex­cept for cer­tain white blood cells. 4. Trans­ac­tions hav­ing the ob­jec­tive of sup­ply­ing

com­modi­ties. 12. A guided mis­sile fired from ship­board against

an air­borne tar­get. 15. Se­lect as an al­ter­na­tive. 16. Genus of trop­i­cal Amer­i­can tim­ber trees. 17. The cry made by sheep. 18. (Greek mythol­ogy) The Muse of com­edy and

pas­toral po­etry. 20. An un­easy state. 22. Al­ter­na­tively, a mem­ber of the fam­ily

Nym­phaeaceae. 24. A com­part­ment in front of a mo­tor ve­hi­cle

where driver sits. 25. An in­for­mal term for a fa­ther. 26. A tie in ten­nis or ta­ble ten­nis that re­quires win­ning two suc­ces­sive points to win the game. 28. Any of nu­mer­ous lo­cal fer­til­ity and na­ture deities wor­shipped by an­cient Semitic peo­ples. 30. (in­for­mal) Ex­cep­tion­ally good. 33. A long pro­ject­ing or an­te­rior elon­ga­tion of an

an­i­mal's head. 34. COm­mon Busi­ness Ori­ented Lan­guage. 38. Worn or shabby from overuse or (of pages)

from hav­ing cor­ners turned down. 40. To­ward the mouth or oral re­gion. 44. (ob­stet­rics) The num­ber of live-born chil­dren a

woman has de­liv­ered. 45. Hor­mone se­creted by the pos­te­rior pi­tu­itary gland (trade name Pitressin) and also by nerve end­ings in the hy­potha­la­mus. 46. Any cus­tom­ary and right­ful perquisite ap­pro­pri­ate to your sta­tion in life. 49. Elec­tronic war­fare un­der­taken to in­sure ef­fec­tive friendly use of the elec­tro­mag­netic spec­trum in spite of the en­emy's use of elec­tronic war­fare. 50. A draw­ing in­tended to ex­plain how some­thing works. 52. Any mem­ber of Atha­paskan tribes that mi­grated to the south­west­ern desert (from Arizona to Texas and south into Mex­ico). 54. A pub­lic toi­let in a mil­i­tary area. 55. An in­for­mal term for a fa­ther. 57. A re­source. 58. An­gu­lar dis­tance above the hori­zon (es­pe­cially of a ce­les­tial ob­ject). 59. A brief stanza con­clud­ing cer­tain forms of

po­etry. 61. An up­roar­i­ous party. 63. A go­nadotropic hor­mone that is se­creted by

the an­te­rior pi­tu­itary. 65. Be­fore noon. 68. (Baby­lo­nian) God of storms and wind. 75. The month fol­low­ing Fe­bru­ary and pre­ced­ing

April. 78. Cubes of meat mar­i­nated and cooked on a

skewer usu­ally with veg­eta­bles. 79. A dark-skinned mem­ber of a race of peo­ple

liv­ing in Aus­tralia when Euro­peans ar­rived. 80. A de­feat of the Per­sian army by the Greeks in

479 BC. 82. Taken or to be taken at ran­dom. 83. Im­pe­rial dy­nasty that ruled China (most of the time) from 206 BC to 221 and ex­panded its bound­aries and de­vel­oped its bu­reau­cracy. 84. A repub­lic in north­west­ern Africa on the coast

of the At­lantic. 85. A river in north cen­tral Switzer­land that runs

north­east into the Rhine. 1. A train­ing pro­gram to pre­pare college stu­dents

to be com­mis­sioned of­fi­cers. 2. An an­cient He­brew unit of dry mea­sure equal

to about a bushel. 3. A thrust­ing blow with a knife. 4. A per­cus­sion in­stru­ment con­sist­ing of ver­ti­cal metal tubes of dif­fer­ent lengths that are struck with a ham­mer. 5. A Ja­panese su­per­vi­sor. 6. A met­ric unit of length equal to one thou­sandth of a me­ter. 7. A mas­ter's de­gree in ed­u­ca­tion. 8. Half the width of an em. 9. The sev­enth month of the Moslem cal­en­dar. 10. Trop­i­cal Amer­i­can trees with pal­mately com­pound leaves and showy bell-shaped flow­ers. 11. Take in solid food. 12. The com­pass point that is one point east of

due south. 13. An as­so­ci­a­tion of peo­ple to pro­mote the wel­fare of se­nior cit­i­zens. 14. An in­de­pen­dent group of closely re­lated Chadic lan­guages spo­ken in the area be­tween the Biu-Man­dara and East Chadic lan­guages. 19. English physi­cist who stud­ied elec­tro­mag­netic ra­di­a­tion and was a pi­o­neer of ra­dioteleg­ra­phy (1851-1940). 21. Aus­tralian ever­green shrubs. 23. (in­for­mal) Of the highest qual­ity. 27. Very dark black. 29. A ra­dioac­tive el­e­ment of the ac­tinide series. 31. Re­lat­ing to or near the ra­dius. 32. A Bud­dhist who has at­tained nir­vana. 35. An in­de­his­cent fruit de­rived from a sin­gle ovary hav­ing one or many seeds within a fleshy wall or peri­carp. 36. A pur­plish dye ob­tained from or­chil lichens. 37. The 12th let­ter of the He­brew al­pha­bet. 39. An Ira­nian lan­guage spo­ken in Afghanistan. 41. Lack­ing any def­i­nite plan or or­der or pur­pose. 42. A soft white pre­cious uni­va­lent metallic el­e­ment hav­ing the highest elec­tri­cal and ther­mal con­duc­tiv­ity of any metal. 43. No longer hav­ing or seem­ing to have or

ex­pect­ing to have life. 47. Sheet glass cut in shapes for win­dows or

doors. 48. A primeval per­son­i­fi­ca­tion of air and breath. 51. A stu­dent who stud­ies ex­ces­sively. 53. Tree na­tive to south­east­ern Asia hav­ing red­dish wood with a mot­tled or striped black grain. 56. The branch of com­puter science that deal with writ­ing com­puter pro­grams that can solve prob­lems cre­atively. 60. Leave vol­un­tar­ily. 62. Nicaraguan states­man (born in 1945). 64. Amer­i­can pro­fes­sional base­ball player who hit more home runs than Babe Ruth (born in 1934). 66. A soft sil­very metallic el­e­ment of the al­kali

earth group. 67. A na­tive-born Is­raeli. 69. A Chadic lan­guage spo­ken south of Lake

Chad. 70. (Bri­tish) An open river val­ley (in a hilly area). 71. A feel­ing of strong ea­ger­ness (usu­ally in fa­vor

of a per­son or cause). 72. (Greek mythol­ogy) God­dess of the earth and mother of Cronus and the Ti­tans in an­cient mythol­ogy. 73. A flat-bot­tomed vol­canic crater that was

formed by an ex­plo­sion. 74. A French ab­bot. 76. The unit of fre­quency. 77. A flex­i­ble con­tainer with a sin­gle open­ing. 81. A sil­very duc­tile metallic el­e­ment found pri­mar­ily in baux­ite.

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