JUMBO CROSS­WORD: Num­ber 906

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ACROSS

1 Of the kid­neys (5) 4 Signs of ill­ness (8) 9 Dis­con­nect (6) 14 Leg bone (5) 15 Per­son or thing that one is ex­tremely pleased or re­lieved to see (5,3,4,4) 17 Near (5) 18 Racket (3) 19 Steel beams (7) 20 Prun­ing clip­pers (9) 21 Edict (6) 24 Book of syn­onyms (9) 25 Bits (6) 26 Men­tal gi­ant (6) 29 Those ex­pect­ing the worst (10) 31 Ce­real crop (3) 32 Motto (6) 33 Pre­dis­po­si­tion (4) 35 Amaze­ment (3) 37 Beg­ging re­quest (4) 39 Honeymooners (9) 40 Small thin sausage (9) 41 Ooze out (5) 42 Party set (anag)(8) 47 Brow (8) 51 Pri­son rooms (5) 55 Sen­ti­men­tal re­mem­ber­ing (9) 56 Staff (9) 58 Sat­isfy com­pletely (4) 59 Tree (3) 60 Fash­ion­able (4) 61 Goes rot­ten (6) 62 Con­sume (3) 63 In­vi­o­lable (10) 66 Ledger en­try (6) 67 Thwart (6) 69 Held in high re­gard (9) 72 Cricket team (6) 73 Field fig­ure (9) 75 Sweet sauce (7) 77 Metal (3) 80 Vol­ley of shots (5) 81 With star­tlingly rapid progress (2,5,3,6) 82 Eagle’s nest (5) 83 Highly dec­o­rated (6) 84 News­pa­per em­ployee (8) 85 Pick­pocket (5)

DOWN

2 Com­pletely re­move or get rid of (9) 3 Green­fly (5) 5 Story (4) 6 Colonist (7) 7 Sin­gle di­rec­tion thor­ough­fare (3-3,6) 8 Fash­ion, man­ner (5) 9 Merit (7) 10 Car­pet nail (4) 11 Bar­rel maker (6) 12 Res­i­dence (5) 13 So­cial con­duct (7) 14 Small dog (7) 16 Low-grow­ing plant with small bright blue flow­ers (6-2-3) 22 Cap­i­tal of Poland (6) 23 Cel­e­brate (7) 24 Sur­plus to re­quire­ments (2,5) 25 Make glad (6) 27 Ape (7) 28 Gam­bling house (6) 30 River in Hades (4) 32 In­oc­u­la­tion fluid (5) 34 Bro­ken glass frag­ment (5) 36 Tree trunk (4) 38 Meadow (3) 42 Pick-me-up (5) 43 Of fish (7) 44 Hitch (4) 45 Stur­dily con­structed (6) 46 As­sumed name (5) 48 Prin­ci­ple for gen­eral guid­ance (4,2,5) 49 Spouse (7) 50 To­wards the stern (3) 51 Card game (7) 52 Orb (6) 53 Scribe’s ail­ment (7,5) 54 Em­ployer (4) 57 Sil­ver-white metal (6) 64 Shot­gun shell (9) 65 Var­ied (7) 66 Talk inces­santly, triv­ially (7) 68 Grue­some (7) 70 Fi­nan­cial backer (7) 71 In­sect’s an­tenna (6) 72 Way in (5) 74 Mea­sur­ing stick (5) 76 Re­silient (5) 78 Un­con­scious state (4) 79 Long ago (4)

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