Sun.Star Davao

CROSSWORD PUZZLE

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ACROSS

1 fuss 4 a mark to put over a letter, e.a… over a Spanish ‘N’ when pronounced ‘NY’ 8 the omega 11 at or toward the stern or tail 13 indicates a married woman’s maiden name 14 after the manner of 16 pluralizin­g suffix 18 makes better / emends 21 letter of the Greek alphabet / confused mass of printers’ type 22 ‘General Electric’ 23 yield / give up one’s

rights to or possession of 24 small islands 26 Egyptian sun god 27 prepare food for eating / chef 29 letter of the Greek alphabet

31 prepositio­n

34 not down 35 telephone

36 (chem) the element argon 38 declare to be genuine

and true / bear witness 42 drives or forces back 45 to talk: to chat / criticize sharply 46 each 47 Emergency Room

48 ‘_ _ _ _ _ _ _ Culpa’ 49 eaten into / gnawed

away 51 biography based on writer’s personal observatio­n 53 senior 54 payment for profession­al services

57 completes ‘either’ 58 shock / daze or stupefy 60 meadow / grassy field 61 at first / originally

63 ma’s mate

64 one’s personal spiritual

adviser or teacher 66 rank / estimate 68 printer’s measure 70 (chem) the element silver 71 reminder / souvenir 73 prepositio­n 74 male swan / short, thickset horse with a high gait 76 (prefix) before in time: prior to

77 bill or beak of a bird 80 modern / flamboyant

clothes

81 addicts

82 enthusiast

DOWN

2 district attorney 3 prepositio­n 5 to contaminat­e with a disease- producing organism 6 the 5th sign of the zodiac 7 go off tracks or rails 8 elevated railway 9 salt 10 panhandle / entreat 12 travel slowly and laboriousl­y on foot 14 center of a wine-growing region in Italy 15 by means of / by way of 17 second 19 editor 20 musical note 21 public relations officer / favorable 23 contend with 25 break suddenly / speak sharply, abruptly, irritably 28 any military base away from the home country / settlement / a frontier 30 male pronoun

32 shaking, quivering motions

33 tended / felt concern for 37 Russian rulers of Then 39 thick, sticky brown to black distillate from destructed wood, coal, peat and used as preservati­ve

40 visualize

41 small or little child, especially a boy 42 rapid eye movement 43 before

44 Hawaiian wreath of flowers and leaves worn around the neck 50 habit-forming narcotic 52 greater in amount, quantity, degree 54 drops or moves heavily and noisily 55 Electrical Engineer 56 receiver of wages for

one’s labor or services 58 droop 59 unfeeling / deadened 61 British private prep

school for boys 62 nationally celebrated

Vietnamese New Year 63 on equal footing 65 musical note 67 prepositio­n 69 at present 72 before 74 company 75 overdose 78 on condition

that 79 (chem) the element barium

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