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ACROSS 1. A unit of heat equal to the amount of heat required to raise one pound of water one degree Fahrenheit at one atmosphere pressure. 4. The great hall in ancient Persian palaces. 11. A structure in which animals lay eggs or give birth to their young. 15. The network in the reticular formation that serves an alerting or arousal function. 16. Lean flesh of very large flatfish of Atlantic or Pacific. 17. English essayist (1775-1834). 18. Fermented alcoholic beverage similar to but heavier than beer. 19. The mountain peak that Noah's ark landed on as the waters of the great flood receded. 21. A member of an agricultural people in southeastern India. 23. A radioactive element of the actinide series. 25. A secondary or inferior position or status. 28. A member of a people native to the Philippines chiefly inhabiting central Luzon around and including Manila. 32. Noisy and mischievous merrymaking. 35. One of the most common of the five major classes of immunoglobulins. 36. Divulge information or secrets. 38. (Babylonian) God of storms and wind. 39. (informal) Being satisfactory or in satisfactory condition. 40. A historical region in central and northern Yugoslavia. 42. The residue that remains when something is burned. 45. (Christianity) The abode of Satan and the forces of evil. 46. The longer of the two telegraphic signals used in Morse code. 50. Someone who walks unsteadily as if about to fall. 53. Australian wild horse. 55. A state in the Rocky Mountains. 56. The 7th letter of the Greek alphabet. 59. Russian composer (1804-1857). 63. A woman of refinement. 65. Wild sheep of northern Africa. 67. Having an eye or eyes or eyelike feature especially as specified. 68. A family of Ural-Altaic languages. 70. A trivalent metallic element of the rare earth group. 71. West Indian tree having racemes of fragrant white flowers and yielding a durable timber and resinous juice. 73. A shape that sags. 74. Of or relating to Namibia or its people. 77. A local computer network for communication between computers. 78. The compass point that is one point east of due south. 79. A circle that rolls around (inside or outside) another circle. 80. A loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth.
of Jezebel (9th century BC). 5. A plane curve formed by the intersection of a right circular cone and a plane parallel to an element of the curve. 6. A flat wing-shaped process or winglike part of an organism. 7. English theoretical physicist who applied relativity theory to quantum mechanics and predicted the existence of antimatter and the positron (19021984). 8. Having the wind against the forward side of the sails. 9. Usually large hard-shelled seed. 10. A highly unstable radioactive element (the heaviest of the halogen series). 11. Operculate seasnail of coastal waters with a short spiral shell. 12. A feeling of strong eagerness (usually in favor of a person or cause). 13. Small deer of Japan with slightly forked antlers. 14. A unit of weight used in east Asia approximately equal to 1.3 ounces. 20. Largest crested screamer. 22. A constellation in the southern hemisphere near Telescopium and Norma. 24. Scottish philosopher of common sense who opposed the ideas of David Hume (1710-1796). 26. Title for a civil or military leader (especially in Turkey). 27. Title for the former hereditary monarch of Iran. 29. United by being of the same opinion. 30. The vertical triangular wall between the sloping ends of gable roof. 31. 36th President of the United States. 33. An Asian peninsula (off Manchuria) separating the Yellow Sea and the Sea of Japan. 34. The sound of (the chanter of) a bagpipe v 1. 37. The cry made by sheep. 41. Prohibited by law or by official or accepted rules. 43. A neutral middle vowel. 44. White crystalline compound used as a food additive to enhance flavor. 47. Very sad. 48. Using speech rather than writing. 49. A violent hot sand-laden wind on the deserts of Arabia and North Africa. 51. A soft cotton or worsted fabric with an open mesh. 52. The most common computer memory which can be used by programs to perform necessary tasks while the computer is on. 54. A silvery ductile metallic element found primarily in bauxite. 57. Of or related to a musical scale. 58. A condensed but memorable saying embodying some important fact of experience that is taken as true by many people. 60. City in Sudan. 61. Cubes of meat marinated and cooked on a skewer usually with vegetables. 62. A city in southern Turkey on the Seyhan River. 64. An Arabic speaking person who lives in Arabia or North Africa. 66. Having any of numerous bright or strong colors reminiscent of the color of blood or cherries or tomatoes or rubies. 69. A tight-fitting headdress. 72. Used of a single unit or thing. 75. Destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle. 76. Being nine more than ninety.
DOWN 1. (informal) Exceptionally good. 2. The basic unit of money in Western Samoa. 3. Employed in accomplishing something. 4. According to the Old Testament he was a pagan king of Israel and husband
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