Randomly Generated Crossword(11 x 11)

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  • 1. optical instrument consisting of a frame that holds a pair of lenses for correcting defective vision
  • 6. the process of shedding _____ (usually accompanied by sobs or other inarticulate sounds)
  • 11. the fourth or lowest deck
  • 12. a cravat with wide square ends; secured with an ornamental pin
  • 13. United States composer (born in Austria) who collaborated with Lerner on several musicals (1901-1987)
  • 14. the largest Greek island in the Mediterranean; site of the Minoan civilization that reached its peak in 1600 BC
  • 15. the property that reverts to the state
  • 17. fish eggs or egg-filled ovary; having a grainy texture
  • 18. discover or determine the existence, presence, or fact of
  • 19. a United Nations agency created to assist developing nations by loans guaranteed by member governments
  • 20. a parallelogram with four equal sides; an oblique-angled equilateral parallelogram
  • 22. a deep orange-red variety of chalcedony
  • 25. a pale yellow crystalline hydrocarbon C16H10 extracted from coal tar
  • 29. a sweetened beverage of diluted fruit juice
  • 30. type genus of the Pyralidae
  • 31. exonerate by means of an _____
  • 33. (of darkness) very intense
  • 34. print copies from (a prepared stencil) using a _____graph
  • 35. moving and bending with ease
  • 36. realistic Norwegian author who wrote plays on social and political themes (1828-1906)
  • 37. an independent ruler or chieftain (especially in Africa or Arabia)
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  • 1. having a sole or soles especially as specified; used in combination
  • 2. ordinary writing as distinguished from verse
  • 3. elected but not yet installed in office
  • 4. a hired hand who tends cattle and performs other duties on horseback
  • 5. the act of delivering a formal spoken communication to an audience
  • 6. consideration in dealing with others and avoiding giving offense
  • 7. the rate at which red blood cells settle out in a tube of blood under standardized conditions; a high rate usually indicates the presence of inflammation
  • 8. harsh or corrosive in tone
  • 9. the revolving bar of a distributor
  • 10. (literary) a spirited horse for state or war
  • 16. an allergic reaction that becomes apparent in a sensitized person only minutes after contact
  • 19. the first of the Old Testament patriarchs and the father of Isaac; according to Genesis, God promised to give Abraham's family (the Hebrews) the land of Canaan (the Promised Land); God tested Abraham by asking him to sacrifice his son
  • 21. widely cultivated as a groundcover for its dark green shiny leaves and usually blue-violet flowers
  • 22. a member of an indigenous nomadic people living in northern Scandinavia and herding reindeer
  • 23. without advance preparation
  • 24. a city in northeastern France to the east of Paris; scene of the coronation of most French kings; site of the unconditional German surrender in 1945 at the end of World War II
  • 26. selected as the best
  • 27. a small concavity
  • 28. (geology) a long winding ridge of post glacial gravel and other sediment; deposited by meltwater from glaciers or ice sheets
  • 30. a meson involved in holding the nucleus together; produced as the result of high-energy particle collision
  • 32. a social gathering to carry out some communal task or to hold competitions
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