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  • 1. the basic unit of money in Latvia
  • 5. a master's degree in library science
  • 8. take by theft
  • 9. French filmmaker (1908-1982)
  • 11. having two motors
  • 13. tremble convulsively, as from fear or excitement
  • 14. comprising the common swordfishes
  • 17. Austrian zoologist who studied the behavior of birds and emphasized the importance of innate as opposed to learned behaviors (1903-1989)
  • 18. lacking the properties characteristic of living organisms
  • 22. a holding device attached to a workbench; has two jaws to hold workpiece firmly in place
  • 23. an island in Indonesia to the east of Java; striking volcanic scenery; culture is known for elaborate dances and rituals and for handicrafts
  • 24. a port in southwestern Scotland
  • 25. a bachelor's degree in library science
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  • 1. a smart bomb that seeks the laser light reflected off of the target and uses it to correct its descent
  • 2. the fourth caliph of Islam who is considered to be the first caliph by Shiites; he was a cousin and son-in-law of Muhammad; after his assassination Islam was divided into Shiite and Sunnite sects
  • 3. male cat
  • 4. a person who stifles or smothers or suppresses
  • 5. an extinct volcano in southern Mexico between Mexico City and Veracruz; the highest peak in Mexico (18,695 feet)
  • 6. long-winged web-footed aquatic bird of the gull family
  • 7. an ancient upright stone slab bearing markings
  • 10. not having a job
  • 12. a persistent illogical feeling of desire or aversion
  • 14. being four more than forty
  • 15. region of western Asia Minor colonized by ancient Greeks
  • 16. lacking wit or imagination
  • 19. tag the base runner to get him out
  • 20. indicating hostility or enmity
  • 21. an alliance made up of states that had been Soviet Socialist Republics in the Soviet Union prior to its dissolution in Dec 1991
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