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  • 1. the bureau in the Department of Justice that assists local criminal justice systems to reduce or prevent crime and violence and drug abuse
  • 4. a fluorocarbon that is replacing chlorofluorocarbon as a refrigerant and propellant in aerosol cans; considered to be somewhat less destructive to the atmosphere
  • 8. projectiles to be fired from a gun
  • 12. a branch of the Tai languages
  • 13. trademark for a powerful operating system
  • 14. gather _____s, from oysters in the ocean
  • 16. an infectious tropical disease resembling syphilis in its early stages; marked by red skin eruptions and ulcerating lesions
  • 17. form into a cylinder by rolling
  • 18. of or relating to or characteristic of _____land or its people or their language
  • 19. a combat support agency that provides geographic intelligence in support of national security
  • 20. many times at short intervals
  • 21. being one more than six
  • 23. the eggs or egg-laden ovary of a fish
  • 24. a simple style of folk music heard mostly in the southern United States; usually played on stringed instruments
  • 26. a title of respect for a member of the English gentry ranking just below a knight; placed after the name
  • 28. the part you are expected to play
  • 30. a type of video display that is thin and flat; commonly used in laptop computers
  • 32. any tree or shrub of the genus ____ having pinnate leaves and showy usually white flowers; cultivated as ornamentals
  • 36. Asiatic wild dog
  • 39. a shaft on which a wheel rotates
  • 41. a recurring sleep state during which rapid eye movements do not occur and dreaming does not occur; accounts for about 75% of normal sleep time
  • 42. the military intelligence agency that provides for the intelligence and counterintelligence and investigative and security requirements of the United States Navy
  • 43. a small lymphocyte developed in the thymus; it orchestrates the immune system's response to infected or malignant cells
  • 45. an adherent of any branch of ___ism
  • 46. moving a cell nucleus and its genetic material from one cell to another
  • 48. vote against; refuse to endorse; refuse to assent
  • 49. having little or no perceptible weight; so light as to resemble air
  • 50. a puff of a marijuana or hashish cigarette
  • 51. a slight wind (usually refreshing)
  • 52. a doctorate usually based on at least 3 years graduate study and a dissertation; the highest degree awarded graduate study
  • 54. a navigational system involving satellites and computers that can determine the latitude and longitude of a receiver on Earth by computing the time difference for signals from different satellites to reach the receiver
  • 56. compose _____s
  • 60. a bachelor's degree in naval science
  • 63. a doctor's degree in preventive medicine
  • 65. unacceptable behavior (especially ludicrously false statements)
  • 67. a city in northwestern Iran; a place of pilgrimage for Shiite Muslims
  • 68. meat from an adult domestic bovine
  • 70. type genus
  • 72. place or store up in a ____ for accumulation
  • 73. United States tennis player (born in Czechoslovakia) who won several singles championships; in 1992 he became a United States citizen (born in 1960)
  • 74. the 10th letter of the Hebrew alphabet
  • 75. (Greek mythology) a queen of Sparta who was raped by Zeus who had taken the form of a swan; Helen of Troy was conceived in the rape of ____
  • 76. pass abruptly from one state or topic to another
  • 77. large genus of tropical subshrubs or herbs some of which yield fibers of mucilaginous substances
  • 78. fringe-toed lizard
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  • 1. Hindu god of wealth and love
  • 2. (India) a private soldier or male constable
  • 3. the part of the nervous system of vertebrates that controls involuntary actions of the smooth muscles and heart and glands
  • 4. a state of irritation or annoyance
  • 5. king of Denmark and Norway who forced Edmund II to divide England with him; on the death of Edmund II, Canute became king of all England (994-1035)
  • 6. nonresinous wood of a ___ tree
  • 7. being five more than one hundred forty
  • 8. a domed or vaulted recess or projection on a building especially the east end of a church; usually contains the altar
  • 9. cry like a cat
  • 10. a flat-bottomed volcanic crater that was formed by an explosion; often filled with water
  • 11. pasta shaped like pearls of barley; frequently prepared with lamb in Greek cuisine
  • 12. make ____hronous and adjust in time or manner
  • 15. be and remain in a particular state or condition
  • 20. have ___ership or possession of
  • 22. an explosive device that is improvised
  • 25. a room that is comfortable and secluded
  • 27. the Chinese dynasty (from 246 BC to 206 BC) that established the first centralized imperial government and built much of the Great Wall
  • 29. a digital tape recording of sound
  • 30. contempt expressed by mockery in looks or words
  • 31. cast, hurl, or throw repeatedly with some missile
  • 33. an antiviral drug used against HIV; is incorporated into the DNA of the virus and stops the building process; results in incomplete DNA that cannot create a new virus; often used in combination with other drugs
  • 34. set the level or character of
  • 35. any of the forms of Chinese spoken in Fukien province
  • 36. be priced at
  • 37. to a remarkable degree or extent
  • 38. utter a high-pitched cry, characteristic of pigs
  • 40. being six more than ninety
  • 44. cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of
  • 47. two-year-old sheep
  • 49. hormone secreted by the posterior pituitary gland (trade name Pitressin) and also by nerve endings in the hypothalamus; affects blood pressure by stimulating capillary muscles and reduces urine flow by affecting reabsorption of water by kidney tubules
  • 51. cobra used by the Pharaohs as a symbol of their power over life and death
  • 53. hormones (estrogen and progestin) are given to postmenopausal women; believed to protect them from heart disease and osteoporosis
  • 55. a Marxist-Leninist group that believes Palestinian goals can only be achieved by revolutionary change
  • 57. a sweet white French wine
  • 58. a family of languages spoken by people scattered throughout central India
  • 59. therapy that uses a local electric current to introduce the ions of a medicine into the tissues
  • 60. any of various units of capacity
  • 61. period extending from Dec. 24 to Jan. 6
  • 62. 100 ____ equal 1 tala in Western Samoa
  • 64. a town in central Kansas
  • 65. European freshwater fish resembling the roach
  • 66. a government agency in the Department of Labor to maintain a safe and healthy work environment
  • 69. the major Protestant paramilitary group in Northern Ireland; responsible for bombing the homes of Catholics and for criminal racketeering and selling drugs
  • 71. Hawaiian dish of taro root pounded to a paste and often allowed to ferment
  • 72. an acute febrile highly contagious viral disease
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