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  • 1. the sign language used in the United States
  • 4. not in action or at work
  • 8. a metrical unit with unstressed-stressed syllables
  • 12. at a previous time
  • 13. the volume equal to a cube one inch on each side
  • 14. battle in World War I (1914); heavy but indecisive fighting as the Allies and the Germans both tried to break through the lines of the others
  • 16. slightly open
  • 17. a branch of the Tai languages
  • 18. (Yiddish) a vulgar shrew; a shallow coarse termagant
  • 19. a former French coin of low denomination; often used of any small amount of money
  • 20. a doctor's degree in theology
  • 21. any of various coarse shrubby plants of the genus ___ with small greenish flowers; common in moist areas (as coastal salt marshes) of eastern and central North America
  • 23. an associate degree in applied science
  • 24. tent that is an Eskimo summer dwelling
  • 26. a byproduct of inflammation; a globulin that is found in the blood in some cases of acute inflammation
  • 28. (corporate finance) the amount, expressed as a percentage, that is earned on a company's total capital calculated by dividing the total capital into earnings before interest, taxes, or dividends are paid
  • 30. a nuclear reactor that uses water as a coolant and moderator; the steam produced can drive a steam turbine
  • 32. a Greek liquor flavored with anise
  • 36. fertility goddess in ancient Greek mythology; wife of Cronus and mother of Zeus; identified with Roman Ops and Cybele of ancient Asia Minor
  • 39. an Iranian language spoken in Afghanistan
  • 41. extremely robust
  • 42. an explosive device that is improvised
  • 43. a church congregation guided by a pastor
  • 45. being one more than two
  • 46. prey on or hunt for
  • 48. Kamarupan languages spoken in western Burma and Bangladesh and easternmost India
  • 49. a concept whose truth can be proved
  • 50. bulky greyish-brown eagle with a short wedge-shaped white tail; of Europe and Greenland
  • 51. English dramatist (1558-1594)
  • 52. a doctor's degree in preventive medicine
  • 54. the 19th letter of the Greek alphabet
  • 56. spiritual leader of a Jewish congregation; qualified to expound and apply Jewish law
  • 60. an agency in the Department of Transportation that is responsible for the safety of civilian aviation
  • 63. an important or influential (and often overbearing) person
  • 65. the dark negative feminine principle in Chinese dualistic cosmology
  • 67. (especially of the face) ___dened or suffused with or as if with blood from emotion or exertion
  • 68. a brief stanza concluding certain forms of poetry
  • 70. a Kwa language spoken in Ghana and the Ivory Coast
  • 72. inventory accounting in which the most recently acquired items are assumed to be the first sold
  • 73. formerly included in genus Cedrela
  • 74. a ship's small boat (usually rowed by 4 or 6 oars)
  • 75. an organic compound that contains a hydroxyl group bonded to a carbon atom which in turn is doubly bonded to another carbon atom
  • 76. (old-fashioned or informal) in a little while
  • 77. an inactive volcano in Sicily; last erupted in 1961; the highest volcano in Europe (10,500 feet)
  • 78. a graphical recording of the cardiac cycle produced by an electrocardiograph
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  • 1. a pear with firm flesh and a green skin
  • 2. diving ducks of North America having a bluish-grey bill
  • 3. the sea personified; father of Manannan; corresponds to Welsh Llyr
  • 4. a gonadotropic hormone that is secreted by the anterior pituitary; stimulates ovulation in female mammals and stimulates androgen release in male mammals
  • 5. two items of the same kind
  • 6. Norwegian diplomat who was the first Secretary General of the United Nations (1896-1968)
  • 7. water god and god of wisdom; counterpart of the Akkadian Ea
  • 8. the eighth month of the civil year; the second month of the ecclesiastical year (in April and May)
  • 9. someone who copies the words or behavior of another
  • 10. the template for protein synthesis; the form of RNA that carries information from DNA in the nucleus to the ribosome sites of protein synthesis in the cell
  • 11. second in order of importance
  • 12. a kiln for drying hops
  • 15. a specialist regiment of the British army that is trained in commando techniques of warfare and used in clandestine operations (especially against terrorist groups)
  • 20. a knockout declared by the referee who judges one boxer unable to continue
  • 22. a magnetic tape recorder for recording (and playing back) TV programs
  • 25. a major division of geological time; an ___ is usually divided into two or more periods
  • 27. Hawaiian dish of taro root pounded to a paste and often allowed to ferment
  • 29. the ground and air and naval forces of Israel
  • 30. having or displaying great dignity or nobility
  • 31. any piece of cord that conveys liquid by capillary action
  • 33. murres
  • 34. pertaining to animals or animal life or action
  • 35. on that
  • 36. far along in time
  • 37. a German courtesy title or form of address for a man
  • 38. any place of complete bliss and delight and peace
  • 40. a person who drinks alcohol to excess habitually
  • 44. tell false information to for fun
  • 47. despite anything to the contrary (usually following a concession)
  • 49. the federal agency in the Department of Housing and Urban Development that insures residential mortgages
  • 51. the Dravidian language spoken by the ___ in southeastern India
  • 53. according to need (physicians use ___ in writing prescriptions)
  • 55. pertaining to or characteristic of birds
  • 57. a region marking a boundary
  • 58. make less visible or unclear
  • 59. someone who is adored blindly and excessively
  • 60. a transistor in which most current flows in a channel whose effective resistance can be controlled by a transverse electric field
  • 61. small buffalo of the Celebes having small straight horns
  • 62. a river in southwestern England rising in Gloucestershire and flowing through Bristol to empty into the estuary of the Severn
  • 64. the British system of withholding tax
  • 65. an involuntary intake of breath through a wide open mouth; usually triggered by fatigue or boredom
  • 66. a radical terrorist group dedicated to the removal of British forces from Northern Ireland and the unification of Ireland
  • 69. United States musician (born in Japan) who married John Lennon and collaborated with him on recordings (born in 1933)
  • 71. the leaves of the shrub Catha edulis which are chewed like tobacco or used to make tea; has the effect of a euphoric stimulant
  • 72. the side of something that is sheltered from the wind
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