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  • 1. a caustic detergent useful for removing grease; although commonly included in personal care items (shampoos and toothpastes etc.) it can irritate skin and should not be swallowed
  • 4. cheeselike food made of curdled soybean milk
  • 8. an agency of the United Nations that promotes drug control and crime prevention
  • 12. on, to, or at the top
  • 13. (Greek mythology) god of love; son of Aphrodite; identified with Roman Cupid
  • 14. young owl
  • 16. an organization of military vessels belonging to a country and available for sea warfare
  • 17. a car suitable for traveling over rough terrain
  • 18. an ancient city on the north coast of Africa (northwest of Carthage); destroyed by Arabs around 700 AD
  • 19. an athlete who plays for pay
  • 20. a Nilotic language
  • 21. Russia's intelligence service responsible for foreign operations, intelligence-gathering and analysis, and the exchange of intelligence information; collaborates with other countries to oppose proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, terrorism and organized crime
  • 23. kidney disease characterized by enlarged kidneys containing many cysts; often leads to kidney failure
  • 24. an edict of the Russian tsar
  • 26. the fifth pillar of Islam is a pilgrimage to Mecca during the month of Dhu al-Hijja; at least once in a lifetime a Muslim is expected to make a religious journey to Mecca and the Kaaba
  • 28. Czechoslovakian religious reformer who anticipated the Reformation; he questioned the infallibility of the Catholic Church was excommunicated (1409) for attacking the corruption of the clergy; he was burned at the stake (1372-1415)
  • 30. hormone released by the hypothalamus that controls the release of thyroid-stimulating hormone from the anterior pituitary
  • 32. a bachelor's degree in library science
  • 36. causing a dull and steady pain
  • 39. a slight attack of illness
  • 41. used of women's clothing having a hemline at the ankle
  • 42. an independent agency of the United States government responsible for collecting and coordinating intelligence and counterintelligence activities abroad in the national interest; headed by the Director of Central Intelligence under the supervision of the President and National Security Council
  • 43. shoot in two strokes under par
  • 45. being five more than sixty
  • 46. apply ____um powder to (one's body)
  • 48. informal or slang terms for mentally irregular
  • 49. a distinguished female operatic singer; a female operatic star
  • 50. dance in a professional capacity
  • 51. use the file transfer protocol to transfer data from one computer to another
  • 52. the widely studied plant virus that causes tobacco mosaic; it was the first virus discovered (1892)
  • 54. an accountant who has passed certain examinations and met all other statutory and licensing requirements of a United States state to be certified by that state
  • 56. a poet who writes odes
  • 60. syndrome resulting from a serious acute (sometimes fatal) infection associated with the presence of staphylococcus; characterized by fever and diarrhea and nausea and diffuse erythema and shock; occurs especially in menstruating women using highly absorbent tampons
  • 63. give a tip or gratuity to in return for a service, beyond the compensation agreed on
  • 65. a clear plastic lens that is implanted in the eye; usually done when the natural lens has been removed in a cataract operation
  • 67. the corporate executive responsible for the operations of the firm; reports to a board of directors; may appoint other managers (including a president)
  • 68. the dried fibrous part of the fruit of a plant of the genus Luffa; used as a washing sponge or strainer
  • 70. flesh of either hard-shell or soft-shell ____s
  • 72. the fifth pillar of Islam is a pilgrimage to Mecca during the month of Dhu al-Hijja; at least once in a lifetime a Muslim is expected to make a religious journey to Mecca and the Kaaba
  • 73. cud-chewing mammal used as a draft or saddle animal in desert regions
  • 74. a Chadic language spoken south of Lake Chad
  • 75. the United Nations agency concerned with civil aviation
  • 76. a cry or noise made to express displeasure or contempt
  • 77. radicals who support ____sky's theory that socialism must be established throughout the world by continuing revolution
  • 78. a United States unit of weight equivalent to 2000 pounds
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  • 1. severely simple
  • 2. genus of African timber trees
  • 3. catch sight of; to perceive with the eyes
  • 4. large (to 3 feet) blackish yellow-banded South American lizard; raid henhouses; used as food
  • 5. chocolate cookie with white cream filling
  • 6. an armed adversary (especially a member of an opposing military force)
  • 7. an independent federal agency that provides mail processing and delivery service for individuals and businesses in the United States
  • 8. sorghums of dry regions of Asia and North Africa
  • 9. a United States unit of weight equivalent to 100 pounds
  • 10. a sharp slanting blow
  • 11. kiss lightly
  • 12. Egyptian god of tombs and ruler of the underworld; usually depicted as a man with the head of a jackal
  • 15. a slight amount or degree of difference
  • 20. the basic unit of money in Moldova
  • 22. a group of illnesses caused by a viral infection (usually restricted to a specific geographic area); fever and gastrointestinal symptoms are followed by capillary hemorrhage
  • 25. lacking self-confidence
  • 27. interfere with or prevent the reception of signals
  • 29. the compass point midway between south and southeast
  • 30. put on special clothes to appear particularly appealing and attractive
  • 31. the elapsed time it takes for a signal to travel from Earth to a spacecraft (or other body) and back to the starting point
  • 33. an island in Indonesia to the east of Java; striking volcanic scenery; culture is known for elaborate dances and rituals and for handicrafts
  • 34. being five more than seventy
  • 35. the destroyer; one of the three major divinities in the later Hindu pantheon
  • 36. a hormone produced by the anterior pituitary gland that stimulates the adrenal cortex
  • 37. an acknowledgment that can be used to say hello or goodbye (aloha is Hawaiian and ____ is Italian)
  • 38. an indication of radiant light drawn around the head of a saint
  • 40. utter while ____ing, as if out of breath
  • 44. standard time in the 5th time zone west of Greenwich, reckoned at the 75th meridian; used in the eastern United States
  • 47. a fluorocarbon with chlorine; formerly used as a refrigerant and as a propellant in aerosol cans
  • 49. a digital recording (as of a movie) on an optical disk that can be played on a computer or a television set
  • 51. a device consisting of a container of fuel and two explosive charges; the first charge bursts open the fuel container at a predetermined height and spreads the fuel in a cloud that mixes with atmospheric oxygen; the second charge detonates the cloud which creates an enormous blast wave and incinerates whatever is below
  • 53. the ___ecular weight of a substance expressed in grams; the basic unit of amount of substance adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites
  • 55. a territory in southwestern Germany formerly ruled by the counts palatine
  • 57. plum-shaped whitish to almost black fruit used for preserves; tropical American
  • 58. a car that is closed and that has front and rear seats and two or four doors
  • 59. Japanese army officer who initiated the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor and who assumed dictatorial control of Japan during World War II; he was subsequently tried and executed as a war criminal (1884-1948)
  • 60. considerate and solicitous care
  • 61. go or move upward
  • 62. personification of a sacred intoxicating drink used in Vedic ritual
  • 64. not fake or counterfeit
  • 65. the villain in William Shakespeare's tragedy who tricked Othello into murdering his wife
  • 66. prevent from being included or considered or accepted
  • 69. a felt cap (usually red) for a man; shaped like a flat-topped cone with a tassel that hangs from the crown
  • 71. the sea personified; father of Manannan; corresponds to Welsh Llyr
  • 72. affect or afflict suddenly, usually adversely
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