Randomly Generated Crossword(15 x 15)

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  • 1. white crystalline compound used as a food additive to enhance flavor; often used in Chinese cooking
  • 4. unite closely or intimately
  • 8. highly excited
  • 12. egg yolks and oil and vinegar
  • 13. type genus of the ____aceae; trees or shrubs having winged fruit
  • 14. make darker and difficult to perceive by sight
  • 16. a southeastern suburb of Paris; site of an international airport serving Paris
  • 17. a German courtesy title or form of address for an adult woman
  • 18. evergreen tree cultivated in the Mediterranean region since antiquity and now elsewhere; has edible shiny black fruits
  • 19. dip into liquid
  • 20. a unit of heat equal to the amount of heat required to raise one pound of water one degree Fahrenheit at one atmosphere pressure; equivalent to 251.997 calories
  • 21. a speedometer reading for the momentary rate of travel
  • 23. very recently
  • 24. a neutral middle vowel; occurs in unstressed syllables
  • 26. (cosmology) the cooled remnant of the hot big bang that fills the entire universe and can be observed today with an average temperature of about 2.725 kelvin
  • 28. a prehistoric unrecorded language that was the ancestor of all Indo-European languages
  • 30. angular distance above the horizon (especially of a celestial object)
  • 32. to a great degree or extent
  • 36. (Islam) the man who leads prayers in a mosque; for Shiites an ____ is a recognized authority on Islamic theology and law and a spiritual guide
  • 39. fast-growing herbaceous evergreen tree of South America having a broad trunk with high water content and dark green oval leaves
  • 41. an Eskimo hut; usually built of blocks (of sod or snow) in the shape of a dome
  • 42. an old or over-worked horse
  • 43. leather with a napped surface
  • 45. United States sculptor and architect whose public works include the memorial to veterans of the Vietnam War in Washington (born in 1959)
  • 46. a brace that extends from the rear of the keel to support the rudderpost
  • 48. a coarse obnoxious person
  • 49. engage in boisterous, drunken merrymaking
  • 50. tiny insectivorous West Indian bird having red-and-green plumage and a long straight bill
  • 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
  • 52. a protein that is involved in the growth of peripheral nerve cells
  • 54. destroy or injure severely
  • 56. any property detected by the olfactory system
  • 60. electronic equipment that provides visual images of varying electrical quantities
  • 63. a powerful hallucinogenic drug manufactured from lysergic acid
  • 65. produce ___s, of plants
  • 67. mother of the ancient Irish gods; sometimes identified with Danu
  • 68. the lofty nest of a bird of prey (such as a hawk or eagle)
  • 70. Egyptian goddess of fertility; daughter of Geb; sister and wife of Osiris
  • 72. related by blood
  • 73. a city in southeastern South Korea
  • 74. your friends and acquaintances
  • 75. Italian pope from 440 to 461 who extended the authority of the papacy to the west and persuaded Attila not to attack Rome (440-461)
  • 76. a writer of poems (the term is usually reserved for writers of good ____ry)
  • 77. an ancient Hebrew unit of dry measure equal to about a bushel
  • 78. a hotel providing overnight lodging for travelers
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  • 1. a kingdom (constitutional monarchy) in northwestern Africa with a largely Muslim population; achieved independence from France in 1956
  • 2. a slender graceful young woman
  • 3. a Christian as contrasted with a Jew
  • 4. be driven or carried along, as by the air
  • 5. a very light brown
  • 6. a unit of length of thread or yarn
  • 7. study intensively, as before an exam
  • 8. a unit of resistance equal to a billionth of an ohm
  • 9. a thin translucent membrane used over stage lights for color effects
  • 10. (Norse mythology) ruler of the Aesir; supreme god of war and poetry and knowledge and wisdom (for which he gave an eye) and husband of Frigg; identified with the Teutonic Wotan
  • 11. exe
  • 12. tiny leafy-stemmed flowerless plants
  • 15. utter a high-pitched cry, as of seagulls
  • 20. the Tibeto-Burman language spoken in the Dali region of Yunnan
  • 22. a proportion in relation to a whole (which is usually the amount per hundred)
  • 25. the rate at which words are produced (as in speaking or typing)
  • 27. a measure of someone's weight in relation to height; to calculate one's ___, multiply one's weight in pounds and divide that by the square of one's height in inches; overweight is a ___ greater than 25; obese is a ___ greater than 30
  • 29. (Greek mythology) the winged goddess of the dawn in ancient mythology; daughter of Hyperion; identified with Roman Aurora
  • 30. a poplar that is widely cultivated in the United States; has white bark and leaves with whitish undersurfaces
  • 31. a simple board game in which players move counters according to the throw of dice
  • 33. large sweet juicy hybrid between tangerine and grapefruit having a thick wrinkled skin
  • 34. (Greek mythology) the Muse of history
  • 35. an association of ____smen who ____ for sport
  • 36. in or of the present month
  • 37. powerful mackerel shark of the Atlantic and Pacific
  • 38. having attained a specific age; (`aged' is pronounced as one syllable)
  • 40. type genus of the ____ceae: bananas
  • 44. the compass point that is one point north of due east
  • 47. athletic facility equipped for sports or physical training
  • 49. free government delivery of mail in outlying country areas
  • 51. the central bank of the United States; incorporates 12 Federal Reserve branch banks and all national banks and state-chartered commercial banks and some trust companies
  • 53. the supernatural being conceived as the perfect and omnipotent and omniscient originator and ruler of the universe; the object of worship in monotheistic religions
  • 55. a member of the people inhabiting the _____ian Islands and southwestern Alaska
  • 57. consisting of or made of wood of the oak tree
  • 58. a set containing all and only the members of two or more given sets
  • 59. (the feminine of raja) a Hindu princess or the wife of a raja
  • 60. eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth
  • 61. get or derive
  • 62. chocolate cookie with white cream filling
  • 64. a barrier constructed to contain the flow of water or to keep out the sea
  • 65. the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience
  • 66. a government agency in the Department of Labor to maintain a safe and healthy work environment
  • 69. one of the five major classes of immunoglobulins; present primarily in the skin and mucous membranes
  • 71. a small drink
  • 72. 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
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