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  • 1. a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 foot/sec/sec to a mass of 1 pound; equal to 0.1382 newtons
  • 4. the use of tricks to deceive someone (usually to extract money from them)
  • 8. a sandal attached to the foot by a thong over the toes
  • 12. a thin pointed piece of metal that is hammered into materials as a fastener
  • 13. street names for methylenedioxymethamphetamine
  • 14. feeling or showing extreme anger
  • 16. the agency of the Treasury Department that enforces import tariffs
  • 17. being six more than forty
  • 18. disciple of Jesus and leader of the Apostles; regarded by Catholics as the vicar of Christ on earth and first Pope
  • 19. a unit of conductance equal to the reciprocal of an ohm
  • 20. a usually soluble substance for staining or coloring e.g. fabrics or hair
  • 21. draw (liquor) from a ___
  • 23. a graphical record of electric currents associated with muscle contractions
  • 24. dye with wax
  • 26. the United States federal department charged with conservation and the development of natural resources; created in 1849
  • 28. resonance of protons to radiation in a magnetic field
  • 30. express admiration and pleasure by uttering `ooh' or `aah'
  • 32. evidence that helps to solve a problem
  • 36. cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations
  • 39. gather ____s
  • 41. the 10th letter of the Hebrew alphabet
  • 42. (West Indies) followers of a religious system involving witchcraft and sorcery
  • 43. malicious burning to destroy property
  • 45. a unit of force equal to the force exerted by gravity; used to indicate the force to which a body is subjected when it is accelerated
  • 46. the word class that serves as the predicate of a sentence
  • 48. a branch of the Tai languages
  • 49. a web that resembles a ____ or carpet
  • 50. the sixth month of the civil year; the twelfth month of the ecclesiastic year in the Jewish calendar (in February and March)
  • 51. an emotional response that has been acquired by conditioning
  • 52. an agency in the Department of the Interior that conserves and protects fish and wildlife and their habitats; assesses the environmental impact of pesticides and nuclear power site and hydroelectric dams and thermal pollution
  • 54. a white linen liturgical vestment with sleeves; worn by priests
  • 56. Swedish oceanographer who recognized the role of the Coriolis effect on ocean currents (1874-1954)
  • 60. 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
  • 63. a hospital unit staffed and equipped to provide intensive care
  • 65. a doctor's degree in theology
  • 67. an independent government agency responsible for the Social Security system
  • 68. (Yiddish) a thief or dishonest person or scoundrel (often used as a general term of abuse)
  • 70. the basic level of a subject taken in school
  • 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. the faculty through which the external world is apprehended
  • 74. a person who has lied or who lies repeatedly
  • 75. the nations of the ____n continent collectively
  • 76. Israeli statesman (born in Russia) (1898-1978)
  • 77. a long horizontal spar tapered at the end and used to support and spread a square sail or lateen
  • 78. a member of the Women's Army Corps
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  • 1. a civil or military authority in Turkey or Egypt
  • 2. flowering plant with two cotyledons; the stem grows by deposit on its outside
  • 3. a three-year law degree
  • 4. capable of being bent or flexed or twisted without breaking
  • 5. not in action or at work
  • 6. a room or building equipped with one or more toilets
  • 7. express audibly; utter sounds (not necessarily words)
  • 8. a quantity of no importance
  • 9. a mineral that contains metal that is valuable enough to be mined
  • 10. be worthy of or have a certain rating
  • 11. an individual instance of a type of symbol
  • 12. so frightened as to be unable to move; stunned or paralyzed with terror; petrified
  • 15. a cgs unit of work or energy; the work done by a force of one dyne acting over a distance of one centimeter
  • 20. a metric unit of length equal to ten meters
  • 22. 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
  • 25. mark, coat, cover, or stain with ___
  • 27. devoid of warmth and cordiality; expressive of unfriendliness or disdain
  • 29. (biochemistry) a long linear polymer of nucleotides found in the nucleus but mainly in the cytoplasm of a cell where it is associated with microsomes; it transmits genetic information from DNA to the cytoplasm and controls certain chemical processes in the cell
  • 30. an ancient Assyrian city on the Tigris and traditional capital of Assyria; just to the south of the modern city of Mosul in Iraq
  • 31. the sun (or solar disc) which was the deity of a monotheistic cult under the Pharaoh Akhenaten
  • 33. private area in a theater or grandstand where a small group can watch the performance
  • 34. any place of complete bliss and delight and peace
  • 35. make keen or more acute
  • 36. a star that ejects some of its material in the form of a cloud and become more luminous in the process
  • 37. in bed
  • 38. a radical terrorist group that broke away in 1997 when the mainstream Provisional IRA proposed a cease-fire; has continued terrorist activities in opposition to any peace agreement
  • 40. bulky greyish-brown eagle with a short wedge-shaped white tail; of Europe and Greenland
  • 44. a protein that is involved in the growth of peripheral nerve cells
  • 47. an undergarment worn by women to support their breasts
  • 49. utter `tsk,' `tut,' or `tut-tut,' as in disapproval
  • 51. counting the number of white and red blood cells and the number of platelets in 1 cubic millimeter of blood
  • 53. having been taken in marriage
  • 55. a prisoner serving a term of life imprisonment
  • 57. small shrubby African tree having compound leaves and racemes of small fragrant green flowers
  • 58. a measuring instrument that sends out an acoustic pulse in water and measures distances in terms of the time for the echo of the pulse to return
  • 59. cobras
  • 60. system of measurement based on centimeters and grams and seconds
  • 61. a composition written in metrical feet forming rhythmical lines
  • 62. Queen of England and Scotland and Ireland; daughter if James II and the last of the Stuart monarchs; in 1707 she was the last English ruler to exercise the royal veto over parliament (1665-1714)
  • 64. provoking horror
  • 65. a male monarch or emperor (especially of Russia prior to 1917)
  • 66. a group of cattle or sheep or other domestic mammals all of the same kind that are ____ed by humans
  • 69. the Pakistan intelligence agency; a powerful and almost autonomous political and military force; has procured nuclear technology and delivery capabilities; has had strong ties with the Taliban and other militant Islamic groups
  • 71. 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
  • 72. utter `haw'
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