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  • 1. carbonated drink flavored with extract from kola nuts (`dope' is a southernism in the United States)
  • 5. ask for and get free; be a parasite
  • 10. a worker who ties something
  • 14. the fifth of the seven canonical hours; about 3 p.m.
  • 15. a flash of light (especially reflected light)
  • 16. moth having nonfunctional mouthparts as adults; larvae feed on tree foliage and spin egg-shaped cocoons
  • 18. the 1st letter of the Hebrew alphabet
  • 19. save from ruin, destruction, or harm
  • 20. a robber who takes property by threatening or performing violence on the person who is robbed (usually on the street)
  • 22. United States dancer and film actress who partnered with Fred Astaire (1911-1995)
  • 24. form a web by making a thread
  • 25. Indian grammarian whose grammatical rules for Sanskrit are the first known example of descriptive linguistics (circa 400 BC)
  • 26. the mountain peak that Noah's ark landed on as the waters of the great flood receded
  • 27. a coarse homespun cotton cloth made in India
  • 29. relating to or of the nature of a zone
  • 30. conifer of Australia and New Zealand
  • 32. position comfortably
  • 34. a platform raised above the surrounding level to give prominence to the person on it
  • 38. ratio of the opposite to the adjacent side of a right-angled triangle
  • 39. the advantageous quality of being beneficial
  • 41. loosen something by _______ing it
  • 43. (Roentgen Equivalent Man) the dosage of ionizing radiation that will cause the same amount of injury to human tissue as 1 roentgen of X-rays
  • 44. imperial moths
  • 50. raised pinkish scar tissue at the site of an injury; results from excessive tissue repair
  • 51. prong on a fork or pitchfork or antler
  • 52. undergo military training or do military exercises
  • 53. a community of Native Americans who speak an Eskimo-Aleut language and inhabit the _____ian Islands and southwestern Alaska
  • 54. (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
  • 55. a genus of fern sometimes placed in its own family ______ceae
  • 56. a long-haired dog formerly trained to crouch on finding game but now to point
  • 58. a man who is much concerned with his dress and appearance
  • 59. a mountain range in western China that extends eastward from the Indian border for 1000 miles
  • 60. offensive term for an openly homosexual man
  • 62. provide with clothes or put clothes on
  • 63. a member of a European people who once occupied Britain and Spain and Gaul prior to Roman times
  • 64. the Yuman language spoken by the _______
  • 69. a member of a Turkic people of Uzbekistan and neighboring areas
  • 71. of or relating to or located near a hilum
  • 72. the sacred city of Lamaism; known as the Forbidden City for its former inaccessibility and hostility to strangers
  • 75. small genus of aquatic or semiaquatic plants
  • 80. a tricyclic antidepressant drug (trade name ______) with serious side effects; interacts with many other medications
  • 82. a general name for alcoholic beverages made by fermenting a cereal (or mixture of cereals) flavored with hops
  • 83. United States writer (born in 1933)
  • 84. a state in the southwestern United States
  • 85. suggestive of an elf in strangeness and otherworldliness
  • 87. a port city of south central Ukraine on an arm of the Black Sea
  • 88. relating to or consisting of runes
  • 89. make (somebody) laugh
  • 90. (used only in combinations) the length of something in miles
  • 91. an enclosed space
  • 92. a member of the Dravidian people living in northern Bengal in eastern India
  • 93. a period of time containing 365 (or 366) days
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  • 1. a visual attribute of things that results from the light they emit or transmit or reflect
  • 2. lake in northwestern Russia near the border with Finland; second largest lake in Europe
  • 3. a pariah who is avoided by others
  • 4. a place of religious retreat modeled after the Indian ______
  • 5. system of measurement based on centimeters and grams and seconds
  • 6. a native or resident of Alaska
  • 7. an ancient Greek city on the slopes of Mount Parnassus; site of the oracle of ______
  • 8. type genus of the Gavidae: loons
  • 9. make improvements or corrections to
  • 10. a worker (especially in an office) hired on a ____orary basis
  • 11. a large waterfall on the border between Argentina and Brazil
  • 12. a punch made of sweetened milk or cream mixed with eggs and usually alcoholic liquor
  • 13. (of the elements) as if showing violent anger
  • 14. the independent agency that oversees management of federal government records including presidential libraries and historic collections
  • 17. of or relating to the kidneys
  • 21. cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations
  • 23. declared as fact; explicitly ______
  • 28. 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
  • 31. a large marble used for shooting in the game of marbles
  • 33. the compass point that is midway between north and northeast
  • 34. French composer (1865-1935)
  • 35. administer an oil or ointment to ; often in a religious ceremony of blessing
  • 36. a small island
  • 37. someone who can find paths through unexplored territory
  • 39. round one-inch Caribbean fruit with green leathery skin and sweet juicy translucent pulp; eaten like grapes
  • 40. a primeval Egyptian personification of air and breath; worshipped especially at Thebes
  • 42. any customary observance or practice
  • 43. do away with
  • 45. an edge tool used to cut and shape wood
  • 46. cry like a goose
  • 47. an industrial city in northern France near the Belgian border; was the medieval capital of Flanders
  • 48. the twelfth month of the civil year; the sixth month of the ecclesiastical year in the Jewish calendar (in August and September)
  • 49. degree of deviation from a horizontal plane
  • 51. cheeselike food made of curdled soybean milk
  • 55. (Greek mythology) the mythical Greek king who for 30 years did not clean his stables which contained his vast herd of cattle
  • 57. rate of revolution of a motor
  • 59. an orange-brown antelope of southeast Africa
  • 61. administer an ___ or ointment to ; often in a religious ceremony of blessing
  • 62. of or relating to or characteristic of a czar
  • 64. wild goose having white adult plumage
  • 65. a cargo ship designed to carry crude oil in bulk
  • 66. a hard thickening of the skin (especially on the top or sides of the toes) caused by the pressure of ill-fitting shoes
  • 67. the capital and largest city of Cuba; located in western Cuba; one of the oldest cities in the Americas
  • 68. of or relating to the iris of the eye
  • 69. having a ______ function
  • 70. causing dejection
  • 73. at right angles to the length of a ship or airplane
  • 74. a town in central Alabama on the Alabama river; in 1965 it was the center of a drive to register Black voters
  • 76. a pop group not affiliated with a major record company
  • 77. an ancient upright stone slab bearing markings
  • 78. an acronym for microwave amplification by stimulated emission of radiation; an amplifier that works on the same principle as a laser and emits coherent microwave radiation
  • 79. a colloidal extract of algae; used especially in culture media and as a gelling agent in foods
  • 81. be without
  • 86. (used as a combining form) recent or new
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