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  • 1. a visual presentation showing how something works
  • 5. the sacred city of Lamaism; known as the Forbidden City for its former inaccessibility and hostility to strangers
  • 10. very close and convivial
  • 14. a small mallet used by a presiding officer or a judge
  • 15. Swiss mathematician (1707-1783)
  • 16. a member of an early Mesoamerican civilization centered around Veracruz that flourished between 1300 and 400 BC
  • 18. whitish tropical fruit with a pinkish tinge related to custard apples; grown in the southern United States
  • 19. molten rock in the earth's crust
  • 20. apply carelessly
  • 22. red terrestrial form of a common North American newt
  • 24. a recurring sleep state during which rapid eye movements do not occur and dreaming does not occur; accounts for about 75% of normal sleep time
  • 25. any of several plants of the genus Manihot having fleshy roots yielding a nutritious starch
  • 26. any of various spectacular plants of the genus ______ having showy flowers in many colors
  • 27. French writer of novels and dramas for the theater of the absurd (1910-1986)
  • 29. measuring stick consisting of a strip of wood or metal or plastic with a straight edge that is used for drawing straight lines and measuring lengths
  • 30. the first New Testament epistle traditionally attributed to Saint John the Apostle
  • 32. pawpaw
  • 34. (of instruments in the violin family) to be played with the bow
  • 38. United States general who supervised the invasion of Normandy and the defeat of Nazi Germany; 34th President of the United States (1890-1961)
  • 39. a unit of information equal to 1000 kilobits or 10^6 (1,000,000) bits
  • 41. (Yiddish) an inexpensive showy trinket
  • 43. the United Nations agency concerned with the international organization of food and agriculture
  • 44. an ornamental jeweled headdress signifying sovereignty
  • 50. a branch of the Tai languages
  • 51. magpies
  • 52. sorghums of dry regions of Asia and North Africa
  • 53. duck of the northern hemisphere much valued for the fine soft down of the females
  • 54. a voluminous cotton outer garment (usually white) traditionally worn by Muslim women of northern Africa and the Middle East; covers the entire body
  • 55. an address of a religious nature (usually delivered during a church service)
  • 56. (used colloquially) overly conceited or arrogant
  • 58. the second largest of the four main islands of Japan; to the north of Honshu
  • 59. a state of elated bliss
  • 60. any habitation at a high altitude
  • 62. an agency of the legislative branch that provides printing and binding services for Congress and the departments and establishments of the federal government
  • 63. in the direction of the sea
  • 64. tall annual cereal grass bearing kernels on large ears: widely cultivated in America in many varieties; the principal cereal in Mexico and Central and South America since pre-Columbian times
  • 69. a Greek who was a Christian theologian active in Alexandria and who was declared a heretic for his doctrines about God (which came to be known as Arianism) (256?-336)
  • 71. a city in northwestern Switzerland
  • 72. the direction of the Kaaba toward which Muslims turn for their daily prayers
  • 75. type genus of the Sialidae
  • 80. a college town in central New York on Lake Cayuga
  • 82. characterized by great caution and wariness
  • 83. a town on Long Island in New York; site of Belmont Park
  • 84. (biology) the normal rigid state of fullness of a cell or blood vessel or capillary resulting from pressure of the contents against the wall or membrane
  • 85. eaten as mush or as a thin gruel
  • 87. not precisely limited, determined, or distinguished
  • 88. the local environment
  • 89. marine colonial polyp characterized by a calcareous skeleton; masses in a variety of shapes often forming reefs
  • 90. departing or being caused to depart from the true vertical or horizontal
  • 91. a line that indicates a boundary
  • 92. lake in northwestern Russia near the border with Finland; second largest lake in Europe
  • 93. the Babylonian goddess of the watery deep and daughter of Ea
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  • 1. indigo bush
  • 2. avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues)
  • 3. a city in western Lithuania on the Baltic Sea; formerly an important trading town of the Hanseatic League
  • 4. King and patron saint of Norway (995-1030)
  • 5. a spacecraft that carries astronauts from the command module to the surface of the moon and back
  • 6. a major river of Asia in northern China; flows generally eastward into the Yellow Sea; carries large quantities of yellow silt to its delta
  • 7. United States writer (1909-1981)
  • 8. the thick white fluid containing spermatozoa that is ejaculated by the male genital tract
  • 9. an edible seaweed with a mild flavor
  • 10. greenish-yellow pear
  • 11. a Dravidian language spoken in south central India
  • 12. the third compartment of the stomach of a ruminant
  • 13. of or pertaining to or characteristic of Nepal or its people or language or culture
  • 14. a youthful female person
  • 17. an assembly of witches; usually 13 witches
  • 21. the independent agency that oversees management of federal government records including presidential libraries and historic collections
  • 23. the Iranian language of the Tajik that is closely related to Farsi; spoken in Iran and ______stan
  • 28. of or relating to or characteristic of Thailand or its people
  • 31. a Turkish liquid unit equal to 1.3 pints
  • 33. a communicable infection transmitted by sexual intercourse or genital contact
  • 34. extensive landed property (especially in the country) retained by the owner for his own use
  • 35. a major European river carrying more traffic than any other river in the world; flows into the North Sea
  • 36. a group of Plains Indians formerly living in what is now North and South Dakota and Nebraska and Kansas and Arkansas and Louisiana and Oklahoma and Texas
  • 37. eight people considered as a unit
  • 39. a former Portuguese province on the south coast of China and two islands in the South China Sea; reverted to China in 1999
  • 40. an uncastrated male hog
  • 42. United States lyricist who collaborated with Richard Rodgers (1895-1943)
  • 43. hissing and bubbling
  • 45. in the Roman calendar: the 15th of March or May or July or October or the 13th of any other month
  • 46. the large trunk artery that carries blood from the left ventricle of the heart to branch arteries
  • 47. French writer remembered for his swashbuckling historical tales (1802-1870)
  • 48. having an irregularly notched or toothed margin as though gnawed
  • 49. each of a large indefinite number
  • 51. (architecture) a vertical supporting structure (as a portion of wall between two doors or windows)
  • 55. a stew of meat and vegetables and hardtack that is eaten by sailors
  • 57. a branch of the Tai languages
  • 59. a self-report personality inventory based on Hans Eysenck's factor analysis of personality which assumes three basic factors (the two most important being extraversion to introversion and neuroticism)
  • 61. a title of respect for a member of the English gentry ranking just below a knight; placed after the name
  • 62. common grey wild goose of Europe; ancestor of many domestic breeds
  • 64. a unit of information equal to 1000 exabits or 10^21 bits
  • 65. finish eating all the food on one's plate or on the table
  • 66. (India) a place of religious retreat for Hindus
  • 67. deficient in amount or quality or extent
  • 68. United States novelist noted for children's books (1832-1888)
  • 69. Vice President of the United States under Bill Clinton (born in 1948)
  • 70. relating to or characteristic of wooded regions
  • 73. small tropical American tree bearing edible plumlike fruit
  • 74. a short stout club used primarily by policemen
  • 76. Italian violin maker in Cremona; taught the craft to Guarneri and Stradivari (1596-1684)
  • 77. enter a computer
  • 78. any plant of the genus _____
  • 79. printing: direct that a matter marked for omission or correction is to be retained (used in the imperative)
  • 81. the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on
  • 86. an extreme leftist terrorist group formed in Greece in 1971 to oppose the military junta that ruled Greece from 1967 to 1974; a revolutionary group opposed to capitalism and imperialism and the United States
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