October 2012 Crossword – “Straight” Clues

CLUES ACROSS:

1. Ridding of evil spirits [8]

6. Wildebeest [3]

8. Complementary and alternative medicine (abb) [3]

11. Slippery fish [3]

13. Element # 26’s symbol [2]

14. Perceive [3]

16. Coloured with a certain shade [6]

19. Use of fragrances to affect mood or behaviour [12]

22. Sudden involuntary muscular contraction [3]

23. To rest supported by the buttocks [3]

24. Residue of a fire [3]

25. Divination by hand [9]

26. Learned book [4]

27. Unit of energy [3]

28. Beverage [3]

29. Frequency [5]

31. Australian Vaccination Network (abb) [3]

32. Homeopathic mixing technique [10]

37. Deceit [5]

39. Diminutive preternatural being [3]

40. Impend [4]

41. Substance without pharmacological effect given as medicine [7]

42. Early synthetic textile [5]

44. Large container for liquids [3]

45. See 87 across

47. Supervise the preparation of a publication [4]

49. And 30 down: aka thermal-auricular therapy (two words, [3], [8])

50. Old French coin of little value [3]

51. Psychic emanation [4]

52. Japanese technique of healing via for stress reduction and relaxation [5]

54. Incline [4]

55. And 60 across: Highly-prized keratin product used for pseudo-scientific medicinal purposes (two words,  [5], [4])

56. Gaelic for “son” [3]

58. Elects [4]

60. See 55 across

62. Express earnest disapproval of; belittle [9]

64. Prevent speech [3]

66. Light prefix [5]

68. Egyptian looped cross [4]

71. Ingenuousness [11]

74. Condensate of atmospheric water [3]

76. Starchy foodstuff from the interior of palm trunks [4]

77. Marked cubes used in games of chance [4]

78. Ride air currents [4]

79. Techniques purporting to rid the body of metabolic poisonous wastes [5]

80. “Method of treating disease that employs no surgery or synthetic drugs but uses special diets, herbs, vitamins, massage, etc., to assist the natural healing processes” [11]

82. Element # 50 [3]

83. Not yet final (legal) [4]

84. Acquire, gather [6]

87. And 45 across:  Mode of medical trial in which both the investigator and the participant are unaware of the nature of the treatment the participant is receiving (two words, [6], [5])

88. Large ornamental vase [3]

89. One who lacks aesthetic refinement [10]

90. Exigience [4]

CLUES DOWN:

 

2. Longest established [4]

3. (in yoga) Any of the seven major energy centres in the body [6]

4. Large bodies of water [4]

5. ” Any of the pathways in the body along which vital energy flows.” [8]

6. Obtain [3]

7. Employ [3]

8. Stop [5]

9. Might [3]

10. Belief that phenomena are only partly controlled by mechanical forces, and are in some measure self-determining  [8]

12. Portion [3]

13. Belief that is not based on proof [5]

15. Period of time marked by distinctive events [3]

17. River [4]

18. Traditional Chinese medicine (abb) [3]

20. System of treating disease by drugs, given in minute doses, that would produce in a healthy person symptoms similar to those of the disease [10]

21. Belief that certain character traits are indicated by the shape of the skull [10]

25. Pennsylvania (abb) [2]

30. See 49 across

33. Quack [9]

34. Term commonly used by chiropractors to describe signs and symptoms of the spinal column [11]

35. Bid [3]

36. The Lion [3]

38. Approach to healthcare that emphasizes preventing illness and prolonging life, as opposed to emphasizing treating diseases [8]

43. Process of regaining health [7]

44. Becoming very popular by circulating quickly from person to person, especially through the Internet [5]

46. Fraudulent pretence to medical skill [8]

48. Rightful; proper; fitting: [3]

50. Congenial; like-minded [9]

53. Related to microscopic living tissue pathology [7]

57. Upholstered couch [4]

59. Faucet [3]

61. Ancient Roman formal outer garment [4]

63. Body of observations which tends to prove or disprove something [8]

65. Gradually learns or discovers [6]

67. Haul, tow [3]

69. The opposite of artificial [7]

70. In early medicine: Four fluids postulated to exist in balance in a healthy body [7]

72. Ignited [3]

73. Visual and tactile quality of a surface [7]

74. Perform; achieve [2]

75. Apparition; spirit [6]

76. Dish of shrimp or prawns [6]

78. Scorch [5]

79. Gauges [5]

81. Conceal [4]

85. Regret [3]

86. Terminate [3]

 

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