1. Polyborus plancus South American caracara
  2. Moeller's glossitis a superficial form of glossitis marked by irregular red patches on the tongue and sensitivity to hot or spicy food
  3. Tuileries Palace palace and royal residence built for Catherine de Medicis in 1564 and burned down in 1871; all that remains today are the formal gardens
  4. writer's block an inability to write
  5. Malay Archipelago a group of islands in the Indian and Pacific Oceans between Asia and Australia
  6. family Aristolochiaceae family of birthworts (including wild ginger)
  7. dress blues a dress uniform for formal occasions
  8. marsupial mouse any of numerous small sharp-nosed insectivorous marsupials superficially resembling mice or rats
  9. multiplex a movie theater than has several different auditoriums in the same building
  10. molecular biologist a biologist who studies the structure and activity of macromolecules essential to life
  11. multiple-choice offering several alternative answers from which the correct one is to be chosen; or consisting of such questions
  12. Haliaeetus pelagicus found on coasts of the northwestern Pacific
  13. Melursus sloth bears
  14. Pollachius pollachius important food and game fish of northern seas
  15. breeze block a light concrete building block made with cinder aggregate
  16. military blockade the action of an armed force that surrounds a fortified place and isolates it while continuing to attack
  17. Persepolis an ancient city that was the capital of the ancient Persian Empire; now in ruins
  18. clever clogs an intellectual who is ostentatiously and irritatingly knowledgeable
  19. microbiologist a specialist in microbiology
  20. press box box reserved for reporters (as at a sports event)