Crossword Puzzle Number 134 (Small Grid)

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ACROSS

1. A boy or man.
4. A member of the Semitic speaking people of northern Ethiopia.
10. Surface layer of ground containing a matt of grass and grass roots.
13. Fermented alcoholic beverage similar to but heavier than beer.
14. African tree having an exceedingly thick trunk and fruit that resembles a gourd and has an edible pulp called monkey bread.
15. An accountant certified by the state.
16. Wife of Balder.
18. (Norse mythology) The primeval giant slain by Odin and his brothers and from whose body they created the world.
19. A river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine.
20. A particular geographical region of indefinite boundary (usually serving some special purpose or distinguished by its people or culture or geography).
22. Dip a foot or hand briefly into a liquid.
24. Take in, also metaphorically.
27. (astronomy) The angular distance of a celestial point measured westward along the celestial equator from the zenith crossing.
28. A radioactive element of the actinide series.
29. The trait of lacking restraint or control.
34. Relating to or characteristic of or occurring on land.
37. Burrowing marine mollusk living on sand or mud.
38. (Irish) Mother of the ancient Irish gods.
39. How long something has existed.
41. (Akkadian) God of wisdom.
43. Any of various types of cabbage.
47. Spicy sauce of tomatoes and onions and chili peppers to accompany Mexican foods.
48. United States astronomer (1835-1909).
49. The blood group whose red cells carry both the A and B antigens.
51. Tropical woody herb with showy yellow flowers and flat pods.
56. A family of Sino-Tibetan languages spoken in southeastern Asia.
58. The United Nations agency concerned with civil aviation.
61. The month following February and preceding April.
62. Imperial dynasty that ruled China (most of the time) from 206 BC to 221 and expanded its boundaries and developed its bureaucracy.
63. A hinged catch that fits into a notch of a ratchet to move a wheel forward or prevent it from moving backward.
65. A Kwa language spoken by the Yoruba people in southwestern Nigeria.
66. A flat wing-shaped process or winglike part of an organism.
67. (of words) Formed in imitation of a natural sound.
68. A member of a Mayan people of southwestern Guatemala.

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1. An island of central Hawaii.
2. Fear resulting from the awareness of danger.
3. The brightest star in Cygnus.
4. A loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth.
5. Informal terms for a mother.
6. Any plant of the genus Hoya having fleshy leaves and usually nectariferous flowers.
7. A defensive missile designed to shoot down incoming intercontinental ballistic missiles.
8. A sudden short attack.
9. The first of the Old Testament patriarchs and the father of Isaac.
10. Someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike.
11. A translucent mineral consisting of hydrated silica of variable color.
12. A challenge to do something dangerous or foolhardy.
17. Submerged aquatic plant having narrow leaves and small flowers.
21. A light strong brittle gray toxic bivalent metallic element.
23. A decree that prohibits something.
25. Date used in reckoning dates before the supposed year Christ was born.
26. (British) An open river valley (in a hilly area).
30. The cry made by sheep.
31. Tropical woody herb with showy yellow flowers and flat pods.
32. An onerous or difficult concern.
33. A quantity of no importance.
35. Title for a civil or military leader (especially in Turkey).
36. The compass point that is one point north of northeast.
40. Untanned hide especially of cattle.
41. Informal terms for a mother.
42. The basic unit of money in Western Samoa.
44. English monk and scholar (672-735).
45. Aircraft landing in bad weather in which the pilot is talked down by ground control using precision approach radar.
46. A crude stone artifact (as a chipped flint).
50. Any of numerous local fertility and nature deities worshipped by ancient Semitic peoples.
52. A training program to prepare college students to be commissioned officers.
53. (Islam) The man who leads prayers in a mosque.
54. The basic unit of money in Bangladesh.
55. Starch resembling sago that is obtained from cuckoopint root.
57. A nucleic acid consisting of large molecules shaped like a double helix.
59. The corporate executive responsible for the operations of the firm.
60. Black tropical American cuckoo.
61. Thigh of a hog (usually smoked).
64. An international organization of European countries formed after World War II to reduce trade barriers and increase cooperation among its members.

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