Crossword Puzzle Number 1900 (Small Grid)

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ACROSS

1. A federation of North American labor unions that merged with the Congress of Industrial Organizations in 1955.
4. Spanish poet and dramatist (1898-1936).
9. (physics and chemistry) The smallest component of an element having the chemical properties of the element.
13. Fish eggs or egg-filled ovary.
14. A squeaking sound.
15. A landlocked republic in northwestern Africa.
16. A graphical record of electrical activity of the brain.
17. Little known Kamarupan languages.
18. A sign of something about to happen.
19. A wad of something chewable as tobacco.
21. A lack of vitality.
23. An organ in its earliest stage of development.
25. The blood group whose red cells carry both the A and B antigens.
26. A state in New England.
27. Being ten more than one hundred ninety.
28. Lean end of the neck.
31. Panel forming the lower part of an interior wall when it is finished differently from the rest.
35. (informal) Of the highest quality.
38. A period marked by distinctive character or reckoned from a fixed point or event.
39. A small pellet fired from an air rifle or BB gun.
40. Hard greenish-brown wood of the lignum vitae tree and other trees of the genus Guaiacum.
42. A small cake leavened with yeast.
44. (computer science) A coding system that incorporates extra parity bits in order to detect errors.
46. Open-heart surgery in which the rib cage is opened and a section of a blood vessel is grafted from the aorta to the coronary artery to bypass the blocked section of the coronary artery and improve the blood supply to the heart.
47. An informal term for a father.
51. English theoretical physicist who applied relativity theory to quantum mechanics and predicted the existence of antimatter and the positron (1902-1984).
58. Using speech rather than writing.
61. Type genus of the family Arcidae.
62. A Chadic language spoken south of Lake Chad.
63. Cubes of meat marinated and cooked on a skewer usually with vegetables.
65. (of champagne) Moderately dry.
66. The largest continent with 60% of the earth's population.
67. A city in central New York.
68. Hormone released by the hypothalamus that controls the release of thyroid-stimulating hormone from the anterior pituitary.

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1. Any of several tall tropical palms native to southeastern Asia having egg-shaped nuts.
2. A warm dry wind that blows down the northern slopes of the Alps.
3. Established by or founded upon law or official or accepted rules.
4. A digital display that uses liquid crystal cells that change reflectivity in an applied electric field.
5. Talk pompously.
6. (sports) The chief official (as in boxing or American football) who is expected to ensure fair play.
7. A town in northern France on the Strait of Dover that serves as a ferry port to England.
8. A Kwa language spoken in Ghana and the Ivory Coast.
9. Naked freshwater or marine or parasitic protozoa that form temporary pseudopods for feeding and locomotion.
10. Russian physicist (1895-1971).
11. A naturally occuring glyceride of oleic acid that is found in fats and oils.
12. Tropical Asian starlings.
20. A city in east central Texas.
22. A river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine.
24. 1,000,000,000 periods per second.
29. Tooth on the rim of gear wheel.
30. (Greek mythology) Goddess of the earth and mother of Cronus and the Titans in ancient mythology.
32. A constellation in the southern hemisphere near Telescopium and Norma.
33. A light touch or stroke.
34. In bed.
36. A compartment in front of a motor vehicle where driver sits.
37. A graphical recording of the cardiac cycle produced by an electrocardiograph.
41. The capital and largest city of Ghana with a deep-water port.
43. A port city in southwestern Turkey on the Gulf of Antalya.
44. Being one hundred more than three hundred.
45. A white metallic element that burns with a brilliant light.
48. A radioactive element of the actinide series.
49. Wood of a sumac.
50. A colorless and odorless inert gas.
52. Plants with sword-shaped leaves and erect stalks bearing bright-colored flowers composed of three petals and three drooping sepals.
53. East Indian cereal grass whose seed yield a somewhat bitter flour, a staple in the Orient.
54. A sock with a separation for the big toe.
55. At a previous time.
56. Type genus of the Aceraceae.
57. (used of count nouns) Every one considered individually.
59. A Kwa language spoken by the Yoruba people in southwestern Nigeria.
60. Of flax, hemp, or jute, so as to promote loosening of the fibers form the woody tissue.
64. A soft silvery metallic element of the alkali earth group.

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