Crossword Puzzle Number 1923 (Small Grid)

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ACROSS

1. The portion of the vertebrate nervous system consisting of the brain and spinal cord.
4. United States abolitionist (1786-1865).
10. The elementary stages of any subject (usually plural).
13. Mythical bird of prey having enormous size and strength.
14. A peninsula in southwestern Europe.
15. The longer of the two telegraphic signals used in Morse code.
16. Squash bugs.
18. Slightly wet.
19. A loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth.
20. Used as a Hindi courtesy title.
22. Worn or shabby from overuse or (of pages) from having corners turned down.
24. Joint capital (with Riyadh) of Saudi Arabia.
25. A public promotion of some product or service.
26. A Chadic language spoken south of Lake Chad.
29. A white metallic element that burns with a brilliant light.
30. (informal) Subject to accident or chance or change.
33. An organization of countries formed in 1961 to agree on a common policy for the sale of petroleum.
34. A restraint used to slow or stop a vehicle.
38. A chronic inflammatory collagen disease affecting connective tissue (skin or joints).
39. Aircraft landing in bad weather in which the pilot is talked down by ground control using precision approach radar.
40. An official prosecutor for a judicial district.
42. Small genus of South American evergreen vines.
45. A source of oil.
46. The month following March and preceding May.
47. A capacious bag or basket.
50. Narrow platform.
53. A river that rises in northeastern Turkey (near the source of the Euphrates) and flows generally eastward through Armenia to the Caspian Sea.
54. A unit of length of thread or yarn.
55. Botswanan statesman who was the first president of Botswana (1921-1980).
58. Type genus of the Xiphiidae.
61. An Arabic speaking person who lives in Arabia or North Africa.
62. The organ of sight (`peeper' is an informal term for `eye').
63. A thermionic tube having two electrodes.
65. A thrusting blow with a knife.
66. A unit of absorbed ionizing radiation equal to 100 ergs per gram of irradiated material.
67. More than enough in size or scope or capacity.
68. A river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine.

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1. Decapod having eyes on short stalks and a broad flattened carapace with a small abdomen folded under the thorax and pincers.
2. The Fate who spins the thread of life.
3. Someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike.
4. Brief episode in which the brain gets insufficient blood supply.
5. The blood group whose red cells carry both the A and B antigens.
6. A tricycle (usually propelled by pedalling).
7. The capital of Cape Verde on Sao Tiago Island.
8. An anticipated outcome that is intended or that guides your planned actions.
9. Greek mythology.
10. The sixth month of the civil year.
11. A very young child (birth to 1 year) who has not yet begun to walk or talk.
12. Of or relating to or characteristic of the Republic of Chad or its people or language.
17. Wood of a sumac.
21. A federal agency that supervises carriers that transport goods and people between states.
23. A farewell remark.
27. A drug combination found in some over-the-counter headache remedies (Aspirin and Phenacetin and Caffeine).
28. A beverage made by steeping tea leaves in water.
31. Marked by casual disrespect.
32. A period of time containing 365 (or 366) days.
35. Follower of Rastafarianism.
36. Beside one another in a row or rank.
37. A small canoe consisting of a light frame made watertight with animal skins.
41. Enthusiastic approval.
43. Capital and largest city of Indonesia.
44. The number of opening per inch of a screen.
48. A member of a people in India living in Orissa and neighboring areas.
49. Secured or held in place by tape.
51. Greek author of fables (circa 620-560 BC).
52. The sacred city of Lamaism.
53. A colorless and odorless inert gas.
56. A flat-bottomed volcanic crater that was formed by an explosion.
57. A French abbot.
59. An agency of the United Nations affiliated with the World Bank.
60. Any of numerous hairy-bodied insects including social and solitary species.
64. A metric unit of volume equal to one tenth of a liter.

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