Crossword Puzzle Number 247 (Small Grid)

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1. A numbered compartment in a post office where mail is put to be called for.
4. Derived from or containing calcium or lime.
10. A Turkish unit of weight equal to about 2.75 pounds.
13. A constellation in the southern hemisphere near Telescopium and Norma.
14. Minute blackish gregarious flies destructive to mushrooms and seedlings.
15. 4-wheeled motor vehicle.
16. Son of John Cabot who was born in Italy and who led an English expedition in search of the Northwest Passage and a Spanish expedition that explored the La Plata region of Brazil.
18. Divulge information or secrets.
19. Food of a ruminant regurgitated to be chewed again.
20. By bad luck.
22. (sometimes followed by `of') Having or showing realization or perception.
24. Sour or bitter in taste.
25. (folklore) A corpse that rises at night to drink the blood of the living.
26. Any of various strong liquors distilled from the fermented sap of toddy palms or from fermented molasses.
29. The cry made by sheep.
30. An edge tool with a heavy bladed head mounted across a handle.
31. Of or relating to the gonads.
33. An ancient Hebrew unit of dry measure equal to about a bushel.
37. A reptile genus of Iguanidae.
40. In addition.
42. A magnetic tape recorder for recording (and playing back) TV programs.
43. A rare silvery (usually trivalent) metallic element.
44. Unknown god.
49. The hair growing on the lower part of a man's face.
52. A period of time equal to 1/24th of a day.
53. Having the head uncovered.
56. Type genus of the Alcidae comprising solely the razorbill.
59. The capital and chief port of Qatar.
60. Neckwear consisting of a long narrow piece of material worn (mostly by men) under a collar and tied in knot at the front.
62. Harsh or corrosive in tone.
63. A river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine.
64. French romantic writer (1766-1817).
65. An international organization created in 1949 by the North Atlantic Treaty for purposes of collective security.


1. Large burrowing rodent of South and Central America.
2. Using speech rather than writing.
3. A small cake leavened with yeast.
4. Standard time in the 6th time zone west of Greenwich, reckoned at the 90th meridian.
5. A radioactive element of the actinide series.
6. Showing or characterized by broad-mindedness.
7. West Indian tree having racemes of fragrant white flowers and yielding a durable timber and resinous juice.
8. A self-funded retirement plan that allows you to contribute a limited yearly sum toward your retirement.
9. An esoteric or occult matter that is traditionally secret.
10. English scholastic philosopher and assumed author of Occam's Razor (1285-1349).
11. Resin of the kauri trees of N Zealand.
12. Type genus of the Ardeidae.
17. Port city on southern Honshu on Osaka Bay.
21. Cubes of meat marinated and cooked on a skewer usually with vegetables.
23. Treated with wax.
27. A unit of weight used in some Moslem countries near the Mediterranean.
28. Type genus of the Anatidae.
32. Electronic warfare undertaken to insure effective friendly use of the electromagnetic spectrum in spite of the enemy's use of electronic warfare.
34. The ratio of the circumference to the diameter of a circle.
35. An ugly evil-looking old woman.
36. (Irish) Mother of the ancient Irish gods.
38. Reprehensible acquisitiveness.
39. An Arabic speaking person who lives in Arabia or North Africa.
41. Long green edible beaked pods of the okra plant.
45. A public promotion of some product or service.
46. A case or sheath especially a pollen sac or moss capsule.
47. Hungarian choreographer who developed Labanotation (1879-1958).
48. Any plant of the genus Erica.
50. English essayist (1775-1834).
51. Type genus of the Aceraceae.
54. Make editorial changes (in a text).
55. Panel forming the lower part of an interior wall when it is finished differently from the rest.
57. Any of various long-tailed rodents similar to but larger than a mouse.
58. A metric unit of volume or capacity equal to 10 liters.
59. A white soft metallic element that tarnishes readily.
61. A bachelor's degree in science.

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