Crossword Puzzle Number 271 (Small Grid)

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1. A crystalline rock that can be cut and polished for jewelry.
4. Not subjected to an aging process.
10. A barrier constructed to contain the flow or water or to keep out the sea.
13. One of the most common of the five major classes of immunoglobulins.
14. A historical region of southwestern India on the west coast.
15. A plant hormone promoting elongation of stems and roots.
16. Having short sharp turns or angles n.
18. Wheelwork consisting of a connected set of rotating gears by which force is transmitted or motion or torque is changed.
19. A genus of European owls.
22. A unit of length of thread or yarn.
25. Medium-sized tree having glossy lanceolate leaves.
28. According to the Old Testament he was a pagan king of Israel and husband of Jezebel (9th century BC).
29. A former copper coin of Pakistan.
33. Type genus of the Giraffidae.
36. An agency of the United Nations responsible for programs to aid education and the health of children and mothers in developing countries.
37. A tricyclic antidepressant (trade names Imavate and Tofranil) used to treat clinical depression.
39. A complete metric system of units of measurement for scientists.
40. An Indian nursemaid who looks after children.
41. The blood group whose red cells carry both the A and B antigens.
45. Airtight sealed metal container for food or drink or paint etc..
48. A Portuguese province on the south coast of China and two islands in the South China Sea.
50. Title for a civil or military leader (especially in Turkey).
52. The content of cognition.
54. An edilbe seaweed with a mild flavor.
55. A complex red organic pigment containing iron and other atoms to which oxygen binds.
57. The elementary stages of any subject (usually plural).
58. Indicating the absence of any or all units under consideration.
60. (British) A waterproof raincoat made of rubberized fabric.
61. Tropical starchy tuberous root.
62. A unit of weight for precious stones = 200 mg.
63. A loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth.


1. An ancient Egyptian city on the west bank of the Nile opposite Cairo.
2. Armor plate that protects the chest.
3. (New Testament) The sages who visited Jesus and Mary and Joseph shortly after Jesus was born.
4. Fiddler crabs.
5. Someone (especially a woman) who annoys people by constantly finding fault.
6. An associate degree in nursing.
7. Small genus of Eurasian herbs.
8. A trivalent metallic element of the rare earth group.
9. (Irish) Chief god of the Tuatha De Danann.
10. The face of a timepiece.
11. A river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine.
12. An independent group of closely related Chadic languages spoken in the area between the Biu-Mandara and East Chadic languages.
17. A belt-shaped region in the heavens on either side to the ecliptic.
20. A member of the Siouan people formerly living in the Missouri river valley in NE Nebraska.
21. A gradual decline (in size or strength or power or number).
23. Leaf fibers of the raffia palm tree.
24. Italian physiologist noted for his discovery that frogs' muscles contracted in an electric field (which led to the galvanic cell) (1737-1798).
26. Belonging to or on behalf of a specified person (especially yourself).
27. Not to be placated or appeased or moved by entreaty.
30. The Hebrew patriarch who saved himself and his family and the animals by building an ark in which they survived 40 days and 40 nights of rain.
31. Negation of a word or group of words.
32. A sweetened beverage of diluted fruit juice.
34. Grass with wide flat leaves cultivated in Europe and America for permanent pasture and hay and for lawns.
35. Common Indian weaverbird.
38. Tropical American feather palm having a swollen spiny trunk and edible nuts.
39. (Irish) Chief god of the Tuatha De Danann.
42. Having the head uncovered.
43. A constitutional monarchy on the western part of the islands of Samoa in the South Pacific.
44. The capital and largest city of Bangladesh.
46. Cubes of meat marinated and cooked on a skewer usually with vegetables.
47. An indehiscent fruit derived from a single ovary having one or many seeds within a fleshy wall or pericarp.
49. One of a set of small pieces of stiff paper marked in various ways and used for playing games or for telling fortunes.
51. A toothed wheel that engages another toothed mechanism in order to change the speed or direction of transmitted motion.
53. Fallow deer.
56. Take in solid food.
59. A radioactive element of the actinide series.

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