Crossword Puzzle Number 279 (Small Grid)

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1. An accountant certified by the state.
4. A genus of orb-weaving spiders including common garden spiders and barn spiders.
10. An enclosed space.
13. A river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine.
14. An alloy of copper and zinc (and sometimes arsenic) used to imitate gold in cheap jewelry and for gilding.
15. An emergency procedure consisting of external cardiac massage and artificial respiration.
16. Any of a number of fishes of the family Carangidae.
18. Conforming to truth.
19. Flightless New Zealand birds similar to gallinules.
21. God of love and erotic desire.
22. A period marked by distinctive character or reckoned from a fixed point or event.
24. The Jewish rite of circumcision performed on a male child on the eighth day of his life.
25. Antipsychotic drug (trade name Moban) used in the treatment of schizophrenia.
26. Lower in esteem.
27. A small cake leavened with yeast.
30. A flat wing-shaped process or winglike part of an organism.
31. The blood group whose red cells carry both the A and B antigens.
32. A loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth.
33. Someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike.
38. A narrow headband or strip of ribbon worn as a headband.
41. Any of numerous local fertility and nature deities worshipped by ancient Semitic peoples.
43. Large antelope with lightly spiraled horns of desert regions of North Africa.
45. An international organization of European countries formed after World War II to reduce trade barriers and increase cooperation among its members.
49. Common Indian weaverbird.
52. (Irish) Mother of the ancient Irish gods.
54. A clique that seeks power usually through intrigue.
58. Title for a civil or military leader (especially in Turkey).
61. A Chadic language spoken south of Lake Chad.
62. Resinlike substance secreted by certain lac insects.
63. A town in northern Michigan on an arm of Lake Huron.
65. The elementary stages of any subject (usually plural).
66. Irritate or vex.
67. Established irrevocably.
68. The seat within a bishop's diocese where his cathedral is located adv.


1. The quantity a cask will hold.
2. Large burrowing rodent of South and Central America.
3. The biblical name for ancient Syria.
4. A highly unstable radioactive element (the heaviest of the halogen series).
5. Late-spring-blooming rhododendron of eastern North America having rosy to pink-purple flowers.
6. Without moral standards or principles.
7. A soft gray ductile metallic element used in alloys.
8. Take in solid food.
9. Jordan's port.
10. Scarabaeid beetle considered divine by ancient Egyptians.
11. Type genus of the Aphididae.
12. The largest Greek island in the Mediterranean.
17. Fallow deer.
20. Cubes of meat marinated and cooked on a skewer usually with vegetables.
23. Squash bugs.
28. In bed.
29. An unofficial association of people or groups.
34. (of a young animal) Abandoned by its mother and raised by hand.
35. A silvery ductile metallic element found primarily in bauxite.
36. A former agency (from 1946 to 1974) that was responsible for research into atomic energy and its peacetime uses in the United States.
37. A state of southwestern India.
39. The United Nations agency concerned with atomic energy.
40. An edge tool with a heavy bladed head mounted across a handle.
42. Being ten more than one hundred forty.
44. (Babylonian) God of storms and wind.
46. A telegram sent abroad.
47. Nocturnal badger-like carnivore of wooded regions of Africa and southern Asia.
48. A radioactive element of the actinide series.
50. Any culture medium that uses agar as the gelling agent.
51. Noisy talk.
53. Plant with an elongated head of broad stalked leaves resembling celery.
55. South African term for `boss'.
56. A French abbot.
57. A cord that is drawn through eyelets or around hooks in order to draw together two edges (as of a shoe or garment).
59. An associate degree in applied science.
60. The compass point midway between northeast and east.
64. A public promotion of some product or service.

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