Crossword Puzzle Number 299 (Small Grid)

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ACROSS

1. The month following February and preceding April.
4. Source of a tough elastic wood.
10. A guided missile fired from shipboard against an airborne target.
13. The United Nations agency concerned with international maritime activities.
14. Any of various spiny trees or shrubs of the genus Acacia.
15. An independent agency of the United States government responsible for collecting and coordinating intelligence and counterintelligence activities abroad in the national interest.
16. Of or in or relating to the nose.
18. A fine grained mineral having a soft soapy feel and consisting of hydrated magnesium silicate.
19. An edge tool used to cut and shape wood.
20. The dialect of Albanian spoken in northern Albania and Yugoslavia.
22. A country on western coast of Africa.
24. A large bundle bound for storage or transport.
26. A class of proteins produced in lymph tissue in vertebrates and that function as antibodies in the immune response.
27. A shrub or tree of the genus Rhus (usually limited to the non-poisonous members of the genus).
29. A group of islands off the west coast of Sicily in the Mediterranean.
34. A tricycle (usually propelled by pedalling).
36. (Zoroastrianism) Title for benevolent deities.
37. The blood group whose red cells carry both the A and B antigens.
38. Either of two large muscles of the chest.
42. A master's degree in education.
44. The 19th letter of the Greek alphabet.
46. A constellation in the southern hemisphere near Telescopium and Norma.
49. (nautical) Of an anchor.
51. Open to or abounding in fresh air.
53. An airfoil that controls lateral motion.
57. An informal term for a father.
60. Avatar of Vishnu.
61. A form of energy that is transferred by a difference in temperature.
62. Cubes of meat marinated and cooked on a skewer usually with vegetables.
64. A state-chartered savings bank owned by its depositors and managed by a board of trustees.
65. (Irish) Mother of the Tuatha De Danann.
66. Tropical American tree grown in southern United States having a whitish pink-tinged fruit.
67. A genetic disorder of metabolism.

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1. The imperial dynasty of China from 1368 to 1644.
2. A woman hired to suckle a child of someone else.
3. The bud of a rose.
4. A metric unit of volume or capacity equal to 10 liters.
5. A radioactive element of the actinide series.
6. (slang) A gangster's pistol.
7. The French-speaking part of the Canadian Maritime Provinces.
8. Distance measured in miles.
9. (used of count nouns) Every one considered individually.
10. A fraudulent business scheme.
11. An officer who acts as military assistant to a more senior officer.
12. Resembling a labyrinth in form or complexity.
17. (of reproduction) Not involving the fusion of male and female gametes reproduction".
21. A summary that repeats the substance of a longer discussion.
23. Large elliptical brightly colored deep-sea fish of Atlantic and Pacific and Mediterranean.
25. Resinlike substance secreted by certain lac insects.
28. (Greek mythology) The goddess of youth and spring.
30. A rare silvery (usually trivalent) metallic element.
31. Chinese tree bearing seeds that yield tung oil.
32. A member of an Iroquoian people formerly living on the south shore of Lake Erie in northern Ohio and northwest Pennsylvania and western New York.
33. The general activity of selling.
35. The 2nd letter of the Greek alphabet.
39. A member of the Siouan people formerly living in the Carolinas.
40. A republic in northeastern South America on the Atlantic.
41. (used of count nouns) Every one considered individually.
43. A native of ancient Troy.
45. Someone who copies the words or behavior of another.
47. A long noosed rope used to catch animals.
48. A public promotion of some product or service.
50. Being nine more than forty.
52. The United Nations agency concerned with atomic energy.
54. An inclined surface or roadway that moves traffic from one level to another.
55. A city in the Asian part of Russia.
56. (Babylonian) God of wisdom and agriculture and patron of scribes and schools.
58. Narrow wood or metal or plastic runners used for gliding over snow.
59. The fatty flesh of eel.
60. A state in midwestern United States.
63. A soft silvery metallic element of the alkali earth group.

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