Crossword Puzzle Number 332 (Small Grid)

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1. Having undesirable or negative qualities.
4. Having the wind against the forward side of the sails.
9. Bony flesh of herring-like fish usually caught during their migration to fresh water for spawning.
13. A dark-skinned member of a race of people living in Australia when Europeans arrived.
14. Spanish missionary who founded Franciscan missions in California (1713-1784).
15. A member of a pastoral people living in the Nilgiri hills of southern India.
16. Any high mountain.
17. Cubes of meat marinated and cooked on a skewer usually with vegetables.
18. Mild yellow Dutch cheese made in balls.
19. An accidental hole that allows something (fluid or light etc.) to enter or escape.
21. Small silvery schooling fishes with protrusible mouths found in warm coastal waters.
23. (Akkadian) God of wisdom.
26. A partially opened flower.
27. (Japanese) Vegetables and seafood dipped in batter and deep-fried.
31. United States songwriter noted for his protest songs (born in 1941).
35. Conduit that carries a rapid flow of water controlled by a sluicegate.
36. The 7th letter of the Greek alphabet.
38. A benevolent aspect of Devi.
39. Belonging to or on behalf of a specified person (especially yourself).
40. Being or moving higher in position or greater in some value.
41. An interruption in the intensity or amount of something.
43. The seventh month of the Moslem calendar.
45. Genus of American of east Asian perennial herbs with yellow to orange or red flower rays.
46. Informal terms for a mother.
49. A plant hormone promoting elongation of stems and roots.
50. A small cake leavened with yeast.
52. A loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth.
54. A small ball with a hole through the middle.
58. A radioactive element of the actinide series.
59. A lipoprotein that transports cholesterol in the blood.
61. Tall feather palm of northern Brazil with hard-shelled nuts yielding valuable oil and a kind of vegetable ivory.
64. Brief episode in which the brain gets insufficient blood supply.
66. (Greek mythology) Goddess of wisdom and useful arts and prudent warfare.
68. South American wood sorrel cultivated for its edible tubers.
69. A condition (mostly in boys) characterized by behavioral and learning disorders.
70. Ground snakes.
71. An American doctorate usually based on at least 3 years graduate study and a dissertation.

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1. Any of numerous local fertility and nature deities worshipped by ancient Semitic peoples.
2. (usually followed by `to') Having the necessary means or skill or know-how or authority to do something.
3. Amino acid that is formed in the liver and converted into dopamine in the brain.
4. Inquire about.
5. Cattle that are reared for their meat.
6. Someone who engages in arbitrage (who purchases securities in one market for immediate resale in another in the hope of profiting from the price differential).
7. Crowd or pack to capacity.
8. Cubes of meat marinated and cooked on a skewer usually with vegetables.
9. Not subject to change or variation especially in behavior.
10. A blind god.
11. The sixth month of the civil year.
12. Fallow deer.
20. A cap with a flat circular top and a visor.
22. Historical and literary materials relating to Judaism.
24. Hardy evergreen dioecious shrubs and small trees from Japan.
25. A white metallic element that burns with a brilliant light.
28. English essayist (1775-1834).
29. Tough Asiatic grass whose culms are used for ropes and baskets.
30. Informal abbreviation of `representative'.
32. A substance for packing a joint or coating a porous surface to make it impervious to gas or liquid.
33. An Asian river between China and Russia.
34. An independent agency of the United States government responsible for aviation and spaceflight.
37. Of or relating to or characteristic of Thailand of its people.
42. Jordan's port.
44. A woman hired to suckle a child of someone else.
47. A republic on the island of Malta in the Mediterranean.
48. The blood group whose red cells carry both the A and B antigens.
51. Harsh or corrosive in tone.
53. In bed.
54. A Russian river.
55. A program under which employees regularly accumulate shares and may ultimately assume control of the company.
56. United States writer (born in Poland) who wrote in Yiddish (1880-1957).
57. Two items of the same kind.
60. The longer of the two telegraphic signals used in Morse code.
62. Used of a single unit or thing.
63. The cry made by sheep.
64. A trivalent metallic element of the rare earth group.
65. A public promotion of some product or service.
67. A metric unit of volume or capacity equal to 100 liters.

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