Crossword Puzzle Number 476 (Small Grid)

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ACROSS

1. The compass point that is one point south of due west.
4. A constitutional monarchy in a tiny enclave on the French Riviera.
10. A white linen liturgical vestment with sleeves.
13. A unit of surface area equal to 100 square meters.
14. Any member of Athapaskan tribes that migrated to the southwestern desert (from Arizona to Texas and south into Mexico).
15. An ancient Hebrew unit of capacity equal to 10 baths or 10 ephahs.
16. The first month of the year.
17. Read anew.
18. Large brownish-green New Zealand parrot.
19. A disease of plants characterized by the gradual dying of the young shoots starting at the tips and progressing to the larger branches.
22. Type genus of the Alcidae comprising solely the razorbill.
24. A large fleet.
27. Tasting sour like a lemon.
31. A white metallic element that burns with a brilliant light.
33. A light touch or stroke.
34. Date used in reckoning dates before the supposed year Christ was born.
35. The (prehensile) extremity of the superior limb.
36. A defensive missile designed to shoot down incoming intercontinental ballistic missiles.
38. Being ten more than one hundred ninety.
40. Used as a Hindi courtesy title.
43. A particular situation.
44. West Indian evergreen with medium to long leaves.
48. The highest level or degree attainable.
51. According to the Old Testament he was a pagan king of Israel and husband of Jezebel (9th century BC).
53. An associate degree in applied science.
54. A language of Australian aborigines.
57. Tree of the Amazon valley yielding a light brittle timber locally regarded as resistant to insect attack.
58. The basic unit of electric current adopted under the System International d'Unites.
59. Place in a grave or tomb.
61. The habitation of wild animals.
62. Any of several small ungulate mammals of Africa and Asia with rodent-like incisors and feet with hooflike toes.
63. A day boarder who is a boy.
64. A constellation in the southern hemisphere near Telescopium and Norma.

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1. Polish filmmaker (born in 1929).
2. Take in a sail with a brail.
3. Roman statesman and philosopher who was and advisor to Nero (circa 4 BC - 65 AD).
4. God of death.
5. An organization of countries formed in 1961 to agree on a common policy for the sale of petroleum.
6. (British) An informer or spy working for the police.
7. (informal) Of the highest quality.
8. A Bantu language spoken by the Chaga people in northern Tanzania.
9. An unabridged dictionary constructed on historical principles.
10. A town and port in northwestern Israel in the eastern Mediterranean.
11. United States physiologist (born in Germany) who did research on parthenogenesis (1859-1924).
12. (informal) Exceptionally good.
20. A lyric poet.
21. Chinese evergreen conifer discovered in 1955.
23. Characteristic of a baby.
25. (British) A waterproof raincoat made of rubberized fabric.
26. The elementary stages of any subject (usually plural).
28. A river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine.
29. A nucleic acid that transmits genetic information from DNA to the cytoplasm.
30. (astronomy) A measure of time defined by Earth's orbital motion.
32. A loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth.
37. A unit of information equal to one million (1,048,576) bytes.
39. A person who lacks confidence, is irresolute and wishy-washy.
41. A person who makes use of a thing.
42. The loyalty that citizens owe to their country (or subjects to their sovereign).
43. A ductile gray metallic element of the lanthanide series.
45. Any taillike structure.
46. Any of numerous plants of the genus Capparis.
47. (Hindu) A manner of sitting (as in the practice of Yoga).
49. (classical architecture) A molding for a cornice.
50. (computer science) A unit for measuring the execution speed of computers.
52. Projectiles to be fired from a gun.
55. A piece of furniture that provides a place to sleep.
56. (Irish) Mother of the ancient Irish gods.
60. A Russian river.

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