Crossword Puzzle Number 493 (Small Grid)

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1. Characteristic of a mob.
4. A coffee cake flavored with orange rind and raisins and almonds.
9. (usually followed by `to') Having the necessary means or skill or know-how or authority to do something.
13. Any of various primates with short tails or no tail at all.
14. A cloth having a crisscross design.
15. The act of grasping.
16. Having leadership guidance.
17. A violin made by Antonio Stradivari or a member of his family.
18. Any of the short curved hairs that grow from the edges of the eyelids.
19. Any of a number of fishes of the family Carangidae.
21. A loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth.
23. Of or relating to or characteristic of Thailand of its people.
25. A member of the Siouan people formerly living in the Missouri river valley in NE Nebraska.
28. A ductile gray metallic element of the lanthanide series.
30. A master's degree in fine arts.
33. A poplar that is widely cultivated in the United States.
34. A light strong brittle gray toxic bivalent metallic element.
37. A state of southwestern India.
39. The mission in San Antonio where in 1836 Mexican forces under Santa Anna besieged and massacred American rebels who were fighting to make Texas independent of Mexico.
41. Large burrowing rodent of South and Central America.
44. The United Nations agency concerned with civil aviation.
45. A very poisonous metallic element that has three allotropic forms.
47. A light touch or stroke.
48. Wood of any of various maple trees.
51. Obvious and dull.
54. An independent agency of the United States government responsible for collecting and coordinating intelligence and counterintelligence activities abroad in the national interest.
57. A unit of current equal to 10 amperes.
58. Australian physiologist noted for his research on the conduction of impulses by nerve cells (1903-1997).
60. Of or relating to or characteristic of Thailand of its people.
61. Feel admiration for.
64. The elementary stages of any subject (usually plural).
65. 30 to 300 gigahertz.
66. Melon having yellowish rind and whitish flesh.
67. The longer of the two telegraphic signals used in Morse code.


1. A master's degree in library science.
2. An organization of countries formed in 1961 to agree on a common policy for the sale of petroleum.
3. English monk and scholar (672-735).
4. (computer science) The rate at which data is transferred (as by a modem).
5. Of or pertaining to or written in Altaic.
6. An aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect.
7. Deciduous South African tree having large odd-pinnate leaves and profuse fragrant orange-yellow flowers.
8. A condition (mostly in boys) characterized by behavioral and learning disorders.
9. (Greek mythology) One of the three Graces.
10. (informal) Exceptionally good.
11. A Loloish language.
12. An ancient Hebrew unit of dry measure equal to about a bushel.
20. Tropical woody herb with showy yellow flowers and flat pods.
22. A port in western Israel on the Mediterranean.
24. A metric unit of length equal to 100 meters.
26. A dark-skinned member of a race of people living in Australia when Europeans arrived.
27. A collection of objects laid on top of each other.
29. A gradual decline (in size or strength or power or number).
31. Fallow deer.
32. Drive away by crying "shoo!".
35. Electronic warfare undertaken to insure effective friendly use of the electromagnetic spectrum in spite of the enemy's use of electronic warfare.
36. A cord that is drawn through eyelets or around hooks in order to draw together two edges (as of a shoe or garment).
38. A compartment in front of a motor vehicle where driver sits.
40. Of a pale purple color.
42. (Old Testament) In Judeo-Christian mythology.
43. A high-crowned black cap (usually made of felt or sheepskin) worn by men in Turkey and Iran and the Caucasus.
46. A region of Malaysia in northeastern Borneo.
47. An official prosecutor for a judicial district.
49. Sour or bitter in taste.
50. A genus of temperate and arctic evergreen trees (see spruce).
52. Marked by or showing unaffected simplicity and lack of guile or worldly experience.
53. A software system that facilitates the creation and maintenance and use of an electronic database.
54. A highly unstable radioactive element (the heaviest of the halogen series).
55. Having nine hinged bands of bony plates.
56. United States writer (born in Poland) who wrote in Yiddish (1880-1957).
59. A boy or man.
62. An official prosecutor for a judicial district.
63. A state in midwestern United States.

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