Crossword Puzzle Number 497 (Small Grid)

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1. An erratic deflection from an intended course.
4. A high-crowned black cap (usually made of felt or sheepskin) worn by men in Turkey and Iran and the Caucasus.
10. Apparent power to perceive things that are not present to the senses.
13. To make a mistake or be incorrect.
14. United States swimmer who in 1926 became the first woman to swim the English Channel (1903- ).
15. A nucleic acid consisting of large molecules shaped like a double helix.
16. (informal) Of the highest quality.
17. A swampy arm or slow-moving outlet of a lake (term used mainly in Mississippi and Louisiana).
19. A large building at an airport where aircraft can be stored and maintained.
21. Extinct tiny nocturnal lower primates that fed on fruit and insects.
23. The blood group whose red cells carry both the A and B antigens.
25. A small pellet fired from an air rifle or BB gun.
26. A white soft metallic element that tarnishes readily.
27. Other than what is under consideration or implied.
31. A monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles.
33. Large burrowing rodent of South and Central America.
38. Title for a civil or military leader (especially in Turkey).
40. (Zoroastrianism) Title for benevolent deities.
41. A room or establishment where alcoholic drinks are served over a counter.
43. A workplace for the conduct of scientific research.
45. A slight amount or degree of difference.
46. An official prosecutor for a judicial district.
48. A soft silvery metallic element of the alkali earth group.
51. State capital and largest city of Georgia.
54. A river in southeastern Australia that flows generally northwest to join the Darling River.
58. The federal agency that insures residential mortgages.
59. Port city in the United Arab Emirates on the Persian Gulf.
62. Plant with an elongated head of broad stalked leaves resembling celery.
63. An interest followed with exaggerated zeal.
64. Large dark brown North American arboreal carnivorous mammal.
65. On or toward the lee.
66. A metal-bearing mineral valuable enough to be mined.
67. The fourth month of the Hindu calendar.
68. Type genus of the Alcidae comprising solely the razorbill.

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1. Not only so, but.
2. Type genus of the family Arcidae.
3. English architect who designed more than fifty London churches (1632-1723).
4. Cubes of meat marinated and cooked on a skewer usually with vegetables.
5. The sixth month of the civil year.
6. A field covered with grass or herbage and suitable for grazing by livestock.
7. (used in combination or as a suffix) Able to withstand.
8. A white crystalline double sulfate of aluminum.
9. A ductile gray metallic element of the lanthanide series.
10. Founder of Christian Science in 1866 (1821-1910).
11. Freshwater or marine or terrestrial gastropod mollusk usually having an external enclosing spiral shell.
12. A genus of Ploceidae.
18. The act of concealing yourself and lying in wait to attack by surprise.
20. (Greek mythology) Goddess of the earth and mother of Cronus and the Titans in ancient mythology.
22. A Russian river.
24. A white metallic element that burns with a brilliant light.
28. The act of slowing down or falling behind.
29. Someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike.
30. The 7th letter of the Greek alphabet.
32. King of Denmark and Norway who forced Edmund II to divide England with him.
34. The basic unit of money in Botswana.
35. Hungarian choreographer who developed Labanotation (1879-1958).
36. A period marked by distinctive character or reckoned from a fixed point or event.
37. A unit of absorbed ionizing radiation equal to 100 ergs per gram of irradiated material.
39. The father of your father or mother.
40. The sixth month of the civil year.
42. A loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth.
44. A silvery ductile metallic element found primarily in bauxite.
47. Essential oil or perfume obtained from flowers.
48. Half the width of an em.
49. A coffee cake flavored with orange rind and raisins and almonds.
50. The capital and largest city of Yemen.
51. A trivalent metallic element of the rare earth group.
52. Remove with or as if with a ladle.
53. The third day of the week.
55. A public area set aside as a pedestrian walk.
56. An organization of countries formed in 1961 to agree on a common policy for the sale of petroleum.
57. The United Nations agency concerned with atomic energy.
60. A river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine.
61. Antibacterial drug (trade name Nydrazid) used to treat tuberculosis.

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