Crossword Puzzle Number 500 (Small Grid)

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1. A humorous anecdote or remark.
4. Thorny shrub or small tree common in central Argentina having small orange or yellow flowers followed by edible berries.
10. Type genus of the family Myacidae.
13. (Irish) The sea personified.
14. Made of calico or resembling calico in being patterned.
15. A river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine.
16. A self-funded retirement plan that allows you to contribute a limited yearly sum toward your retirement.
17. 1 species.
18. Title for a civil or military leader (especially in Turkey).
19. Make synchronous and adjust in time or manner.
21. Small genus of bitter-rooted herbs of eastern North America and Asia.
23. A light touch or stroke.
25. A Chadic language spoken south of Lake Chad.
26. Of or relating to Slavic languages.
29. Prolific Flemish baroque painter.
33. (of a young animal) Abandoned by its mother and raised by hand.
34. A federal agency that supervises carriers that transport goods and people between states.
36. English theoretical physicist who applied relativity theory to quantum mechanics and predicted the existence of antimatter and the positron (1902-1984).
37. A radioactive element of the actinide series.
40. An agency of the United Nations affiliated with the World Bank.
41. English economist noted for his studies of international trade and finance (born in 1907).
46. That which is below standard or expectations as of ethics or decency.
48. An industrial city in the European part of Russia.
50. Of or relating to a dialect of Sotho or the Bantu people who speak it.
55. 100 avos equal 1 pataca.
56. A high-crowned black cap (usually made of felt or sheepskin) worn by men in Turkey and Iran and the Caucasus.
59. An ugly evil-looking old woman.
60. Perennial herb of East India to Polynesia and Australia cultivated for its large edible root yielding Otaheite arrowroot starch.
61. Type genus of the Alaudidae.
62. A loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth.
63. A doctor's degree in education.
64. African tree having an exceedingly thick trunk and fruit that resembles a gourd and has an edible pulp called monkey bread.
65. Seed vessel having hooks or prickles.


1. Type genus of the Gliridae.
2. Characterized by lightness and insubstantiality.
3. The father of your father or mother.
4. Being one hundred more than two hundred.
5. The (prehensile) extremity of the superior limb.
6. American prizefighter who won the world heavyweight championship three times (born in 1942).
7. A rechargeable battery with a nickel cathode and a cadmium anode.
8. Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (trade names Acular and Toradol) that is administered only intramuscularly.
9. The bud of a rose.
10. A flat-bottomed volcanic crater that was formed by an explosion.
11. A sharply directional antenna.
12. A river that rises in northeastern Turkey (near the source of the Euphrates) and flows generally eastward through Armenia to the Caspian Sea.
20. An underground enclosure with access from the surface of the ground or from the sea v 1.
22. A sock with a separation for the big toe.
24. A heavy brittle diamagnetic trivalent metallic element (resembles arsenic and antimony chemically).
27. A cord that is drawn through eyelets or around hooks in order to draw together two edges (as of a shoe or garment).
28. An independent agency of the United States government responsible for collecting and coordinating intelligence and counterintelligence activities abroad in the national interest.
30. 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.
31. A quantity of no importance.
32. The act of scanning.
35. Being ten more than one hundred ninety.
38. A tricycle (usually propelled by pedalling).
39. A flat tortilla with various fillings piled on it.
42. In a foreign country.
43. East Indian tree bearing a profusion of intense vermilion velvet-textured blooms and yielding a yellow dye.
44. A bachelor's degree in science.
45. The compass point that is one point west of due north.
47. City in Sudan.
49. Roman poet remembered for his elegiac verses on love (43 BC - AD 17).
51. Someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike.
52. According to the Old Testament he was a pagan king of Israel and husband of Jezebel (9th century BC).
53. (Babylonian) God of wisdom and agriculture and patron of scribes and schools.
54. Any culture medium that uses agar as the gelling agent.
57. Of or relating to a member of the Buddhist people inhabiting the Mekong river in Laos and Thailand.
58. (British) Tavern consisting of a building with a bar and public rooms.
59. A colorless and odorless inert gas.

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