Crossword Puzzle Number 745 (Small Grid)

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1. A demon who swallows the sun causing eclipses.
5. Anything that serves as an enticement.
9. A strong-smelling plant from whose dried leaves a number of euphoriant and hallucinogenic drugs are prepared.
13. Armor plate that protects the chest.
14. Type genus of the family Arcidae.
15. A linear unit (1/6 inch) used in printing.
16. Not in good physical or mental health.
17. United States publisher of magazines (1898-1967).
18. An Arabic speaking person who lives in Arabia or North Africa.
19. Japanese painter whose work influenced the impressionists (1760-1849).
21. A member of an agricultural people in southeastern India.
23. A flexible container with a single opening.
25. An early form of modern jazz (originating around 1940).
28. A soft silvery metallic element of the alkali earth group.
29. (botany) Relating to or attached to the axis.
33. The great hall in ancient Persian palaces.
36. 10 grams.
37. A former agency (from 1946 to 1974) that was responsible for research into atomic energy and its peacetime uses in the United States.
38. A unit of length of thread or yarn.
40. A graphical record of electric currents associated with muscle contractions.
41. Any of a number of fishes of the family Carangidae.
43. An amino acid that is found in the central nervous system.
45. An associate degree in applied science.
46. A humorous anecdote or remark.
47. A monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles.
48. Cubes of meat marinated and cooked on a skewer usually with vegetables.
51. Animal reproductive body consisting of an ovum or embryo together with nutritive and protective envelopes.
56. (Babylonian) God of storms and wind.
60. Produced by a manufacturing process.
61. (usually followed by `to') Having the necessary means or skill or know-how or authority to do something.
62. A Chadic language spoken south of Lake Chad.
63. A primeval personification of air and breath.
64. Common Indian weaverbird.
65. By bad luck.

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1. The 20th letter of the Hebrew alphabet.
2. A fee charged for exchanging currencies.
3. (informal) Rural and uncouth.
4. Capital of modern Macedonia.
5. A word for chaos or fiasco borrowed from modern Hebrew (where it is a loan word from Russian).
6. Wild sheep of northern Africa.
7. A federal agency that supervises carriers that transport goods and people between states.
8. A city in southeastern South Korea.
9. The fleshy axis of a spike often surrounded by a spathe.
10. A genus of Mustelidae.
11. Someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike.
12. A island in the Netherlands Antilles that is the top of an extinct volcano.
20. A region of Malaysia in northeastern Borneo.
22. An Indian nursemaid who looks after children.
24. Date used in reckoning dates before the supposed year Christ was born.
26. An organization of countries formed in 1961 to agree on a common policy for the sale of petroleum.
27. Large burrowing rodent of South and Central America.
30. The content of cognition.
31. A Tibetan or Mongolian priest of Lamaism.
32. Oval reproductive body of a fowl (especially a hen) used as food.
34. Primitive chlorophyll-containing mainly aquatic eukaryotic organisms lacking true stems and roots and leaves.
35. A workplace for the conduct of scientific research.
39. With eagerness.
40. A city in southeastern South Korea.
42. Quieten or silence (a sound) or make (an image) less visible.
44. The month following July and preceding September.
49. Mild yellow Dutch cheese made in balls.
50. A Chadic language spoken in northern Nigeria.
52. (Greek mythology) Goddess of the earth and mother of Cronus and the Titans in ancient mythology.
53. The food served and eaten at one time.
54. A small cake leavened with yeast.
55. A river that rises in northeastern Turkey (near the source of the Euphrates) and flows generally eastward through Armenia to the Caspian Sea.
57. The bill in a restaurant.
58. A loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth.
59. A federal agency established to regulate the release of new foods and health-related products.

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