Crossword Puzzle Number 794 (Small Grid)

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ACROSS

1. Starch resembling sago that is obtained from cuckoopint root.
5. An association of people to promote the welfare of senior citizens.
9. Type genus of the family Ulvaceae.
13. The outermost (and toughest) of the 3 meninges.
14. A Russian river.
15. A person who is of equal standing with another in a group.
16. Any culture medium that uses agar as the gelling agent.
17. Any of a number of fishes of the family Carangidae.
18. (Irish) Mother of the Tuatha De Danann.
19. The capital and largest city of Equatorial Guinea on the island of Bioko in the Gulf of Guinea.
21. A spirit believed by Muslims to inhabit the earth and influence mankind by appearing in the form of humans or animals.
23. Someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike.
25. A soft yellow malleable ductile (trivalent and univalent) metallic element.
27. American prizefighter who won the world heavyweight championship three times (born in 1942).
28. A summary that repeats the substance of a longer discussion.
32. A metric unit of volume equal to one thousandth of a liter.
33. A light touch or stroke.
36. A sweetened beverage of diluted fruit juice.
37. Leaf or strip from a leaf of the talipot palm used in India for writing paper.
40. Any of numerous ornamental shrubs grown for their showy flowers of various colors.
42. An industrial city in southern Poland on the Vistula.
44. The last imperial dynasty of China (from 1644 to 1912) which was overthrown by revolutionaries.
45. A compartment in front of a motor vehicle where driver sits.
48. African tree having an exceedingly thick trunk and fruit that resembles a gourd and has an edible pulp called monkey bread.
51. Realistic Norwegian author who wrote plays on social and political themes (1828-1906).
55. The inner and longer of the two bones of the human forearm.
56. A condition (mostly in boys) characterized by behavioral and learning disorders.
58. A measuring instrument for measuring and indicating a quantity or for testing conformity with a standard.
59. Flower arrangement consisting of a circular band of foliage or flowers for ornamental purposes.
62. Support resembling the rib of an animal.
63. Large brownish-green New Zealand parrot.
64. West Indian tree having racemes of fragrant white flowers and yielding a durable timber and resinous juice.
65. The compass point midway between east and southeast.

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1. (Old Testament) In Judeo-Christian mythology.
2. (anatomy) A fold or wrinkle or crease.
3. A mountain range in western Russia extending from the arctic to the Caspian Sea.
4. A percussion instrument consisting of a pair of hollow pieces of wood or bone (usually held between the thumb and fingers) that are made to click together (as by Spanish dancers) in rhythm with the dance.
5. Tropical American herbs sometimes included in genus Episcia.
6. A former agency (from 1946 to 1974) that was responsible for research into atomic energy and its peacetime uses in the United States.
7. A nucleic acid that transmits genetic information from DNA to the cytoplasm.
8. A genus of Ploceidae.
9. United States author (born 1932).
10. Lacking excess flesh.
11. English logician who introduced Venn diagrams (1834-1923).
12. Wild sheep of northern Africa.
20. With no effort to conceal.
22. A city in southwestern Spain that is famous for making sherry.
24. A metallic element having four allotropic forms.
26. (Norse mythology) One of the Aesir known for his beauty and skill with bow and skis.
29. City in southwestern Colombia in a rich agricultural area.
30. Chief port of Yemen.
31. Small beads made from polished shells and formerly used as money by native Americans.
34. Date used in reckoning dates before the supposed year Christ was born.
35. A Chadic language spoken south of Lake Chad.
38. An ancient region of southern Greece in the southeastern Peloponnesus.
39. Jordan's port.
41. Jordan's port.
43. A loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth.
46. Port city in western Saudi Arabia on the Red Sea.
47. Genus of vines or erect herbs having trifoliate leaves and yellowish or purplish flowers.
49. On or toward the lee.
50. A small cake leavened with yeast.
52. Having or feeling no doubt or uncertainty.
53. Armor plate that protects the chest.
54. The compass point that is one point east of northeast.
57. A metric unit of volume or capacity equal to 10 liters.
60. A radioactive element of the actinide series.
61. The blood group whose red cells carry both the A and B antigens.

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