Crossword Puzzle Number 797 (Small Grid)

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1. Thickening of tissue in the motor tracts of the lateral columns and anterior horns of the spinal cord.
4. A landlocked principality in the Himalayas northeast of India.
10. A watery solution of sugars, salts, and minerals that circulates through the vascular system of a plant.
13. Extinct flightless bird of New Zealand.
14. Leaf fibers of the raffia palm tree.
15. Canadian hockey player (born 1948).
16. An ugly evil-looking old woman.
18. Russian country house.
20. A religious belief of African origin involving witchcraft and sorcery.
21. (Jewish cookery) A loaf of white bread containing eggs and leavened with yeast.
22. Syncopated music in duple time for dancing the rumba.
24. Footwear usually with wooden soles.
25. Giant shipworms.
27. A federal agency established to regulate the release of new foods and health-related products.
29. Small buffalo of the Celebes having small straight horns.
30. A unit of absorbed ionizing radiation equal to 100 ergs per gram of irradiated material.
32. Large brownish-green New Zealand parrot.
35. A hard gray lustrous metallic element that is highly corrosion-resistant.
37. God of the earth.
39. An informal term for a father.
40. A very poisonous metallic element that has three allotropic forms.
43. Slightly open.
45. Made from or covered with gold.
48. A detailed description of design criteria for a piece of work.
54. A member of a North American Indian people of southwestern Oregon.
57. United States neoclassical architect (1847-1909).
58. A loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth.
59. A port city in southwestern Iran.
62. (folklore) A small grotesque supernatural creature that makes trouble for human beings.
63. A decree that prohibits something.
64. West Indian tree having racemes of fragrant white flowers and yielding a durable timber and resinous juice.
65. (Babylonian) The sky god.

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1. A platform raised above the surrounding level to give prominence to the person on it.
2. United States physiologist (born in Germany) who did research on parthenogenesis (1859-1924).
3. A battle in World War II.
4. A member of a Dravidian people living in Pakistan.
5. Thigh of a hog (usually smoked).
6. Being or moving higher in position or greater in some value.
7. A case or sheath especially a pollen sac or moss capsule.
8. The branch of computer science that deal with writing computer programs that can solve problems creatively.
9. A quantity of no importance.
10. A plain plinth that supports a wall.
11. A Buddhist who has attained nirvana.
12. Capital and largest city of the Czech Republic.
17. The capital and largest city of Bangladesh.
19. Primitive chlorophyll-containing mainly aquatic eukaryotic organisms lacking true stems and roots and leaves.
23. 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.
26. Type genus of the Anatidae.
28. Small cubes with 1 to 6 spots on the faces.
31. A drug combination found in some over-the-counter headache remedies (Aspirin and Phenacetin and Caffeine).
33. A federal agency established to coordinate programs aimed at reducing pollution and protecting the environment.
34. A river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine.
36. (British) A waterproof raincoat made of rubberized fabric.
38. Having undesirable or negative qualities.
41. Small European freshwater fish with a slender bluish-green body.
42. Title for a civil or military leader (especially in Turkey).
44. Large dark brown North American arboreal carnivorous mammal.
46. A Russian river.
47. A genus of Lamnidae.
49. A metabolic acid found in yeast and liver cells.
50. Any of numerous local fertility and nature deities worshipped by ancient Semitic peoples.
51. A Loloish language.
52. Originally a stronghold captured by David (the 2nd king of the Israelites).
53. Fast-growing herbaceous evergreen tree of South America having a broad trunk with high water content and dark green oval leaves.
55. Resinlike substance secreted by certain lac insects.
56. A master's degree in business.
60. An official prosecutor for a judicial district.
61. The blood group whose red cells carry both the A and B antigens.

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