Crossword Puzzle Number 825 (Small Grid)

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ACROSS

1. Scottish explorer who led Arctic expeditions that yielded geographic discoveries while searching for the Northwest Passage (1777-1856).
5. United States writer (born in Poland) who wrote in Yiddish (1880-1957).
9. Of or relating to or characteristic of the Republic of Chad or its people or language.
13. An ancient Hebrew unit of dry measure equal to about a bushel.
14. A humorous anecdote or remark.
15. A company emblem or device.
16. A colorless odorless gaseous element that give a red glow in a vacuum tube.
17. A blue dye obtained from plants or made synthetically.
18. A visual representation of an object or scene or person produced on a surface.
19. (Greek mythology) Sea nymph who was a daughter of the Titans Oceanus and Tethys.
22. According to the Old Testament he was a pagan king of Israel and husband of Jezebel (9th century BC).
24. The law enforcement agency in the Justice Department.
27. A Loloish language.
31. A bag used for carrying money and small personal items or accessories (especially by women).
36. Anneal or toughen by a process of gradually heating and cooling.
38. Dye with a color.
39. City in Sudan.
41. Avatar of Vishnu.
42. Greek mythology.
45. A dialect of Chinese spoken in southeastern China.
48. Someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike.
50. From 40 million to 58 million years ago.
54. A legal document codifying the result of deliberations of a committee or society or legislative body.
58. Time for Earth to make a complete rotation on its axis.
59. A self-funded retirement plan that allows you to contribute a limited yearly sum toward your retirement.
60. Of or relating to a clone.
61. A loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth.
62. Any of several small ungulate mammals of Africa and Asia with rodent-like incisors and feet with hooflike toes.
63. West Indian tree having racemes of fragrant white flowers and yielding a durable timber and resinous juice.
64. Type genus of the Muridae.

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1. A city in western Nevada at the foot of the Sierra Nevada Mountains.
2. An organization of countries formed in 1961 to agree on a common policy for the sale of petroleum.
3. Footwear shaped to fit the foot (below the ankle) with a flexible upper of leather or plastic and a sole and heel of heavier material.
4. The capital and largest city of Yemen.
5. A genus of Platalea.
6. A bag filled with sand.
7. An index of the cost of all goods and services to a typical consumer.
8. Goddess of the dead and queen of the underworld.
9. An upward slope or grade (as in a road).
10. A member of a North American Indian people speaking one of the Hokan language.
11. Highly excited.
12. Having finished or arrived at completion.
20. A state in New England.
21. A plant hormone promoting elongation of stems and roots.
23. Psychoactive substance present in marijuana.
25. A decree that prohibits something.
26. A hotel providing overnight lodging for travelers.
28. (Irish) Mother of the Tuatha De Danann.
29. Electronic warfare undertaken to insure effective friendly use of the electromagnetic spectrum in spite of the enemy's use of electronic warfare.
30. The 2nd letter of the Greek alphabet.
32. The brightest star in Cygnus.
33. Common Indian weaverbird.
34. A flat wing-shaped process or winglike part of an organism.
35. English theoretical physicist who applied relativity theory to quantum mechanics and predicted the existence of antimatter and the positron (1902-1984).
37. The cry made by sheep.
40. A gonadotropic hormone that is secreted by the anterior pituitary.
43. The capital and largest city of Ghana with a deep-water port.
44. Reddish long-tailed monkey of west Africa.
46. Cubes of meat marinated and cooked on a skewer usually with vegetables.
47. Sluggish tailless Australian arboreal marsupial with gray furry ears and coat.
49. Offering fun and gaiety.
51. Mild yellow Dutch cheese made in balls.
52. (Babylonian) God of wisdom and agriculture and patron of scribes and schools.
53. An unfledged or nestling hawk.
55. Being one hundred more than two hundred.
56. A colloid that has a continuous liquid phase in which a solid is suspended in a liquid.
57. (Irish) Mother of the ancient Irish gods.

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