Crossword Puzzle Number 849 (Small Grid)

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1. East Indian tree bearing a profusion of intense vermilion velvet-textured blooms and yielding a yellow dye.
5. A city in northeastern Ohio.
10. (nautical, aeronautical) Situated at or toward the stern or tail.
13. An opening into or through something.
14. English aristocrat who was the first wife of Prince Charles.
15. The cry made by sheep.
16. Jordan's port.
18. Being one hundred more than three hundred.
19. A civil or military authority in Turkey or Egypt.
21. Straggling shrub with narrow leaves and conspicuous red flowers in dense globular racemes.
24. A metric unit of volume equal to one tenth of a liter.
25. An associate degree in nursing.
26. 1 species.
29. A tax on employees and employers that is used to fund the Social Security system.
30. Mild yellow Dutch cheese made in balls.
34. 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.
37. (Hawaiian) A small guitar having four strings.
38. A republic in the Middle East in western Asia.
39. Concerning those not members of the clergy.
42. A Chadic language spoken south of Lake Chad.
43. The syllable naming the fourth (subdominant) note of the diatonic scale in solmization.
44. A port city in southwestern Iran.
46. Any of numerous local fertility and nature deities worshipped by ancient Semitic peoples.
48. The airforce of Great Britain.
49. Submerged aquatic plant having narrow leaves and small flowers.
52. A soft silvery metallic element of the alkali earth group.
54. Wife of Balder.
58. Electrical conduction through a gas in an applied electric field.
59. Lack of normal muscular tension or tonus.
62. A river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine.
63. A light touch or stroke.
64. United States religious and writer (1915-1968).
65. The compass point that is one point east of due south.
66. A defensive missile designed to shoot down incoming intercontinental ballistic missiles.
67. Small low-growing annual or perennial herbs of temperate and cool regions.
68. Czechoslovakian religious reformer who anticipated the Reformation.


1. An Indian tree of the family Combretaceae that is a source of timber and gum.
2. A family of Amerindian languages spoken in California.
3. (botany) Of or relating to the axil.
4. Cubes of meat marinated and cooked on a skewer usually with vegetables.
5. A public promotion of some product or service.
6. A member of a Caddo people formerly living in north central Texas.
7. A unit of absorbed ionizing radiation equal to 100 ergs per gram of irradiated material.
8. In operation or operational.
9. Greek mythology.
10. The elementary stages of any subject (usually plural).
11. King of Saudi Arabia since 1982 (born in 1922).
12. An official language of the Republic of South Africa.
17. A highly unstable radioactive element (the heaviest of the halogen series).
20. A French abbot.
22. Important European leguminous forage plant with trifoliate leaves and blue-violet flowers grown widely as a pasture and hay crop.
23. Freight car without permanent sides or roof.
27. Date used in reckoning dates before the supposed year Christ was born.
28. Lacking in liveliness or charm or surprise.
31. Two items of the same kind.
32. A Loloish language.
33. (statistics) Approximating the statistical norm or average or expected value.
35. A constellation in the southern hemisphere near Telescopium and Norma.
36. Jordan's port.
40. A city and port in northern Jutland.
41. A Chadic language spoken south of Lake Chad.
45. Any of several tropical and subtropical treelike herbs of the genus Musa having a terminal crown of large entire leaves and usually bearing hanging clusters of elongated fruits.
47. American Revolutionary patriot.
50. An Arabic speaking person who lives in Arabia or North Africa.
51. A ballistic missile that is capable of traveling from one continent to another.
52. The blood group whose red cells carry both the A and B antigens.
53. (prefix) Opposite or opposing or neutralizing.
55. United States writer noted for his droll epigrams (1902-1971).
56. (Babylonian) God of wisdom and agriculture and patron of scribes and schools.
57. (Greek mythology) Greek god of war.
60. A beverage made by steeping tea leaves in water.
61. An electrically charged particle.

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