Crossword Puzzle Number 853 (Small Grid)

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1. A person's brother or sister.
4. The sound like water splashing.
9. A rare chronic progressive encephalitis caused by the measles virus and occurring primarily in children and young adults.
13. A river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine.
14. Having help.
15. Made agreeably cold (especially by ice).
16. A unit of length of thread or yarn.
17. A small Asian country high in the Himalayas between India and Tibet.
18. An aromatic ointment used in antiquity.
19. East Indian flying squirrel.
22. Any of a number of fishes of the family Carangidae.
24. Of or relating to or characteristic of Thailand of its people.
25. Swedish chemist (born in Germany) who discovered oxygen before Priestley did (1742-1786).
31. (Zoroastrianism) Title for benevolent deities.
32. A unit of absorbed ionizing radiation equal to 100 ergs per gram of irradiated material.
35. A tight-fitting headdress.
38. A festival featuring African-American culture.
41. By chance.
42. (Irish) Mother of the ancient Irish gods.
44. According to the Old Testament he was a pagan king of Israel and husband of Jezebel (9th century BC).
52. Primitive predaceous North American fish covered with hard scales and having long jaws with needle-like teeth.
55. Any of numerous local fertility and nature deities worshipped by ancient Semitic peoples.
56. The compass point that is midway between north and northeast.
57. A unit of traffic intensity in a telephone system.
59. Counting the number of white and red blood cells and the number of platelets in 1 cubic millimeter of blood.
60. An agency of the United Nations affiliated with the World Bank.
61. African tree having an exceedingly thick trunk and fruit that resembles a gourd and has an edible pulp called monkey bread.
62. Large brownish-green New Zealand parrot.


1. Containing or filled with salt.
2. The United Nations agency concerned with atomic energy.
3. (informal) Exceptionally good.
4. Hypothetical remedy for all ills or diseases.
5. Of or relating to the spleen.
6. An ester of adenosine that is converted to ATP for energy storage.
7. Fastener consisting of a resinous composition that is plastic when warm.
8. A lipoprotein that transports cholesterol in the blood.
9. A mountain peak in the southern Sinai Peninsula (7,500 feet high).
10. A fraudulent business scheme.
11. A beautiful and graceful girl.
12. Tropical starchy tuberous root.
20. A person who makes use of a thing.
21. Resinlike substance secreted by certain lac insects.
23. The deep vascular inner layer of the skin.
26. A wad of something chewable as tobacco.
27. A member of the Athapaskan people of the Trinity River valley in California.
28. A polite name for any woman.
29. One of the common people.
30. The organ of smell and entrance to the respiratory tract.
33. A colorless and odorless inert gas.
34. Lacking or deprive of the sense of hearing wholly or in part.
36. The cry made by sheep.
37. A woman hired to suckle a child of someone else.
39. Tag the base runner to get him out.
40. A bluish-white lustrous metallic element.
43. Type genus of Ochnaceae.
45. The (prehensile) extremity of the superior limb.
46. A particular geographical region of indefinite boundary (usually serving some special purpose or distinguished by its people or culture or geography).
47. (prefix) Indicating difference or variation.
48. Someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike.
49. (British) A waterproof raincoat made of rubberized fabric.
50. A very young child (birth to 1 year) who has not yet begun to walk or talk.
51. Type genus of the Alcidae comprising solely the razorbill.
53. The month following January and preceding March.
54. A self-funded retirement plan that allows you to contribute a limited yearly sum toward your retirement.
58. A unit of magnetomotive force equal to 0.7958 ampere-turns.

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