Crossword Puzzle Number 93 (Small Grid)

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ACROSS

1. (Roman mythology) Goddess of abundance and fertility.
4. The unit of measurement for the proportion of gold in an alloy.
9. Essential oil or perfume obtained from flowers.
13. Committee formed by a special-interest group to raise money for their favorite political candidates.
14. Deduce (a principle) or construe (a meaning).
15. (Irish) Mother of the Tuatha De Danann.
16. An international organization of European countries formed after World War II to reduce trade barriers and increase cooperation among its members.
17. Held back.
18. The lower house of the parliament of the Republic of Ireland.
19. Dried bark of the cascara buckthorn used as a laxative.
23. A compartment in front of a motor vehicle where driver sits.
24. The second largest city in Tunisia.
26. Any of numerous local fertility and nature deities worshipped by ancient Semitic peoples.
29. A class of proteins produced in lymph tissue in vertebrates and that function as antibodies in the immune response.
33. A tricycle (usually propelled by pedalling).
35. A loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth.
36. Being nine more than ninety.
37. The blood group whose red cells carry both the A and B antigens.
38. With eagerness.
44. Genus of erect herbs of the Middle East having showy flowers.
45. Small evergreen shrub of Pacific coast of North America having edible dark purple grape-size berries.
47. Jordan's port.
50. (sometimes followed by `of') Having or showing realization or perception.
51. An often persistent bodily disorder or disease.
55. A cord that is drawn through eyelets or around hooks in order to draw together two edges (as of a shoe or garment).
58. Australian moundbird.
59. (Judaism) Sacred chest where the ancient Hebrews kept the two tablets containing the Ten Commandments.
62. A place for the burial of a corpse (especially beneath the ground and marked by a tombstone).
63. A doctor's degree in dental surgery.
64. Leaves of the tobacco plant dried and prepared for smoking or ingestion.
65. (Old Testament) The eldest son of Isaac who would have inherited the Covenant that God made with Abraham and that Abraham passed on to Isaac.

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1. An organization of countries formed in 1961 to agree on a common policy for the sale of petroleum.
2. Large burrowing rodent of South and Central America.
3. A white trivalent metallic element.
4. Cubes of meat marinated and cooked on a skewer usually with vegetables.
5. The sixth month of the civil year.
6. Type genus of the Rutaceae.
7. (informal) Of the highest quality.
8. (Brit) A tough youth of 1950's and 1960's wearing Edwardian style clothes.
9. Large antelope with lightly spiraled horns of desert regions of North Africa.
10. An official language of the Republic of South Africa.
11. A blue dye obtained from plants or made synthetically.
12. A rapid series of short loud sounds (as might be heard with a stethoscope in some types of respiratory disorders).
20. Any of a number of fishes of the family Carangidae.
21. City in southwestern Colombia in a rich agricultural area.
22. An ugly evil-looking old woman.
25. A tax on employees and employers that is used to fund the Social Security system.
27. A former agency (from 1946 to 1974) that was responsible for research into atomic energy and its peacetime uses in the United States.
28. A Chadic language spoken south of Lake Chad.
30. A lawman concerned with narcotics violations.
31. (usually followed by `to') Having the necessary means or skill or know-how or authority to do something.
32. Common Indian weaverbird.
34. A telegram sent abroad.
39. The vertical triangular wall between the sloping ends of gable roof.
40. A member of an ancient people living east of Babylonia as early as 4000 BC.
41. (usually in the plural) Pants for casual wear.
42. A river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine.
43. (astronomy) The angular distance of a celestial point measured westward along the celestial equator from the zenith crossing.
46. A grant made by a law court.
48. Unknown god.
49. United States choreographer noted for his use of African elements (born in 1931).
52. A body of poetry that conveys the traditions of a society by treating some epic theme.
53. Acute ulceration of the mucous membranes of the mouth or genitals.
54. Forbidden to profane use especially in South Pacific islands.
56. The federal agency that insures residential mortgages.
57. An international organization of European countries formed after World War II to reduce trade barriers and increase cooperation among its members.
60. A metallic element of the rare earth group.
61. Date used in reckoning dates before the supposed year Christ was born.

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