Crossword Puzzle Number 140 (Extra Small Grid)

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1. A large bundle bound for storage or transport.
5. The blood group whose red cells carry both the A and B antigens.
7. An unpleasant or disastrous destiny.
11. (Norse mythology) The primeval giant slain by Odin and his brothers and from whose body they created the world.
12. A white soft metallic element that tarnishes readily.
13. Large burrowing rodent of South and Central America.
14. A Russian river.
15. A river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine.
17. An honorary degree in science.
18. A loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth.
19. A Russian prison camp for political prisoners.
21. The branch of computer science that deal with writing computer programs that can solve problems creatively.
22. A city in east central Texas.
24. Tropical tree of Central America and West Indies and Puerto Rico having spikes of white flowers.
26. Having the leading position or higher score in a contest.
27. Port city in western Saudi Arabia on the Red Sea.
30. A metrical unit with unstressed-stressed syllables.
31. A former agency (from 1946 to 1974) that was responsible for research into atomic energy and its peacetime uses in the United States.
33. A public promotion of some product or service.
34. A particular environment or walk of life.
38. The most common computer memory which can be used by programs to perform necessary tasks while the computer is on.
39. The work of caring for or attending to someone or something.
43. The United Nations agency concerned with international maritime activities.
44. Plants with sword-shaped leaves and erect stalks bearing bright-colored flowers composed of three petals and three drooping sepals.
45. A master's degree in business.
46. A local computer network for communication between computers.
47. South American armadillo with three bands of bony plates.
48. A light touch or stroke.


1. A rule made by a local authority to regulate its own affairs.
2. Naked freshwater or marine or parasitic protozoa that form temporary pseudopods for feeding and locomotion.
3. Ions are accelerated along a linear path by voltage differences on electrodes along the path.
4. A period marked by distinctive character or reckoned from a fixed point or event.
5. Type genus of the Alaudidae.
6. Any of numerous local fertility and nature deities worshipped by ancient Semitic peoples.
7. A person forced to flee from home or country.
8. An association of countries in the western hemisphere.
9. English scholastic philosopher and assumed author of Occam's Razor (1285-1349).
10. Genus of sticky herbs with yellow flowers open in morning or evening but closed in bright light.
16. A feeling of intense anger.
20. Hard greenish-brown wood of the lignum vitae tree and other trees of the genus Guaiacum.
23. Of time long past.
25. (Babylonian) God of storms and wind.
28. One of the evil spirits of traditional Jewish and Christian belief.
29. Any of various spiny trees or shrubs of the genus Acacia.
32. A weekday on which no feast is celebrated.
35. Avatar of Vishnu.
36. A small cake leavened with yeast.
37. According to the Old Testament he was a pagan king of Israel and husband of Jezebel (9th century BC).
40. Alsatian artist and poet who was cofounder of Dadaism in Zurich.
41. The rate at which red blood cells settle out in a tube of blood under standardized conditions.
42. A doctor's degree in dental medicine.
43. A rotating disk shaped to convert circular into linear motion.

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